Genus: Huanhepterus DONG, 1982
Etymology: In reference ot the Huanhe Formation, and Greek, pterus, "wing."
= Huanhopterus DONG, 1987 (sic)

Species: quingyangensis DONG, 1982
Etymology: In reference to Qingyan, in the Gansu Province, China, where the specimen was found.
= Huanhopterus qinyangensis DONG, 1987 (sic)

Holotype: IVPP V9070

Locality: Sanshilpu, Qingyan, Gansu Province, Ordos Basin, China.

Horizon: Huanhe Formation, Middle Zhidan Group.


Age: Late Jurassic or Early Cretaceous.

Material: Skull lacking posterior end from the front of the nasal, 4 cervical vertebrae, left humerus, ulna, radius, metacarpals, phalanges, sternum, scapula, ribs, dorsal vertebrae, pelvis, femur-tibia-tarsus, and metacarpals.