Genus: Piscivoravis, ZHOU, ZHOU, & O’CONOR, 2013
Etymology: Latin, piscis, "fish" and Latin, avis, "bird": 'fish-eating bird'; referring to the food remains associates with the specimen.

Species: lii ZHOU, ZHOU, & O’CONOR, 2013
Etymology: In honor of Mr Li Yutong (IVPP) who patiently prepared many important fossil birds and feathered dinosaurs.

Holotype IVPP V17078

Locality: Near the village of Xiaotaizi, Lamadong Town, Jianchang County, Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon; Jiufotang Formation, Jehol Group.


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

Material: Fragmentary skull, articulated skeleton missing the cranium, preserving an organic outline of the body, food remains preserved in the abdomen area and ventral to the dentray and impressions of the wing and tail feathers.