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†family Plateosauridae Marsh 1895 (plateosaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 54157

Alternative spelling: Plataeosauridae

Synonym: Ammosauridae Huene 1914 (taxon 57460)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1895. On the affinities and classification of the dinosaurian reptiles. American Journal of Science 50(300):483-498

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

Sister taxa: Arcusaurus, Asylosaurus, Bagualosaurus, Brontosauria, Buriolestes, Chromogisaurus, Efraasia, Eoraptor, Eosauropus, Euskelosaurus, Guaibasauridae, Lavinipes, Massopoda, Nambalia, Navahopodidae, Navahopus, Pachysuchus, Palaeopoda, Pampadromaeus, Pantydraco, Plateosauria, Saturnalia, Thecodontosauridae, Thecodontosaurus

Subtaxa: Coloradia, Jaklapallisaurus, Plateosauravus, Plateosaurus, Ruehleia, Unaysaurus, Xixiposaurus

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Type: Plateosaurus

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