Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: SAWR-uh-PLY-teez
- Translation: Stone-like Lizard, or Lizard Hoplite
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Thyreophora
- Infraorder: Ankylosauria
- Height: 6 feet (1.6 meters)
- Length: 18 feet (5.5 meters)
- Period: Early Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Quadrupedal
- Notes: Discovered in China and Mongolia, Sauroplites is oneof the oldest known ankylosaurids. (Tianchisaurus from the Middle Jurassic is currently the earliest ankylosaurid.)