Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: in-JEEN-ee-ah
- Translation: Ingenia (Mongolia) Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Micro-order: Maniraptora (of the microorder Coelurosauria)
- Family: Oviraptoridae
- Superfamily: Oviraptorosauria
- Height: 2 feet (0.6 meters)
- Weight: 80 pounds (36.3 kg)
- Length: 4.6 feet (1.4 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Ingenia was a small, delicately built predator with a toothlessjaw and a beak like other members of the oviraptorid family.Discoveredin Mongolia, oviraptorids are very rare in North America but in theWestern Gobi they are one of the most common dinosaurs found. The fact that its hands were more powerfully built than those of otheroviraptorids suggest that it may have had the ability to grasp a greatervariety of foods than other small, toothless carnivores of its time.