Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Morosaurus
- Pronunciation: kuh-MARE-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Chambered Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Camarasauridae
- Height: 23 feet (7 meters)
- Weight: 40,000 lbs (18,144 kg)
- Length: 60 feet (18.3 meters)
- Period: Late Jurassic
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Camarasaurus is the best known sauropod found in North America and the most abundant of fossils in the LateJurassic. A complete, nearly perfect skeleton of a juvenile, 17-feet (5.2-meters) long, was found in Utah. Its head wasshort and box like with nostrils set above the snout and in front of the eyes. The weight of its backbone was lightened by holesin its vertebrae. Its neck was shorter and thicker than mostsauropods and it possessed a short and somewhat flattened tail.The fore limbs and hindlegs of Camarasaurus were about thesame length.