|Named By:||G. Han, L. M. Chiappe, S. Ji, M. Habib, A. H. Turner, A. Chinsamy & L. Han in 2014|
|Time Period:||Early Cretaceous, 125 Ma|
|Location:||China, Liaoning Province - Yixian Formation|
|Size:||About 1.2 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Almost complete individual preserved flat on a slab of rock which includes feather impressions|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Dromaeosauridae ||
Changyuraptor is a genus of "four-winged", predatory dinosaurs. It is known from a single fossil specimen representing the species Changyuraptor yangi, which was discovered from Early Cretaceous (125 million year old) deposits in Liaoning Province, China. C. yangi belongs to the group of dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaurs called the Microraptoria.
At the time of its discovery, C. yangi was the largest four-winged dinosaur known.