Oogenus: Oolithus (Oolithes) non BUCKMAN, 1859

Oospecies: sphaericus STRAELEN, 1928
Holotype:

Locality: Stonesfield, Oxfordshire County, England, Southern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Stonesfield Slate.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Bathonian Stage, Middle Dogger Epoch, Early Jurassic.

Material: Eggs.

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Oospecies: megadermus YOUNG, 1959

Holotype:

Locality: 1 km west of the village Chaochun, Laiyang, Shandong (Shantung) Province, China.

Horizon: Middle Wangshin Series.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material: A broken egg.
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Oospecies: nanhsiungensis YOUNG, 1965

Holotype: IVPP V.2789

Locality: Lashuyuan, Wuching, Nanhsiung, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material: 2 eggs, one rather complete the other about half preserved.

Referred material:

Locality: KS. 7, 1.5 km south of Wuliting Kanchou, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

PMRE 153: A broken egg.

 


HANSSEN, QINGSHENG, RASMUSSEN & GWOZDZ, 1994

Locality: Nanxiong, Guangdong (Kwangtung) Province, China.

Horizon: Nanxiong-Shanghu Formation Boundary.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Eggshells.

Number: Not given: Eggs of the elongate type.

 


YOUNG, 1954

Locality: Tungkou near Chiangchunching, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

IVPP V733: 8 more or less complete eggs and nearly 1,000 fragments, all from one nest.
Note: This site is seems to be very close to the place where Tanius was found and described by Wiman, at lest the same horizon.

 


Locality: Near the opening of the gully in a band of red clay between the sandstone bands, Tungkou, near Chinkangkou, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

IVPP V734: A nearly complete nest of 8 eggs? and about 97 fragments.
Note: Young compares them to Protoceratops eggs, but may be theropod in nature.

 


Locality: Southwest gully near Chinkangkou, at the opening of Sinakou, China.

Horizon: Wangshih Series.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

IVPP V735, V735a: Practically only large pat of the impression of one egg and 540 fragments.

 


Locality: Tungkou, Chinkangkou, China.

Horizon: Wangshih Series.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

IVPP V736: About 100 fragments.

 


Locality: Kuantaohsian, Chinkangkou, China.

Horizon: Wangshih Series.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

IVPP V737: 3 poorly preserved eggs and about 247 fragments.

 


Locality: Immediately south of the village of Chinkangkou from the grayish green series and not from the red clay, China.

Horizon: Wangshih Series.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

IVPP V786: 158 fragments

IVPP V787: 5 fragments.

IVPP V788: 2 fragments.

 

 

Locality: Same level as that of V786-788, Northwest valley of Chinkangkou, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragments.

 


YOUNG, 1965

Locality: East of the high way about 10km south of Chiangchun Miao, Chitai, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (Sinkang) Province, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Eggs.

 


Locality: Shengchingkou, Turfan, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (Sinkang) Province, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Field number: 64021-18: Eggs.

 


Locality: Chuehrkou, (Hsikou), Hutupi, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (Sinkang) Province, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragmentary eggs.

 


Localities: Nanhsiung, Szesheng, and Kanchou, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: More than 3 thousands fragments.

 

YOUNG, 1979

Locality: Ninghsia, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Broken egg.