Genus: Teviornis KUROCHKIN, DYKE & KARHU, 2002
Etymology: In honor of Victor Tereschenko, paleontologist at the PIN, who found the specimen and Greek, ornis, ‘bird’ (masculine).

Species: gobiensis KUROCHKIN, DYKE & KARHU, 2002
Etymology: In reference to the Gobi desert in Central Asia.

Holotype: PIN 4499-1

Locality: Gurileen (Gurilyn) Tsav, 15 km north of Altan Ula ridge and 7 km east of Bugeen Tsave, northwest corner of the Umnogobi Aimak, Ömnögov (South Gobi), Mongolia.

Horizon: Lower Nemegt Horizon, Nemegt Formation.


Age: Lower Maastrichtian Stage, Uppermost Senonian, Uppermost Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Partially crushed associated remains of a right forelimb, including a fragment of the distal humerus, both radiale and ulnare, the complete carpometarpus, phalanx 1 of digit majoris, and the phalanx of digit minoris.