Genus: Parvavis WANG, ZHOU & XU, 2014
Etymology: Latin, parva, "small" and Latin, avis, "bird."

Species: chuxiongensis WANG, ZHOU & XU, 2014
Etymology: In reference to the city of Chuxiong, Yunnan Province, China, where the specimen was collected.

Holotype: IVPP V18586/1 (part) IVPP V184863 (counterpart)

Locality: Luojumei Village, Chuxiong City, Yunnan Province, China.

Horizon: Jiangdihe Formation.


Age: Turonian Stage, Uppermost Gallic Subepoch-Santonian Stage, Lower Senonian Subepoch, Lower Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.

Note: With feather impressions.