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Re: Cretaceous feathers



--- Jamie Stearns <stearns5@cox.net> schrieb:

> He seems pretty confident that the feather is from a
> bird and not some kind 
> of non-avian theropod. I really don't think there's
> any way to tell them 
> apart from feathers once you get far enough into
> Maniraptora

Depends a lot on the feather. "Neognath-type"
rectrices might be limited to carinates. Anything
downy is really impossible to assign.


Eike


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