Genus: Malawania FISCHER, APPLEBY, NAISH, LISTON, RIDING, BRINDLEY & GODEFROIT, 2013
Etymology: From Kurdish, Malawan, 'swimmer'.

Species: anachronus FISCHER, APPLEBY, NAISH, LISTON, RIDING, BRINDLEY & GODEFROIT, 2013
Etymology: Latinized Greek noun in apposition, anachronus, meaning, 'out of time'.

Holotype: NHMUK PV R6682

Locality: Chia Gara, Amadia, Kurdistan region, Iraq.

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Biostratigraphy:Age: Upper Hauterivian Stage, Upper Neocomian Subepoch/Lower Barremain Stage, Lower Gallic Subepoch, Lower Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Fragmentary skull, cervical and thoracic vertebrae, ribs, partial shoulder girdle, and a nearly comlpete left forefin.