|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|
|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.