ankylosaur


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Synonyms for ankylosaur

having the back covered with thick bony plates

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The powerful tail clubs and bony armor were features common to ankylosaurids, a group of ankylosaurs that were bulky quadrupeds with short limbs and mainly herbivorous.
She explained that between 1900 and 1930 researchers determined that small variations in the skull armour and the tail clubs in some ankylosaurs constituted four individual species of the dinosaurs.
Although some preliminary works indicated the possible presence of ankylosaur remains (Ortega et al.
Canadian Club," an ankylosaur, took 36 percent of the votes cast.
50) comes with a dinosaur model (T-rex, raptor, ceratosaurus, galliminus, ankylosaur, or triceratops) encased in an egg-shaped block and a plastic scraping tool to free it for play or display.
One was identified as an ankylosaur, or club-tailed armoured dinosaur, and the other as a nodosaur.
These remains have been assigned to the ankylosaur Struthiosaurus on the basis of features observed in the lower jaw, synsacrum, pelvis, and dermal armour (Pereda Suberbiola et al.
Amateur and professional paleontologists on a dig in Colorado last summer found the specimen in 142-million-year-old rocks from the late Jurassic period, making it the oldest known ankylosaur in North America, says excavation leader James Kirkland, who announced the discovery this week.
After conversations with Josep Montane and revision of the MNCN collections, we could claim that this latter locality probably yielded the ankylosaur bones reported by Escaso et al.
2014): Metatetrapous valdensis Nopcsa, 1923 and the presence of ankylosaur tracks (Dinosauria: Thyreophora) in the Berriasian (Early Cretaceous) of northwestern Germany.
By contrast, ankylosaur tracks are less well known in the ichnological literature and are restricted to the Cretaceous.
With larger collections, other dinosaur groups expected from this site might be spinosaurid theropods, hypsilophodontid-like ornithopods, and armour plates of stegosaurs or ankylosaurs.
Of these, six species would have coexisted at any one time, including two types of ankylosaurs (tank-like armoured dinosaurs), two types of hadrosaurs (duck-billed dinosaurs), and two types of ceratopsids (horn-faced dinosaurs).