† Megaloolithus jabalpurensis

Megaloolithus jabalpurensis

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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Klade: Eosuchia  ⇒ Klade: Neodiapsida  ⇒ Klade: Sauria (Klade)  ⇒ Infraklasse: Archosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Archosauriformes  ⇒ ohne Rang: Crurotarsi  ⇒ Klade: Archosauria  ⇒ ohne Rang: Avemetatarsalia  ⇒ Klade: Ornithodira  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauriformes  ⇒ Klade: Dinosauria  ⇒ Ordnung: Saurischia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Eusaurischia  ⇒ Unterordnung: Sauropodomorpha  ⇒ Infraordnung: Sauropoda  ⇒ ohne Rang: Eusauropoda  ⇒ ohne Rang: Neosauropoda  ⇒ Klade: Macronaria  ⇒ Klade: Titanosauriformes  ⇒ Klade: Somphospondyli  ⇒ Klade: Titanosauria  ⇒ Familie: Titanosauridae  ⇒ Gattung: Megaloolithus

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Khosla & Sahni, 1995

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Megaloolithus jabalpurensis

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 70.6 Ma - End age: 66 Ma
Upper/Late Cretaceous
(Obere Kreide)

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: gregarious, ground dwelling
Environment: terrestrial


Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 16)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • A. G. Sellés, 2015 - Re-evaluation of the age of some dinosaur localities from the southern Pyrenees by means of megaloolithid oospecies - Journal of Iberian Geology (41), 125-139 (journal article, English)
  • M. Vianey-Liaud, 2003 - Relationships between European and Indian dinosaur eggs and eggshells of the oofamily Megaloolithidae - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (23), 575-585 (journal article, English)
  • J. O. Calvo, 1997 - First record of dinosaur eggshells (?Sauropoda–Megaloolithidae) from Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina - GAIA (14), 23-32 (journal article, English)
  • D. M. Mohabey, 1996 - A new oospecies, Megaloolithus matleyi, from the Lameta Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Chandrapur district, Maharashtra, India, and general remarks on the palaeoenvironment and nesting behaviour of dinosaurs - Cretaceous Research (17), 183-196 (journal article, )
  • A. Khosla, 1995 - Parataxonomic classification of Late Cretaceous dinosaur eggshells from India - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India (40), 87-102 (journal article, English)


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GUID (Global unique identifier) CB0C6A90-C3A6-4722-8D04-73078A0A74D9
Database ID 290447