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meaning: "Longcheng wing"
Named By: Wang Li, Li Li, Duan Ye and Cheng Shaoinli in 2006
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 120 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province - Jiufotang Formation
Size: Uncertain die to incomplete skull material, but a 2 meter wingspan has been suggested
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull and incomplete post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidea | Ornithocheiroidea | Istiodactylidae |

Longchengpterus was a genus of istiodactylid pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Barremian-Aptian-age Lower Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of Chaoyang, Liaoning, China. The genus was named in 2006 by Wang Li, Li Li, Duan Ye and Cheng Shao-li. The genus name is derived from the old name of Chaoyang City, Longcheng, and a Latinised Greek pteron, "wing". The specific name honours Zhao Dayu, the president of Shenyang Normal University and a contributor to the founding of the Western Liaoning Institute of Mesozoic Paleontology.

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