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.

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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.

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
Stegosaurus Dinosaur Coloring Sheet

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