Genus: Chaohusaurus YOUNG & DONG 1977
Etymology: In reference to Chao Hu Lake in Choaxian, Anhui Province, China, and Greek, sauros, “lizard”: Chao lake lizard.
= Anhuisaurus CHEN 1985 non
Etymology: In reference to the Anhui Province, where the specimen was found, and Greek, sauros, “lizard”: Anhui lizard.
= Chensaurus MAZIN, SUTEETHORN, BUFFETAUT, JAEGER, HELMCKE-INGAVAT
1991
Etymology: In honor of Chen Lizhu, Chinese paleontologist who discovered the specimen, and Greek, sauros, "lizard": “Chen’s lizard”.

Species: geishanensis YOUNG & DONG 1977
Etymology:
= Grippia geishanensis (YOUNG & DONG 1977)

Holotype: IVPP V 4001

Locality: Unknown, near Guishan, Chaoxian, Anhui Province, China.

Horizon: Majianshan Limestone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian in Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Late Early Triassic.

Material: Skull and fragmentary skeleton.

Referred material:

MONTANI, JIANG, TINTORI, RIEPPEL, & CHEN, 2014

Locality: Majia-Shan, Chao County, Qiaoxian County, Anhui Province, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Bottom of the Subcolumbites zone.

Age: Middle Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material:

AGM-1: Skull and skeleton.

Note: With embryos.

AGM CHS-5: Nearly complete specimen.

MOTANI, HUANG, JIANG, TINTORI, RIEPPEL, YOU, HU, & ZHANG,2018

Type A (female)

AGM AGB6008, AGB6609, AGB6255, AGB6261, AGB7413, AGB2906, AGB2905, IVPP V11362: Fragmentary specimens.

Type A (male)

AGB5863b, AGB5863c, AGM AGB6252, AGB6259, AGB7404, AGB7409, AGB6256, AGB5855: Fragmentary specimens.

Type A (?)

NGM P45-H85-21, P45-H85-23: Fragmentary specimens.

Type B (female)

AGB6607: Fragmentary specimens.

Type B (male)

AGM AGB7400, AGB7403, GMPKUP-3093: Fragmentary specimens.

Type B (?)

AGM AGB5846c, AGM MT10022: Fragmentary specimens.

Type ?

AGM AGB7406: Fragmentary specimen.

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Species: chaoxianensis (CHEN, 1985) MONTANI, JIANG, TINTORI, RIEPPEL, CHEN & YOU, 2015
= Anhuisaurus chaoxianensis CHEN, 1985
Etymology:
= Chensaurus chaoxiaensis (CHEN, 1985) MAZIN, SUTEETHORN, BUFFETAUT, JAEGER, HELMCKE-INGAVAT, 1991

Holotype: AGM P45-H85-25

Locality: Majia-Shan, Chao County, Qiaoxian County, Anhui Province, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material: Skull and nearly complete skeleton with a damaged left humerus.

Referred material:

MONTANI & YOU, 1998

IVPP V11361, IVPP V11362: Forefins.

AGM CH-628-22: Nearly complete specimen.

MONTANI, JIANG, TINTORI, RIEPPEL, CHEN & YOU, 2015

CHJ-3, CHS-3, CHS-7, CHS-14, CH-628-16, CH-628-17, CH-628-18, CH-628-19, CH-628-20, CH-628-23: Fragmentary specimens.

 

MONTANI, YOU & MCGOWAN, 1996

Locality: 50 km southwest of the type locality of Chensaurus, Anhui Province, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material:

Wuwei Cultural Relic Admistrative Institute, Anhui Province, China: WCRAI 313: Nearly complete skull and skeleton with skin impression?

 

= Anhuisaurus fraciles CHEN 1985
Etymology:
= Chensaurus facilies (CHEN, 1985) MAZIN, SUTEETHORN, BUFFETAUT, JAEGER, HELMCKE-INGAVAT, 1991

Holotype: AGM P45-H85-20

Locality: Majia-Shan, Chao County, Qiaoxian County, Anhui Province, China.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material: 3 skulls and skeletons.

 

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Species: zhangjiawanensis CHEN, SANDER, CHENG, & WANG, 2013
Etymology: In reference to the village Zhangjiawan, northern Yunnan County, Hubei Province, South China, the village name in the district where the specimens were found.

Holotype: WHGMR V26001

Locality: Zhangjiawan Village, Yangping Town, northern Yunnan County, Hubei Province, South China.

Horizon: Jialingjiang Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material: Nearly comlpete specimen.

Referred material:

WHGMR V26025: Incomplete skeleton.

 

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Species: brevifemoralis HUANG, MOTANI, JIANG, TINTORI, RIEPPEL, ZHOU, REN & ZHANG, 2019
Etymology: The specific name refers to the shortness of the femur relative to the body in comparison to other species.

Holotype: AGM AGB7401

Locality: Majia-Shan, Chao County, Qiaoxian County, Anhui Province, China.

Horizon: Bed 621.

Biostratigraphy: Bottom of the Subcolumbites zone.

Age: Middle Spathian Stage, Upper Scythian Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material: A complete skull and skeleton of a male lacking the tip of tail.

Paratype:

GMPKU P-3086: A nearly complete skeleton of a female (Bed 633).

Referred material:

AGM ABF5846a, 5846b, 5846c, AGB6253, AGM AGB6254, AGB6255, AGB6258, AGB6260, AFB6605, AGB6607, AGB7402, AGB7403, AGB7407, AGB7408, AGB7410, GMPKU P-1101, IVPP V11361: Fragmentary specimens