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meaning: "Dragon hunter/thief"
Named By: D. M. Martill, S. U. Vidovic, C. Howells & J. R. Nudds in 2016
Time Period: Early Jurassic, 201-199 Ma
Location: Wales - Blue Lias Formation
Size: Holotype estimated to have been 2.1 meters long, however this was a juvenile at the time of death. Adults may have been up 3 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull and partial post cranial skeletal remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda |

Dracoraptor is a genus of carnivorous neotheropod dinosaur from the Hettangian age of the Early Jurassic period of Wales.

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