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

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