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Re: Psittacosaurid hair!
From: "Zoe Heraklides" <email@example.com>
I recall that integument/epidermally derived spikes were recorded for a
sauropod (?Diplodocid?) specimen from N. America. Can anyone >confirm?
Yes, this is true. And although I haven't yet seen an official paper
detailing these structures specifically (feel free to chime in here,
anyone), I do know that Stephen Czerkas makes mention of these dermal
structures in an article entitled "Skin," which can be found in Currie and
Padian's _The Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs_. The article also contains some
good figures of these curiosities.
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