Dinosaur Science Midterm- II

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

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