Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: REE-tuh-SAWR-us
- Translation: Trojan Lizard
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Sauropodomorpha
- Infraorder: Sauropoda
- Family: Cetiosauridae
- Height: 20 feet (6.1 meters)
- Length: 39.4 feet (12 meters)
- Period: Early Jurassic
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Found in Australia, its discovery was important becauseit showed that sauropods lived in Gondwanalandduring the earlyJurassic period. Rhoetosaurus was a cetiosaurid, a group characterized by box-shaped heads and forelimbs and hindlimbsof equal length. Rhoetosaurus' legs were unusually stocky.