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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...
Peace,
Rob

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----- Original Message -----
From: <Dinogeorge@aol.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
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,
> john_conway@mac.com writes:
>
> << I'm waiting for a feathered sauropod! :-) >>
>
> And what do you think the scutes of titanosaurs and the dorsal structures
of
> diplodocids developed from?
>
>
>