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Re: Integumentary blues
In a message dated 2/2/99 11:02:59 PM EST, email@example.com writes:
<< They're definitely "scales," if highly specialized ones, right? What
else could they be? >>
Since dinosaurs aren't squamates, it's not at all clear that dinosaurs >had<
scales (like those of lizards and snakes). Dino integument shows dermal
structures more reminiscent of croc hide than squamous scales.