|Named By:||Hutt, Martill & Barker in 1996|
|Time Period:||Early Cretaceous, 125 Ma|
|Location:||UK, Isle of Wight|
|Size:||Holotype estimated 7.5 meters long. Some fossil material indicates a size of up to 10 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Partial skull and post cranial remains totally about 70% of the dinosaur|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Allosauroidea | Carcharodontosauria | Neovenatoridae ||
Neovenator (nee-o-ven-a-tor) which means "new hunter" is a genus of allosauroid dinosaur. At the time of its discovery on the Isle of Wight, UK, it was the best-known large carnivorous dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Europe. Neovenator was at first considered possibly a new species of Megalosaurus.