Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: mo-NON-ih-kus
- Translation: One Claw
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Micro-order: Maniraptora (of the microorder Coelurosauria)
- Height: 3.5 feet (1.1meters)
- Length: 5 feet (1.5meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Mononykus is known from fragmentary remains discovered in Mongolia. It had a large but short forelimbwith a single claw. While not capable of flight, Mononychus may be more closely related to modern-day birds than is Archaeopteryx.