Genus: Dongbeititan WANG, YOU, MENG, GAO, CHENG & LIU, 2007
Etymology: Chinese, Dongbei, a northeastern region of China, which includes Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang provinces, and Greek, titan, referes to Greek Mythological giants, symbolic of its great size.

Species: dongi WANG, YOU, MENG, GAO, CHENG & LIU, 2007
Etymology: In honor of Prof. Dong Zhiming, who has contributed greatly to research and education on Chinese Dinosaurs.

Holotype: DNHM D2867

Locality: In a valley between Libalang Valley and Er. Valley, about 5 km southwest of the Sihetun Fossil Museum in Beipiao City, western Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Jianshangou Bed, Yixian Formation, Jehol Group.


Age: Barremian Stage, Lower Gallic Subepoch, Middle Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: 16 cervical, 7 dorsal, and 3 proximal caudal vertebrae, a dorsal rib, 1 chevron, partial fused right scapulocoracoid, right pubis, both ischia, disal end of right femur, almost complete left hind limb including femur, tibia, fibula, astragalus, calcaneum, metatarsus, and pedal unguals I and II.