DinosauriaEuropeEusaurischiaLate TriassicPlateosauriaSaurischiaSauropodomorpha

Plateosaurus trossingensis

Dinosaur: Plateosaurus trossingensis

Type: Sauropod

Length*:9.4 m30.8 ft
Weight*:2.6 tons5,732 lb
ESR: 4 / 4 (estimated size reliability)
*The largest known specimen


Material: Probably more than 100 skeletons (juvenile to adult).
1. Klein (2004). Bone histology and growth of the prosauropod dinosaur Plateosaurus engelhardti MEYER, 1837 from the Norian bonebeds of Trossingen (Germany) and Frick (Switzerland).
2. von Huene (1932). Die fossile Reptil-Ordnung Saurischia, ihre Entwicklung und Geschichte.
3. Galton, P. M. (2012). Case 3560 Plateosaurus engelhardti Meyer, 1837 (Dinosauria, Sauropodomorpha): proposed replacement of unidentifiable name-bearing type by a neotype.
4. Hurum, J.H., Bergan, M., Müller, R., Nystuen, J.P. & Klein, N. (2006). "A Late Triassic dinosaur bone, offshore Norway".
5. Yates, Adam M. (2003). "Species taxonomy of the sauropodomorph dinosaurs from the Löwenstein Formation (Norian, Late Triassic) of Germany".


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