Named By: A. Samathi, P. Chanthasit & P. M. Sander - 2019.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Coelurosauria.
Species: V. nongbualamphuensis (type).
Size: Tibia od holotype roughly about 52 centimetres long. Body length rougly between 4 and 4.5 meters long.
Known locations: Thailand - Sao Khua Formation.
Time period: Barremian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains including shoulder, ribs and leg bones.
is a genus of coelurosaurian theropod dinosaur that lived in Thailand
during the Early Cretaceous. With the first fossils of the genus
being discovered in the Sao Khua Fomation, Vayuraptor
its habitat with the dinosaurs Phuwiangvenator
(which was also named
in the same paper as Vayuraptor),
- 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.