Genus: Yumenornis WANG, O’CONNOR, LI & YOU, 2013
Etymology: The generic name "Yumen" is derived from the name of the city near the fossil locality, Kansu (Gansu) Province, China and Latin, ornis, “bird.”

Species: huangi WANG, O’CONNOR, LI & YOU, 2013
Etymology: In honor of Mr. Zhao-Chu Huang of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) for his long-lasting support to several generations of IVPP staff.

Holotype: GSGM-06-CM-013

Locality: Northwest of the village of Chenjiawan, Changma Prefecture,Yumen Municipality, Kansu (Gansu) Province, China.

Horizon: Middle Xiagou Formation.


Age: Aptian-Albian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Upper Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Partial sternum, complete right coracoid and scapula, partial furcula, and a complete, articulated right forelimb.