Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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