Neovenator

Neovenator

nee-oh-ve-nay-tor

'new hunter'

7.4m-long large theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Period: Early Cretaceous, 127-121 million years ago

Neovenator is known from a partial skull and skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Carcharodontosauridae

Named by: Hutt, Martill and Barker (1996)

Type species: salerii

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