Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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