Genus: Palaeopteryx JENSEN, 1981 (nomen nudum)
Etymology: Latin, paleo, "acient" and Latin, pteryx, "wing."
Note: Jensen, 1981 paper stated that Palaeopteryx would be described in a Jensen, in press. The paper never was published therefore, Palaeopteryx should be considered nomen nudum.
Species: thomsoni JENSEN, 1981 (nomen nudum)
Holotype: BYU 2022
Locality: Dry Mesa Quarry 1, sec. 23, T.50N, R.14, Mesa County, on the Uncompahgre Plateau, in Western Colorado.
Horizon: Lower Upper Brushy Basin Member, Morrison Formation.
Biostratigraphy: Zone 2.
Age: Lower Part, Comobluffian age, Kimmeridgian Stage, uppermost Malm Epoch, Late Jurassic.
Material: Distal radius.
Note: May be an archaeopterygid.