Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: HAHR-pee-MYE-mus
- Translation: Harpy (mythological bird) Mimic
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Family: Harpymimidae
- Superfamily: Ornithomimosauria (of the microorder Coelurosauria)
- Length: 12 feet (3.6 meters)
- Period: Early Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Harpymimus is the earliest and most primitive ornithomimid,or ostrich-mimic. Because it possessed teeth, and later ornithomimidsdid not, Harpymimus represents an important bridge between earliertheropods and later ornithomimids.