Fukuiraptor was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Nagano Prefecture (Japan) and Fukui Prefecture (Japan).

Quick facts about Fukuiraptor:

  • Existed from 136.4 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 Fukuiraptor illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Fukuiraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. Matsukawa and I. Obata. 1994. Dinosaurs and sedimentary environments in the Japanese Cretaceous: a contribution to dinosaur facies in Asia based on molluscan palaeontology and stratigraphy. Cretaceous Research 15(1):101-125
  • R. E. Molnar and I. Obata. 2009. A tooth of Fukuiraptor aff. F. kitadaniensis from the Lower Cretaceous Sebayashi Formation, Sanchu Cretaceous, Japan. Bulletin of Tokyo Gakugei University, Division of Natural Sciences 61:105-117