Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: er-LIK-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Erlik's Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Family: Therizinosauridae
- Height: 9 feet (2.7 meters)
- Weight: Period
- Length: 16 feet (4.9 meters)
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal?
- Notes: An unusual kind of dinosaur that lived in Mongolia, its nameis derived from the Lamaist deity Erlik. It had a long, slender,toothless beak. However, further back in its mouth were rows oftiny leaf-shaped teeth usually associated with herbivores likeLesothosaurus and the prosauropods. Recent analysis indicatesthat they are theropods but unlike most theropods, they have fourbig toes on each foot instead of the typical three.