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Re: In (premature) defense of the USNM



From: "Michael Skrepnick" <palaeopaint@dinosaursinart.com>

> In terms of small theropods, since feathers can
> be inferred across the board through phylogenetic bracketing, that should
be
> the new standard to adhere to, with unfeathered models reserved for
specific
> occasions wherein particular specimens display unambiguous evidence of an
> unfeathered condition. In other words "Go with the flow!"

A drawing or a model of a coelurosaur without feathers could be accepted to
try to see how the muscles could have fitted beneath the skin (speculation),
but I call it an anatomical study, not a life reconstruction.

Friendly - Luc J. "Aspidel" BAILLY.