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Re: Pterosaur hair structurally unlike other vertebrate fibres




> The abstract of the actual paper ( 
> http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/early/2009/07/31/rspb.2009.0846.abstract
> ) doesn't mention the "hair" at all

.... because they call it "pycnofibres". No reason to be shy about it when you 
fill a semantic gap. And as the Wikipedia Dino people are usually quite quick 
in source-mining DML (and kudos to them, they have raised the 'pedia's standard 
a lot) I wonder how quickly http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pycnofibre will 
appear... or whether http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pycnofiber will be there 
first ;-)


Eike