Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: stor-IK-uh-SAWR-us
- Translation: (Southern) Cross Lizard
- Order: Saurischia (not confirmed)
- Suborder: Theropoda (not confirmed)
- Superorder: Dinosauria
- Height: 2.5 feet (0.8 meters)
- Weight: 66 pounds (30 kg)
- Length: 6 feet (1.8 meters)
- Period: Late Triassic
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Found in southern Brazil and Argentina, Staurikosaurusis one of the earliest known and most primitive dinosaurs.It appears to predate the saurischian and ornithiscian orders,having characteristics of neither. However, new studies suggestthat Staurikosaurus, Eoraptor and Herrerasaurus are definitetheropods and probably do not predate a split between the twoorders.