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

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