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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum Dinosaur Catalog

Fukuiraptor kitadaniensis Saurischia Theropoda

Skeleton of Fukuiraptor
Fukuiraptor is a carnivorous dinosaur belonging to Allosauroidea. Its body length is estimated as 4.2 m based on the femoral length. A basal Allosauroidea, Sinraptor, was discovered from China. Recent study indicates that Fukuiraptor belongs to Megaraptora, which is a clade nested in Allosauroidea and characterized by a long cursorial hindlimb and a large claw of manus.

Figure of Fukuiraptor
Systematics
Theropoda
Age
Early Cretaceous
Estimated total length
4.2m
Locality
Kitadani, Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture
Exhibition place of Fukuiraptor
Dinosaur World > Dinosaurs of the Tetori Group > Dinosaurs from Fukui Prefecture
Fukuiraptor site : Kitadani, Katsuyama-city, Fukui-prefecture, JAPAN.