Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer 1837 (plateosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Plateosauridae

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

Belongs to Plateosaurus according to A. Otero and D. Pol 2013

See also Apaldetti et al. 2011, Blanckenhorn 1898, Currie and Padian 1997, Ezcurra and Apaldetti 2012, Galton 1984, Galton 1985, Galton 2000, Galton 2001, Galton 2001, Galton 2007, Galton and Cluver 1976, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Gaudry 1890, Griffin and Nesbitt 2016, Haubold 1997, Huene 1905, Huene 1908, Huene 1914, Irmis and Knoll 2008, Langer and Benton 2006, Langer et al. 2010, McPhee et al. 2015, Meyer 1837, Meyer 1839, Moser 2003, Moser et al. 2006, Novas et al. 2011, Pompeckj 1920, Rütimeyer 1856, Smith and Pol 2007, Steel 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Windolf 1998, Yates 2003, Yates 2005 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Plateosaurus elizae, Plateosaurus erlenbergiensis, Plateosaurus gracilis, Plateosaurus ingens, Plateosaurus longiceps, Plateosaurus quenstedti, Plateosaurus reinigeri

Type specimen: UEN 552, a set of vertebrae (Sacrum). Its type locality is Heroldsberg, Feuerletten, which is in a Norian terrestrial conglomerate in the Trossingen Formation of Germany.

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of France (2 collections), Germany (2), Switzerland (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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