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Fukuiraptor

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Pronounced
foo-koo-ee-rap-tor
Meaning of name
Fukui plunderer
Length
  4.2m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(121 - 99 million years ago)
Found in
Japan

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Fukuiraptor
Named by
Azuma and Currie (2000)
Type species
kitadaniensis