Genus: Silutitan WANG, BANDEIRA, QIU, JIANG, CHENG, MA & KELLNER, 2021
Etymology: Afrikaans, aard, "Earth," and Greek, onyx, "claw." Gender is masculine.The genus names referes to the thick hematite encrustation of many of the bones, particulary the ungual phalanges, in the type quarry.
Species: celestae YATES, BONNAN, NEVELING, CHINSAMY & BLACKBEARD,
Etymology: In honor of Celeste Yates who prepared many of the bones.
Locality: Hami, Xinjiang Province, China.
Horizon: Shengjinkou Formation, Tugulu Group.
Age: Lower Cretaceous.
Material: Rostral half of a left maxilla.
Skull elements, mandibular elements, cervical, dorsal, sacral and caudal vertebrae, cervical ribs, dorsal ribs, gastralia, chevrons, pectoral girdle elements, pelvic girdle elements and bones of both the fore- and hind limbs, manus and pes.