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Re: early feathers
Dave (et al):
Just my 2.5 cents. The _Archaeopteryx_ feather found is apparently a
flight feather, based on the asymetrical positioning of the 'vane'. Also,
it corresponds to the size and shape of the visible feathers on the
I don't have any information on the frequency of feathers in the fossil
record since then.
From: Colette H. Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Monday, June 08, 1998 1:07 PM
Subject: early feathers
>I don't understand what is meant here by "associated with Archaeopteryx."
>Do you mean found within a few meters of Archaeopteryx fossil remains in
>the same formation? Do you mean having a structure that matches
>Archaeopteryx feathers? Are they contour feathers, flight feathers, or