Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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