Plateosauravus was a herbivore. It lived in the Triassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Free State (South Africa).

Quick facts about Plateosauravus:

  • Existed from 228 million years ago to 201.3 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Plateosauravus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Plateosauravus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • S. H. Haughton. 1924. The fauna and stratigraphy of the Stormberg Series. Annals of the South African Museum 12:323-497