†family Plateosauridae Marsh 1895 (plateosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Plateosauridae

Alternative spelling: Plataeosauridae

Synonym: Ammosauridae Huene 1914

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1895. On the affinities and classification of the dinosaurian reptiles. American Journal of Science 50(300):483-498

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

See also Anderson and Cruickshank 1978, Apaldetti et al. 2011, Apaldetti et al. 2013, Arldt 1909, Attridge et al. 1985, Battail 1986, Benedetto 1973, Benton 1979, Bonaparte 1971, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1978, Colbert 1964, Colbert 1970, Cooper 1981, Dong et al. 1983, Galton 1971, Galton 1973, Galton 1976, Galton 1985, Galton 2001, Galton and Cluver 1976, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Galton and Van Heerden 1998, Haughton and Brink 1954, Huene 1908, Huene 1909, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1914, Huene 1926, Huene 1929, Huene 1948, Huene 1959, Jaekel 1914, Kuhn 1946, Leal et al. 2004, Lull 1924, Lull 1953, Maleev 1968, Marsh 1895, Marsh 1896, Martínez 2009, Matthew 1915, McIntosh 1981, Nopcsa 1923, Nopcsa 1928, Novas et al. 2011, Olsen and Galton 1984, Ostrom 1980, Parsch 1963, Reig 1970, Romer 1956, Romer 1966, Roxo 1937, Russell 1984, Sereno 1997, Sereno 1998, Sereno 1999, Smith and Pol 2007, Steel 1970, Swinton 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Tornier 1913, Upchurch et al. 2007, Van Heerden 1978, Van Hoepen 1920, von Zittel 1911, Young 1941 and Zhang and Yang 1994

Sister taxa: Arcusaurus, Asylosaurus, Bagualosaurus, Brontosauria, Buriolestes, Chromogisaurus, Efraasia, Eoraptor, Eosauropus, Euskelosaurus, Guaibasauridae, Lavinipes, Lessemsauridae, Massopoda, Nambalia, Navahopodidae, Navahopus, Pachysuchus, Palaeopoda, Pampadromaeus, Pantydraco, Plateosauria, Saturnalia, Thecodontosauridae, Thecodontosaurus

Subtaxa: Coloradia Jaklapallisaurus Plateosauravus Plateosaurus Ruehleia Unaysaurus Xixiposaurus

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Type: Plateosaurus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection), Germany (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (1), Brazil (1), France (6), Germany (40), Greenland (2), India (2), Norway (1), South Africa (3), Switzerland (5), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 64 collections including 65 occurrences

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