Full reference: C. Lombardo, Z. Y. Sun, A. Tintori, D. Y. Jiang, and W. C. Hao. 2011. A new species of the genus Perleidus (Actinopterygii: Perleidiformes) from the Middle Triassic of Southern China. Bollettino della SocietÓ Paleontologica Italiana 50(2):75-83
Type specimen: GMPKU-P-1350, a skeleton (almost complete, preserved in dorso-ventral view). Its type locality is Dawazi village, lower vertebrate horizon, Luoping County, which is in a Pelsonian carbonate limestone in the Guanling Formation of China.