Genus: Albalophosaurus OHASHI & BARRETT, 2009
Etymology: Latin, albus, "white," Greek, lophus (Latinized from the Greek lophos), "crest bearing" and Greek, sauros, "lizard"; This refers to the local mountain Hakusan ('white mountain' in Japanese) and to the prominent ridges present on the maxillary and denary teeth of the holotye specimen.
Species: yamaguchiorum OHASHI & BARRETT, 2009
Etymology: In honor of Ichio Yamaguchi and Mikiko Yamaguchi, who have discovered and prepared many fossils from the Kuwajima Formation.
Holotype: SBEI 176
Locality: The Rein Road tunnel, Kuwajima District (formerly Shiramine Village), Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan.
Horizon: Uppermost Kuwajima Formation.
Age: Valanginian-Hauterivian Stage, Middle – Upper Neocomian Subepoch, Lower Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.
Material: An incomplete skull including a left maxilla, left lachrymal, left jugal, left and right nasals, right frontal (with parietal fragments attached), left palpebral, quadrate, partial prefrontal, exoccipital/opisthotic, basisphenoid, left denary, maxillary and dentary teeth, and other indeterminate cranial fragments.