Genus: Aerotitan NOVAS, KUNDRAT, AGNOLIN, EZCURRA, AHLBERG, ISASI,
ARRIAGADA, & CHAFRAT,
Etymology: Greek, aeros, "air" and Greek, Titan, after the giants of the Greek Mythology: because the new genus was a large flying reptile.
Species: sudamericanus NOVAS, KUNDRAT, AGNOLIN, EZCURRA, AHLBERG,
ISASI, ARRIAGADA, & CHAFRAT,
Etymology: In reference to South America, where the specimen was found.
Holotype: MPCN-PV 0054
Locality: Close to the Bajo de Arriagada Fossil Site, around 90 km southeast of General Roca, and 80 km northeast of the well-sampoled Bajo de Santa Rosa Locality, Rio Negro Province, Argentina.
Horizon: Allen Formation.
Age: Campanian-Maastrichtian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.
Material: Partial rostrum.