Genus: Shenqiornis WANG, O’CONNOR, ZHAO, CHIAPPE, GAO & CHENG,
Etymology: The generic name, "Shenqiornis," celebrates the successful launch of the Shenzhou 7, China's third human mission into space.
Species: mengi WANG, O’CONNOR, ZHAO, CHIAPPE, GAO & CHENG,
Etymology: In honor of Meg Qingjin for his contribution to the study and protection of Liaoxi fossils as former Director of the Dalian Natural History Museum.
Holotype: DNHM D2950 (counterpart DMNH D2951)
Locality: Senjitu area, Fengning County, Hebei Province, China.
Horizon: Qiaotou Formation.
Age: Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous.
Material: Skull and skeleton.
Note: Feather impressions preserved as carbonized traces cncentrated around head, wings and tail.
Shenqiornis mengi (modified from WANG, et al., 2010), Holotpe: DNHM D2950, DMNH D2951).