Genus: Malawania FISCHER, APPLEBY, NAISH, LISTON, RIDING, BRINDLEY & GODEFROIT,
Etymology: From Kurdish, Malawan, 'swimmer'.
Species: anachronus FISCHER,
APPLEBY, NAISH, LISTON, RIDING, BRINDLEY & GODEFROIT,
Etymology: Latinized Greek noun in apposition, anachronus, meaning, 'out of time'.
Holotype: NHMUK PV R6682
Locality: Chia Gara, Amadia, Kurdistan region, Iraq.
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.