Agrosaurus

Dinosaur facts From the scant remains the living animal would appear to have been about 3 meters long.

Alwalkeria

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Only a partial skull, the remains of 28 vertebrae, partial femora and an astragalus have been found for this dinosaur.

Antetonitrus

Only a partial skull, the remains of 28 vertebrae, partial femora and an astragalus have been found for this dinosaur.

Arizonasaurus

Dinosaur facts Arizonasaurus was found in the Moenkopi Formation of northern Arizona.

Asylosaurus

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The name Asylosaurus means unharmed or sanctuary lizard.Click on the dinosaur name for more information.

Avipes

Triassic Period It is unsure of the Taxon of this dinosaur. It may have been a theropod.

Blikanasaurus

The Blikanasaurus classification is Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Prosauropoda Blikanasauridae.

Camelotia

The Camelotia classification is Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Prosauropoda Melanorosauridae.

Camposaurus

The Camposaurus classification is Saurischia, Theropoda, Coelophysoidea indet.

Caseosaurus

Caseosaurus was one of the first dinosaurs to live in North America.

Chindesaurus

The Chindesaurus was approximately 2 meters long and a carnivore.

Coelophysis

Coelophysis was three meters long and it had only three functional digits, the fourth embedded in the flesh of the hand.

Coloradisaurus

The Classification is Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha, Prosauropda, Plateosauridae.

Cryptoraptor

Dinosaurs lived and evolved for over 185 million years until they became extinct. The cause has not been proven yet, but many believe that an asteroid Over 9 miles wide hit the earth In the Gulf of Mexico.

Desmatosuchus

Desmatosuchus was not a dinosaur. It was from a group called Animalia which had more in common with animals than lizard.

Dolichosuchus

Dolichosuchus discoverers only found one leg bone.

Efraasia

The fossils of Efraasia have been misidentified at least four times.

Eocursor

The Eocursor was left undescribed for 14 years.

Eoraptor

The hip structure for the Eoraptor was very much like the hip of todays lizards.

Euskelosaurus

The Euskelosaurus is thought that it could actually be a Plateosauravus which was from the same discovery location as well.

Fabrosaurus

The Fabrosaurus was named after the French scientist Jean Henri Fabre; a colleague of Ginsburg's who was on the dig that discovered the Fabrosaurus.

Gojirasaurus

The Paleotoligist who discovered the Gojirasaurus was a major fan of Godzilla. Gojira means Godzilla in Japanese.

Guaibasaurus

The Guaibasaurus had three full fingers, and two vestigal ones on each hand.

Halticosaurus

The Halticosaurus is under the classification of Saurischia, Theropoda, Tetanurae, Coelurusauria.

Herrerasaurus

The Herrerasaurus lived in a time were there was not many dinosaurs, but a lot of reptiles. It was during a ecological change in lifeforms to evolve.

Isanosaurus

The Isanosaurus Classification is Saurischia, Sauropodomorpha.

Lessemsaurus

Lessemsaurus was about 30 feet long which was very large for a Herbivore of the Triassic Period. During this time most dinosaurs were primitive and small.

Likhoelesaurus

The Likhoelesaurus remains undescribed because only teeth have been found so far for this late Triassic dinosaur.

Liliensternus

The Liliensternus is under the classification of Saurischia, Theropoda, Ceratosauria, Halticosauridae.

Lophostropheus

The Lophostropheus classification is Saurischia Theropoda Coelophysoidea.

Melanorosaurus

The Melanorosaurus classification is Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Prosauropoda Melanorosauridae.

Mussaurus

Mussaurus is one of the smallest recorded fossil findings ever. A fossil of one infant was found that was only 8 to 15 inches.

Newtonsaurus

The Newtonsaurus name itself shouldn't actually have a name because the fossils were not in good enough shape and their was not enough to research from.

Pantydraco

The Pantydraco is known from only a partial skeleton discovery.

Pisanosaurus

The Pisanosaurus classification for this herbivore is Ornithischia.

Plateosaurus

Plateosaurus' tail made up half its total body length, the animal being 8 meters or 27 feet long.

Procompsognathus

The Procompsognathus name was derived from Compsognathus meaning 'elegant jaw'.

Protoavis

The discoverer of the Protoavis dinosaur was Sankar Chatterjee who was a student of Texas Tech University.

Rachitrema

The Rachitrema remains one of the most uncertain creatures of the Triassic Period. Unsure what classification it is or even if it is a dinosaur.

Riojasaurus

The Riojasaurus was medium sized of the Sauropod with a long neck, tail, and walked on four legs.

Ruehleia

The classification is Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Prosauropoda Plateosauridae for the Ruehleia

Saturnalia

The Saturnalia is the oldest dinosaurs that have been confirmed to ever exist.

Sellosaurus

The Sellosaurus has a large claw on its thumb probably used for defense.

Spondylosoma

The Spondylosoma Name actually means vertebra body.

Staurikosaurus

The Staurikosaurus name refers to the star constellation "The Southern Cross", pictured in the coat of arms of Brazil and only visible in the southern hemisphere. It got this name because it was rare to find a dinosaur in the southern hemisphere

Technosaurus

Technosaurus was a Texas dinosaur. It was found at the Bull Canyon Formation in Texas.

Teyuwasu

The Teyuwasu classification is Saurischia Sauropodomorpha? Prosauropoda possibly.

Thecodontosaurus

The classification of the Thecodontosaurus is Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Prosauropoda Thecodontosauridae.

Thotobolosaurus

The Thotobolosaurus has not been described yet because the fossils for this dinosaur are not recognizable enough.

Triassic Period Dinosaurs

Click on any of the pictures or names above to learn specifically about that particular dinosaur of this period. The Triassic life is the time period of 250 to 203 million years ago. It is the first time area of which dinosaur fossils are dated and is the beginning of the dinosaur evolution ladder. Before the Triassic Era there were large reptiles, but were not classified as a dinosaur. Much changed with the worlds atmosphere and life forms during this period. This is also the period where mammals started to appear in the oceans as well. The dinosaurs of the Triassic era were much more smaller than in the later periods as well.

Triassic Dinosaurs
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