Dinosaurs A to Z

Dinosaurs beginning with the letter C

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Name Era Description
Caenagnathasia
Caenagnathus Probable junior synonym of Chirostenotes
Calamosaurus
Calamospondylus Discovered by Fox in 1866
Calamospondylus Preoccupied name for what is now known as Calamosaurus; Discovered by Lydekker 1889
Callovosaurus
Camarasaurus
Camelotia
Camposaurus
Camptonotus Preoccupied name for what is now known as Camptosaurus
Camptosaurus
Campylodon Preoccupied name for what is now known as Campylodoniscus
Campylodoniscus
Capitalsaurus nomen nudum
Carcharodontosaurus
Cardiodon
Carnosaurus nomen nudum, but very likely a typographical error for carnosaur
Carnotaurus
Caseosaurus
Cathartesaura
Cathetosaurus Junior synonym of Camarasaurus
Caudipteryx
Caudocoelus Junior synonym of Teinurosaurus
Caulodon Junior synonym of Camarasaurus
Cedarosaurus
Cedarpelta
Cedrorestes
Centemodon Actually a phytosaur
Centrosaurus
Cerasinops
Ceratops
Ceratosaurus
Cetiosauriscus
Cetiosaurus
Changchunsaurus
Changdusaurus nomen nudum
Changtusaurus Variant spelling of Changdusaurus
Chaoyangosaurus Common misspelling of Chaoyangsaurus
Chaoyangsaurus
Charonosaurus
Chasmosaurus
Chassternbergia Junior synonym of Edmontonia
Chebsaurus
Cheneosaurus Junior synonym of Hypacrosaurus
Chialingosaurus
Chiayusaurus
Chienkosaurus Not a dinosaur; Believed instead to be a misinterpretation of crocodilian and theropod (Szechuanosaurus) remains
Chihuahuasaurus nomen nudum of Sonorasaurus
Chilantaisaurus
Chindesaurus
Chingkankousaurus
Chinshakiangosaurus
Chirostenotes
Chondrosteosaurus
Chondrosteus Common misspelling of Chondrosteosaurus
Chuandongocoelurus
Chuanjiesaurus
Chubutisaurus
Chungkingosaurus
Cinizasaurus nomen nudum
Cionodon
Citipati
Cladeiodon Not a dinosaur; Believed instead to be a non-dinosaurian archosaur (Teratosaurus)
Claorhynchus Possibly Triceratops
Claosaurus
Clarencea Actually a sphenosuchian (Sphenosuchus)
Clasmodosaurus
Clepsysaurus Actually a non-dinosaurian archosaur, except for C. fraserianus, which is part of the taxonomy of Palaeosaurus
Clevelanotyrannus nomen nudum of Nanotyrannus
Coelophysis
Coelosaurus Preoccupied name for what is now known as Ornithomimus and Archaeornithomimus.
Coeluroides
Coelurosauravus Actually a prolacertiform archosauromorph
Coelurosaurus nomen nudum, but may potentially be a typographical error for coelurosaur
Coelurus
Colepiocephale
Colonosaurus Junior synonym of the bird Ichthyornis dispar
Coloradia Preoccupied name for what is now known as Coloradisaurus
Coloradisaurus
Colossosaurus nomen nudum of Pelorosaurus
Comanchesaurus nomen nudum
Compsognathus
Compsosuchus
Conchoraptor
Condorraptor
Corythosaurus
Craspedodon
Crataeomus Junior synonym of Struthiosaurus
Craterosaurus
Creosaurus Junior synonym of Allosaurus
Crichtonsaurus
Cristatusaurus
Crosbysaurus Not a dinosaur; Believed instead to be a non-dinosaurian archosauriform
Cryolophosaurus
Cryptodraco Junior synonym (unneeded replacement name) of Cryptosaurus
Cryptoraptor nomen nudum
Cryptosaurus
Cryptovolans
Cumnoria Junior synonym of Camptosaurus
Cylindricodon Preoccupied name for what is now known as Hylaeosaurus
Cystosaurus Not a dinosaur; Actually a crocodilian which, through a typographical error, was confused with Cryptosaurus


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