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Re: Fwd: feathered pterosaur???
In a message dated Thu, 31 Jan 2002 1:04:17 PM Eastern Standard Time,
<<Forwarded from Vertpaleo. A note though, after reading the article, it
appears as though the pterosaur feathers they refer to are really the hair-like
structures found in pterosaurs like Sordes from Qazaqstan. Reagrdless, it
sounds like an extraordinary specimen.>>
A number of times, the article refers to the structures as "ancient feathers".
Perhaps they were going for "protofeathers"?
> Forwarded Message:--------------------
> One of my colleagues just came across this news story from a Chinese
> newspaper about a newly discovered feathered pterosaur. Feathered
> pterosaur???!?? Aren't they supposed to be archosaurs, but not dinosaurs?
> Does anyone know anything about this?