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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Superfamily: Varanoidea
(unranked): Monstersauria
Genus: Chianghsia
Mo, Xu & Evans, 2012
Type species
Chianghsia nankangensis
Mo, Xu & Evans, 2012

Chianghsia is an extinct genus of monstersaurian platynotan known from the Late Cretaceous deposits of the Nanxiong Formation, southern China. It contains a single species, Chianghsia nankangensis.[1]


  1. ^ Mo, J. Y.; Xu, X.; Evans, S. E. (2012). "A large predatory lizard (Platynota, Squamata) from the Late Cretaceous of South China". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10 (2): 333. doi:10.1080/14772019.2011.588254.  edit