Genus: Nebulasaurus XING, MIYASHITA, CURRIE, YOU, ZHANG, & DONG,
Etymology: Latin, nebulae, "misty cloud"; after the alpine province of Yunnan (= southern cloudy province, Chinese), and Greek, sauros, "lizard."
Species: taito XING,
MIYASHITA, CURRIE, YOU, ZHANG, & DONG,
Etymology: In honor of the Taito Corporation of Japan, which funded the field project in and near the type locality:
Locality: Xiabanjiang, Jiangyi Rual Area, Yuanmou County, Yunnan Province, China.
Horizon: Zhanghe Formaton.
Age: Aalenian/Bajocian Stage, Dogger Epoch, Middle Jurassic.