Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Centrosaurus
- Pronunciation: you-SEN-truh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Sharp Pointed Lizard
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Marginocephalia
- Infraorder: Ceratopsia
- Family: Ceratopsidae
- Height: 8 feet (2.4 meters)
- Length: 16.4 feet (5 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Discovered in large numbers in Alberta, Canada,Eucentrosaurus is one of the best-known ceratopsians. Apparently a herd of these dinosaurs died all at once, perhaps caught in a flash flood. Smaller than Triceratops,Eucentrosaurus had a forward-curving 18-inch (46-cm) nasal horn and a pair of small horns above its eyes. Skin castsexist that show Eucentrosaurus to possess a knobby skin withhexagonal or pentagonal bumps set close together.