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

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