Temporal range: Santonian-Campanian
|Basic shell type:||†Dinosauroid-spherulitic|
Dendroolithus is an oogenus of Dendroolithid dinosaur egg native to China and Mongolia. They can be up to 162 mm long and 130 mm wide. These eggs may have been laid by a Therizinosaur, Sauropod, or Ornithopod. The oospecies "D." shangtangensis was originally classified as Dendroolithus, however, it has since been moved to its own distinct oogenus, Similifaveoloolithus.
- Paleobiology Database
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