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Re: Pterosaur feathers?
The common ancestral structure for croc scutes+titanosaur scutes for the
first, and scales for the second. Otherwise we could say that Iguana dermal
spines are homologous to feathers...
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----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: Pterosaur feathers?
> In a message dated 9/3/02 7:27:14 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> << I'm waiting for a feathered sauropod! :-) >>
> And what do you think the scutes of titanosaurs and the dorsal structures
> diplodocids developed from?