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

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