Species: linghensis HOU, 1997
Etymology: Linghe, being pinyin romanization for the Linghe River, which is the largest river in the fossiliferous region of Western Liaoning and traverses the region from the northeast to southwest.
Holotype: IVPP V10913
Locality: Boluochi, Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province, China.
Horizon: Horizon IV, Jiufotang Formation, Upper Jehol Group.
Biostratigraphy: Pistacosaurus fauna, Cathayornis-Chaoyanga Avifauna.
Age: Barremian Stage, Lower Gallic Subepoch, Lower Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.
Material: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.