Fukuiraptor kitadaniensis Azuma and Currie 2000 (allosauroid)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Neovenatoridae

Recorded measurements are of juvenile specimens only, so the body mass estimate bears no relationship to adult size.

Full reference: Y. Azuma and P. J. Currie. 2000. A new carnosaur (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Japan. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 37:1735-1753

Belongs to Fukuiraptor according to M. T. Carrano et al. 2012

See also Azuma 2002, Azuma and Currie 2000, Azuma and Shibata 2008, Benson et al. 2010, Coria and Currie 2016, Currie and Azuma 2006, Fujita 2008, Hocknull et al. 2009, Holtz et al. 2004, Saegusa and Tomida 2011, Sanz et al. 2014, Shibata and Goto 2008 and Suzuki et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FPMN 97122, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Kitadani Dinosaur Quarry (lower, BB I), which is in a Barremian/Aptian fluvial sandstone/shale in the Kitadani Formation of Japan.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Cretaceous of Japan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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