Genus: Anshunsaurus LIU, 1999
Etymology: In reference to the Anshun area, Guizhou Province, southwestern China, and Greek, sauros, "lizard."

Species: huangguoshuensis LIU, 1999
Etymology: In reference to Huangguoshu, Guanlin County, Anshu area, Guizhou Province, southwestern China, a famous touring place known for the waterfall, near which the fossil locality is located.

Horizon: IVPP V11835

Locality: Xinpu, near Huangguoshu, Guanlin County, Anshu area, Guizhou Province, southwestern China.

Horizon: Xiaowa Formation (old Wayao Member, Falang Formation).

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Almost complete specimen.

Breakdown as follows;

IVPP 11835-1: Head.

IVPP 11835-2: Neck.

IVPP 11835-3: Main body of the trunk and forelimbs.

IVPP 11835-4: Posterior part of the trunk.

IVPP 11835-5: A few caudal vertebrae.

IVPP 11835-6: The distal part of a fibula.

Referred material:

LIU & RIEPPEL, 2005

IVPP 11834: An articulated, perfectly preserved skeleton, with only the last few caudal vertebrae and a few phalanges missing.

MAISCH, 2015

GMPKU 2000-028: A virtually complete skeleotn of a juvenile to subadult individual.

WANG, BACHMANN, HAGDORN, SANDES, CUNY, CHEN, WANG, CHEN, CHENG, MENG, & XU, 2007

YIGMR TR00006, TR00043: Skulls of a juveniles.

YIGMR TR00043: Skull and skeleton missing the majority of the tail.

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Species: wushaensis RIEPPEL, LIU & LI, 2006
Etymology: From Wusha, the name of the fossil locality, Guizhou Province, southwestern China.

Holotype: IVPP V 13782

Locality: Wusha of Xingyi, Guizhou Province, southwestern China.

Horizon: Zhuganop Member, Falang Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Ladinian Stage, Upper Mid Triassic Epoch, Late Middle Triassic.

Material: Nearly complete skull and skeleton.

Referred material:

LIU, 2007

KM 512: A skeleton missing the tail and part of the limbs of a juvenile.