Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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