Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: HIP-sih-luh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Above Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Titanosauridae
- Height: 14 feet (4.3 meters)
- Weight: 20,000 pounds (9,070 kg)
- Length: 40 feet (12.2 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Hypselosaurus lived in Spain and France. It laid its eggsin small craters. The eggs, over twice the size of ostrich eggs,are remarkable for their nearly spherical shape. Each egg wasabout 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter and could hold a volumeof about 1/2 gallon (2 liters). Hypselosaurus resembled Titanosaurus. It should be noted, however, that the eggs found were not conclusively determined to be from Hypselosaurus.