(pronounced PLAT-ee-oh-SAWR-us) Plateosaurus meaning flat lizard) was a late Triassic quadrupedal herbivore with a long neck and long snout. This 23 feet (7 m) long dinosaur ate leaves high in the trees (like those of conifers and cycads) with sharp, leaf-shaped teeth. It lived in herds in a dry environment in what is now Europe .
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dinosaurs known from extensive fossil material found in Europe dating to the Late Triassic Period (227 million to 206 million years ago) that were ... [1 related articles]
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Plateosaurus A flat (or broad) lizard from Late Triassic Germany, France, Switzerland, England, Nova Scotia (Canada) and South Africa. This fossil was formerly called Dimodosaurus, Gresslyosaurus, Pachysauriscus, Pachysaurus, and Sellosaurus. Named by naturalist naturalist Hermann von Meyer in 1837.
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Plateosaurus was a dinosaur of the Triassic period. Plateosaurus was about eight metres long with strong hind legs and shorter arms furnished with broad hands with a large curved thumb claw. Plateosaurus had a long neck and tail and a long, light skull with small leaf-shaped teeth, suggesting a herbivore.
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Plateosaurus (probably meaning `broad lizard`, often mistranslated as `flat lizard`) is a genus of plateosaurid dinosaur that lived during the Late Triassic period, around 214 to 204 million years ago, in what is now Central and Northern Europe. Plateosaurus is a basal (early) sauropodomorph dinosaur, a so-called `prosauropod`. As of 2011, t...
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