Chindesaurus Long and Murry 1995 (herrerasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Herrerasauridae

Full reference: R. A. Long and P. A. Murry. 1995. Late Triassic (Carnian and Norian) tetrapods from the southwestern United States. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 4:1-254

Parent taxon: Herrerasauridae according to H.-D. Sues et al. 2011

See also Bittencourt and Kellner 2004, Hunt 1996, Hunt et al. 1998, Irmis 2005, Irmis et al. 2007, Langer 2004, Long and Murry 1995, Lucas and Heckert 1996, Murry and Long 1997, Nesbitt et al. 2007, Nesbitt et al. 2009, Novas 1997 and Sereno 1997

Sister taxa: Caseosaurus, Herrerasaurus, Sanjuansaurus, Staurikosaurus

Subtaxa: Chindesaurus bryansmalli

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Type: Chindesaurus bryansmalli

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Triassic of United States (7: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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