Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: ah-lee-o-RAH-mus
- Translation: Other Branch
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Micro-order: Carnosauria
- Family: Tyrannosauridae
- Height: 11 feet (3.4 meters)
- Weight: 1,500 lbs (680 kg)
- Length: 20 feet (6.1 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Alioramus had a longer head and smaller and more numerous teeththan other tyrannosaurids. It was small and slender and it possessed sixsmall horns on its long snout, two side by side and four in a single rowahead of them. Too small for defensive purposes, these horns may have beensecondary sexual characteristics, identifying males and females. Fossilsof this dinosaur were found in Mongolia.