List of Asian dinosaurs

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This is a list of dinosaurs whose remains have been recovered from Asia excluding the Indian Subcontinent, which was part of a separate landmass for much of the Mesozoic. This list does not include dinosaurs that live or lived after the Mesozoic age such as birds.

List of Asian dinosaurs[edit]

Name Period Diet[1] Notes
Abrosaurus Jurassic herbivore Small Camarasaurus–like sauropod
Achillobator Cretaceous carnivore
Adasaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Agilisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Airakoraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Ajancingenia Cretaceous omnivore
Albalophosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Albinykus Cretaceous carnivore
Alectrosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Alioramus Cretaceous carnivore
Altirhinus Cretaceous herbivore
Alxasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Amtocephale Cretaceous herbivore
Amtosaurus Cretaceous herbivore Based only on fragments of skull
Amurosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Anchiornis Jurassic carnivore its describers cited it as important in filling a gap in the transition between the body plans of birds and dinosaurs.
Anserimimus Cretaceous omnivore
Aorun Jurassic carnivore
Aralosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Archaeoceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Archaeornithoides Cretaceous carnivore
Archaeornithomimus Cretaceous omnivore
Arkharavia Cretaceous herbivore
Arstanosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Asiaceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Asiatosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Auroraceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Aurornis Jurassic carnivore
Avimimus Cretaceous omnivore
Bactrosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Bagaceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Bagaraatan Cretaceous carnivore
Bainoceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Bakesaurus Cretaceous (unknown) Uncertain, see article
Balochisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Banji Cretaceous omnivore
Baotianmansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Barsboldia Cretaceous herbivore
Batyrosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Beipiaosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Beishanlong Cretaceous omnivore
Bellusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Bienosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Bissektipelta Cretaceous herbivore
Bolong Cretaceous herbivore
Borealosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Borogovia Cretaceous carnivore
Breviceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Brohisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Byronosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Caenagnathasia Cretaceous omnivore
Caudipteryx Cretaceous omnivore
Ceratonykus Cretaceous omnivore
Changchunsaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Changdusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Changyuraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Chaoyangsaurus Jurassic herbivore
Charonosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Chialingosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Chiayusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Chilantaisaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Chingkankousaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Chinshakiangosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Chuandongocoelurus Jurassic carnivore
Chuanjiesaurus Jurassic herbivore
Chuanqilong Cretaceous herbivore
Chungkingosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Chuxiongosaurus Jurassic omnivore
Citipati Cretaceous omnivore
Conchoraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Confuciusornis Cretaceous herbivore
Crichtonpelta Cretaceous herbivore
Crichtonsaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Cryptovolans Cretaceous carnivore
Daanosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Dachongosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Damalasaurus Jurassic herbivore
Dashanpusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Datanglong Cretaceous carnivore
Datousaurus Jurassic herbivore
Daxiatitan Cretaceous herbivore
Deinocheirus Cretaceous carnivore
Dilong Cretaceous carnivore
Dilophosaurus Jurassic carnivore
Dongbeititan Cretaceous herbivore
Dongyangopelta Cretaceous herbivore
Dongyangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Elmisaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Enigmosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Eomamenchisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Eosinopteryx Jurassic carnivore
Epidendrosaurus Jurassic carnivore See article
Epidexipteryx Jurassic carnivore
Equijubus Cretaceous herbivore
Erketu Cretaceous herbivore
Erliansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Erlikosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Eshanosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Eugongbusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Euhelopus Cretaceous herbivore
Ferganasaurus Jurassic herbivore
Ferganocephale Jurassic herbivore
Fukuiraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Fukuisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Fukuititan Cretaceous herbivore
Fukuivenator Cretaceous unknown
Fulengia Jurassic herbivore
Fusuisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Futabasaurus Cretaceous carnivore Name not published officially and later used for a plesiosaur
Gadolosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Gallimimus Cretaceous omnivore
Gannansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Ganzhousaurus Cretaceous omnivore
Garudimimus Cretaceous omnivore
Gasosaurus Jurassic carnivore
Gigantoraptor Cretaceous omnivore
Gigantspinosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Gilmoreosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Gobiceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Gobisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Gobititan Cretaceous herbivore
Gobivenator Cretaceous carnivore
Gongbusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Gongpoquansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Gongxianosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Goyocephale Cretaceous herbivore/omnivore
Graciliceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Graciliraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Guanlong Jurassic carnivore
Gyposaurus Jurassic herbivore
Hanwulosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Haplocheirus Jurassic carnivore
Harpymimus Cretaceous herbivore
Haya Cretaceous herbivore/omnivore
Heilongjiangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Heishansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Helioceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Hexing Cretaceous herbivore
Hexinlusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Heyuannia Cretaceous carnivore
Homalocephale Cretaceous herbivore/omnivore
Hongshanosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Huabeisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Huanghetitan Cretaceous herbivore
Huaxiagnathus Cretaceous carnivore
Huaxiaosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Huayangosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Hudiesaurus Jurassic herbivore
Hulsanpes Cretaceous carnivore
Ichthyovenator Cretaceous carnivore
Incisivosaurus Cretaceous herbivore/omnivore
Isanosaurus Triassic herbivore A very early Sauropod
Itemirus Cretaceous carnivore
Jaxartosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Jeholosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Jianchangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Jiangjunosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Jiangshanosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Jiangxisaurus Cretaceous omnivore
Jinfengopteryx Jurassic/Cretaceous omnivore
Jingshanosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Jintasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Jinzhousaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Jiutaisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Kaijiangosaurus Jurassic carnivore
Kazaklambia Cretaceous herbivore
Kelmayisaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Kerberosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Khaan Cretaceous carnivore/omnivore
Khetranisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Kileskus Jurassic carnivore
Kinnareemimus Cretaceous omnivore
Klamelisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Kol Cretaceous carnivore
Koreaceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Koreanosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Koreanosaurus Cretaceous carnivore?
Koshisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Kundurosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Kulceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Kulindadromeus Jurassic herbivore
Kunmingosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Kuszholia Cretaceous (unknown)
Lamaceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Lancanjiangosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Lanzhousaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Leshansaurus Jurassic carnivore
Levnesovia Cretaceous herbivore
Liaoceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Liaoningosaurus Cretaceous carnivore Smallest known non-avian dinosaurs and a fully meat-eating ornithischian dinosaur.
Limusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Linhenykus Cretaceous carnivore
Linheraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Linhevenator Cretaceous carnivore
Liubangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Luanchuanraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Lufengosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Luoyanggia Cretaceous (unknown)
Machairasaurus Cretaceous omnivore
Magnirostris Cretaceous herbivore
Mahakala Cretaceous carnivore
Maleevus Cretaceous herbivore
Mamenchisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Mandschurosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Marisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Megacervixosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Mei Cretaceous carnivore
Microceratus Cretaceous herbivore
Microdontosaurus (unknown) herbivore Dating dubious
Microhadrosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Micropachycephalosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Microraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Minotaurasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Mongolosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Monkonosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Monolophosaurus Jurassic carnivore
Mononykus Cretaceous carnivore
Mosaiceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Nankangia Cretaceous omnivore
Nanningosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Nanshiungosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Nanyangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Nebulasaurus Jurassic herbivore
Neimongosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Nemegtomaia Cretaceous carnivore/omnivore
Nemegtosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Ngexisaurus Jurassic carnivore
Ningyuansaurus Cretaceous omnivore
Nipponosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Nomingia Cretaceous carnivore/omnivore
Nurosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Olorotitan Cretaceous herbivore
Omeisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Opisthocoelicaudia Cretaceous herbivore
Oshanosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Otogosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Oviraptor Cretaceous omnivore
Pachysuchus Jurassic herbivore
Pakisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Parvicursor Cretaceous (unknown)
Pedopenna Jurassic (unknown)
Peishansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Penelopognathus Cretaceous herbivore
Phaedrolosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Philovenator Cretaceous omnivore
Phuwiangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Pinacosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Platyceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Plesiohadros Cretaceous herbivore
Prenocephale Cretaceous herbivore/omnivore
Probactrosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Prodeinodon Cretaceous carnivore Dubious, see article
Protarchaeopteryx Cretaceous herbivore/omnivore
Protoceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Protognathosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Psittacosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Pukyongosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Qianzhousaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Qiaowanlong Cretaceous herbivore
Qingxiusaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Qinlingosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Qiupalong Cretaceous omnivore
Quaesitosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Raptorex Cretaceous carnivore
Ratchasimasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Rinchenia Cretaceous omnivore
Ruyangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Sahaliyania Cretaceous herbivore
Saichania Cretaceous herbivore
Sanchusaurus Cretaceous herbivore May be synonymous with Gallimimus.
Sangonghesaurus Jurassic/Cretaceous herbivore
Sanpasaurus Jurassic herbivore -
Saurolophus Cretaceous herbivore
Sauroplites Cretaceous herbivore
Saurornithoides Cretaceous carnivore
Scansoriopteryx Jurassic/Cretaceous (unknown)
Segnosaurus Cretaceous herbivore/omnivore
Shamosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Shanag Cretaceous carnivore
Shantungosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Shanweiniao Cretaceous (unknown)
Shanxia Cretaceous herbivore
Shanyangosaurus Cretaceous (unknown)
Shaochilong Cretaceous carnivore
Shenzhousaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Shidaisaurus Jurassic (unknown)
Shixinggia Cretaceous carnivore/omnivore
Shuangmiaosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Shunosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Shuvuuia Cretaceous (unknown)
Siamodon Cretaceous herbivore
Siamosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Siamotyrannus Cretaceous carnivore
Siluosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Similicaudipteryx Cretaceous omnivore
Sinocalliopteryx Cretaceous carnivore
Sinoceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Sinocoelurus Jurassic carnivore
Sinopliosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Sinornithoides Cretaceous carnivore
Sinornithomimus Cretaceous herbivore
Sinornithosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Sinosauropteryx Cretaceous carnivore
Sinosaurus Triassic/Jurassic carnivore
Sinovenator Cretaceous carnivore
Sinraptor Jurassic carnivore
Sinusonasus Cretaceous carnivore
Sinotyrannus Cretaceous carnivore
Sonidosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
SPS 100/44 Cretaceous carnivore/omnivore
Stegosaurides Cretaceous herbivore
Sugiyamasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Sulaimanisaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Suzhousaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Szechuanoraptor Jurassic herbivore
Szechuanosaurus Jurassic carnivore
Talarurus Cretaceous herbivore
Tambatitanis Cretaceous herbivore
Tangvayosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Tanius Cretaceous herbivore
Taohelong Cretaceous herbivore
Tarbosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Tarchia Cretaceous herbivore
Tatisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Therizinosaurus Cretaceous herbivore Had huge claws
Tianchisaurus Jurassic herbivore
Tianyulong Cretaceous herbivore
Tianyuraptor Cretaceous carnivore
Tianzhenosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Tienshanosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Tochisaurus Cretaceous omnivore
Tonganosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Tonouchisaurus Cretaceous (unknown)
Tsaagan Cretaceous carnivore
Tsagantegia Cretaceous herbivore
Tsintaosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Tugulusaurus Cretaceous (unknown)
Tuojiangosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Turanoceratops Cretaceous herbivore First ceratopsid found outside North America (though ceratopsians are known from elsewhere)
Tylocephale Cretaceous herbivore
Udanoceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Ultrasaurus Cretaceous herbivore Dubious, see article
Urbacodon Cretaceous carnivore
Velociraptor Cretaceous carnivore Feathered
Vitakridrinda Cretaceous carnivore
Vitakrisaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Wakinosaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Wannanosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Wuerhosaurus Cretaceous herbivore Stegosaurid that lived during the Cretaceous
Wulagasaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Wulatelong Cretaceous omnivore
Xianshanosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Xiaosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Xiaotingia Jurassic carnivore
Xinjiangovenator Cretaceous (unknown)
Xinjiangtitan Jurassic herbivore
Xiongguanlong Cretaceous carnivore
Xixianykus Cretaceous (unknown)
Xixiasaurus Cretaceous carnivore
Xixiposaurus Jurassic omnivore
Xuanhanosaurus Jurassic carnivore
Xuanhuaceratops Jurassic herbivore
Xuwulong Cretaceous herbivore
Yamaceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Yandangornis Cretaceous carnivore
Yandusaurus Jurassic herbivore
Yangchuanosaurus Jurassic carnivore
Yibinosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Yimenosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Yingshanosaurus Jurassic herbivore -
Yinlong Jurassic herbivore
Yixianosaurus Cretaceous (unknown)
Yizhousaurus Jurassic herbivore
Yongjinglong Cretaceous herbivore
Yuanmousaurus Jurassic herbivore
Yueosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Yulong Cretaceous omnivore
Yunganglong Cretaceous herbivore
Yunnanosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Yunxianosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Yutyrannus Cretaceous carnivore
Zanabazar Cretaceous carnivore
Zhanghenglong Cretaceous herbivore
Zhejiangosaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Zhongornis Cretaceous (unknown) Seems intermediary between Archaeopteryx and birds
Zhongyuansaurus Cretaceous herbivore
Zhuchengceratops Cretaceous herbivore
Zhuchengtyrannus Cretaceous carnivore
Zigongosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Zizhongosaurus Jurassic herbivore
Zuolong Jurassic carnivore

Key[edit]

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Timeline[edit]

This is a timeline of selected dinosaurs from the list above. Time is measured in Ma, megaannum, along the x-axis.

Mesozoic Triassic Jurassic Cretaceous Saurornithoides Olorotitan Charonosaurus Wulagasaurus Vitakridrinda Ruyangosaurus Qingxiusaurus Therizinosaurus Saurolophus Nemegtosaurus Gallimimus Deinocheirus Breviceratops Borogovia Avimimus Alioramus Adasaurus Tarbosaurus Tylocephale Hulsanpes Conchoraptor Platyceratops Velociraptor Tsaagan Shuvuuia Oviraptor Khaan Citipati (dinosaur) Pukyongosaurus Protoceratops Dongyangosaurus Quaesitosaurus Nipponosaurus Bissektipelta Caenagnathasia Aralosaurus Bactrosaurus Urbacodon Enigmosaurus Zhejiangosaurus Xiongguanlong Beishanlong Microraptor Yixianosaurus Liaoningosaurus Equijubus Auroraceratops Archaeoceratops Beipiaosaurus Sinosauropteryx Sinovenator Mei (dinosaur) Incisivosaurus Dilong (dinosaur) Jinzhousaurus Psittacosaurus Fukuiraptor Dongbeititan Wuerhosaurus Scansoriopteryx Pedopenna Epidexipteryx Tuojiangosaurus Mamenchisaurus Yinlong Guanlong Chialingosaurus Huayangosaurus Yandusaurus Abrosaurus Lufengosaurus Lukousaurus Isanosaurus Mesozoic Triassic Jurassic Cretaceous

Criteria for inclusion[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Diet is sometimes hard to determine for dinosaurs and should be considered a "best guess"