Genus: Jianchangopterus LÜ & BO, 2011
Etymology: Jianchang refers to the Chinese administrative unit Jianchang County, Liaoning Province, China, which the holotype locality belongs, and Greek, -pterus, "wing."
Species: zhaoianus LÜ & BO, 2011
Etymology: In honor of Zhao Limin, who offered the specimen for scientific study.
Locality: Linglongta, Jianchang County, Liaoning Province, China.
Horizon: Tiaojishan Formation.
Age: Middle Jurassic.
Material: Fragmenary skull and fragmentary skeleton.