Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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