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meaning: "Chinde lizard"
Named By: R. A. Long & P. A. Murry in 1995
Time Period: Late Triassic, 235-210 Ma
Location: USA, Arizona - Chinle Formation, New Mexico - Bull Canyon Formation, Chinle Formation, Texas - Colorado City Formation
Size: Roughly estimated to be about 2 - 2.3 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Herrerasauridae |
Also known as: | Caseosaurus |

Chindesaurus ( CHIN-di-SAWR-as) is a genus of herrerasaurid theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 235-210 million years ago during the latter part of the Triassic Period in what is now the Southwestern United States. Chindesaurus was a small, bipedal, carnivore, that could grow up to 2 to 2.3 m (6.6 to 7.5 ft) long.

Read more about Chindesaurus at Wikipedia
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