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It was reranked as the infraorder Plateosauria by Colbert (1964) and Colbert (1970); it was synonymized subjectively with Prosauropoda by Kuhn (1966) and Steel (1970); it was reranked as the unranked clade Plateosauria by Galton and Upchurch (2004), Galton et al. (2005), Upchurch et al. (2007), Smith and Pol (2007), Martínez (2009), Apaldetti et al. (2011) and Novas et al. (2011).
It was assigned to Dinosauria by Tornier (1913); to Palaeopoda by Colbert (1964) and Colbert (1970); to Saurischia by Zhao (1983); to Prosauropoda by Upchurch et al. (2007); to Prosauropoda by Sereno (1997), Sereno (1998), Sereno (1999), Galton (2001), Galton and Upchurch (2004), Galton et al. (2005) and Martínez (2009); and to Sauropodomorpha by Smith and Pol (2007), Apaldetti et al. (2011) and Novas et al. (2011).
|Year||Name and author|
|1964||Plateosauria Colbert p. 20 fig. 6|
|1970||Plateosauria Colbert p. 27|
|1983||Plateosauria Zhao p. 296|
|1997||Plateosauria Sereno p. 444|
|1998||Plateosauria Sereno p. 63|
|1999||Plateosauria Sereno p. 2138 fig. 2|
|2001||Plateosauria Galton p. 490|
|2004||Plateosauria Galton and Upchurch p. 249 fig. 12.11|
|2005||Plateosauria Galton et al. p. 30|
|2007||Plateosauria Smith and Pol p. 668 fig. 7|
|2007||Plateosauria Upchurch et al. p. 62 fig. 3|
|2009||Plateosauria Martínez p. 162 fig. 22|
|2011||Plateosauria Apaldetti et al. p. 16 fig. 13|
|2011||Plateosauria Novas et al. p. 341 fig. 4|
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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.