The Dino Directory

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Dino Timeline

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.

46 Late Jurassic dinosaurs

NAME (GENUS) TAXONOMY BODY SHAPE
Agilisaurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda Euornithopod
Allosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Allosauridae Large theropod
Apatosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Diplodocidae Sauropod
Archaeopteryx Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Avialae, Archaeopterygidae Small theropod
Barosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Diplodocidae Sauropod
Brachiosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Titanosauriformes, Brachiosauridae Sauropod
Camarasaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria, Camarasauromorpha, Camarasauridae Sauropod
Camptosaurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Ankylopollexia Euornithopod
Ceratosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria Large theropod
Chaoyangsaurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia Ceratopian
Chialingosaurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae Ankylosaurid
Chinshakiangosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda Sauropod
Chirostenotes Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Oviraptorosauria, Caenagnathoidea, Caenagnathidae Small theropod
Chungkingosaurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae, Stegosaurinae Ankylosaurid
Coelurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria Small theropod
Compsognathus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Compsognathidae Small theropod
Dacentrurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Stegosauria, Stegosauridae Ankylosaurid
Dicraeosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Dicraeosauridae Sauropod
Diplodocus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Diplodocoidea, Diplodocidae Sauropod
Dryosaurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Ornithopoda, Euornithopoda, Iguanadontia, Euiguanadontia, Dryomorpha, Dryosauridae Euornithopod
Dubreuillosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Megalosauridae, Eustreptospondylinae Large theropod
Elaphrosaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Ceratosauria, Neoceratosauria Large theropod
Euhelopus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda Sauropod
Europasaurus Dinosauria, Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Sauropoda, Eusauropoda, Neosauropoda, Macronaria Sauropod
Gargoyleosaurus Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Thyreophora, Ankylosauromorpha, Ankylosauria Ankylosaurid
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