Named By: Hai-Lu You, Yoichi Azuma, Tao Wang, Ya-Ming Wang & Zhi-Ming Dong - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, DInosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Coelophysidae, Coelophysinae.
Species: P. lufengensis (type).
Size: Roughly about 1.7 meters long for holotype individual.
Known locations: China - Lufeng Formation.
Time period: Early Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Panguraptor is the first genus of coelophysid dinosaur discovered on the Asian continent. Panguraptor was a small predator that would have hunted small animals. Panguraptor was also the second definitive dinosaur genus named from the Lufeng Formation, the first being Sinosaurus.
- The first well-preserved coelophysoid theropod dinosaur from Asia. - Zootaxa 3873 (3): 233–249. - Hai-Lu You, Yoichi Azuma, Tao Wang, Ya-Ming Wang & Zhi-Ming Dong - 2014.