Genus: Borealosaurus YOU, JI, LAMANNA, LI & LI, 2004
Etymology: Greek, borealis, "northern," referreing to the location of the fossil site in northern China, and the Northern Hemisphere, and Greek, sauros, "lizard": Northern lizard.

Species: wimani YOU, JI, LAMANNA, LI & LI, 2004
Etymology: In honor of Swedish paleontologist Carl Wiman, who named the first Chinese Dinosaur (Helopus in 1929, though renamed Euhelopus by ROMER in 1956)

Holotype: LPM0167

Locality: Near the Shuangmiao Village, Beipiao Basin, Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Sunjiawan Formation.


Age: Cenomanian Stage, Uppermiddle Gallic Subepoch, Lowermost Gulf Epoch, Middle Cretaceous-Turonian Stage, upper Gallic subepoch, lower Gulf Epoch, Early Late Cretaceous.

Material: A mid-dorsal caudal vertebra.

Referred material:

LPM0168: A middle caudal vertebra.

LPM0169: An isolated tooth crown.

LPM0170: Right humerus.