Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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