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Re: Theropods/pterosaurs -- pollinators?



 
   With the growing number of feathered theropods, and the questions precipitated about size and diets, it is interesting to consider if the small taxa,
How small? Microraptor downwards?
and similarly-sized pterosaurs
No adult ones known in that size range IIRC.
in the heavily canopied rainforests and broad-leaved evergreen woodlands, were pollinators.
Since when are there enough flowering plants to make this ecological niche profitable? With Archaefructus, contemporary with the last reasonably small (anurognathid) pterosaurs, being middle EK... what is the latest word on bennettite blossoms?