Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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