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NHMU's Top Dinosaurs

Top Theropod Dinosaurs

 

(Pronunciation: AL-oh-SORE-us fraj-ILL-iss)

Age: Late Jurassic (~150 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Many localities throughout the Colorado Plateau region of central, eastern, and southern Utah, including Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, Emery County, and Dinosaur National Monument, Uintah County.

Image: © 2009 Mark Hallett, Mark Hallett Paleoart
 


Ceratosaurus nasicornis
(Pronunciation: sir-AT-toe-SORE-us nay-si-CORN-iss)

Age: Late Jurassic (~150 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, Emery County, and Dinosaur National Monument, Uintah County.

Image: © Victor Leshyk
 


Falcarius utahensis
(Pronunciation: fal-CARE-ee-us YOU-tah-EN-siss)

Age: Early Cretaceous (~125 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: southeast of Green River in Grand County, Utah.

Image: © Victor Leshyk
 



Utahraptor ostrommaysorum
(Pronunciation: YOU-tah-WRAP-tore ah-STROM-ay-SORE-um)

Age: Early Cretaceous (~125 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Dalton Wells Quarry and Gaston Quarry, near Moab, Grand County, Utah.

Image: © Victor Leshyk

 

Top Ornithischian Dinosaurs

 

Diabloceratops eatoni
(Pronunciation: dee-OB-low-sarah-tops ee-TON-eye)

Age: Late Cretaceous (~79.5 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Kane and Garfield counties, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.

Image: © 2009 Mark Hallett, Mark Hallett Paleoart


 


Gryposaurus monumentensis
(Pronunciation: GRIP-oh-SORE-us MAHN-you-men-TEN-siss)

Age: Late Cretaceous (~76 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Kane and Garfield counties, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah.

Image: © Victor Leshyk


Kosmoceratops richardsoni
(Pronunciation: CAHZ-moe-sarah-tops RICH-ard-SOHN-eye)

Age: Late Cretaceous (~76 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Kane and Garfield counties, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah.

Image: © 2009 Mark Hallett, Mark Hallett Paleoart

 


Utahceratops gettyi
(Pronunciation: YOU-tah-sarah-tops GET-ee-eye)

Age: Late Cretaceous (~76 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Kane and Garfield counties, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, southern Utah.

Image: © Victor Leshyk

 

Top Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs

 

 

Abydosaurus mcintoshi
(Pronunciation: uh-BUY-dough-SORE-us MAC-in-TOSH-eye)

Age: Early Cretaceous (~105 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Dinosaur National Monument, Uintah County.

Image: © Victor Leshyk

 


Camarasaurus
(Pronunciation: cam-AIR-uh-SORE-us)

Age: Late Jurassic (~150 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Many localities throughout the Colorado Plateau region of central, eastern, and southern Utah, including Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, Emery County, and Dinosaur National Monument, Uintah County.

Image: © Victor Leshyk
 


Seitaad ruessi
(Pronunciation: SAY-todd ROO-ess-EYE)

Age: Early Jurassic (~185 million years ago)

Where It's Found in Utah: Comb Ridge, San Juan County.

Image: © Victor Leshyk