The species taxonomy of the sauropodomorph dinosaurs from the Löwenstein Formation (Norian, Late Triassic) of Germany

@article{Yates2003TheST,
  title={The species taxonomy of the sauropodomorph dinosaurs from the L{\"o}wenstein Formation (Norian, Late Triassic) of Germany},
  author={Adam Michael Yates},
  journal={Palaeontology},
  year={2003},
  volume={46}
}
  • A. Yates
  • Published 1 March 2003
  • Environmental Science
  • Palaeontology
The species taxonomy of the sauropodomorph dinosaurs from the Löwenstein Formation of Germany is examined. Previous work has classified these into two taxa: Sellosaurus gracilis from a number of localities and the widespread Plateosaurus engelhardti from a single monospecific accumulation in the Löwenstein Formation, near the town of Trossingen. The current hypodigm of Sellosaurus gracilis is found to contain a substantial amount of variation. This includes differences in the dentition… 
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