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meaning: "Emperor dragon"
Named By: Xu Xing et al in 2004
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 125-124.6 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province, Yixian Formation
Size: Up to 2 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Several remains, together revealing much of the Skull and post cranial skeleton. Impressions of protofeathers have also been found with fossils
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Tyrannosauroidea |

Dilong (Di Long , which means 'emperor dragon') is a genus of small proceratosaurid tyrannosauroid dinosaur. The only species is Dilong paradoxus. It is from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation near Lujiatun, Beipiao, in the western Liaoning province of China. It lived about 125 million years ago.

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