Genus: Hamipterus WANG, KELLNER, JIANG, WANG, MA, PALDOULA, CHENG, RODRIGUES, MENG, ZHANG, LI & ZHOU, 2014
Etymology: Hami, Xinjiang Province, China, referring to the region where the specimen was found, and Greek, pteros, "wing."

Species: tianshanensis WANG, KELLNER, JIANG, WANG, MA, PALDOULA, CHENG, RODRIGUES, MENG, ZHANG, LI & ZHOU, 2014
Etymology: In reference to the Tian Shan Mountains, Xinjiang Province, China. The region was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2013.

Holotype: IVPP V18931.1

Locality: Hami, Xinjiang Province, China.

Horizon: Tugulu Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower Cretaceous.

Material: One complete female skull.

Paratypes:

IVPP V18935.1: One nearly complete presumed male skull.

Referred material:

IVPP V18931-V18941: Several cranial and postcranial elements.

Note: A total of 5 eggs were recovered at the same site.

 

WANG, KELLNER, JIANG, CHENG, WANG, MA, PAIDOULA, RODRIGUES, CHEN, SAYAO, LI, ZHANG, BANTIM, MENG, ZHANG, QIU & ZHOU, 2017

IVPP V 18941-18943: More than 200 eggs, some with embryo skeletons.