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RE: Ornithischian manus (or foot) skin prints



small.

_Caririchnium leonardii_(orinthopod trackway, MWC 201.1)
"indicate subcircular to oval tubercles averaging 3-5 mm in diameter in the toe region and up to 10 mm in maximum dimension under the heel region"



hadrosaur footprint
"any particular region of the foot of TMP 87.76.6 the tubercals are relatively uniform in size and are oval in shape. Underneath the metatarsus, the tubercles are larger, the maximum dimension ranging between 3.5-5.0 mm in diameters whereas tubercles underneath the toes have smaller maximum diameters, ranging between 1.5 and 3.5 mm."

ref.
Dinosaur footprints with skin impressions from the Cretaceous of Alberta and Colorado. Currie, Nadon and Lockley. Can. J. Earth Sci. 28 102-115 1991



k.wicks
paleo_mont








--- On Mon 02/25, Aspidel wrote:
> Hi dear dino listers,
>
> Are ornithischian manus (or foot) skin prints known?
>
> What's the most likely: tiny scales or large birdy scales?
>
> Thanks in advance, friendly - Luc J. "Aspidel" BAILLY.
>