Wings and evolution

Gus Trautweiler AAT at UCSVAX.UCS.UMASS.EDU
Tue Dec 15 20:33:26 EST 1992


In <gj169883.724367284 at cunews> gj169883 at alfred.carleton.ca writes:

:Q  I wonder, then, what mechanisms can be used to
:Q explain members such as these.
:Q 
:Q 

I think off hand that feathers evolved to keep early reptiles warm and that
insect wings evolved and temp. regulators.  Check Evolutionary Biology by
Futyma.


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