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Name & Picture
Skeleton
Period
Comments
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Aletopelta

Aletopelta
Cretaceous
"Small Shield Wanderer" -- First noted in Campanian stage of Cretaceous period. An ankylosaurian ornithischian herbivore that lived in southern California.

Allosaurus

Allosaurus
Jurassic
"Different Lizard" -- First noted in late Jurassic period (Kimmeridgian to early Tithonian). A theropod carnivore that preyed on Barosaurus and Stegosaurus and other dinosaurs.

Apatosaurus

Apatosaurus
Jurassic
"Deceptive Lizard" -- First noted in the late Jurassic period. A sauropod herbivore that was a prey of Allosaurus.

Archelon

Archelon
Cretaceous
"Ruler Turtle" -- First noted in Campanian stage of Cretaceous period, living in a shallow sea that covered North America. A giant turtle that preyed on small fish and marine invertebrates.

Argentinosaurus

Argentinosaurus
Cretaceous
"Argentine Lizard" -- First noted in the late Cretaceous period. A huge sauropod herbivore that lived in Argentina.

Barosaurus

Barosaurus
Jurassic
"Heavy Lizard" -- First noted in the upper Jurassic period. A sauropod herbivore that was a prey of Allosaurus.

Brachiosaurus

Brachiosaurus
Jurassic
"Arm Lizard" -- First noted in the upper Jurassic period. A sauropod herbivore that was a prey of Allosaurus.

Brontosaurus

Brontosaurus
Jurassic
"Thunder Lizard" -- First noted in late Jurassic period. A sauropod herbivore that was a prey of Allosaurus.

Coelophysis

Coelophysis
Triassic
"Hollow Form" -- First noted in late Triassic period. An early theropod carnivore that preyed on other dinosaurs.

Corythosaurus

Corythosaurus
Cretaceous
"Helmet Lizard" (Duck-Billed Dinosaur) -- First noted in upper Cretaceous period. A hadrosaurid herbivore that was a prey of Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Diplodocus

Diplodocus
Jurassic
"Double Beam" -- First noted in the late Jurassic period. A diplodocid herbivore that was a prey of Allosaurus.

Edmontonia

Edmontonia
Cretaceous
"Edmonton" -- First noted in late Cretaceous period. A nodosaur herbivore that lived in western Canada.

Elasmosaurus

Elasmosaurus
Cretaceous
"Thin-Plate Lizard" -- First noted in late Cretaceous period. A plesiosaur carnivore that preyed on small fish and marine invertebrates.

Euoplocephalus

Euoplocephalus
Cretaceous
"Solid Head" -- First noted in Campanian stage of Cretaceous period. An ankylosaurian herbivore that lived in Alberta, Canada.

Gorgosaurus

Gorgosaurus
Cretacecus
"Dreadful Lizard" -- First noted in late Cretacecus period. A tyrannosaurid carnivore that preyed on Triceratops and other dinosaurs.

Herrerasaurus

Herrerasaurus
Triassic
"Herrera's Lizard" -- First noted in late Triassic period. A theropod carnivore that preyed on fish and smaller animals.

Hesperornis

Hesperornis
Cretaceous
"Western Bird" -- First noted in late Cretaceous period. A flightless aquatic bird that lived in North America and Russia.

Hypacrosaurus

Hypacrosaurus
Cretacecus
"Near the Highest Lizard" -- First noted in the late Cretacecus period. A duckbill herbivore that lived in North America and was a prey of Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Iguanodon

Iguanodon
Jurassic
"Iguana-Tooth" -- First noted in the middle Jurassic period. A ornithopod carnivore that preyed on other dinosaurs.

Isisaurus

Isisaurus
Cretacecus
"Indian Statistical Institute Lizard" -- First noted in the late Cretacecus period. A sauropod herbivore that lived in India.

Kronosaurus

Kronosaurus
Cretacecus
"Lizard of Kronos" -- First noted in late Cretacecus period. A large marine carnivore that preyed on other sea animals.

Lystrosaurus

Lystrosaurus
Permian;
Triassic
"Shovel Lizard" -- First noted in late Permian and early Triassic periods. A therapsid herbivore that had two teeth.

Mammoth

Mammoth
Miocene;
Pliocene
"Huge" -- First noted in the late Miocene or Pliocene periods. An elephant-like herbivore that lived in North and Central America.

Mastodon

Mastodon
Miocene;
Pliocene
"Breast-Tooth" -- First noted in the late Miocene or Pliocene periods. An elephant-like herbivore that lived in North and Central America.

Megalosaurus

Megalosaurus
Jurassic
"Great Lizard" -- First noted in the middle Jurassic period. A theropod carnivore that preyed on other dinosaurs.

Patagotitan

Patagotitan
Cretaceous
"Patagonia Giant" -- First noted in the late Cretaceous period. The largest dinosaur, a sauropod herbivore. It lived in the Patagonia region of Argentina.

Pinacosaurus

Pinacosaurus
Cretaceous
"Plank Lizard" -- First noted in late Campanian stage of Cretaceous period. An ankylosaurian herbivore that lived in China and Mongolia.

Plateosaurus

Plateosaurus
Triassic
"Flat Lizard" -- First noted in the late Triassic period. It was a prosauropod, bipedal herbivore.

Proterosuchus

Proterosuchus
Triassic
First noted in early Triassic period. A crocodile-like archosauriform carnivore that preyed on fish and other animals.

Pterodactyl

Pterodactyl
Jurassic
"Winged Finger" -- First noted in late Jurassic period. A flying pterodactylus carnivore that preyed on smaller animals.

Saltasaurus

Saltasaurus
Cretacecus
"Salta Lizard" -- First noted in the late Cretacecus period. A sauropod herbivore that lived in the Salta region of Argentina.

Seismosaurus

Seismosaurus
Jurassic
"Earthshaking Lizard" -- First noted in the late Jurassic period. A diplodocid herbivore that was a prey of Allosaurus.

Spinosaurus

Spinosaurus
Cretacecus
"Spine Lizard" -- First noted in upper Albian to Turonian stages of the Cretacecus period. A theropod carnivore that preyed on fish and small dinosaurs. Located in North Africa.

Staurikosaurus

Staurikosaurus
Triassic
"Southern Cross Lizard" -- First noted in late Triassic period. A small herrerasaurid carnivore that preyed on smaller animals.

Stegosaurus

Stegosaurus
Jurassic
"Roof Lizard" -- First noted in the late Jurassic period. A thyreophoran herbivore that was a prey of Allosaurus.

Styxosaurus

Styxosaurus
Cretaceous
"Styx Lizard" -- First noted in late Cretaceous period. A plesiosaur carnivore that preyed on small fish and marine invertebrates.

Triceratops

Triceratops
Cretacecus
"Three-Horned Face" -- First noted late in Maastrichtian stage of late Cretacecus period. A ceratopsid herbivore that was a prey of Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Tylosaurus

Tylosaurus
Cretacecus
"Protuberance Lizard" -- First noted in late Cretacecus period. A marine carnivore that preyed on other sea animals.

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Tyrannosaurus Rex
Cretacecus
"King of Tyrants Lizard" -- First noted in Maastrichtian stage of upper Cretacecus period. A tyrannosaurid carnivore that preyed on Triceratops and other dinosaurs.

Velociraptor

Velociraptor
Cretacecus
"Swift Seizer" -- First noted in late Cretacecus period. A theropod carnivore that preyed in packs on other dinosaurs.

Xinghesaurus

Xinghesaurus
Cretacecus
"Xinghe Lizard" -- First noted in the late Cretacecus period. A sauropod herbivore that lived in the Xinghe region of China.

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