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Gresslyosaurus plieningeri

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Taxonomy
Gresslyosaurus plieningeri was named by Huene (1905). Its type specimen is SMNS 80664, a set of postcrania, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Degerloch, Stuttgart, which is in a Norian delta plain marl/sandstone in the Trossingen Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Plateosaurus plieningeri by Rühle von Lilienstern (1938), Lang and Huene (1952), Simmons (1965), Young (1966) and Steel (1970); it was considered a nomen dubium by Galton (2001) and Galton and Upchurch (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Gresslyosaurus plieningeri Huene p. 18
1906Gresslyosaurus plieningeri Huene
1908Gresslyosaurus plieningeri Huene p. 117
1914Gresslyosaurus plieningeri Huene p. 16
1920Gresslyosaurus plieningeri Van Hoepen p. 118
1924Gresslyosaurus plieningeri Lull p. 268
1938Plateosaurus plieningeri Rühle von Lilienstern p. 69
1952Plateosaurus plieningeri Lang and Huene p. 32
1965Plateosaurus plieningeri Simmons p. 59
1966Plateosaurus plieningeri Young p. 66
1970Plateosaurus plieningeri Steel p. 56
1987Gresslyosaurus plieningeri Théobald et al. p. 24

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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()
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)
Plateosauria()
Anchisauria
Prosauropoda()
genusGresslyosaurus
speciesplieningeri

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