Genus: Schizooura ZHOU, ZHOU, & O’CONNOR, 2012
Etymology: Greek, Schizo, Greek, oura; means split and tail.

Species: lill ZHOU, ZHOU, & O’CONNOR, 2012
Etymology: In honor of Mr. Li Yutong (IVPP), who prepared this delicte specimen and many other birds and feathered dinosaurs.
= Genus: Nova ZHOU, ZHOU & O'CONNOR, 2010

Holotype: IVPP V 16861

Locality: Jianchang, western Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Jiufotang Formation.


Age: Aptian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Nearly complete skull and skeleton.

Note: With feather impressions around the wings, legs, and tail.