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meaning: "Hongshan Wing"
Named By: Wang et al in 2008
Time Period: Early Cretaceous
Location: China, Liaoning Province - Jiufotang Formation
Size: 2 meter wingspan
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Skull and cervical vertebra of a sub adult
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Chordata | Pterodactyloidea | Pterodactyloidea | Ornithocheiroidea | Istiodactylidae |

Hongshanopterus is a genus of istiodactylid ornithocheiroid pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Lower Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of Liaoning, China. It is based on IVPP V14582, a skull and neck vertebrae of a single individual. The teeth had triangular crowns and were flattened from mouth side to "lip" side, like those of other istiodactylids. Hongshanopterus was less derived than other istiodactylids, however, by having a tooth row that extended beyond the first third of the skull, and by having some teeth that were directed backwards. The type species is H. lacustris.

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