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Re: FEATHERS AND FEATHER-LIKE STRUCTURES AS AN ORNITHODIRAN SYNAPOMORPHY
Peter Buchholz wrote:
>There is evidence of hollow filiments or fibres in pterosaurs that appear to
>be rather straight (stiff). This is remarkibly similar to the condition of
>the fibres seen in Sinosauropteryx. It is my position that these are
>homologous to eachother and to feather rachi. If this turns out to be the
>case, it is most parsimonious to assume that ornithischians (and sauropods)
>had similar skin structures.
I very much support this motion!
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