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RE: Pycnofibre (pterosaur hair) query

David Peters wrote:
"What is the largest specimen of pterosaur for which hair (pycnofibre)  
is known?

I'm wondering if such developments could have been restricted to small  

Or could it instead be that pycnofibres are only present in those pterosaur
fossils lucky enough to have been formed in depositional environments
capable of preserving filamentous integuments?

Dino Guy Ralph
Docent at the California Academy of Sciences
Member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology