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Dilong (disambiguation)

Dilong or Di Long can refer to:

  • Dilong, Chinese dìlóng 地龍 "earth dragon; earthworm"
  • Di Long (extract), a " Lumbricus rubellus earthworm" preparation in traditional Chinese medicine
  • Dilong (dinosaur), named from Chinese '' dìlóng'' 帝龍 "emperor dragon"
  • Dilong (Mokokchung), a ward in Mokokchung, Nagaland
  • Ti Lung (born 1946), Hong Kong actor born in Guangdong, China
Dilong (dinosaur)

Dilong (which means 'emperor dragon') is a genus of small proceratosaurid tyrannosauroid dinosaur. The only species is Dilong paradoxus. It is from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation near Lujiatun, Beipiao, in the western Liaoning province of China. It lived about 125 million years ago.


Dilong (; lit. "earth dragon") is a Chinese dragon name that is also used to mean " earthworm" in Traditional Chinese Medicine and " Geosaurus" in Zoological nomenclature.