Plateosaurus Meyer 1837 (plateosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Plateosauridae

Synonyms: Platysaurus Agassiz 1846, Sellosaurus Huene 1905

Full reference: H. v. Meyer. 1837. Mittheilungen, an Professor Bronn gerichtet [Communications, sent to Professor Bronn]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde 1837:314-317

Parent taxon: Plateosauridae according to B. W. McPhee et al. 2015

See also Anderson and Cruickshank 1978, Apaldetti et al. 2011, Apaldetti et al. 2013, Bakker and Galton 1974, Bandyopadhyay 1999, Battail 1986, Benton 1979, Benton 1990, Blanckenhorn 1898, Bonaparte 1969, Bonaparte 1973, Bonaparte 1978, Broom 1915, Carroll 1988, Cooper 1981, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Fraas 1913, Fraas 1914, Galton 1973, Galton 1976, Galton 1985, Galton 2001, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Haeckel 1866, Haughton 1924, Heerden 1979, Huene 1902, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Joleaud 1922, Lull 1924, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Martínez 2009, McIntosh 1981, Meyer 1837, Meyer 1845, Moser 2003, Nopcsa 1928, Novas et al. 2011, Otero and Pol 2013, Padian 1997, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Smith and Pol 2007, Steel 1970, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tornier 1913, Upchurch et al. 2007, Van Hoepen 1920, von Zittel 1911, Xing et al. 2015, Yates 2003 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Coloradia, Jaklapallisaurus, Plateosauravus, Ruehleia, Unaysaurus, Xixiposaurus

Subtaxa: Plateosaurus elizae Plateosaurus engelhardti Plateosaurus erlenbergiensis Plateosaurus gracilis Plateosaurus ingens Plateosaurus longiceps Plateosaurus quenstedti Plateosaurus reinigeri

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Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (1 collection)

• Triassic of Argentina (1), France (6), Germany (16), Greenland (2), Norway (1), South Africa (1), Switzerland (4), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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