Genus: Parahongshanorins LI, WANG & HOU, 2011
Etymology: Latin, para, "near" + Hongshanornis.

Species: chaoyangensis LI, WANG, & HOU, 2011
Etymology: In reference to Chaoyang, in western Liaoning Province, China, where the specimen was found.

Holotype: PMOL-AB00161

Locality: Yuanjiawa Town, Chaoyang County, Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Jiufotang Formation.


Age: Barremian Stage, Lower Gallic Subepoch, Lower Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Skeleton.