Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Efraasia, Sellosaurus
- Pronunciation: PLAY-tee-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Flat Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Prosauropoda
- Family: Plateosauridae
- Height: 10 feet (3 meters)
- Weight: 4,000 pounds (1,814 kg)
- Length: 26 feet (7.9 meters)
- Period: Late Triassic
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Plateosaurus lived in Europe, South Africa, and NovaScotia. It had a small head and a long neck. It was basically quadrupedal; however, it might have stood on its hind legs to eat from the tops of trees. It most likely lived in herds.