Genus: Xingxiulong WANG, YOU & WANG, 2017
Etymology: Chinese, xingxiu, "constellation": is derived from the name of the ancient "Xingxiu Bridge" in Lufeng County, which was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and Chinese, long, "dragon."

Species: chengi WANG, YOU & WANG, 2017
Etymology: In honor of Prof. Zheng-Wu Cheng (1931-2015), for his lifetime contribution to Chinese terrestrial biostragiraphy, including the Lufeng Basin.

Holotype: LFGT-D0002

Locality: Near Sankeshu (Three Trees) Village, Jinshan Town, Lufeng County, Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China.

Horizon: Shawan Member, Lufeng Formation.


Age: Hettangian-Lower Sinemurian Stage, Lower Lias Epoch, Early Jurassic.

Material: Partial skull and mandible, postcranial skeleton including atlas-axis complex, 3 cervical vertebrae (possibly C7-C9), 7 dorsal vertebrae (possibly D8-D14), complete sacral vertebrae, 35 caudal vertebrae, fragments of ribs and chevrons, left ilium, left pubic apron and distal end of right pubis, proximal end of left ischium and distal portions of articulated ischia, both femora, both broken tibiae and proximal ends of fibulae, left astragalus and calcaneum, putative distal tarsals II and IV, and complete left pes and almost complete right pes.


LFGT-D0001: Articulated postcranial skeleton including axis, complete cervical (C3-C10), dorsal (D1-D14) and sacral vertebral series, 19 anterior caudal vertebrae (possibly Ca3-Ca21), fragments of cervical and dorsal ribs, 9 chevrons, right scapula, right ilium, proximal ends of right pubis and ischium, distal portions of femora, distal end of left tibia, and left astragalius.

LFGT-D0003: Partial skull with mandible and partial postcranial skeleton including 8 cervical vertebrae (possibly C3-C10), 14 dorsal vertebrae (possibly D1-D14), nearly complete sacral vertebral series, fragments of ribs and chevrons, both scapulae, both broken humeri, ulnae and radii, partial carpi and manus, right ilium and fragment of left ilium, left pubis and right pubic apron, broken left femur, right tiiba, and fibula, left proximal ends of tibia and fibula, broken right astragalus and broken distal tarsals, and partial pes.