Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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