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Plateosaurus ingens R├╝timeyer 1856 (plateosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Plateosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65084

Alternative combinations: Dinosaurus gressly, Dinosaurus gresslyi, Gresslyosaurus ingens, Plateosaurus gresslyi

Full reference: L. R├╝timeyer. 1856. [Fossile Reptilienknochen aus dem Keuper] [Fossil reptile bones from the Keuper]. Verhandlungen der Schweizerischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 41:62-64

Belongs to Plateosaurus according to A. Otero and D. Pol 2013

Sister taxa: Plateosaurus elizae, Plateosaurus engelhardti, Plateosaurus gracilis, Plateosaurus longiceps

Type specimen: NMB BM 1, 10, 24, 53, 530-1, 1521, 1572-74, 1576-78, 1582, 1584-85, 1591, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Niedersch÷nthal, Liestal, which is in a Sevatian terrestrial conglomerate in the Knollenmergel Formation of Switzerland.

Ecology: herbivore