Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: AL-shuh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Alxa
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Therizinosauroidea
- Family: Alxasaururidae
- Height: 5.75 feet (1.75 meters)
- Length: 13 feet (4 meters)
- Period: Early-Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, mostly Bipedal?
- Notes: This unusual dinosaur is the earliest known Segnosaur. It is characterizedby its large arms and claws. It closely resembled Erlikosaurus in structure;one of the more notable anatomical differences being a greater number ofteeth possessed by Alxasaurus vs. 31 in Erlikosaurus. While it had a toothlessbeak, these tiny, leaf-shaped teeth were placed further back in the mouthand are usually interpreted as being those of a herbivore.