Genus: Daxiatitan YOU, LI, ZHOU & JI, 2008
Etymology: Chinese, Daxia, name of a branch of the Yellow River runs along the Linxia area of Gansu Province, China, where the fossils were discovered, and Greek, Titan, refering to Greek mythological gigants, symbolic of its great size.
= Gansutitan YOU, LI, ZHOU & JI, 2008 (nomen nudum)

Species: binglingi YOU, LI, ZHOU & JI, 2008
Etymology: Tibetan, Bingling, 100,000 Buddhas, referring to Bingling Temple, a famous attraction near the Liujiaxia Dam along the Yellow River, about 80 km southwest of Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu Province, China.

Holotype: GSLTZP03-001

Locality: Southeastern part of Lanzhou Basin, Kansu (Gansu) Province, China.

Horizon: Hekou Group.


Age: Early Cretaceous.

Material: Caudalmost 10 cervical vertebrae, 10 dorsal vertebrae, 2 proximal caudal vertebrae, partial cervical and dorsal ribs, one hemal arch, right scapula, right coracoid and right femur.