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meaning: "Underworld thief"
Named By: David C. Evans, Derek W. Larson & Philip J. Currie in 2013
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 66 Ma
Location: USA, Montana - Hell Creek Formation
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains, but scaling of known elements to related genera suggest a length of about 2 meters
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Right maxilla (tooth bearing bone of the upper jaw), dentary and teeth
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Dromaeosauridae | Velociraptorinae |

Acheroraptor is an extinct genus of dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur known from the latest Maastrichtian Hell Creek Formation of Montana, United States. It contains a single species, Acheroraptor temertyorum. A. temertyorum is one of the two geologically youngest known species of dromaeosaurids, the other being Dakotaraptor, which is also known from Hell Creek.

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