Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Coelurosaurus
- Pronunciation: or-nith-uh-MY-mus
- Translation: Bird Mimic
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Tetanurae
- Family: Ornithomimidae
- Superfamily: Ornithomimosauria (of the microorder Coelurosauria)
- Height: 9 feet (2.7 meters)
- Weight: 300 pounds (136 kg)
- Length: 15 feet (4.6 meters)
- Period: Late Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Ornithomimus has been discovered in many sites in the western United States and Canada. Ornithomimids closely resembled the modern ostrich. Although its head was small,Ornithomimus possessed a large braincase and is consideredto be one of the most intelligent of the dinosaurs.