bony knobs

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  • On the head it shows a black mask with white lines and a couple of bony knobs.
  • It is particularly notable for the large bony knobs on its head, bigger than any seen in other species of pareiasaur.
  • It has a row of bony knobs above the rough lateral line.
  • One of them was bony knobs on their forehead often referred to as "horns".
  • The lower jaw is also covered in two rows of bony knobs that are similar to those on the skull.
  • Another characteristic feature is the pair of bony knobs located on either side of the midline, towards the end of the frill.
  • The top of the skull is covered in bony knobs called osteoderms.
  • It was a cow-sized animal with a distinctive skull that had large bony knobs, similar in form to those of other pareiasaurs but far larger.
  • Females have tufts of fur and small bony knobs where the antlers are located in males.
  • Its fossils, including a skull with a long thin snout and bony knobs on the prefontals, have been found in Niger.
  • It is unlikely that the ankylosaurids, such as Euoplocephalus, had insulation, as most of their surface area was covered in bony knobs and plates.
  • The genus name means "knobby roof" in Greek as a reference to the bony knobs on its skull and the species name akokanensis references Akokan.
  • The body and tail are smooth, save for a few dermal denticles on the leading edge of the disk; older individuals may also develop a row of bony knobs along the midline of the back.
  • The dome's rear aspect was edged with bony knobs and short bony spikes projected upwards from the snout.
  • In technical terms, the bone-supported frill is composed of an enlarged parietal bone flanked by elongated squamosals and sometimes ringed by epoccipitals, bony knobs that gave the margin a jagged appearance.
  • While most species of Blastomeryx (as well as modern musk deer) lacked antlers, a Late Miocene species had bony knobs on its skull, which have been interpreted as incipient horns.
  • Unlike Estemmenosuchus uralensis, which had only one horn on each side of its head, this species had 2 projecting bony knobs on each side of the cranium, one on the top pointing up looking like antlers and another pointing to the side similar to E. uralensis.
  • Its actual nature was not found until Baird restudied it over a century later and identified it as a squamosal (bone from the back of the skull) of Pachycephalosaurus, including a set of bony knobs corresponding to those found on other specimens of Pachycephalosaurus.
  • Equipped with dense bones, heavy belly ribs, and a row of bony knobs above the backbone, Placodus was a heavily built and negatively buoyant creature that would have had no trouble staying on the seafloor to feed.
  • Members of this genus are distinguished from all other aspredinids by having each premaxilla with two bony knobs superficially covered by fleshy papillae, the dorsal and ventral armor plates not overlapping, and 2-3 sets of paired pre-anal-fin plates.