Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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Plateosaurus: time period
Heterodontosaurus: time period
A fused tail bone is known as what?
Oviraptor: area found
Sauropodomorpha + Theropoda = ...
This group has cranial crests that house a loop of the narial passage.
Allosaurus: area
What group separates in to theropoda and sauropodomorpha?
Pachycephalosaurus: time period
This group has a thickened skull roof.
This group has a rostral bone and a jugal horn.
Camarasaurus: area found
Primitive grasping hands, small ankle bones, 3 sacral vertebrae, and an offset thumb are characteristic of what group?
Archaeopteryx: area found
Herrerasaurus: time period
Deinonychosauria and Aves are portions of what group?
Heterodontosaurus: area found
Liaoceratops: time period
Nigersaurus: area found
Cheeks/inset maxillary and dentary dentition are characteristic of what group?
Pachycephalosaurus: area found
Nigersaurus: time period
Carcharodontosaurus: time period
Camarasaurus: time period
Stegosauria and Ankylosauria are branches of what group?
Allosaurus, Cryolophosaurus, and Charcharodontosaurus are members of what group?
Stegoceras: time period
Rugops: time period
Edmontosaurus: area found
The 'bony eyebrow' found in Ornithischians is better known as the (what) bone?
Psittacosaurus: area found
Protoceratops: time period
Panoplosaurus: time period
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Which is the most ancient bird?
A shield of armor and fusion of the skull bones are characteristic of what group?
This group has a parietal frill that extends from the back of its skull.
Edmontosaurus: time period
Archaeopteryx and Confucisornus are members of what group?
Dilong, Raptorex, and Tyrannosaurus are members of what group?
Confucisornis: area found
This group has a short skull with no teeth.
Stegoceras: area found
Psittacosaurus: time period
A jaw joint dropped below level of cheek tooth row is characteristic of what group?
Suchomimus and Spinosaurus are members of what group?
This group has powered flight with true wings.
Leaf-shaped teeth, the predentary and palpebral bones, and ossified tendons are characteristic of what group?
Carcharodontosaurus: area found
'Lizard-hipped'
This group has a large 'killer' claw on pes.
Thyreophora and Neoornithischia are branches of what larger group name?
Rugops: area found
Oviraptor: time period
Short snout, s-shaped narial passage, two neck rings, and tail club are characteristic of what branch of Ankylosauria?
Gastonia, Euplocephalus, and Ankylosaurus are members of what group of Ankylosauria?
This group has tooth batteries composed of lots of small teeth.
Manus with 3 fingers
Bony scutes/armor plates in rows on the body are characteristic of what group?
This group has vertebrae hollowed by air sacs and quadrupedal posture with a digitigrade manus.
Herrerasaurus: area found
This group has plumulaceous feathers and a semiluate carpal on the wrist.
Intramandibular joint, hollow bones, raking hand, and a manus with three fingers (outer 2 lost) are characteristic of this group.
The distal half of the tail is stiffened by processes in this group.
This group has a more-specific domed thickening of the skull roof.
Two rows of bony plates, tail spikes, and stretched dorsal vertebrae are characteristic of what group?
A bony shelf forms the posterior portion of the skull in this group.
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Huyangosaurus, Kentrosaurus, and Stegosaurus are members of what group?
Velociraptor: time period
'Broad foot'/spreading metatarsals are characteristic of what group?
This group has large external nares with fossa and quadrupedal posture with digitigrade manus.
Panoplosaurus: area found
Allosaurus: time period
This group has a primitive duckbill and lots of premaxillary teeth.
Plateosaurus: area found
In what group is the pubis forward-facing?
Eodromaeus: time period
Polacanthus and Panoplosaurus are members of what branch of Ankylosauria?
Velociraptor: area found
Archaeopteryx: time period
A rotary ankle joint is characteristic of what group (hint: includes living crocodiles)?
Protoceratops: area found
This group has heightened neural spines on its back, and an elongated skull for fish eating.
A roller ankle joint and bipedalism are characteristic of what group?
This group has tooth batteries, 2-rooted teeth, large external nares, and a huge skull with large frill.
Gastonia: time period
Eoraptor: time period
Confucisornis: time period
Liaoceratops: area found
Homalocephale: time period
Eodromaeus: area found
A bony beak-like structure is better known as the (what) bone?
Eoraptor: area
An hourglass shaped palate and three neck rings are characteristic of what branch of Ankylosauria?
'Bird-hipped'
Gastonia: area found
Homalocephale: area found
In what group is the pubis parallel to the ischium?

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