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Nemegtomaia, meaning "Nemegt mother", is a genus of oviraptoran dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of what is now Mongolia. The type species, N. barsboldi, was described by a team of scientists in 2004. It was originally named Nemegtia, which was...

Nedoceratops, meaning "insufficient horned face", is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of North America. It is known from a single skull that has been poorly preserved. It was discovered in Wyoming and described in 1905 as...

Indosuchus is a genus of abelisaurid dinosaur from the Maastrichtian era of the Late Cretaceous Period (70 to 65 million years ago). It was described in 1933 from remains found in India. Its name is derived from the Ancient Greek word for India: Indos,...

Hypsilophodon, meaning "high-crested tooth", is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now Europe. It was discovered in 1849. It was first described as an Iguanodon and not until 1870, when T.H. Huxley studied it, wa...

Nanshiungosaurus is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period that lived in what is now China. There are two known species: N. brevispinus was discovered in the Yuanpu Formation and N. bohlini was discovered from the Xinminbao Group. Only par...

Hypselosaurus, meaning "highest lizard", is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (Maastrichtian stage) of around 70 to 65 million years ago. It was described in 1869 by geologist Philippe Matherton. It lived in what is now Europe (mostly...

Mymoorapelta, meaning "Shield of Mygatt-Moore", is a genus of ankylosaur dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period (Kimmeridgian/Tithonian stages). It was found in the Morrison Formation of western Colorado. Partial remains of three separate skeletons hav...

Muttaburrasaurus is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period (100 to 98 million years ago). It lived in what is now northeastern Australia. Besides the Minmi, it is Australia's most completely known dinosaur from fossilized remai...

Allosaurus, meaning "different lizard", is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Kimmeridgian/Tithonian age of the Late Jurassic Period (155 to 145 million years ago). It was first described in 1877 by Othniel Charles Marsh. The first recovered specime...

Styracosaurus, meaning "spiked lizard", is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Campanian age of the Late Cretaceous Period (76.5 to 75 million years ago). It was first discovered and collected in Alberta, Canada by C.M. Sternberg and was named by ...

Hongshanosaurus, meaning "Red Hill lizard", is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period. It lived in what is now eastern Asia. The only species known is H. houi. The species name honors Hou Lianhai, a professor at the Institute...

Homalocephale, meaning "even head", is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period. It lived in what is now Mongolia, more than 80 million years ago. It was described in 1974 and consists of a single species. The type species is H. calathocerco...

Heterodontosaurus, meaning "different toothed lizard", is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period of what is now South Africa. The type species, H. tucki, was found in the Upper Elliot Formation of the Hettangian age (199 to 196 million year...

Harpymimus, meaning "Harpies mimic", is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now Mongolia. Only one species is known: H. oklandnikovi. It was found in the Shinekhudug Formation at Dundgov, Mongolia. Harpymimus possibly migrat...

Haplocanthosaurus, meaning "simple sniped lizard", is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Late Jurassic Period (156 to 144 million years ago). It was found in the Kimmeridgian/Tithonian stages. The type species, H. priscus, was discovered by a young ...

Hadrosaurus, meaning "sturdy lizard", is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Era that lived in what is now North America. Only one species is known: H. foulkii. It was discovered by John Estaugh Hopkins in 1838 while digging in a m...

Leaellynasaura is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period. It was discovered in Dinosaur Cove, Australia. It was considered an Australian polar dinosaur as Australia was well within the Antarctic Circle during this time period. ...

Lanzhousaurus is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period. It was discovered in the Gansu region of China in 2005. The type species, L. magnidens, was described based on partial skeletal remains. Lanzhousaurus had very huge teeth, and p...

Lamplughsaura is a genus of saurischian dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period (Sinemurian age) of 196 to 190 million years ago. The type species is L. dharmaramensis. Several partial skeletons have been discovered. It was named after Pamela Lamplugh,...

Gojirasaurus is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Triassic Period (220 to 209 million years ago) during the Norian age. It was discovered in Revuelto Creek, Quay County, New Mexico. It is named after Gojira (the Japanese name for Godzilla). The specime...