Named By: R. N. Martinez & C. Apaldetti - 2017.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia,. Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Coelophysidae.
Species: L. bonoi (type).
Size: Roughly about 4 meters long.
Known locations: Argentina - Quebrada del Barro formation.
Time period: Norian/Rhaetian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains.
a coelophysid, Lucianovenator was a small
predatory dinosaur similar
in form to other genera such as Camposaurus
Lucianovenator would have been a predator of small
creatures such as
lizards and possibly scavenging carrion when available.
Lucianovenator shared the same habitat with the
while other creatures such as Dromomeron
- A late Norian-Rhaetian coelophysid neotheropod (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Quebrada del Barro Formation, northwestern Argentina. - Ameghiniana 54(5):448-505. - R. N. Martinez & C. Apaldetti - 2017.