Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: ar-kee-or-NITH-uh-my-mus
- Translation: Ancient Bird Mimic
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Family: Ornithomimidae
- Superfamily: Ornithomimosauria
- Height: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
- Weight: 200 pounds (90.7 kg)
- Length: 11 feet (3.4 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Found in China, Archaeornithomimus is the oldest ornithomimid orostrich mimic dinosaur. Unlike its later cousins which had three long fingerson each hand Archaeornithomimus had a small, short third finger and allthe hand bones are much shorter than any other ornithomimid. This findinghas lead some scientists to question whether Archaeornithomimus is a trueornithomimid or a new and as yet unidentified carnivorous dinosaur.