Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Chirostenotes
- Pronunciation: mak-row-fuh-LAN-jee-uh
- Translation: Big Phalanges
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Micro-order: Maniraptora (of the microorder Coelurosauria)
- Family: Elmisauridae
- Height: 4 feet (1.2 meters)
- Length: 7 feet (2.1 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: This dinosaur, discovered in Alberta, Canada, was namedfor its long toes. Also discovered in the same formation wasChirostenotes, and when a partial skeleton was later recovered,it was determined that Chirostenotes and Macrophalangia werethe same creature.