Sinovenator

Sinovenator

Pronunciation:
sien-oh-vee-nay-tor
Name meaning:
'Chinese hunter'
Sinovenator
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Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
1.0m
Diet:
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When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 127-121 million years ago
Found in:
China

A partial skeleton and skulls of Sinvenator have been found.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Troodontidae
Named by:
Xu, Norell, Wang, Makovicky and Wu (2002)
Type species:
changii
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