Genus: Pterofiltrus JIANG & WANG, 2011
Etymology: Greek, Ptero-, pteron, "wing" and Medieval Latin, filtrum, "filter."

Species: qiui JIANG & WANG, 2011
Etymology: In honor of Prof. Qiu Zhanxiang, who has made great contributions to the Chinese paleontology.

Holotype: IVPP V 12339

Locality: Zhangjiagou, Beipiao City, Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Jiangshangou Member, Yixian Formation, Jehol Group.


Age: Barremain Stage, Lower Gallic Subepoch, Lower Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Most of skull and mandible, and first 2 cervical vertebrae.