Genus: Utahdactylus CZERKAS & MICKLESON, 2002
Etymology: In reference to Utah, the state where the specimen was found, and Greek, daktylos, "finger," a common reference to pterosaurs; Utah Pterosaur.

Species: kateae CZERKAS & MICKLESON, 2002
Etymology: In honor of Kate Mickleson who first discovered bone fragments at the site drawing the attention of the authors to the discovery of the pterosaur.

Holotype: DM 002/CEUM 32588

Locality: Locality Number 42Gr191V, Utah.

Horizon: Tidwell Member, Lowermost Morrison Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Lower Zone 1.

Age: Comobluffian age, Lower Kimmeridgian Stage, uppermost Malm Epoch, Late Jurassic.

Material: Fragments of the cranium, a single cervical vertebra, 3 dorsal vertebrae, a fragment of a caudal vertebra preserved as a natural mold alogn with elongated zygapophyses (“tendons”), a few isolated ribs, an uncrushed scapula/coracoid, various limb bones mostely as partial sections of natural molds.