Fukuivenator is a small theropod belonging to the Maniraptoriformes. Its estimated body weight about 25 kg. The specimen, which preserves about 70% of the whole skeleton, was discovered in 2007. Its teeth, which are conical and without serration, suggest an omnivorous diet. In addition, based on CT-scanned images of the inner-ears, it appears that spatial sensory perception and auditory ability of Fukuivenator are relatively well-developed among dinosaurs.
- Early Cretaceous
- Estimated total length
- Kitadani, Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture
Dinosaur World > Dinosaurs of the Tetori Group > Dinosaurs from Fukui Prefecture