Genus: Kunpengopterus WANG, KELLNER, JIANG, CHENG, MENG & RODRIGUES, 2010
Etymology: From Kun Peng, an ancient mythological figure from China regarded as being a very strange flying animal, and Greek, pterus, "wing."

Species: sinensis WANG, KELLNER, JIANG, CHENG, MENG & RODRIGUES, 2010
Etymology: Greek, sino, meaning pertaining to China, where this new species was discovered.

Holotype: IVPP V16047

Locality: Longlongta, Jianchang County, western Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Daohugou bed (Formation) or Tiaojishan Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Jurassic.

Material: Almost complete and well-articulated skeleton.

Referred material:

CHENG, JIANG, WANG & KELLNER, 2017

Locality: Near Daxishan, Longlongta, Jianchang County, western Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Yanliao deposits, Daohugou bed (Formation) or Tiaojishan Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Jurassic.

Material:

IVPP V 16047: Almost complete skull and well-articulated skeleton.