Elongatoolithus Zhao 1975 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Elongatoolithidae

Full reference: Z.-K. Zhao. 1975. [The microstructures of the dinosaurian eggshells of Nanxiong Basin, Guandong province. (1) On the classification of dinosaur eggs]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 13(2):105-117

Parent taxon: Elongatoolithidae according to K. E. Mikhailov 2000

See also Amo Sanjuán et al. 2000, Fang et al. 2003, Liang et al. 2009, Mikhailov 1991, Mikhailov et al. 1994, Mohabey 2005, Simon et al. 2019, Wang et al. 2010, Wang et al. 2013, Zelenitsky and Currie 2004, Zeng and Zhang 1979, Zhang et al. 2017, Zhao 1975, Zhao 1979, Zhao 1994, Zhao et al. 1991 and Zhao et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Continuoolithus, Ellipsoolithus, Heishanoolithus, Macroelongatoolithus, Macroolithus, Nanhsiungoolithus, Paraelongatoolithus, Porituberoolithus, Spongioolithus, Trachoolithus, Undulatoolithus

Subtaxa: Elongatoolithus andrewsi Elongatoolithus chichengshanensis Elongatoolithus chimeiensis Elongatoolithus elongatus Elongatoolithus excellens Elongatoolithus frustrabilis Elongatoolithus jianchangensis Elongatoolithus laijiaensis Elongatoolithus magnus Elongatoolithus sigillarius Elongatoolithus subtitectorius Elongatoolithus taipinghuensis Elongatoolithus yangjiagouensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (25 collections), Japan (1), Mongolia (8), Spain (1)

Total: 35 collections including 42 occurrences

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