|Named By:||Paul Sereno, Jeffrey Wilson, Hans Larsson, Didier Dutheil, and HansinDieter Sues in 1994|
|Time Period:||Middle Jurassic, 167-161 Ma|
|Location:||Africa, Niger, Abaka, Tiouraren Formation|
|Size:||7-8 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||A single, almost complete skeleton. Lower jaw, parts of the skull, some vertebrae, some ribs and parts of pelvis missing. Fore and hind limbs are mostly complete|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Tetanurae | Megalosauridae ||
Afrovenator ("African hunter") is a genus of megalosaurid theropod dinosaur from the middle Jurassic Period of northern Africa. It was a bipedal predator, with three claws on each hand.