Genus: Gegepterus WANG, KELLNER ZHOU & CAMPOS, 2007
Etymology: Chinese, Gege, “princess” in Chinese Qing Dynasty, and Greek, pterus, “wing.”

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.

Referred material:

JIANG & WANG, 2011

IVPP V 11981: A complete skull, mandible and partial skeleton.