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meaning: "Hump backed hunter from Cuenca"
Named By: Francisco Ortega, Fernando Escaso, Jose Luis Sanz in 2010
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 130 Ma
Location: Spain, Las Hoyas - La Huerguina Formation
Size: Approximately 6 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): A fossil of an almost complete skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Carcharodontosauridae |

Concavenator is a genus of theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 130 million years ago during the early Cretaceous period (Barremian stage). The type species is C. corcovatus; Concavenator corcovatus means "hump backed hunter from Cuenca". The fossil was discovered in the Las Hoyas fossil site of Spain by paleontologists Jose Luis Sanz, Francisco Ortega and Fernando Escaso from the Autonomous University of Madrid and the National University of Distance Learning.

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