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Re: protofeathers

----- Original Message -----
From: <Dinogeorge@aol.com>
To: <larryf@capital.net>; <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: protofeathers

> In a message dated 6/8/99 5:40:15 AM EST, larryf@capital.net writes:
> << Please,...let`s just call it "integumentary fibres", ...until we really
> know
>  what it is for sure! >>
> For pterosaurs it's "pterofuzz," for dinosaurs it's "dinofuzz." Problem is
> show pterofuzz=dinofuzz, something that hasn't been done yet (and probably
> won't be for quite some time, particularly since it may in fact not be the
> case).

Well,... I guess "fuzz" is non-specific enough to be OK, but whatever it is
(on pterosaurs), it`s gotta be closer to feathers than it is to fur, because
they`re diapsids, and some even think full blown archosaurs! (me among