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Amniotes are all vertebrates that possess an extra embryonic layer called archosaaurion FALSE The lepidosauria diverged from the diapsida during the Permian period TRUE The amniota is a monophyletic clade characterized by the ability to procreate on land TRUE The DIAPSIDA gave rise to lepidosauromorpha, archosauria dinosauria and pterosauria Tetrapods include all for legged land vertebrates TRUE In the ornithischia the pelvis is like that of birds, at least a part of the pelvis runs posteriorly TRUE Human beings, hummingbirds, crocodiles, and whales are all amniotes TRUE Dimetrodon was one of the first big land carnivores able to kill large prey. TRUE The dinosaurs arose from the amniota clade, which divided into two major clades, the avian and the reptilia FALSE ______ groups arose from a single ancestor and included all descendants of that ancestor MONPHYLETIC Living groups of non-amniotic tetrapods, or the modern amphibia are now placed in the lissamphibia TRUE Within the new cladistic classification, mammals and birds are reordered to create monophyletic relationships TRUE The ancestry of dinosaurs offered here divided the tetrapoda into two major groups, the non-amniotes and the amniotes TRUE All mammals are synapsids TRUE
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The reptila include two important clades TRUE The process of dinosaur excavation begins by marking out the site to be excavated TRUE ____ is the mass of sediment sitting atop the dinosaur skeleton OVERBURDEN The outer layers of a plaster jacket can be removed with a chisel and hammer, but the inside layers must be removed using more precise tools such as a _____ DENTAL CUTTING WHEEL Topographic maps provide information about the lateral extent of formations and their ages in a given geographic region FALSE Dinosaur remains are typically found in remote areas, away from major population centers TRUE By downloading topographic maps to a GPS unit one can plot your route and position on a topographic map in real time TRUE Park visitors are allowed to collect fossils and rock in the national park system FALSE Topographic maps reveal changes in elevation, roads, trails, structures, political boundaries, springs, wells, etc TRUE United states scientists, obtain most of their funding from one of the following sources THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Licenses are often required for import and export of equipment and fossils TRUE ____ are used to assist in looking for fossils in the overburden SIEVES Most museums no longer mount the original bone but make casts in fiberglass or other resins TRUE
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Geologic maps are useful in identifying rocks of Mesozoic age of examination for dinosaur remains TRUE The cope and marsh discoveries in Colorado and Wyoming were of dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic TRUE Numerous dinosaurs were found in 1877 Bernissart, Belgium COAL MINE In the years 1877 and 1878 large scale discoveries of dinosaurs in Europe and the United States offered the large scale glimpse of whole dinosaurs TRUE Between 1910 and 1917 a great Canadian dinosaur rush began where
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GLY 1102 taught by Professor Ciesielski during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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