Full reference: Y.-N. Cheng, T. Sato, X.-C. Wu and C. Li. 2006. First complete pistosauroid from the Triassic of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(2):501-504
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: NMNS 004529/F003826, a skeleton (a nearly complete and articulated skeleton, missing the distal tail). Its type locality is Near Chajiang, about 10 km NW of Xingyi, which is in a Ladinian marine limestone in the Zhuganpo Formation of China.