Genus: Xinghaiornis WANG, CHIAPPE, TENG & JI, 2013
Etymology: In reference to Xinghai Square in Dalian, China, and the Xinghai Paleontological Museum where the holotype is housed, and Greek, ornis, "bird."
Species: lini WANG,
TENG & JI,
Etymology: In honor of Mr. Lin Zhihong for his contribution towards this investigation.
Holotype: XHPM 1121
Locality: Sihetun, Shanguan Town, Beipiao City, Liaoning Province, China.
Horizon: Yixian Formation.
Age: Early Cretaceous.
Material: Skull, skeleton and feather impressions?
Xinghaiornis lini (after WANG, CHIAPPE, TENG & JI, 2013), Holotype: XHPM 1121.