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Re: Pterosaur feathers?



Then a)what are the impressions that we have found, if not scales? b)what
about the structures on the exposed skin of extant dinosaurs?
Peace,
Rob

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----- Original Message -----
From: <Dinogeorge@aol.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 2:40 PM
Subject: Re: Pterosaur feathers?


> In a message dated 9/3/02 4:33:38 PM EST, rob@dinodomain.com writes:
>
> << 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... >>
>
> Not scales. Nobody's found >scales< on dinosaurs yet. Scales are only on
> lepidosaurs.
>
>
>