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Re: Egg shapes



David Krentz wrote:
> 
> Subject: Egg shapes                                          6:02 PM
> 12/1/98
> 
>   I need answers, and fast..
>   Have all eggs that were attributed to Protoceratops and Breviceratops now
> become Oviraptorid?  

No.

Are there any eggs that could reasonably be ceratopsid?

Yes, much to the dismay to some people on the list :->.

Mikhailov, K. E. 1991. Classification of Fossil eggshells of Amniotic
Vertebrates. Acata. Pal. Pol. Vol. 36, No. 2: 193-238.

Mikhailiov, Konstantin E., 1992. The microstructure of Avian and
Dinosaurian Eggshell: phylogenetic implications. Papers in Avian
Paleontology, honoring Pierce Brodkorb. Incorporating the Proceedings of
the II International Symposium of Society of Avian Paleontology and
Evolution, held at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County,
28-30, September, 1988.  Science Series Natural History Museum of Los
Angles County, No. 36:361-373.

Mikhailiov, Konstantin E., 1994. Theropod and Protoceratopsian Dinosaur
eggs from the Cretaceous of Mongolia and Kazakhstan. Paleontological
Journal Volume 28, Number 2: 101-120.

Mikhailov, K. E., 1997. Fossil and Recent eggshell in Amniotic
Vertebrates: Fine structure, comparative morphology and Classification.
Special Papers in Paleontology, Number 56: 1-79.

These should answer your questions.

Tracy