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The first dinosaurs appeared around 225 million years ago (mya) in a time known as the Mesozoic Era. Scientists divide this era into 3 periods: the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous.

Select a section of the timeline below to see dinosaurs that lived then.

196 Late Cretaceous dinosaurs

Africa
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
North Africa Carcharodontosaurus Large theropod
Niger Rugops Large theropod
Morocco Deltadromeus Small theropod
Spinosaurus Large theropod
Madagascar Majungatholus Large theropod
Masiakasaurus Large theropod
Egypt Aegyptosaurus Sauropod
Paralititan Euornithopod
Spinosaurus Large theropod
Antarctica
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Antarctica Antarctopelta Ankylosaurid
Asia
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Uzbekistan Archaeornithomimus Ornithomimosaur
Urbacodon Small theropod
Russia Nipponosaurus Euornithopod
Peoples Republic of China Alectrosaurus Large theropod
Archaeornithomimus Ornithomimosaur
Avimimus Small theropod
Bactrosaurus Euornithopod
Gilmoreosaurus Euornithopod
Microceratops Ceratopian
Micropachycephalosaurus Euornithopod
Mononykus Small theropod
Nanshiungosaurus Large theropod
Pinacosaurus Ankylosaurid
Protoceratops Ceratopian
Shantungosaurus Euornithopod
Sonidosaurus Sauropod
Tanius Euornithopod
Tarbosaurus Large theropod
Tsintaosaurus Euornithopod
Mongolia Achillobator Small theropod
Alectrosaurus Large theropod
Alioramus Large theropod
Anserimimus Ornithomimosaur
Avimimus Small theropod
Bagaceratops Ceratopian
Borogovia Small theropod
Citipati Small theropod
Conchoraptor Small theropod
Deinocheirus Small theropod
Erlikosaurus Small theropod
Gallimimus Ornithomimosaur
Garudimimus Ornithomimosaur
Goyocephale Large theropod
Graciliceratops Ceratopian
Homalocephale Euornithopod
Ingenia Small theropod
Khaan Small theropod
Lamaceratops Ceratopian
Microceratops Ceratopian
Mononykus Small theropod
Nemegtosaurus Sauropod
Nomingia Small theropod
Opisthocoelicaudia Sauropod
Oviraptor Small theropod
Pinacosaurus Ankylosaurid
Platyceratops Ceratopian
Prenocephale Euornithopod
Protoceratops Ceratopian
Quaesitosaurus Sauropod
Saichania Ankylosaurid
Saurolophus Euornithopod
Saurornithoides Ornithomimosaur
Segnosaurus Large theropod
Shuvuuia Euornithopod
Talarurus Ankylosaurid
Tarbosaurus Large theropod
Tarchia Ankylosaurid
Therizinosaurus Large theropod
Tsagantegia Ankylosaurid
Tylocephale Euornithopod
Udanoceratops Ceratopian
Velociraptor Small theropod
Kazakhstan Aralosaurus Euornithopod
Jaxartosaurus Euornithopod
India Dravidosaurus Ankylosaurid
Indosuchus Large theropod
Isisaurus Sauropod
Europe
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Spain Hypselosaurus Sauropod
Rhabdodon Euornithopod
Struthiosaurus Ankylosaurid
Telmatosaurus Euornithopod
Romania Magyarosaurus Sauropod
Rhabdodon Euornithopod
Struthiosaurus Ankylosaurid
Telmatosaurus Euornithopod
Zalmoxes Euornithopod
France Ampelosaurus Sauropod
Hypselosaurus Sauropod
Rhabdodon Euornithopod
Struthiosaurus Ankylosaurid
Telmatosaurus Euornithopod
Austria Rhabdodon Euornithopod
Struthiosaurus Ankylosaurid
North America
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
USA Achelousaurus Ceratopian
Alamosaurus Sauropod
Albertaceratops Ceratopian
Anatotitan Euornithopod
Ankylosaurus Ankylosaurid
Avaceratops Ceratopian
Bambiraptor Small theropod
Brachyceratops Ceratopian
Brachylophosaurus Euornithopod
Bugenasaura Euornithopod
Corythosaurus Euornithopod
Diceratops Ceratopian
Dracorex Euornithopod
Dromaeosaurus Small theropod
Dryptosaurus Large theropod
Einiosaurus Ceratopian
Eolambia Euornithopod
Euoplocephalus Ankylosaurid
Gorgosaurus Large theropod
Gryposaurus Euornithopod
Hadrosaurus Euornithopod
Hypacrosaurus Euornithopod
Kritosaurus Euornithopod
Leptoceratops Ceratopian
Lophorhothon Euornithopod
Maiasaura Euornithopod
Nanotyrannus Large theropod
Nothronychus Large theropod
Ornithomimus Ornithomimosaur
Orodromeus Euornithopod
Oryctodromeus Euornithopod
Pachycephalosaurus Euornithopod
Panoplosaurus Ankylosaurid
Parasaurolophus Euornithopod
Pentaceratops Ceratopian
Prosaurolophus Euornithopod
Protohadros Euornithopod
Stegoceras Euornithopod
Stygimoloch Euornithopod
Styracosaurus Ceratopian
Thescelosaurus Euornithopod
Torosaurus Ceratopian
Triceratops Ceratopian
Ceratopian
Ceratopian
Troodon Small theropod
Tyrannosaurus Large theropod
Large theropod
Zuniceratops Ceratopian
Canada Albertaceratops Ceratopian
Albertosaurus Large theropod
Anchiceratops Ceratopian
Ankylosaurus Ankylosaurid
Arrhinoceratops Ceratopian
Brachylophosaurus Euornithopod
Centrosaurus Ceratopian
Chasmosaurus Ceratopian
Corythosaurus Euornithopod
Daspletosaurus Large theropod
Dromaeosaurus Small theropod
Dromiceiomimus Ornithomimosaur
Edmontonia Ankylosaurid
Edmontosaurus Euornithopod
Euoplocephalus Ankylosaurid
Gorgosaurus Large theropod
Gryposaurus Euornithopod
Hypacrosaurus Euornithopod
Lambeosaurus Euornithopod
Leptoceratops Ceratopian
Ornithomimus Ornithomimosaur
Pachycephalosaurus Euornithopod
Pachyrhinosaurus Ceratopian
Panoplosaurus Ankylosaurid
Parasaurolophus Euornithopod
Parksosaurus Euornithopod
Prosaurolophus Euornithopod
Saurolophus Euornithopod
Stegoceras Euornithopod
Struthiomimus Ornithomimosaur
Styracosaurus Ceratopian
Thescelosaurus Euornithopod
Torosaurus Ceratopian
Tyrannosaurus Large theropod
Large theropod
South America
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Uruguay Antarctosaurus Sauropod
Saltasaurus Sauropod
Chile Antarctosaurus Sauropod
Brazil Maxakalisaurus Sauropod
Argentina Abelisaurus Large theropod
Alvarezsaurus Small theropod
Antarctosaurus Sauropod
Argentinosaurus Sauropod
Aucasaurus Large theropod
Buitreraptor Small theropod
Carnotaurus Large theropod
Gasparinisaura Euornithopod
Kritosaurus Euornithopod
Mapusaurus Large theropod
Neuquenosaurus Sauropod
Noasaurus Large theropod
Saltasaurus Sauropod
Secernosaurus Euornithopod
Unenlagia Small theropod