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.

63 Late Jurassic dinosaurs

Africa
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Algeria Brachiosaurus Sauropod
Tanzania Barosaurus Sauropod
Brachiosaurus Sauropod
Dicraeosaurus Sauropod
Dryosaurus Euornithopod
Elaphrosaurus Large theropod
Giraffatitan Sauropod
Janenschia Sauropod
Kentrosaurus Ankylosaurid
Asia
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Peoples Republic of China Agilisaurus Euornithopod
Chaoyangsaurus Ceratopian
Chialingosaurus Ankylosaurid
Chinshakiangosaurus Sauropod
Chungkingosaurus Ankylosaurid
Euhelopus Sauropod
Guanlong Large theropod
Mamenchisaurus Sauropod
Tuojiangosaurus Ankylosaurid
Yangchuanosaurus Large theropod
Yingshanosaurus Ankylosaurid
Europe
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
England Camptosaurus Euornithopod
Dacentrurus Ankylosaurid
Lexovisaurus Ankylosaurid
Metriacanthosaurus Large theropod
France Compsognathus Small theropod
Dacentrurus Ankylosaurid
Dubreuillosaurus Large theropod
Lexovisaurus Ankylosaurid
Germany Archaeopteryx Small theropod
Small theropod
Compsognathus Small theropod
Europasaurus Sauropod
Juravenator Small theropod
Portugal Allosaurus Large theropod
Brachiosaurus Sauropod
Dacentrurus Ankylosaurid
United Kingdom Camptosaurus Euornithopod
Dacentrurus Ankylosaurid
Lexovisaurus Ankylosaurid
Metriacanthosaurus Large theropod
North America
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Canada Chirostenotes Small theropod
USA Allosaurus Large theropod
Apatosaurus Sauropod
Barosaurus Sauropod
Brachiosaurus Sauropod
Camarasaurus Sauropod
Camptosaurus Euornithopod
Ceratosaurus Large theropod
Coelurus Small theropod
Diplodocus Sauropod
Dryosaurus Euornithopod
Gargoyleosaurus Ankylosaurid
Haplocanthosaurus Sauropod
Hesperosaurus Ankylosaurid
Marshosaurus Small theropod
Ornitholestes Small theropod
Othnielia Euornithopod
Saurophaganax Large theropod
Seismosaurus Sauropod
Stegosaurus Ankylosaurid
Ankylosaurid
Torvosaurus Large theropod
South America
COUNTRY NAME (GENUS) BODY SHAPE
Argentina Piatnitzkysaurus Small theropod