Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Other Names: Yandusaurus
- Pronunciation: Zhou-SAWR-us
- Translation: Small Lizard
- Order: Ornithischia (not confirmed)
- Height: 1.5 feet (0.5 meters)
- Length: 3.3 feet (1 meter)
- Period: Middle Jurassic
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Xiaosaurus is known from fragmentary remains recoveredin China at the Dashanpu quarry, a site that has produced someof the best-preserved dinosaurs ever discovered. The remainsof Xiaosaurus, however, are only complete enough to place it inthe ornithischian order of dinosaurs. This means that it was bird-hipped, bipedal, and herbivorous.