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meaning: "lake wing"
Named By: Yang Zhongjian (C.C. Young) in 1973
Time Period: Early Cretaceous
Location: China, Xinjiang - Lianmuqin Formation. Mongolia - Tsagaantsav Svita
Size: 1.5 meter wingspan, 20 centimetre skull. The new attributation of further remains means that the total wingspan may in fact approach 4 meters
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Many individual specimens, incluiding an almost complete skeleton. New fossil material now attributed to Noripterus means that the early specimens may in fact represent juveniles
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidea | Dsungaripteroidea | Dsungaripteridae |
Also known as: | Phobetor parvus |

Noripterus (meaning "lake wing" from Mongolian nuur, "lake" and Greek pteron, "wing") is a genus of dsungaripterid pterodactyloid pterosaur from Lower Cretaceous-age Lianmuqin Formation in the Junggar Basin of Xinjiang, China. It was first named by Yang Zhongjian (also known as C.C. Young in older sources) in 1973. Additional fossil remains have been recovered from Tsagaantsav Svita, Mongolia.

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