Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: ang-KILE-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Fused Lizard
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Thyreophora
- Infraorder: Ankylosauria
- Family: Ankylosauridae
- Height: 11 feet (3.4 meters)
- Weight: 10,000 lbs (4,536 kg)
- Length: 35 feet (10.6 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: The best known of the armored dinosaurs, Ankylosaurus was the lastand largest of the ankylosaurids. Its tough skin was covered with bonyplates, and it could swing its formidably clubbed tail to render a predatorlame. This dinosaur is known from fossils found in Montana and Alberta.