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>Thanks to those who responded off list to my query about pterosaur
>insulation. It appears that _Sordes pilosus_ is generally accepted as
>evidence for a fur-like integument in some pterosaurs, but there seems to
>be little evidence either way for the Pterodactylus species from the
>Solnhofen. That seems a bit odd, given the high quality of preservation
>from those quarries, but is it a fair interpretation of current thinking? .
Very clear photographs of hair clusters on Rhamphorhynchus have been
published in GEO (German Edition, November 1994). It has also photographs
from another specimen of Sordes, where the hair is even more clear.
The article is extensive and includes fantastic photographs and reconstructions.
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