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meaning: "Linhe hunter"
Named By: Xu Xing et al. in 2010
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, Campanian
Location: Mongolia - Wulansuhai Formation
Size: 1.8 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Single almost complete skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Deinonychosauria | Dromaeosauridae | Velociraptorinae |

Linheraptor is a genus of dromaeosaurid dinosaur which lived in what is now China in the Late Cretaceous. It was named by Xu Xing and colleagues in 2010, and contains the species Linheraptor exquisitus. This bird-like dinosaur was less than 2 m (6.5 ft) long and was found in Inner Mongolia. It is known from a single, mostly complete skeleton.

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