Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: hep-TAS-tee-OR-nis
- Translation: Seven Towns Bird
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae (not confirmed)
- Micro-order: Maniraptora (of the microorder Coelurosauria)
- Family: Tro”dontidae
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Because it is only known from parts of leg bones, this small theropod was first taken to be a large bird and later, more specifically,a large owl (hence its name).