Herbivorous Dinosaurs A to Z
An early stage in the evolution of sauropods.
An early relative of Heterodontosaurus.
A close Asian relative of Camarasaurus.
The intact skull of this sauropod was discovered in 2010.
No, it's not a city in Greece.
Might this have been a growth stage of Pachyrhinosaurus?
This early hadrosaur lacked any ornamentation on its skull.
North America's earliest bone-headed dinosaur.
This titanosaur was named 50 years after its discovery.
A close relative of Massospondylus.
Guess what country this titanosaur was found in?
Could this titanosaur have reared up on its hind legs?
The first ceratopsian dinosaur ever to be discovered.
This "agile lizard" was one of the earliest ornithopods.
It was once classified as a species of Chasmosaurus.
A large, spiny-backed sauropod.
The first ceratopsian ever to be discovered in Europe.
No, it wasn't named after the Alamo (but it should have been).
Guess what state this pachycephalosaur was found in?
One of the few dinosaurs ever to be discovered in Japan.
The most basal "centrosaurine" yet identified.
This petite ornithopod was recently discovered in Canada.
The first ankylosaur known to have lived in Mexico.
This "high nosed" plant eater resembled an early hadrosaur.
An early relative of the bizarre Therizinosaurus.
A bizarre, spined sauropod from South America.
One of the few dinosaurs to be found in the Amazon basin.
This may (or may not) have been the same dinosaur as Anchisaurus.
One of the best-known of the armored titanosaurs.
Could it have been the biggest dinosaur that ever lived?
The most complete hadrosaur to be found in Russia.
The best-attested South American ornithopod.
This dinosaur is now known as either Anatotitan or Edmontosaurus.
This hadrosaur's name means "giant duck."
This dinosaur had a distinctively shaped frill.
One of the first dinosaurs dug up in the United States.
This titanosaur rivaled Argentinosaurus in size.
The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in Angola.
This dinosaur had an unusually shaped jaw.
This "living fortress" was discovered in an unusual way.
The Cretaceous equivalent of a Sherman tank.
This "toothless lizard" actually had a full set of choppers.
The first dinosaur fossil ever found in Antarctica .
Despite its name, this titanosaur may not have lived in Antarctica.
Either a very late prosauropod, or a very early sauropod.
The dinosaur formerly known as Brontosaurus.
Named after the Aragon region of Spain.
Not much is known about this central Asian duckbill.
Possibly the smallest ceratopsian that ever lived.
This prosauropod was recently discovered in South Africa.
Possibly the largest herbivore that ever lived.
A plus-sized titanosaur from South America.
This ceratopsian was named for its "missing" nose horn.
The official state dinosaur of Maryland.
This "unharmed lizard" escaped destruction during World War II.
This sauropod had unusually long legs.
Named after a manufacturer of digging equipment.
A close relative of Archaeoceratops.
This sauropod was discovered in Tanzania.
This titanosaur was discovered near a train station.
This ceratopsian is represented by a single juvenile.
One of the earliest of the duck-billed dinosaurs.
A small ceratopsian from central Asia.
Probably the first of the giant sauropods.
Yet another iguanodontid ornithopod of the British Isles.
An enormous plant-eater with a tiny head.
This hadrosaur was named after Rinchen Barsbold.
One of the most basal hadrosaurs yet identified.
The only known feathered therizinosaur.
This "bird mimic" weighed over half a ton.
A herd of this sauropod drowned in a flash flood.
This titanosaur wasn’t as beautiful as its name implies..
A case study in dinosaur confusion.
A giant, gentle, long-necked plant-eater.
A little-known ceratopsian from North America.
This duck-billed dinosaur's beak looked more like a parrot's.
This sauropod had an unusually short neck.
This ceratopsian was recently discovered in Texas.
Its name is Greek for "thunder thighs."
Was this titanosaur bigger than Argentinosaurus?
The most commmon sauropod of Jurassic North America.
An early member of the dinosaur line that evolved into sauropods.
A close relative of Iguanodon.
A birdlike dinosaur that changed the views of paleontologists.
Like a unicorn, this ceratopsian had only one horn.
A small ceratopsian of the late Cretaceous.
Not to be confused with the more famous Cetiosaurus.
Guess which creature this "whale lizard" was once mistaken for?
An early ceratopsian of the late Jurassic period.
This duck-billed dinosaur was much, much bigger than an elephant.
The only dinosaur that came with its own awning.
One of the earliest Asian stegosaurs.
This titanosaur was on Tyrannotitan's lunch menu.
This early stegosaur had some very primitive characteristics.
This "broken lizard" was a primitive hadrosaur.
It had the longest horns of any known ceratopsian dinosaur.
This thick-skulled dino's name is Greek for "knucklehead."
This "crown lizard" was once classified as a species of Centrosaurus.
This "Corinthian-helmeted" dino had a distinctive mating call.
This dinosaur was named after the author of Jurassic Park.
It was once mistakenly classified as a species of Iguanodon.
The first stegosaur ever to be described.
"Darwin's lizard" may or may not be a valid dinosaur genus.
A medium-sized sauropod from middle Jurassic Asia.
This ornithopod was initially classified as a species of Iguanodon.
A poorly understood sauropod of early Cretaceous Europe.
It looked like a cross between a Triceratops and a Centrosaurus.
This titanosaur was recently discovered in Australia.
Was this two-horned dinosaur really a specimen of Triceratops?
A medium-sized, spiny-necked sauropod.
"Thin at one end, much much thicker in the middle, and then thin again at the far end."
Named after the Belgian paleontologist Louis Dollo.
This "dragon claw" lived in late Jurassic Portugal.
This early ankylosaur was discovered in Portugal.
The only dinosaur to be named after the Harry Potter books.
This "dinosaur" may actually have been a marine reptile.
Named after the famous paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope.
A typical ornithopod of the late Jurassic.
This ankylosaur was once confused with Euoplocephalus.
We know a lot about this dinosaur's developmental stages.
Its name means "hard-to-place lizard."
This Diplodocus-like sauropod was named by Edward Cope.
One of the few ornithopods to sport a set of canines.
This armored dinosaur never actually lived in Edmonton.
This large, duckbilled herbivore was a contemporary of T. Rex.
This Triassic dinosaur may have been ancestral to sauropods.
This frilled herbivore was a relative of Centrosaurus.
Once classified as a species of Valdosaurus.
This "dawn Brontosaurus" isn't accepted by most scientists.
An early hadrosaur from North America.
This "dawn Triceratops" was recently discovered in Canada.
This "heavy lizard" was relatively primitive for its time and place.
Its name is Greek for "horse mane."
This titanosaur had an unusually long neck.
This late therizinosaur roamed the Mongolian forests.
The first sauropod to be discovered in China.
Even this ankylosaur’s eyelids were armored.
The smallest sauropod ever discovered.
This early nodosaur was recently discovered in Spain.
The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in Africa.
This early ornithopod may have been a species of Lesothosaurus.
A bizarre, feathered theropod from North America.
The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in the USSR.
This ornithopod was discovered in Japan.
Very little is known about this "lightning beast."
It sounds like a hot dog, but it was one of the biggest dinosaurs that ever lived.
This "gargoyle lizard" was an ancestor of Ankylosaurus.
One of the few ornithopods known to have lived in South America.
This ankylosaur was probably on Utahraptor's lunch menu.
Guess what famous naturalist this dinosaur was named after?
This impressively named beast may or may not have been a true stegosaur.
One of the few dinosaurs known to have suffered from cancer.
Might this "giant giraffe" have been a species of Brachiosaurus?
This "frozen lizard" was a close relative of Lufengosaurus.
This ceratopsian's tiny skull was found in the Gobi Desert.
An unusually large ankylosaur from central Asia.
Yet another titanosaur from South America.
A primitive bonehead from Asia.
A tiny ceratopsian of Cretaceous North America.
This "hooked claw" was a distant sauropod ancestor.
One of the most common of the duck-billed dinosaurs.
Was this early dinosaur a theropod or a prosauropod?
The official state dinosaur of New Jersey.
A typical sauropod of the late Jurassic period.
This dinosaur was named after a horse-headed Mongolian god.
The oldest stegosaur yet discovered in North America.
This "different-toothed" dinosaur was a dentist's nightmare.
Named after the Chinese professor He Xin-Lu.
This "horse dragon" was recently discovered in Utah.
This herbivore had a very flat (and very thick) skull.
This early ceratopsian is known from two skulls.
Named after the heavily armored soldiers of classical Greece.
A titanosaur from northern China.
Yet another contender for the biggest dinosaur that ever lived.
Might it be an unusually large specimen of Shantungosaurus?
Could this have been the ancestor of all the stegosaurs?
Its name is Aztec for "ancient duck."
The best-attested ankylosaur ever discovered in Europe.
Named after the famous biologist Thomas Henry Huxley.
One of the first creatures ever to be called a "dinosaur."
We know a lot about this duck-billed dinosaur's family life.
This titanosaur's eggs were a foot in diameter.
It was once classified as a species of Iguanodon.
The official state dinosaur of Missouri.
This man-sized herbivore liked to eat and run.
Its name means "cowardly lizard."
A brand-new ornithopod from North America.
The second dinosaur in history ever to receive a name.
This buck-toothed dinosaur was the Cretaceous equivalent of a beaver.
One of the first sauropods ever to walk the earth.
Otherwise known as the Indian Statistical Institute Lizard.
Named after the Indian paleontologist Sohan Lal Jain.
The earliest titanosaur in the fossil record.
A poorly known hadrosaur from central Asia.
This ornithopod may have had an omnivorous diet.
Its name is Zuni for "grinding mouth."
A close relative of Yunnanosaurus.
This Asian dinosaur was one of the first hadrosaurs.
A strange, short-tailed African sauropod.
The earliest Chasmosaurus ancestor yet identified.
This Diplodocus relative had a characteristic grin.
This duck-billed dinosaur was discovered in Kazakhstan.
A smaller, African cousin of Stegosaurus.
Named after the three-headed dog of Greek myth.
Did this ceratopsian like to go swimming?
Guess what country this ornithopod was discovered in?
This ceratopsian had a bizarre, downward-folding frill.
One of the few sauropods to be discovered in modern-day India.
A famous, but poorly understood, hadrosaur.
Yet another ornithopod that was once lumped in with Iguanodon.
Why did this ornithopod dinosaur have feathers?
This hadrosaur was discovered in the far east of Russia.
This herbivore had a hatchet-shaped crest on its noggin.
This early sauropod was discovered in India.
This herbivore's teeth were half a foot long.
This dubious ornithopod was named by Othniel C. Marsh.
This sauropod was discovered in Madagascar.
This duck-billed dinosaur had an enormous nose.
The only dinosaur ever to be named after a little girl.
This prosauropod was recently discovered in Argentina.
One of the most primitive of all ceratopsians.
One of the earliest of all the ornithischian dinosaurs.
Named after the popular dinosaur writer Don Lessem.
One of the earliest European stegosaurs.
A newly discovered prosauropod from South America.
A tiny ceratopsian of early Cretaceous Asia.
One of the smallest ankylosaurs in the fossil record.
This sauropod was once classified as a species of Rebbachisaurus.
The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in Alabama.
This stegosaur was once classified as a species of Lexovisaurus.
This sauropod was discovered in modern-day Portugal.
A familiar sight at Chinese natural history museums.
This ornithopod bore an uncanny resemblance to a giant sloth.
This sauropod was once classified as a species of Brachiosaurus.
This dinosaur was once thought to be a mammal-like reptile.
Otherwise known as the Big Enigmatic Lizard.
The largest lambeosaurine hadrosaur yet identified.
This ceratopsian had an unusually big beak.
This dwarf titanosaur was probably confined to a small island.
This "good mother lizard" stayed close to her young.
The first titanosaur to be found with its skull intact.
The longest-necked dinosaur that ever lived.
A strangely toothed relative of Heterodontosaurus.
Named after the famous fossil hunter Gideon Mantell.
This Iguanodon refugee may or may not deserve its own genus.
This small, lithe, bipedal plant-eater roamed the plains of South Africa.
One of the biggest titanosaurs ever found in Brazil.
This frilled dinosaur was closely related to Centrosaurus.
Probably the largest prosauropod that ever lived.
This titanosaur was ancestral to Futalognkosaurus.
Probably the smallest ceratopsian that ever lived.
The current record-holder for longest dinosaur name.
An early (and very dumb) ankylosaur from Australia .
Named after the half-man, half-bull of Greek myth.
This stegosaur had an unusually long neck.
One of the few dinosaurs ever to be discovered in Austria.
This ceratopsian had a heart-shaped frill.
The first dinosaur ever to be discovered in modern-day Tibet.
Might this have been a species of Centrosaurus?
A primitive ceratopsian of the late Cretaceous period.
This "mouse lizard" lived in Triassic South America.
The most complete dinosaur fossil ever found in Australia.
This ankylosaur was named after the Mygatt-Moore quarry in Colorado.
This "tiny lizard" was named by Othniel C. Marsh.
An iguanodontid ornithopod of early Cretaceous Asia.
This dinosaur has horns like a modern steer.
This "nebula lizard" was recently discovered in China.
A rare therizinosaur from inner Mongolia.
This titanosaur has been reconstructed from a single, incomplete skull.
Was this titanosaur really a species of Saltasaurus?
This African sauropod had a huge number of teeth.
This hadrosaur was discovered on the island of Sakhalin.
This armored dinosaur has been reconstructed from a single skull.
One of the first armored dinosaurs ever discovered in North America.
The first therizonosaur to be found outside Asia.
A rare South American ornithopod.
A very close relative of Triceratops.
One of the most complete dinosaur fossils ever found in Russia.
One of the most common Chinese sauropods.
Its name is Blackfoot for "large stone."
A clumsily named titanosaur of the late Cretaceous period.
This "bird face" was actually a genus of titanosaur.
This tiny herbivore was on Troodon's dinner menu.
One of the few dinosaurs to be discovered in Holland.
The only ornithopod known to have lived in burrows.
A small, fast herbivore of the late Jurassic.
Named after the famous paleontologist Othniel C. Marsh.
Scientists can't decide if this herbivore had a sail or a hump.
This dwarf titanosaur was announced to the world in 2013.
This plant-eater gave new meaning to the word "blockhead."
This "thick-nosed lizard" roamed the North American forests.
This "ancient skink" was actually an armored dinosaur.
A contender for the official Texas state dinosaur.
This titanosaur was named after an energy company.
A squat, stocky nodosaur of the late Cretaceous.
Its name is Greek for "eats everything."
No, this dinosaur didn't wear you-know-whats.
This huge titanosaur was discovered recently in Egypt.
This stegosaur was discovered over 150 years ago.
The western European equivalent of Tsintaosaurus.
Probably the loudest dinosaur that ever roamed the earth.
It was once classified as a species of Thescelosaurus.
This "Patagonian lizard" hailed from South America.
This ancient nodosaur was discovered in Texas.
This dinosaur was covered with porcupine-like bristles.
This "monstrous Hoplite" was recently discovered in Utah.
This "monstrous lizard" was the first sauropod ever to be discovered.
This "five-horned" herbivore really had only three.
This titanosaur was discovered in modern-day Thailand.
Did this ankylosaur roam central Asia in herds?
One of the earliest known ornithischian dinosaurs.
A medium-sized iguanodont of early Cretaceous North America.
This herd dinosaur blackened the plains of the late Triassic.
The official state dinosaur of Texas.
An extremely spiky ankylosaur of the middle Cretaceous.
This "bonehead" had a round, thick skull.
A close relative of Leptoceratops.
This ornithopod was named after its prow-shaped jaw.
An early stage in hadrosaur evolution.
This baby ankylosaur was recently discovered in Maryland.
The likely ancestor of both Saurolophus and Parasaurolophus.
A famous plant-eater with a very funky frill.
Despite its name, it wasn't really the "first hadrosaur."
This low-slung dinosaur's noggin wouldn't have looked out of place on a parrot.
This titanosaur rivaled Argentinosaurus in size.
Named after the national airline of Australia.
An Asian relative of Brachiosaurus.
This titanosaur may have had unusually sharp hearing.
The only sauropod ever to be discovered on modern-day Madagascar.
A poorly understood sauropod from northern Africa.
This stegosaur lived in what is now modern-day England.
A possible "missing link" between Iguanodon and Hypsilophodon.
A medium-sized sauropod from Down Under.
A modestly sized titanosaur of South America.
One of the few prosauropods known to have lived in South America.
A ceratopsian dinosaur from the Two Medicine Formation.
This hadrosaur's name is Manchurian for "black."
This ankylosaur's name is Chinese for "beautiful."
The first armored sauropod ever to be discovered.
This prosauropod had unusually strong hands.
The most likely ancestor of the ankylosaurs.
The earliest dinosaur known to have had a herbivorous diet.
One of the few hadrosaurs known to have lived on two continents.
This ankylosaur's armor helped keep raptors at bay.
One of the tallest dinosaurs ever to walk the earth.
Among the earliest of all the armored dinosaurs.
It was once classified as a species of Euoplocephalus.
Probably the smallest of all the armored dinosaurs.
The first hadrosaur to be discovered in South America.
It was huge, to be sure--but might it have been a species of Diplodocus?
This small dinosaur may have been buried in an avalanche.
Another early prosauropod of the Triassic period.
Was this really an Australian ceratopsian?
This Mongolian ankylosaur was a close relative of Gobisaurus.
The biggest of all the duck-billed dinosaurs.
Anatomically speaking, the best known of all the sauropods.
This ornithopod was recently discovered in Thailand.
This primitive nodosaur was discovered in Kansas.
A rare ceratopsian from late Cretaceous China.
The remains of this sauropod were found in Arizona.
Yet another dome-headed dino of North America.
This early sauropod had a "thagomizer" on its tail.
This ceratopsian was named 100 years after its bones were found.
This small herbivore was built for high-speed head-butting.
Everything you need to know about this small-brained, spike-tailed dinosaur.
Experts aren't sure how to classify this dinosaur.
The smallest nodosaur yet discovered.
Its name means "demon from the river of death." Got your attention yet?
Winner of the "most elaborate head display" competition.
One of the few dinosaurs ever to be discovered in Pakistan.
No, it didn't wear a cape--but this giant dino was still impressive.
Its name is Native American for "ancient thunder."
This ankylosaur was discovered in the Gobi Desert.
A rare ornithopod from South America.
This Laotian titanosaur was closely related to Phuwiangosaurus.
Not much is known about this Chinese hadrosaur.
The first "polacanthine" ankylosaur ever to be discovered in Asia.
A recently discovered titanosaur from South America.
Its name means "brainy," but that may be an exaggeration.
This titanosaur was discovered in Spain.
A brand-new ankylosaur from North America.
Was this really a juvenile specimen of Triceratops?
No, this dinosaur wasn't named after Tatooine from Star Wars.
This Vulcanodon relative was one of the earliest sauropods.
This early herbivore was named after Texas Tech University.
This sauropod was named after an indigenous South American people.
This duck-billed dinosaur was discovered in Transylvania.
This Tanzanian sauropod has proven difficult to classify.
This long-tailed herbivore was hunted by Deinonychus.
One of the few dinosaurs to be found in modern-day Italy.
This Texan pachycephalosaur was discovered in 2010.
The first prosauropod ever to be discovered.
Its name means "garden of the gods."
What did Little Orphan Annie say when she saw this dinosaur? "Reaping lizards!"
Did paleontologists find this dinosaur's mummified heart?
This dinosaur's species name honors Jurassic Park.
Why did this ornithopod have feathers?
This ankylosaur's skull has been spectacularly preserved.
The biggest of all the horned, frilled dinosaurs.
This titanic herbivore may--or may not--have been a unique member of its genus.
This sauropod has a complicated taxonomic history.
This horned, frilled herbivore was a close cousin of Triceratops.
The famous three-horned plant-eater.
The first ornithopod ever to be discovered in Antarctica.
Also known as the "Unicorn Dinosaur."
One of the most well-known Chinese stegosaurs.
What was this ceratopsian doing in late Cretaceous Asia?
The largest dinosaur ever to be discovered in Europe.
The tallest-domed of all the pachycephalosaurs.
Discovered in the Uberaba region of Brazil.
The largest ceratopsian to run on two legs.
One of the oldest prosauropods yet discovered.
Named after the United Nation's UNESCO.
Guess what state this dinosaur was discovered in?
It was once classified as a species of Camptosaurus.
This big-frilled dinosaur was closely related to Kosmoceratops.
Its name is Malagasy for "traveler."
This ornithopod was discovered on the Isle of Wight.
A new addition to the duck-billed dinosaur family.
This "poison lizard" was really a gentle plant-eater.
An early sauropod of the Jurassic period.
Probably the smallest of all the bone-headed dinosaurs.
A rare duck-billed dinosaur from South America.
Another new titanosaur from Australia.
Could this have been the last of the stegosaurs?
The earliest saurolophine hadrosaur in the fossil record.
This "alien horned face" was announced in 2012.
Experts aren't sure how to classify this sauropod.
A small ornithopod from late Jurassic Asia.
This huge sauropod was a close relative of Mamenchisaurus.
An early ceratopsian of the late Jurassic.
This iguanodontid ornithopod was recently discovered in China.
No, it didn't have a sweet potato for a head.
A small ornithopod of middle Jurassic China.
One of the better-known Chinese prosauropods.
This "hidden dragon" was an early ceratopsian.
The earliest intact sauropod yet discovered.
This titanosaur was recently discovered in Asia.
This basal ornithopod was was discovered by construction workers.
One of the last prosauropods to walk the earth.
A strange-looking ornithopod from Romania.
This "diplodocoid" sauropod lived in early Cretaceous South America.
This dinosaur's name was inversely proportional to its size.
Otherwise known as the Western Wind Lizard.
A transitional hadrosaur of late Cretaceous Asia.
The first identified nodosaur from Asia.
The only known ankylosaur to lack a tail club.
It probably figured on the lunch menu of Zhuchengtyrannus.
This hadrosaur was even bigger than Shantungosaurus.
This horned dinosaur was discovered by an eight-year-old boy.