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Re: Sinosauropteryx

At 03:39 PM 4/15/97 EDT, BRUSH@UConnVM.UConn.Edu wrote:
>    1. In our opinion the structures on Sinosauropteryx are not feathers in
> the sense of any modern feather morphology. The might represent some sort
> of protofeather, but homology can only be established by internal and
> perhaps molecular evidence. Microscopic work, both SEM and perhaps TEM
> of thin sections would help.

   All of a sudden, pterosaur "hair" becomes all that more interesting.

   BTW, has there been anything published yet about the hair/feathers of

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