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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Egg fossil classification e
Basic shell type: Dinosauroid-prismatic
Oofamily: Prismatoolithidae
Hirsch, 1994

Prismatoolithidae is an oofamily of fossil eggs. They may have been laid by ornithopods or theropods.[4][1]


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  2. ^ E. S. Bray. 1999. Eggs and eggshell from the Upper Cretaceous North Horn Formation, central Utah. In D. D. Gillette (ed.), Vertebrate Paleontology in Utah, Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-1:361-375
  3. ^ Moreno-Azanza, M.; Canudo, J.I.; Gasca, J.M. (2014). "Unusual theropod eggshells from the Early Cretaceous Blesa Formation of the Iberian Range, Spain" (PDF). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 59 (4): 843–854.
  4. ^ Konstantin E. Mikhailov, Emily S. Bray & Karl E. Hirsch (1996). "Parataxonomy of fossil egg remains (Veterovata): basic principles and applications". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 16 (4): 763–769. doi:10.1080/02724634.1996.10011364. JSTOR 4523773.