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Reply to: No protofeathers on pterosaurs

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Fig. 1: Pycnofibres and comparison with aktinofibrils in the holotype of Jeholopterus ningchengensis.


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Yang, Z., Jiang, B., McNamara, M.E. et al. Reply to: No protofeathers on pterosaurs. Nat Ecol Evol 4, 1592–1593 (2020).

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