Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Gigantosaurus dixeyi, Tornieria dixeyi
- Pronunciation: ma-LAHW-wee-SAWR-us
- Translation: Malawi Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Titanosauridae
- Height: 14 feet (4.3 meters)
- Weight: 24,030 pounds (10,900 kg)
- Length: 30 feet (9.1 meters)
- Period: Early Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore,Quadrupedal
- Notes: Malawisaurus takes its name from the place of its discovery,Malawi, Africa. Discovered by Dr. Louis Jacobs, Malawisaurus closelyresembles Andesaurus from South America. Its discovery provided amissing link in the evolutionary story of titanosaurids. It is theonly Titanosaurid for which skull material (but not a whole skull)is known.