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What are Taxonomy and Cladistics How Are Dinosaurs Classified? Dinosaur Genera Not Dinosaurs, but Old and Interesting
Major Dinosaur Families Saurischian Dinosaurs
"Lizard-Hipped"
Ornithischian Dinosaurs
"Bird-Hipped"
Dinosaur Cladogram

Dinosaur Genera: R


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This is a list of known dinosaur genera (the plural of genus). Click on a dinosaur's name to go to information about it. After each genus name (in italics), the namer(s) of the dinosaur is listed, along with the year it was named. The bold-faced dinosaurs are scientifically valid; the others are either dubious or not yet formally described. Dinosaurs whose authors are listed in red were carnivores (meat-eaters); dinosaurs listed in green were herbivores (plant-eaters)

Terms used in the dinosaur genera list:

nomen dubium - A genus name is described as a nomen dubiumif its classification is not certain. Usually this is because there is insufficient fossil material available.
nomen nudum - A genus name is described as a nomen nudumif it has been insufficiently described or lacks a type species.
Ichnogenus - An ichnogenus is a genus known only from fossilized footprints (or other trace fossils). These may belong to a dinosaur also known from fossilized bones, but it is virtually impossible to determine this.
vide - A genus that was named by the second listed author, but is attributed to the first author(s) by the second.
/ (slash) - A name preoccupied (already in use) by the second indicated author(s). The first authors were unaware of this when they named the dinosaur.

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Rahona Forster, Sampson, Chiappe, and Krause, 1998/Griveaud, 1975
Rahonavis Forster, Sampson, Chiappe, and Krause, 1998
Rajasaurus narmadensis Wilson, Sereno, Srivastava, Bhatt, Khosla & Sahni, 2003
Rapator von Huene, 1932
Rapetosaurus Rogers and Forster, 2001
Raptorex Sereno, 2009
Rayososaurus Bonaparte, 1996
Rebbachisaurus Lavocat, 1954
Regnosaurus Mantell, 1848
Revueltosaurus Hunt, 1989
Rhabdodon Matheron, 1869
Rhadinosaurus Seeley, 1881
Rhodanosaurus Nopcsa, 1929
Rhoetosaurus Longman, 1925
Ricardoestesia Currie, Rigby, and Sloan, 1990
Rileya von Huene, 1902/Howard, 1888
Rileyasuchus Kuhn, 1961
Rinchenia Barsbold, 1997 [nomen nudum]
Rioarribasaurus Hunt and Lucas, 1991
Riojasaurus Bonaparte, 1969
Rocosaurus van Heerden vide Anderson and Cruickshank, 1978 [nomen nudum], Salgado and Azpilicueta, 2000

Ruehleia Galton, 2001

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ZoomDinosaurs.com
What are Taxonomy and Cladistics How Are Dinosaurs Classified? Dinosaur Genera Not Dinosaurs, but Old and Interesting
Major Dinosaur Families Saurischian Dinosaurs
"Lizard-Hipped"
Ornithischian Dinosaurs
"Bird-Hipped"
Dinosaur Cladogram




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