Genus: Daohugoupterus CHENG, WANG, JIANG, & KELLNER, 2014
Etymology: In reference to Daohugou Village, Ningcheng County, Inner Mongolia, China, where the specimen was collected, and Greek, pteros, "wing."

Species: delicates CHENG, WANG, JIANG, & KELLNER, 014
Etymology: Latin, delicatus, "small"; in allusion to the comparatively small and delicate body type of this species.

Holotype: IVPP V12537

Locality: Daohugou, Ningcheng County, Inner Mongolia, China.

Horizon: Daohugou Bed (Formation) or Tiaojishan Formation.


Age: Late Jurassic.

Material: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.

Note: Soft tissue/fibres and fragments of wing membrane.