Neovenator

Neovenator

Pronunciation:
nee-oh-ve-nay-tor
Name meaning:
'new hunter'
Neovenator
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
7.4m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Early Cretaceous, 127-121 million years ago
Found in:
England, United Kingdom

Neovenator is known from a partial skull and skeleton.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Carcharodontosauridae
Named by:
Hutt, Martill and Barker (1996)
Type species:
salerii

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