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Re: Shedding archosaurs?



Could members of archosauria have been both skin-shedders *and* endothermic?

Only lepidosaurs, or only squamates (I don't know), shed large parts of their epidermis at once, and only they ever shed the entire epidermis all the way to the basal cell layer. Mammals don't do it, turtles don't do it, crocodiles don't do it, birds don't do it...