|Named By:||Mignon Talbot in 1911|
|Time Period:||Early Jurassic, 183 Ma|
|Location:||USA, - Portland Formation|
|Size:||About 90 centimetres long|
|Fossil(s):||Two individuals of partial remains. Holotype destroyed in a fire|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Coelophysoidea | Coelophysidae ||
Podokesaurus ("swift-footed lizard") was a small carnivorous dinosaur that living during the Pliensbachian-Toarcian stages of the Early Jurassic Period, and as such is one of the earliest known dinosaurs to inhabit the eastern United States.