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meaning: "Giant Chinese beautiful feather"
Named By: Ji, S., Ji, Q., Lu J., & Yuan, C in 2007
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 124.6 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province - Yixian Formation
Size: 2.37 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Complete very well preserved specimen
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Compsognathidae |

Sinocalliopteryx (meaning 'Chinese beautiful feather') is a genus of carnivorous compsognathid theropod dinosaurs from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of China (Jianshangou Beds, dating to 124.6 Ma).

While similar to the related Huaxiagnathus, Sinocalliopteryx were larger. The type specimen, at 2.37 meters (7.78 ft) in length, in 2007 was the largest known compsognathid exemplar. In 2012 an even larger specimen was reported.

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