Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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