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Re: USC Unravels Feather Formation



Nick Pharris wrote:
> 
> Quoting Richard W Travsky <rtravsky@uwyo.edu>:
>  http://uscnews.usc.edu/usc/story.lasso?id=35801
> > ... The question of what makes a feather a feather has become rather heated 
> > in
> > the recent past, with the discovery in China in the 1990s of fossilized
> > dinosaurs like the Sinorthosaurus (Chinese-bird-dinosaur), ...
> 
> Well, no, this is "Chinese-straight-lizard", and I am unaware of the existence
> of any such taxon.


Sinorthosaurus should certainly read Sinornithosaurus. ... another
misspelling.

Markus Moser
Bayerische Staatssammlung fuer Palaeontologie und Geologie
Richard-Wagner-Str. 10
D-80333 Muenchen
Germany