Genus: Qiaowanlong YOU & LI, 2009
Etymology: Generic name is derived from "Qiaowan," Gansu Province, China, a cultural relic near the fossil locality, Chinese, aiao, "bridge," Chinese, wan, "bend in a stream" and Chinese, long, "dragon."

Species: kangzii YOU & LI, 2009
Etymology: In honor of 'Kangzi', a famous emperior of the Qing Dynasty, who once had a dream of the scenic beauty of the Qiaowan area.

Holotype: FRDC GJ 07-14

Locality: Qiaowan, Yujingzi Basin, Jiuquan area, Gansu Province, China.

Horizon: Middle Unit of the Xinminpu Group.


Age: Late Aptian - Early Albian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: 8 articulated cervical vertebrae, a right pelvic girdle and several unidentifed bone fragments cranial to cervical.

A) Right pelvic girdle in lateral view; B) Right pelvic girdle in medial view; C) Cervical vertebrae; D) Cranial view, E) Left laterial; F) Caudal; G) Right laterial; H) Dorsal; I) ventral view.