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Plateosaurus gracilis

Reptilia - Plateosauridae

Taxonomy
Sellosaurus gracilis was named by Huene (1905). Its type specimen is SMNS 5715, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Heslach quarries, Stuttgart, "Heslacher Wand", which is in a Norian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Löwenstein Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Plateosaurus gracilis by Huene (1926), Müller-Stoll (1935), Berckhemer (1938), Young (1941), Simmons (1965), Steel (1970), Yates (2003), Galton (2007), Smith and Pol (2007), Apaldetti et al. (2011), Novas et al. (2011), Otero and Pol (2013) and McPhee et al. (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Sellosaurus gracilis Huene p. 348
1905Thecodontosaurus hermannianus Huene p. 348
1908Thecodontosaurus hermannianus Huene p. 216 figs. Pl. 94, Fig. 1a, b
1909Sellosaurus gracilis Fraas p. xxxiv
1914Sellosaurus gracilis Hennig p. 418
1914Thecodontosaurus hermannianus Huene p. 12
1914Sellosaurus gracilis Huene p. 14
1914Sellosaurus hermannianus Huene p. 156
1915Sellosaurus hermannianus Huene pp. 2-7 figs. 1-3, Pl. 2
1915Sellosaurus gracilis Huene p. 3
1922Sellosaurus hermannianus Case p. 82
1926Plateosaurus gracilis Huene
1935Plateosaurus gracilis Müller-Stoll p. 28
1938Plateosaurus gracilis Berckhemer p. 197
1941Plateosaurus gracilis Young p. 50
1965Plateosaurus gracilis Simmons p. 59
1970Plateosaurus gracilis Steel p. 56
1985Sellosaurus gracilis Galton
1997Sellosaurus gracilis Buffetaut p. 212
1997Sellosaurus gracilis Haubold p. 389
1997Thecodontosaurus hermannianus Haubold p. 389
2001Sellosaurus gracilis Galton pp. 27-28
2003Plateosaurus gracilis Yates p. 331
2004Sellosaurus gracilis Galton and Upchurch p. 236
2007Plateosaurus gracilis Galton p. 518
2007Plateosaurus gracilis Smith and Pol p. 670 fig. 7
2011Plateosaurus gracilis Apaldetti et al. p. 16 fig. 13
2011Plateosaurus gracilis Novas et al. p. 341 fig. 4
2013Plateosaurus gracilis Otero and Pol
2015Plateosaurus gracilis McPhee et al. p. 19 fig. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
familyPlateosauridae
genusPlateosaurus
speciesgracilis()

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