Genus: Yanornis ZHOU & ZHANG, 2002
Etymology: «Yan » is derived from the Chinese spelling of the ancient Chinese Yan Dynasty, the type locality Chaoyang City was its capital.

Species: martini ZHOU & ZHANG, 2002
Etymology: In honor of Larry D. Martin for his contribution to the study of Mesozoic birds.

Locality: Chaoyang City, Yixian County, Liaoning Province, China.

Horizon: Jiutotang Formation.


Age: Early Cretaceous.

Referred material:

ZHOU & ZHANG, 2006

IVPP V 13358: Skull and skeleton.
Note: Has feather impressions and gizard stones and plant impressions.