Genus: Lingyuanopterus XU, JIANG & WANG, 2022
Etymology: In reference to the Lingyuan locality where the specimen was discovered, and Greek, pterus, "wing."

Species: camposi XU, JIANG & WANG, 2022
Etymology: In honor of Brazilian vertebrate Palaeontologist Diogenes de Almeida Campos for his contribution to China-Brazil pterosaur collobrative research.

Holotype: IVPP V 17940

Locality: Sihedang, Linguan, Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Jiufotang Formation.


Age: Aptian Stage, Early Gallic Subepoch, Late Early Cretaceous, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Skull, mandible and atlas-axis complex.

Note: A peipiaostid fish is found on the same block and 4 pellets (bromalite) with fish fragments.