Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Dyoplosaurus,
- Pronunciation: you-op-luh-SEF-uh-lus
- Translation: Well-protected Head
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Thyreophora
- Infraorder: Ankylosauria
- Family: Ankylosauridae
- Height: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
- Weight: 3,970 - 7,050 pounds (1,800-3,175 kg)
- Length: 20 feet (6.1 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Discovered in Alberta, Canada, Euoplocephalus is oneof the best-known armored dinosaurs. The upper part of its body,including its eyelids, was covered with bony plates and rows ofhorny spikes up to six inches (15 cm) long. Built low to the groundwith massive, short leg bones, this "armored tank" had a distinctiveclubbed tail. The many Euoplocephalus skeletons recovered haveall been found isolated from one another, leading to the picture ofthis dinosaur as a solitary grazer.