Genus: Pterodaustro BONAPARTE, 1970
Etymology: Greek, pteron, "wing" and Latin, de austro, "from the south."
= Puntanipterus BONAPARTE & SANCHEZ, 1975
Etymology: Puntanos, is the colloquial name for the inhabitants of the province of San Luis, Argentina; in reference to the old name for the capital “San Luis de la Punta de los Venados”, and Latinized Greek, pteron, "wing."
= Puntaniptero (ANONYMOUS) 1976 (sic)
= Putanipterus CARROLL, 1987 (sic)

Species: guinazui BONAPARTE, BONAPARTE, 1970 (emend Wellnhofer, 1978)
Etymology: In honor of the Argentine Paleontologist Roman Guiñazu.
= Pterodaustro guiñazui BONAPARTE, 1970

Holotype: PVL 2571

Locality: Loma del, Pterodaustro Fossil Site, 4 km SSW and 116 km from ruta nacional 147, Depto Belgrano, Sierra de las Quijadas, San Luis Province, Argentina.

Horizon: Inferior Lagarcito Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Albian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Right humerus and a few other postcranial bones.

Hypotype: PVL 3860: Skull and postcranial skeleton.

Referred material:

PVL 2572: Femur.

PVL 2573: Incomplete phalange 4.

PVL 2574: Cervical vertebra.

PVL 2575: Dorsal vertebra.

PVL 2585: Scapula and coracoid.

PVL 2586: Fragmentary skull.

PVL 3403: Proximal tibia-fibula.


BONAPARTE 1971

MMP 1018: Skull and mandible.

MMP 1035: Anterior portion of a skull.


CODORNIU, PAULINA-CARABAJAL & GIANECHINI, 2016

MIC-V57, MIC-V135, MIC-V250, MIC-V933a, MMP 1018, MMP 1086, MMP 1087, MMP 1182, MMP 3562: Isolated skulls.

MIC-V486: Isolated frontals in dorsal view.

MIC-V777: Incomplete skkull lacking the occipital region and the basicranium.

MMP 3575: Skull roof in dorsal view.

SANCHEZ, 1973

MMP 1096: Skull.

MMP 1087: Skull.

CHIAPPE & CHINSAMY, 1996

Universidad Nacional de San Luis (Geologia) Argentina: UNSL-GEO-V-57: Skull and dentary.

UNSL-GEO-V-55: Skull.

CHIAPPE, CODORNIU, GRELLET-TINNER & RIVAROLA, 2004

MHIN-UNSL-GEO-V 246: Pterosaur embryo within an egg.

CHIAPPE, RIVAROLA FREGENAL-MARTINEZ & LOPEZ-ALBARELLO, 1995

Numbers not given:

CHIAPPE, RIVAROLA, FREGENAL-MARTINEZ, SOZZI, BUATOIS, GALLEGO, LAZA, ROMERO, LOPEZ-ARBARELLO, BUSCALIONI, MARSICANO, ADAMONIS, ORTEGA, McGEHEE & DI IORIO, 1998

Level 10:

UNSL.GEO- V56, V57: Complete and partial skulls.

Note: Pterodaustro has been found in levels 1b, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 and 11.

CODORNIU, 2005

MHIN-UNSL-GEO-V 243: Fragmentary skeleton of a sub adult.

MHIN-UNSL-GEO-V 165: Pelvis adn caudal vertebrae.

CODORNIU & CHIAPPE, 2002, 2003

MHIN-UNSL-GEO-V 241, MMP 1168: 2 fragmentary hatchling specimens.

CODORNIU, CHIAPPE, & CID, 2013

MIC-V263: Fragmentary skull and skeleton.

Note: With gastroliths.

MIC-V243: Fragmentary skeleton.

Note: With gastroliths.

DAVILA, CHIAPPE & RIVAROLA, 1999

Juvenile specimen.

FOX & DAVILA, 1997

Material: nearly 200 specimens

CODORNIU, CHIAPPE, & CID, 2013

Locality: 35 m from the Loma del, Pterodaustro Fossil Site, 4 km SSW and 116 km from ruta nacional 147, Depto Belgrano, Sierra de las Quijadas, San Luis Province, Argentina.

Horizon: Inferior Lagarcito Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Albian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material:

MIC-V263: Fragmentary skull and skeleton.

Note: With gastroliths.


= Puntanipterus globosus BONAPARTE & SANCHEZ, 1975
Etymology: Latin, globosus, "spherical"; in reference to the form of the lower tibia.

Holotype: PVL 3869

Locality: Quebrada Larga, Hualtaran, approximately 1.5 km east of Puesto Aguero, Department Belgrano, San Luis Province, Argentina.

Horizon: La Cruz Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Jurassic or Early Cretaceous.

Material: Tibia-fibula, dorsal vertebra, phalange IV.