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Plateosauravus cullingworthi

Reptilia - Plateosauridae

Taxonomy
Plateosaurus cullingworthi was named by Huene (1932). Its type specimen is SAM 3341, 3345, 3347, 3350-51, 3603, 3607, a partial skeleton, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is kopje, Kromme Spruit (zone A/5), which is in a Norian/Rhaetian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.

It was synonymized subjectively with Euskelesaurus brownii by Heerden (1979) and Galton (2001); it was synonymized subjectively with Euskelosaurus browni by Galton (2001); it was considered a nomen dubium by Galton and Upchurch (2004); it was recombined as Plateosauravus cullingworthi by Huene (1932), Huene (1932), Huene (1940), Haughton and Brink (1954), Ellenberger (1970), Steel (1970), Yates (2003), Galton et al. (2005), Upchurch et al. (2007), Barrett (2009), Langer et al. (2010) and Yates et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Plateosaurus cullingworthi Haughton p. 407
1932Plateosauravus cullingworthi Huene
1932Plateosaurus cullingworthi Huene pp. 407-416 figs. 31-35
1940Plateosauravus cullingworthi Huene p. 263
1954Plateosauravus cullingworthi Haughton and Brink p. 36
1970Plateosauravus cullingworthi Ellenberger p. 346
1970Plateosauravus cullingworthi Steel p. 57
2003Plateosauravus cullingworthi Yates
2005Plateosauravus cullingworthi Galton et al. p. 2
2007Plateosauravus cullingworthi Upchurch et al. p. 76
2009Plateosauravus cullingworthi Barrett p. 1032
2010Plateosauravus cullingworthi Langer et al. p. 70
2011Plateosauravus cullingworthi Yates et al. p. 623

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
familyPlateosauridae
genusPlateosauravus
speciescullingworthi(Huene 1932)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available