Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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