Chindesaurus

Chindesaurus

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'Chinde lizard'

4.0m-long small theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Country: USA

Period: Late Triassic, 227-210 million years ago

Chindesaurus had a long whip-like tail and long legs. No skull has been found, so its reconstruction is guesswork based on similar dinosaurs.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Herrerasauridae

Named by: Long and Murry (1995)

Type species: bryansmalli

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