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Re: Heterodontosaurid with protofeathers




> If the "dinofuzz" of _Tianyulong_ and the "pterofuzz" of
> pterosaurs like _Sordes_ is NOT homologous to bird feathers,
> then the Avifilopluma would be limited to maniraptoriform
> theropods.  But, if either integument is homologous to
> bird feathers, then Avifilopluma could be expanded to
> include ornthischians (Avifilopluma=Dinosauria) and/or
> pterosaurs (Avifilopluma=Ornithodira).

Assuming either would happen - which name would apply?


Eike