Name: Dalianraptor ‭ (‬Dalian Thief‭)‬.
Phonetic: Dah-le-an-rap-tor.
Named By: C.-L.‭ ‬Gao‭ & ‬J.-Y.‭ ‬Liu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Dinosauria,‭ ‬Aves.
Species: D.‭ ‬cuhe‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore‭?
Size: Roughly up to‭ ‬80‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Liaoning Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jiufotang Formation.
Time period: Early Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull and post cranial skeleton.

       Dalianraptor is a genus of primitive bird that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new avian taxon from Lower Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Global Geology‭ ‬24‭(‬4‭)‬:313-316.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.-L.‭ ‬Gao‭ & ‬J.-Y.‭ ‬Liu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.


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