Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: BRAK-ee-SAIR-uh-tops
- Translation: Short Horned Face
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Marginocephalia
- Infraorder: Ceratopsia
- Family: Ceratopsidae
- Height: 2 feet (0.6 meters)
- Length: 6 feet (1.8 meters) (Juveniles)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Information about Brachyceratops is known primarily fromyoung specimens discovered in Montana. Their short faces and frillswere only half developed. At the same dig, an adult ceratopsian was discovered, indicating that the young specimens were part of afamily unit.