- Name meaning:
- 'Jura (Bavarian mountains) hunter'
- Type of dinosaur:
- small theropod
Juravenator was the second non-avian (not bird-like) theropod (small meat-eating dinosaur) to be found in the region of Solnhofen. The type specimen shows impressions of scaly skin along the tail.
- Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Compsognathidae
- Named by:
- Göhlich & Chiappe (2006)
- Type species: