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    Archosaur

    The clade containing: dinosaurs, birds, crocodilians, and pterosaurs.

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    Basal

    Primitive, earlier in the evolutionary tree.

C

    Clade

    Major taxonomical classification of dinosaurs (theropod, sauropod, ornithischian, saurischian).

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F

    Formation

    A sedimentary layer of rock from a determinable period of the Earth's history. Usually spread over a mappable geographic area.

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H

    Holotype

    The original specimen (fossil) used for the original description of a dinosaur.

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    Ichnology

    The study of trace fossils, such as footprints or imprints of animals/plants, as opposed to the plant/animal itself.

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M

    Marker Taxon

    An identifiable fossilized specimen (animal, plant, fungi) with a known placement in the geological timeline, which is used to date other specimens found in the same layer of rock.

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    Paleosol

    Fossilized soil.

    Paratype

    Additional fossilized specimens of a dinosaur that are not part of the original dinosaur's description (not the holotype).

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    Stratigraphy

    The study of the geological timeline of the Earth through sedimentary layers of rock.

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    Taxonomy

    The scientific classification of animals into groups.

    Type Locality

    The geographic location where a stratigraphic classification of rock was first identified.

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