Genus: Chebsaurus MAHAMMED, LANG, MAMI, MEKAHLI, BENHAMOU, BOUTERFA,
KACEMI, CHERIEF, CHAOUATI, & TAQUET, 2005
Etymology: Arab, chab, "teenager," in a friendly and tenderly way in the West Algerian region (this sauropod is a juvenile); Greek, sauros, "lizard."
Species: algeriensis MAHAMMED, LANG, MAMI, MEKAHLI, BENHAMOU, BOUTERFA,
CHERIEF, CHAOUATI, & TAQUET, 2005
Etymology: In reference to the country of Algeria, where the specimen was found.
Holotype: D001-01 to 78
Locality: The site is at mid-slope of the Rouis El Djir mount on its northern hillside, Rouis El Djir mount, Oulakak, Sfissifa Daira, Naama Wilaya, Occidental Saharan Atlas, Algeria.
Age: Indeterminate Middle Jurassic.
Material: Fragmentray skull and fragmentary skeleton of a juvenile.