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Questions and Answers

Welcome to Dinochecker's official faq-come-glossary. Here we will attempt to shed some light on those niggling questions relating to creatures of prehistory, including (but not limited to) classifications, timezones, location, and all of those words that are as hard to say as they are to understand.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the heaviest dinosaur?
What is the lightest dinosaur?
What is the longest dinosaur?
What is the oldest known dinosaur?
What is the shortest dinosaur?
What is the smallest dinosaur?
What is the tallest dinosaur?

Other Questions and Glossary

Despite beginning with what, why or when, all questions are listed alphabetically based on the main searchword(s). For example; “What is Theropoda?” is listed under “T”.

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Questions beginning with the letter 'A'

What is Abelisauridae?
What is Abelisauroidea?
What is Aeolosauridae?
What is Afrovenatorinae?
What is Albertosaurinae?
What is Alioramini?
What is Allosauria?
What is Allosauridae?
What is Allosauroidea?
What is Alvarezsauridae?
What is Alvarezsauroidea?
What is Anchisauria?
What is Anchisauridae?
What is Andesauridae
What is Ankylopollexia?
What is Ankylosauria?
What is Ankylosauridae?
What is Ankylosaurinae?
What is Antarctosauridae?
What is Apatosaurinae?
What is Aralosaurini?
What is Archaeopterygidae?
What is Archosauria?
What is Arctometatarsus?
What is Argyrosauridae?
What is the Atlas?
What is Averostra?
What is Avetheropoda?
What is Avialae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'B'

What is Bagaceratopsidae?
What is Baryonychinae?
What is Basal?
What is Bipedal?
What is Blikanasauridae?
What is Brachiosauridae?
What is Brachylophosaurini?
What is Brachyrostra?

Questions beginning with the letter 'C'

What is Caenagnathidae?
What is Caenagnathoidea?
What is Camarasauridae?
What is Camarasauromorpha?
What is Camptosauridae?
What is Carcharodontosauria?
What is Carcharodontosauridae?
What is Carnosauria?
What is Carnotaurinae?
What is Carnotaurini?
What is Caudipteridae?
What is Centrosaurinae?
What is Cerapoda?
What is Ceratopsia?
What is Ceratopsidae?
What is Ceratopsinae?
What is Ceratopsoidea?
What is Ceratosauria?
What is Ceratosauridae?
What is Cetiosauridae?
What is Chaoyangsauridae?
What is Chasmosaurinae?
What is a Chevron?
What is a clade?
What is Coelophysidae?
What is Coelophysoidea?
What is Coeluridae?
What is Coelurosauria?
What color were Dinosaurs?
What is Compsognathidae?
What is Convergent Evolution?
What is Coprolite?
What is Coronosauria?
What is Corythosaurini?

Questions beginning with the letter 'D'

What is Dacentrurinae?
What is Deinonychosauria?
What is Dicraeosauridae?
What is Dilophosauridae?
What is a Dinosaur?
What is Dinosauria?
What is Dinosauriformes?
What is Dinosauromorpha?
What is Diplodocidae?
What is Diplodocinae?
What is Diplodocoidea?
What is Dromaeosauridae?
What is Dromaeosaurinae?
What is Dryomorpha?
What is Dryosauridae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'E'

What is Early Cretaceous?
What is Early Jurassic?
Did dinosaurs have ears?
What is Elasmaria?
What is Elmisaurinae?
What is Eubrontes?
What is Eudromaeosauria?
What is Euhelopodidae?
What is Euornithopoda?
What is Eurypoda?
What is Eusauropoda?
What is Eustreptospondylinae?
What is Eutitanosauria?
What is Extant?
Why did dinosaurs become extinct?

Questions beginning with the letter 'F'

What is Flagellicaudata?
What is a Formation?
What is a Fossa?
What is Furcula?
What is Furileusauria?

Questions beginning with the letter 'G'

What are Gastroliths?
What is Genasauria?
What is a Genus?
What is Gondwana?
What is Gravisauria?
What does Gregarious mean?
What is Guaibasauridae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'H'

What is Hadrosauridae?
What is Hadrosauriformes?
What is Hadrosaurinae?
What is Hadrosauroidea?
What is Herbivorous?
What is Herrerasauridae?
What is Heterodontosauridae?
What is a Holotype?
What is Huayangosauridae?
What is Hypsilophodontidae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'I'

What is Iguanodontia?
What is Iguanodontidae?
What is Iguanodontoidea?
What is Incertae sedis?
What is Ingeniinae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'J'

What is Jeholosauridae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'K'

What is Keratin?

Questions beginning with the letter 'L'

What is Lagerst├Ątte?
What is Lambeosaurinae?
What is Lambeosaurini?
What is Lapsus Calami?
What is Late Cretaceous?
What is Late Jurassic?
What is a Lectotype?
What is Leptoceratopsidae?
What is Lesothosauridae?
What is Lithostrotia?
What is Lognkosauria?
What is a Lumper?

Questions beginning with the letter 'M'

What is Macronaria?
What is Majungasaurinae?
What is Mamenchisauridae?
What is Mamenchisaurinae?
What is Maniraptora?
What is Maniraptoriformes?
What is Marginocephalia?
What is Massopoda?
What is Massospondylidae?
What is Megalosauria?
What is Megalosauridae?
What is Megalosaurinae?
What is Megalosauroidea?
What is Megaraptora?
What is Megaraptoridae?
What is Melanorosauridae?
What is Mesozoic?
What is Metriacanthosauridae?
What is Metriacanthosaurinae?
What is Microraptoria?
What is Microraptorinae?
What is Middle Jurassic?

Questions beginning with the letter 'N'

What is Nemegtosauridae?
What is Neoceratopsia?
What is Neornithischia?
What is Neosauropoda?
What is Neotheropoda?
What is a neotype?
What is Neovenatoridae?
What is Noasauridae?
What is Nodosauridae?
What is Nodosaurinae?
What is nomen dubium?
What is nomen nudum?

Questions beginning with the letter 'O'

What is Opisthocoelicaudiinae?
What is Orionides?
What is Ornithischia?
What is Ornithomimidae?
What is Ornithomimosauria?
What is Ornithopoda?
What is Orodrominae?
What is Oviraptoridae?
What is Oviraptorinae?
What is Oviraptorosauria?

Questions beginning with the letter 'P'

What is Pachycephalosauria?
What is Pachycephalosauridae?
What is Paleontology?
What is Parasaurolophini?
What is Paraves?
What is Parvicursorinae?
What is Pennoraptora?
What is Piatnitzkysauridae?
What is Plateosauria?
What is Plateosauridae?
What is Plesiosauria?
What is Pneumaticity?
What is Polacanthidae?
What is Polacanthinae?
What is Postcrania?
What is Proceratosauridae?
What is Prosauropoda?
What is Protoceratopsidae?
What is Psittacosauridae?
What is Pterosauria?
What is Pygostyle?

Questions beginning with the letter 'Q'

What is Quadrupedal?

Questions beginning with the letter 'R'

What is Rebbachisauridae?
What is Rhabdodontidae?
What is Riojasauridae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'S'

What is a Sacrum?
What is Saltasauridae?
What is Saltasaurinae?
What is Saturnaliinae?
What is Saurischia?
What is Saurolophinae?
What is Saurolophini?
What is Sauropoda?
What is Sauropodomorpha?
What is Saurornitholestinae?
What is Scansoriopterygidae?
What is the Scapula?
What is Silesauridae?
What is Sinraptoridae?
What is Somphospondyli?
What is a Species?
What is a species epithet?
What is Spinosauridae?
What is Spinosaurinae?
What is Stegosauria?
What is Stegosauridae?
What is Stegosaurinae?
What is Struthiosaurinae?
What is Styracosterna?
What is Synamorphy?

Questions beginning with the letter 'T'

What is Tetanurae?
What is a Thagomizer?
What is Thecodontosauridae?
What is Therizinosauria?
What is Therizinosauridae?
What is Therizinosauroidea?
Theropod anatomy? I don't get it!
What is Theropoda?
What is Thescelosauridae?
What is Thyreophora?
What is Titanosauria?
What is Titanosauridae?
What is Titanosauriformes?
What is Triassic?
What is Troodontidae?
What is Tsintaosaurini?
What is Turiasauria?
What is Tyrannoraptora?
What is Tyrannosauridae?
What is Tyrannosaurinae?
What is Tyrannosauroidea?

Questions beginning with the letter 'U'

What is Unenlagiinae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'V'

What is Velociraptorinae?
What is Vulcanodontidae?

Questions beginning with the letter 'W'

Were dinosaurs warm or cold blooded?

Questions beginning with the letter 'Z'

What is Zephyrosauridae?


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