†family Plateosauravidae Huene 1929 (prosauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Plateosauravidae

Full reference: F. v. Huene. 1929. Kurze Übersicht über die Saurischia und ihre natürlichen Zusammenhänge [A brief survey of the Saurischia and their natural context]. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 11:269-273

Parent taxon: Prosauropoda according to O. W. M. Kuhn 1966

See also Heerden 1979, Huene 1929, Huene 1948, Kuhn 1946, Olsen and Galton 1984 and Steel 1970

Sister taxa: Aetonyx, Aetonyx palustris, Agrosaurus, Anchisauridae, Aristosaurus, Aristosaurus erectus, Barrancapus, Blikanasauridae, Dimodosaurus, Dromicosaurus, Dromicosaurus gracilis, Euskelesauridae, Euskelosaurus africanus, Fulengia, Gigantoscelus, Gresslyosaurus, Gresslyosaurus ingens, Gryponyx, Gryponyx africanus, Gryponyx taylori, Gryponyx transvaalensis, Gyposaurus capensis, Hortalotarsus, Hortalotarsus skirtopodus, Leptospondylus, Massospondylus browni, Massospondylus harriesi, Massospondylus schwarzi, Mussauridae, Orinosaurus, Orinosaurus capensis, Otozoidae, Pachysauriscus, Pachysaurops, Pachysaurus, Pachyspondylus, Pengxianpus, Plateosaurus stormbergensis, Pseudotetrasauropus, Pseudotetrasauropus acutunguis, Pseudotetrasauropus curtus, Pseudotetrasauropus elegans, Pseudotetrasauropus francisci, Saurischichnus, Tawasaurus, Teratosaurus trossingensis, Tetrasauropus, Thecodontosaurus dubius, Thecodontosaurus minor, Yimenosaurus, Yunnanosauridae, Zanclodon bavaricus

Subtaxa: none

Type: Plateosauravus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Plateosauravidae in the database

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