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Sinornithoides, meaning "Chinese bird form," is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Barremian stage of the Early Cretaceous Period (130 to 125 million years ago). The type species, S. youngi, was described in 1993 by Dale Russell and Dong Zhiming bas...

Protarchaeopteryx, meaning "before Archaeopteryx," is a genus of feathered theropod dinosaur from the Aptian age of the Early Cretaceous Period (124 million years ago). It was found in the Jianshangou bed of the Yixian Formation in what is now China. I...

Tuojiangosaurus, meaning "Tuo River lizard," is a genus of stegosaurid dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period. It was found in the Upper Shaximiao Formation of what is now Sichuan Province, China. The type species, T. multispinus (which is also the onl...

Sonorasaurus, meaning "Sonora lizard," is a genus of brachiosaurid dinosaur from the Albian to Cenomanian stages of the Mid Cretaceous Period (112 to 93 million years ago). Its name was derived from the Sonoran Desert in Arizona where its fossils were ...

Skorpiovenator is a genus of abelisaurid theropod dinosaur from the Cenomanian Stage of the Late Cretaceous Period of Argentina (about 93 million years ago). It was discovered in the lower part of the Huincul Formation in Patagonia. The type specimen, ...

Tethyshadros, meaning "Tethys ocean thick lizard," is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Campanian-Maastrichtian ages of the Late Cretaceous Period (71 - 70 million years ago) from Italy. It was named and described by Italian paleontologist Fabio...

Telmatosaurus, meaning "marsh lizard," is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period found in what is now Romania. The type species, T. transylvanicus, was described in 1899 by Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás. He initially d...

Theiophytalia, meaning "divine garden of the gods," is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period and lived in what is now Colorado. "˜Garden of the Gods' is a park near Colorado Springs, Colorado, where a partial skull was found in 1878. It...

Thecodontosaurus, meaning "socket-tooth lizard," is a genus of sauropodomorph dinosaur from the Norian or Rhaetian age of the Late Triassic Period. Known mainly from "fissure fillings" found in South England and Wales, the original remains were destroy...

Tsintaosaurus, meaning "Qingdao lizard," is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (83 to 71 million years ago). It lived in Southeast Asia, in what today is Shanong, located in southern China. The type species, T. spinorhinus,...

Tsaagan, meaning "white," is a genus of dromaeosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period and lived in what is now Mongolia. It was discovered in the Djadokhta Formation. Tsaagan is known from a well-preserved skull and several neck vertebrae. It ...

Rubeosaurus is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Two Medicine Formation of the Upper Cretaceous Period (75 to 74 million years ago). It lived in what is now North American and its fossils were discovered in Montana. The type species is R. ovatus...

Shantungosaurus, meaning "Shandong lizard," is a genus of flat-headed hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Wangshi Formation of the Late Cretaceous Period. It was discovered in 1964 in Shandong Peninsula, China. Based on material collected to date, it is very...

Seitaad, derived from a Navajo legend of a san monster with the same name -- "Seit'aad," is a genus of prosauropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period. The type species, S. ruessi, was described in 2010 based on fossils recovered from the Navajo Sa...

Torvosaurus, meaning "savage lizard," is a genus of large theropod dinosaur from the late Kimmeridgian to early Tithonian stage of the Late Jurassic Period. Fossils of Torvosaurus have been found in North America and Portugal. It was first discovered b...

Tianzhenosaurus, meaning "Tianzhen lizard," is a genus of ankylosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period. It was discovered in Tianzhen County, near Zhaojiagou Village, in Shanxi Province, China, in the Huiquanpu Formation. It is known from a ne...

Santanaraptor, meaning "Santana Formation thief", is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Albian or Aptian stage of the Early Cretaceous Period (108 million years ago). It lived in what is now South America. When first discovered, Santanaraptor was th...

Saichania, meaning "beautiful one", is a genus of ankylosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period. It was discovered in the Barun Goyot Formation in the Nemegt Basin, southern Mongolia. The type species is S. chulsanensis. Saichania was descr...

Tawa, named after the Hopi word for the Puebloan sun god, is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Triassic Period (215-213 million years ago). A partial skeleton was discovered in 2004 and two nearly complete skeletons were excavated in 2006 from...

Tastavinsaurus, meaning "Tastavins River lizard," is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now Spain. It belongs to the family Titanosauriformes, which is one of the largest sauropod groups, and also contains most of ...