Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: KAZ-muh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Cleft Lizard
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Marginocephalia
- Infraorder: Ceratopsia
- Family: Ceratopsidae
- Height: 8 feet (2.4 meters)
- Weight: 3,000 lbs (1,361 kg)
- Length: 17 feet (5.2 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Chasmosaurus is one of the best known ceratopsians,because many more specimens have been discovered since thefirst remains were found in Alberta, Canada in 1901.Chasmosaurus had a small horn on its nose and two upward-curving horns on its brow. Its impressive frill is fairly fragile,making it relatively ineffective as a defense. It may have beenused for intimidation.