Sinovenator was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Liaoning (China) and Liaoning (China).

Quick facts about Sinovenator:

  • Existed from 125.45 million years ago to Aptian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Sinovenator illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Sinovenator was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Xu and X.-L. Wang. 2000. A primitive ornithopod from the Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of Liaoning. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 38(4):318-325
  • X. Xu and M. A. Norell. 2002. A basal troodontid from the Early Cretaceous of China. Nature 415:780-784