Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: EL-mih-SAWR-us
- Translation: Foot Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Micro-order: Maniraptora
- Family: Elmisauridae
- Height: 3.3 feet (1 meter)
- Length: 6.6 feet (2 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: The identification of Elmisaurus is based upon the discoveryof a single, distinctive foot. There are similarities between this footand those of other theropods, but the differences indicate that it isin a class of its own.