Different Types of Dinosaurs

Want to know about different types of dinosaurs?

Dinosaurs can be divided into different kinds - by name, species classification, by what they ate, and by when they lived. Or even by size.

Scientists divide dinosaurs by types - which they call 'classification'. On this page we take a look at those classes, and which dinosaurs fall into each.

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Dinosaur Types

This page lists some common ones by dinosaur classification. Or try an alphabetical list of dinosaur names and meanings.
Different types of dinosaurs

Saurischia - Lizard Hips

Different Types of Dinosaurs - Theropods

Types of Therapod Dinosaurs

  • Albertosaurus
  • Allosaurus
  • Baryonyx
  • Carnotaurus
  • Coelophysis
  • Compsognathus
  • Deinonychus
  • Giganotosaurus
  • Megalosaurus
  • Ornithomimus
  • Oviraptor
  • Saurophaganax
  • Spinosaurus
  • Tyrannosaurus
  • Tyrannotitan
  • Velociraptor
  • Yangchuanosaurus
Different Types of Dinosaurs - Sauropods

Sauropod Dinosaurs

  • Apatosaurus
  • Brachiosaurus
  • Diplodocus
  • Giraffatitan
  • Jobaria
  • Macrurosaurus
  • Mamenchisaurus
  • Seismosaurus
  • Zigongosaurus

Ornithischia - bird hipped


Different Types of Dinosaurs - Stegosaurs

Stegosaur dinosaurs

  • Kentrosaurus
  • Stegosaurus
Different Types of Dinosaurs - Ankylosauria

Ankylosauria Dinosaurs

  • Ankylosaurus
  • Minmi
  • Euoplocephalus


Different Types of Dinosaurs - Ceratopsia

List of Ceratopsians

  • Psittacosaurus
  • Styracosaurus
  • Triceratops
Different Types of Dinosaurs - Ornithopoda

Ornithopod Dinosaurs

  • Corythosaurus
  • Lesothosaurus
  • Iguanodon
  • Parasaurolophus
Different Types of Dinosaurs - Pachycephalosauria

Pachycephalosauria Dinosaurs

  • Stegoceras
  • Pachycephalosaurus
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