Genus: Dawndraco KELLNER, 2010
Etymology: Dawn, a sky goddess in the culture of the Iroquois, one of the Native American tribes and Latin, draco, "dragon."

Species: kanzai KELLNER, 2010
Etymology: The specific name is based on Kanza (or Kaw), the Native American tribe from which the state name Kansas was derived.
= Pteranodon sternbergi Harksen, 1966 sensu Bennett, 1992

Holotype: UALVP 24238

Locality: Utica, Sec. 2, T16S, R26W, Ness County, Kansas.

Horizon: Lower part of the Smoky Hill Chalk Member, Niobrara Formation.


Age: Late Coniacian Stage, Lower Senonian Subepoch, Lower Gulf Epoch-Early Santonian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Fragmentary skull, left coracoid, humerii, radii, ulnae, left metacarpal 4, femora and tibiae.