Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Astrodon
- Pronunciation: ploor-uh-SEE-lus
- Translation: Hollow Side
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Brachiosauridae
- Height: 20 feet (6.1 meters)
- Length: 29 feet (8.8 meters)
- Period: Early Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Pleurocoelus was a four-legged browser with frontlimbs longer than its hind limbs. One of the most abundant dinosaurs of the Early Cretaceous, it had a small, narrowskull and teeth that were similar to Camarasaurus but thinner. Its limbs also resembled Camarasaurus, but Pleurocoelus's toeswere more slender than other sauropods. Pleurocoelus trackshave been identified at the Glen Rose, Texas trackway, ashave those of Acrocanthosaurus.