bony armor

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  • Additional fossils including vertebrae and bony armor have been assigned to this genus.
  • They were heavy-set and heavily armored from head to tail in bony armor, even down to minor features such as the eyelids.
  • It was not covered with bony armor, but had probably a hide thick enough to serve the purpose of shell or bone. Cited from Manuscript in a Copper Cylinder,James De Mille
  • Usually Michigan strata of this age only preserve their bony armor and gnathal bones.
  • They are usually cooked in their bony armor.
  • In order to copulate, the female has to lie on her back due to the high amount of bony armor and the ventrally located genitalia.
  • These bones were also associated with two osteoderms, or bony armor plates, providing evidence that this dinosaur was armored.
  • They had bony armor in the form of two rows of plates extending from head to tail, and this armor is retained by most modern crocodilians.
  • Like other ankylosaurids, Euoplocephalus was largely covered by bony armor plates, among them rows of large high-ridged oval scutes.
  • Fossils of Glyptodontopelta, consisting only of bony armor, were found in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
  • This group of dinosaurs is most remarkable for the massive bony armor plates, crests or spines covering the body and tail. Cited from Dinosaurs, by William Diller Matthew
  • They are sloth-like but with bony armor.
  • The largest is Scutosaurus, up to in length, with bony armor, and a number of spikes decorating its skull.
  • It is known from a partial skeleton and isolated bony armor.
  • Cranial modifications like horns and crests are common dinosaurian traits, and some extinct species had bony armor.
  • Elaborate display structures such as horns or crests are common to all dinosaur groups, and some extinct groups developed skeletal modifications such as bony armor and spines.
  • The specimen includes the lower jaw and a variety of postcranial elements, such as vertebrae, limb bones, shoulder and hip bones, and bony armor.
  • It had a narrow skull, and the dermal surfaces of the bony armor were covered in a pattern of fine, granular tubercles.
  • Its illustration showed a return to roughly the original tick-like shape and bony armor of the first edition of AD&D; however, the insectoid legs, feathery antennae and general appearance from second edition remained.
  • Nobly the giant battled for his life, beating with his stone hatchet against the bony armor that covered that frightful carcass; but for all the damage he inflicted he might as well have struck with his open palm. Cited from At the Earth's Core, Edgar Rice Burroughs
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