(Phu Wiang hunter).
Named By: A. Samathi, P. Chanthasit & P. M. Sander - 2019.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Megaraptora.
Species: P. yaemniyomi (type).
Size: Tibia of holotype individual roughly about 66 centimetres long. Total body estimate roughly up to 5.5 meters long.
Known locations: Thailand - Sao Khua Formation.
Time period: Barremian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains including vertebrae and leg bones.
is a genus of megaraptoran
dinosaur that hunted in what is now Thailand
during the Early Cretaceous. Phuwiangvenator was
another theropod dinosaur called Vayuraptor,
also present in the Sao
Khua Formation. Care should be taken not to confuse Phuwiangvenator
known from the same
formation as Phuwiangvenator. Other dinosaurs
from the Sao Khua
Formation include Kinnareemimus,
- Two new basal coelurosaurian theropod dinosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous Sao Khua Formation of Thailand. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 64(2):239-260. - A. Samathi, P. Chanthasit & P. M. Sander - 2019.