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meaning: "Liaoxi wing"
Named By: Dong Zhiming & Lu Junchang in 2005
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 120 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province, Jiufotang Formation
Size: Uncertain due to incomplete material
Diet: Possibly a piscivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete mandible (lower jaw)
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidea | Istiodactylidae |
Also known as: | Nurhachius |

Liaoxipterus is a genus of pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Barremian-Aptian-age Lower Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of Chaoyang, Liaoning, China. The type species is Liaoxipterus brachyognathus. The genus name is derived from the discovery locality Liaoxi and a Latinised Greek pteron, "wing". The specific name is derived from Greek brachys, "short" and gnathos, "jaw".

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