Named By: C.-L. Gao & J.-Y. Liu - 2005.
Classification: Chordata, Dinosauria, Aves.
Species: D. cuhe (type).
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.
- 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.