Genus: Pterygornis WANG, HU, & LI, 2015
Etymology: Latin, pterygx, "wing", intended to reflect its unique wings wiht fully ankylosed alular andmajor metacarpus, which distinguishes it from other known Ealry Cretaceous enantiornithines and suggets refined flight capablity, and Greek, ornis, "bird."

Species: dapingfangensis WANG, HU, & LI, 2015
Etymology: In reference to the town of Dapingfang, Chaoyang County, Liaoning Province, China, where the fossil was collected.

Holotype: IVPP V20729

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

Horizon: Jiufotang Formation, Jehol Group.


Age: Aptain Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Late Early Cretaceous, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Disarticulated and incomplete skeleton.