Dinosaurs Q-U

Qantasssaurus
Qantasssaurus

Quantassaurus lived during the early Cretaceous period. Its name means “Quantas lizard.” It was an herbivore from Australia and named after the airline Qantas.

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Quaesitosaurus
Quaesitosaurus

Quaesitosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “abnormal or extraordinary lizard.” It was a herbivore and it was 75 feet long!

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Quetzalcoatlus
Quetzalcoatlus

Quetzalcoatlus lived during the late Cretaceous period. It was named after the serpent god Quetzalcoatl. It was a piscivore and the largest flying creature ever found!

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Rajasaurus
Rajasaurus

Rajasaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “prince lizard.” It was a two-legged theropod that ate meat.

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Riojasaurus
Riojasaurus

Riojasaurus lived during the late Triassic period. Its name means “reptile from La Rioja.” It wasn’t a suropod, it was a prosauoropod. And it was a herbivore.

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Rugops
Rugops

Rugops lived during the middle Cretaceous period. Its name means “first wrinkled face.” It was a 30 foot long carnivore.

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Spinosaurus
Spinosaurus

Spinosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “spiny lizard.” It was the largest carnivorous dinosaur ever found - even bigger than a T-Rex!

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Stegosaurus
Stegosaurus

Stegosaurus lived during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “roof lizard.” It was a herbivore and it was the size of a bus!

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Stygimoloch
Stygimoloch

Stygimoloch lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “demon from the River Styx.” It was a herbivore and it had a thick dome skull.

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Styracosaurus
Styracosaurus

Styracosaurus means "Spike lizard". It was a late cretaceous dinosaur. It was a herbivore found in North America.

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Suchomimus
Suchomimus

Suchomimus means: “Crocodile Mimic.” it lived during the Early Cretaceous period. It was a piscivore that had long teeth.

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Therizinosaurus
Therizinosaurus

Therizinosaurus lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “cut off reptile.” It was a herbivore that had long claws.

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Torosaurus
Torosaurus

Torosaurus means “Pierced Lizard.” It lived during the Late Cretaceous period. It was a herbivore. It used its three horns to fight other dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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Torvosaurus
Torvosaurus

Torvosaurus means “Savage Lizard.” It lived during the Late Jurassic period. It was a carnivore that could roar louder than Spinosaurus.

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Triceratops
Triceratops

Triceratops lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “three-horned face.” It was a herbivore that was found in North America.

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Troodon
Troodon

Troodon means “Wound Tooth.” It lived during the Late Cretaceous period. It was an omnivore. Scientists think it was the smartest dinosaur because it had a large brain.

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Tylosaurus
Tylosaurus

Tylosaurus means “Knob lizard.” It was a Late Cretaceous creature. It was a carnivore that had flippers.

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Tyrannosaurus Rex
Tyrannosaurus Rex

Tyrannosaurus Rex lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “tyrant lizard king.” It was the most famous carnivore of all the dinosaurs. It had teeth the size of bananas!

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Ultrasaurus
Ultrasaurus

Ultrasaurus lived during the late Jurassic period. Its name means “ultra lizard.” It was a really long dinosaur that ate plants. So it was a herbivore.

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Unenlagia
Unenlagia

Unenlagia lived during the late Cretaceous period. Its name means “almost bird.” It was a carnivore that looked like a bird.

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Utahraptor
Utahraptor

Utahraptor lived during the early Cretaceous period. Its name means “Utah thief” because it was found in Utah. It was a fast theropod and it ate meat.

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