Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Hierosaurus, Stegopelta
- Pronunciation: no-doe-SAWR-us
- Translation: Toothless Lizard, Node Lizard, or Knob Lizard
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Thyreophora
- Infraorder: Ankylosauria
- Family: Nodosauridae
- Height: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
- Weight: 6,000 pounds (2,700 kg)
- Length: 16 feet (4.9 meters)
- Period: Early Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Nodosaurus has been found in Texas, Kansas andWyoming. Nodosaurus was completely armored with shell-like, knobby plates. Its tail, unlike that of an ankylosaur, was withouta club. It is thought that when it was threatened, Nodosaurus would hug the ground, presenting the predator with nothing but bony armor.