Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:

Yaverlandia

- Pronunciation: yah-ver-LAND-ee-ah
- Translation: Yaverland (Battery)
- Order: Ornithischia
- Suborder: Marginocephalia
- Infraorder: Pachycephalosauria
- Family: Pachycephalosauridae (not confirmed)
- Height: 2.3 feet (0.7meters)
- Length: 3.3 feet (1 meter)
- Period: Early Cretaceous
- Description: Herbivore, Bipedal
- Notes: Named for Yaverland Battery on the Isle of Wight, England.Yaverlandia is one of the earliest known and smallest pachycephalosaurs.Yaverlandia's skull identifies it as a bone-headed dinosaur, so-calledbecause their head bones were extremely thick. (The skull of the muchlarger and later, Pachycephalosaurus, was up to 10 inches or 25 cm thick.)