Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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