Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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