Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1940. Preliminary notes on the Lufeng vertebrate fossils. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 20(3-4):235-239
Type specimen: IVPP AS V.20 (NGMJ 004546), a skeleton. Its type locality is Huangchiatien, Lufeng, which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Lufeng Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore