|Named By:||James Kirkland, Robert Gaston, & Donald Burge in 1993|
|Time Period:||Early Cretaceous, 126 Ma|
|Size:||Estimates of up to 7 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Numerous specimens of fragmentary remains|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Dromaeosauridae | Eudromaeosauria | Dromaeosaurinae ||
Utahraptor (meaning "Utah's predator") is a genus of theropod dinosaurs. It contains a single species, Utahraptor ostrommaysorum, which is the largest known member of the family Dromaeosauridae. Fossil specimens date to the upper Barremian stage of the early Cretaceous period (in rock strata dated to 126 +- 2.5 million years ago).