Genus: Cartorhynchus MONTANI, JIANG, CHEN, TINTORI, RIEPPEL, JI & HUANG,
Etymology: Greek, carto, "shortened" and Greek, rhynchus, "snout."
Species: lenticarpus MONTANI, JIANG, CHEN, TINTORI, RIEPPEL, JI & HUANG,
Etymology: Latin, lentus, "flexible" and Latin, carpus, "wrist"; named after truncated snout and cartilaginous wrist.
Locality: From the second level of Majiashan Quarry, 31°37'27"N, 117°49'19"E, near downtown Chaouhu, Hefei City, anhui Province, China.
Horizon: Upper Member of the Nanlinghu Formation.
Bisotratigraphy: Subcolumbites Ammonite Zone.
Age: Olenekian, Spathian Stage, uppermost Scythian Epoch, Early Triassic.
Material: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.