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More non-avian feathered Chinese dinosaurs

“The integumentary appendages seen in non-avian dinosaurs document a series of transitional forms from typical archosaurian scales to typical avian feathers.” From here.

Feather series

Fig. 4 Known feather morphotypes of non-avian dinosaurs A. morphotype 1, single filament; B. morphotype 2, multiple filaments joined basally; C. morphotype 3, multiple filaments jointed basally on a central filament; D. morphotype 4, multiple filaments branching laterally from most of the length of a central filament; E. morphotype 5, multiple filaments arising from the edge of a membrane structure; F. morphotype 6, compound structure composed of a prominent rachis with symmetrical, well-organized and closed vanes on either sides; G. morphotype 7, compound structure composed of a prominent rachis with asymmetrical, well-organized and closed vanes on either side; H. morphotype 8, a prominent rachis with symmetrical, undifferentiated vanes on either side.

Check out the images of dinosaur skin impressions too.