Genus: Qingxiusaurus MO, HUANG, ZHAO, WANG, & XU, 2008
Etymology: Qingxiu for 'Shanqingshuixiu" (pinyn), means "a picturesque senery of mountains and water in Guanxi", and Greek, sauros, "lizard."

Species: youjiangensis MO, HUANG, ZHAO, WANG & XU, 2008
Etymology: In reference to the Youjiang river, Guangzi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China where the specimen was excavated.

Holotype: NHMG 8499

Locality: Dashi Village, suburb of Nanning City, Guangzi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

Horizon: Red Beds.


Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material: Cranial caudal neural spine, nearly complete paired setern plates and both humeri.