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Pachysaurus wetzelianus Huene 1932 (prosauropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 65097

Alternative combinations: Gresslyosaurus wetzelianus, Pachysaurops wetzelianus

Full reference: F. v. Huene. 1932. Die fossile Reptil-Ordnung Saurischia, ihre Entwicklung und Geschichte [The fossil reptile order Saurischia, their development and history]. Monographien zur Geologie und Palaeontologie, serie 1 4(1-2):1-361

Belongs to Pachysaurus according to P. M. Galton and P. Upchurch 2004

Sister taxa: Pachysaurus ajax, Pachysaurus giganteus, Pachysaurus magnus, Pachysaurus reinigeri

Type specimen: GPIT (UT) V, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Trossingen-obere Plateosaurus bonebed, which is in a Rhaetian floodplain mudstone in the Trossingen Formation of Germany.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore