Genus: Raeticodactylus STECHER, 2008
Etymology: Latin, Raetia, old name of the Swiss Canton Grisons, where the pterosaur was found, and Greek, dactylos, ‘finger’; 'for long fourth wing finger'.
Species: filisurensis STECHER, 2008
Etymology: Romansch, Filisur, name of the village where the pterosaur was found, and Latin, ensis, 'from'.
Holotype: BNM 14524
Locality: 1.25 km northeastern of the Tinzenhorn at the Fil da Stidier. The Tinzenhorn (Corn da Tinizong) si a mountian of the berguner Stöcke in Mittelbünden, commue Filisur, Canton Grisons, Switzerland.
Horizon: Lower part of the Alplihonr Member, Kösen Formation.
Age: Late Norian Stage (Sevatian) or Rhaetian Stage, Uppermost Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.
Material: Nearly complete skull and mandible, wing phalanges and elements of the right pes.