Genus: Jidapterus DONG, SU & WU, 2003
Etymology: In honor of Jilin Daxue or Jilin University, and Latinised Greek, pteron, "wing."
Species: edentus DONG, SU & WU, 2003
Etymology: Latin, edentus, "toothless."
Locality: Chaoyang, Western Liaoning Province, China.
Horizon: Jiufotang Formation, Jehol Group.
Age: Aptian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.
Material: Skull and fragmentary skeleton.