Genus: Cratonavis LI, WANG, STIDHAM & ZHOU, 2022
Etymology: In reference to the craton (referring to the destruction of North China Craton during the Early Cretaceous, an event that underpins teh evoutionary setting of the Jehol Biota), and Latin, avis, "bird."
Species: zhui LI, WANG, STIDHAM & ZHOU, 2022
Etymology: In honor of Dr. Rixiang Zhu for his pioneering work of the destruction of North China Craton.
Holotype: IVPP V31106
Locality: Xiaotaizi Village, Lamadong Town, Jianchang County, Liaoning Province, China.
Horizon: Jiufotang Formation, Jehol Biota.
Age: Aptain Stage, Gallic Subepoch, Late Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.
Material: Skull and skeleton of a nearly complete specimen.
Note: Has feather impressions.