Genus: Gegepterus WANG, KELLNER ZHOU & CAMPOS, 2007
Etymology: Chinese, Gege, “princess” in Chinese Qing Dynasty, and Greek, pterus, “wing.”
= Nova WANG, KELLNER, ZHOU & CAMPOS, 2005
Species: changae (WANG, KELLNER, ZHOU & CAMPOS, 2007) emend WANG
& DONG, 2008
Etymology: In honor of Prof. Dr. Meemann Chang, who fostered the collaboration of scientists from Brazil and China for projects on flying reptiles.
= Gegepterus changi WANG, KELLNER, ZHOU & CAMPOS, 2007
Holotype: IVPP V11981
Locality: Sihetun, Shanguan, Beipiao, Liaoning Province, Northeastern China.
Horizon: Jianshangou Member, Horizon 1, Lower part of the Yixian Formation, Jehol Group.
Biostratigraphy: Psittacosaurus Fauna, Confuciusornis Avifauna.
Age: Valanginian Stage, Upper Neocomian Subepoch, Early Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.
Material: Cranial bones, carpals and scapula-coracoid.
Note: Has soft tissue (hair like structures) around parts of the skull.
JIANG & WANG, 2011
IVPP V 11981: A complete skull, mandible and partial skeleton.