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meaning: "Love hunter"
Named By: Xu Xing, Zhao Ji, Corwin Sullivan, Tan QinginWei, Martin Sander & Ma QinginYu in 2012
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 75 Ma
Location: Mongolia - Bayan Mandahu Formation (a.k.a. Wulansuhai Formation)
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial left hind limb
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Maniraptora | Troodontidae |

Philovenator (literally meaning "love hunter") is an extinct genus of troodontid paravian dinosaurs from the Wulansuhai Formation (dated to the Campanian age, sometime between 75 and 71 million years ago) of Inner Mongolia, China. Its specific name honors Phillip J. Currie.

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