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meaning: "Tree rhynchus"
Named By: Ji, Ji & Padian in 1999
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, 164 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province - Yixian Formation
Size: 40 centimetre wingspan
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Almost complete skeleton of a sub adult
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Rhamphorhynchoidea | Anurognathidae |

Dendrorhynchoides was a genus of anurognathid pterosaur containing two species known from the Middle Jurassic Tiaojishan Formation of Qinglong, northern Hebei Province, China.

The genus was first named Dendrorhynchus in 1998 by Ji Shu'an and Ji Qiang, but that name proved to be preoccupied by a parasitic protozoan named in 1920 by David Keilin. It was therefore renamed in 1999. The type species is Dendrorhynchoides curvidentatus. The genus name is derived from Greek dendron, "tree" and rhynkhos, "snout" in reference to it being assumed a tree-dweller and presumed a close relative of Rhamphorhynchus. The specific name means "curved-toothed" in Latin. A second species, D. mutoudengensis, was described in 2012.

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