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Plateosaurus Meyer 1837 (plateosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Plateosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38644

Synonyms: Platysaurus Agassiz 1846 (no. 66538), Sellosaurus Huene 1905 (no. 38645)

Full reference: H. v. Meyer. 1837. Mittheilungen, an Professor Bronn gerichtet [Communications, sent to Professor Bronn]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde 1837:314-317

Parent taxon: Plateosauridae according to B. W. McPhee et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Coloradia, Jaklapallisaurus, Plateosauravus, Ruehleia, Unaysaurus, Xixiposaurus

Subtaxa: Plateosaurus elizae, Plateosaurus engelhardti, Plateosaurus erlenbergiensis, Plateosaurus gracilis, Plateosaurus ingens, Plateosaurus longiceps, Plateosaurus quenstedti, Plateosaurus reinigeri

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Ecology: herbivore