Oogenus: Sankofa LOPEZ-MARTINEZ & VICENS, 2012
Etymology: Sankofa is an Ashante symbolic word (West African Akan languate) meaning 'learning from teh past', represented by a bird with an egg in its bill. The name referes also to the palaeobiogeographic relations between the Pyrenean region and Africa during the Late Cretaceous.

Species: pyrenaica LOPEZ-MARTINEZ & VICENS, 2012
Etymology: After the Pyrenean region where the type locality occurs.

Holotype: UMI thin section fragment, housed at the Department of Paleontologia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

Locality: Montsec area, South Pyrenean Central Uint, Lleida, Catalonia Province, Spain.

Horizon: Aren Formation.


Age: Campanian-Maastrichtian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Egg shell fragment.

Referred material:

Numbers: Not given: Clutches with partial eggs, and eggshell fragments.