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

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