Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


A large herbivorous prosauropod dinosaur of the genus Plateosaurus of the Triassic Period, having a long neck and tail and a small head with leaf-shaped teeth.

[New Latin, genus name : Greek platus, plate-, wide, broad, flat (from the broad, robust nature of the bones of the type specimen ); see plat- in Indo-European roots + Greek sauros, lizard.]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The show includes the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the terror of the ancient terrain, as well as the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Stegosaurus and Allosaurus from the Jurassic period and Torosaurus and Utahraptor from the awesome Cretaceous period.
As well as the Tyrannosaurus Rex, families can see just how huge the likes of the Stegosaurus, Allosaurus and Plateosaurus were, with the largest creature in the show, the Brachiosaurus, standing 11 metres tall and 17 metres from nose to tail.
En nuestros dias las impresoras 3D nos permiten reproducir una gran cantidad de objetos, entre ellos huesos de dinosaurios, como lo informo la revista Radiology, publicacion que presento una vertebra impresa en 3D de un Plateosaurus.
a) The following models lease (in addition to the imposition of subrogation): ornithosuchus (1pc), Plateosaurus (1), Plateosaurus excavation area (1), Apatosaurus rearing (1), europasaurus (1) europasaurus of age (1) , Stegosaurus (1), Diplodocus (1), Diplodocus younger (2), Ceratosaurus (1) Pterodactylus airport (1), Allosaurus younger (1), Deinonychus (2), Iguanodon younger resistant ( 1) Iguanodon younger horizontal (1), Iguanodon nest is small with (1), Triceratops (1), T-Rex (1), Pachycephalosaurus (2), Triceratops baby lying (3) Photo Head ( 1) Troodon (3), Stegosaurus baby (1) Velociraptor (1);
200 million Plateosaurus years ago Jurassic The large, meat-eating Many new types of 200 million to Allosourus; Stegosaurus, a dinos appeared, as 146 million plant eater known for the did the first birds.
Se dividen en tres familias: la Anchisaurids, como el Anchisaurus y el Thecodontosaurus; la Plateosauridx, que comprende al Plateosaurus, Lufengosaurus, Massospondylus, Ammosaurus y el Mussaurus; y los mas grandes, los Melanorosaurids, como el Euskelosaurus, Melanorosaurus y el Vulcanodon.
Ten species (17 dinosaurs) are represented from the creatures' entire 200,000,000-year reign, including Tyrannosaurus rex, the terror of the ancient terrain, as well as the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Stegosaurus and Allosaurus from the Jurassic period, and Torosaurus and Utahraptor from the Cretaceous period.
Plateosaurus and Archaeopteryx anchored the first two books, published in 2008.
The cast of dinosaurs thundering around tonight includes the Allosaurus, Torosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Stegosaurus, Li liensternus, Plateosaurus, Ankylosaurus, Velociraptors and, of course, the mighty and terrifying T-Rex.
The exhibition features some spectacular models, including a six metre long Plateosaurus skeleton, a T.
The show explores the science and technology behind the BBC award-winning TV series and also includes a Plateosaurus skeleton, a huge Triceratops skull and real fossils that are over 100 million years old.