Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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