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RE: any trace of proto-feathers in any Dilophosaurus remains?

Like the VAST majority of dinosaurs, this one was not found in the kind of 
sediment that is likely to preserve feather impressions (or skin impressions, 
for that matter).

The supposed "feather traces" found on resting marks of possible 
dilophosaur-grade Early Jurassic theropods are almost certain deformation of 
the algal film on the sediment, and nothing to do with the organism. This isn't 
evidence for or against feathered Dilophosaurus: it is simply independent of 
it. There are "feathered" beetle trackways on the same surface.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: tholtz@umd.edu         Phone: 301-405-4084
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Office: Geology 4106, 8000 Regents Dr., College Park MD 20742
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
Phone: 301-405-6965
Fax: 301-314-9661              

Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
Office: Centreville 1216, 4243 Valley Dr., College Park MD 20742
Fax: 301-314-9843

Mailing Address:        Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
                        Department of Geology
                        Building 237, Room 1117
                        8000 Regents Drive
                        University of Maryland
                        College Park, MD 20742-4211 USA 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Hammer
> Sent: Monday, October 26, 2015 5:23 PM
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: any trace of proto-feathers in any Dilophosaurus remains?
> Not asking about any "analysis" - just if there has been anything found in 
> the fossils - also, any skin impressions?  I've done some
> searches but nothing really comes up.