Genus: Barinasuchus PAOLILLO & LINARES, 2007
Etymology: In reference to the type locality in Venezuela, (masculine), and Greek, souchos, "crocodile."

Species: arveloi PAOLILLO & LINARES, 2007
Etymology: In honor of Alberto Arvelo Torralba.
= Sebecus cf. huilensis BUFFETAUT & HOFFSTETTER, 1977

Holotype: MAAT-0260 (original MCN-USB: 01-94 PB)

Locality: Quebrada Soco, afluente del Rio Masparro, northeast of Barrancas, 20 km north of Barians, Barinas State, Venezuela.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic Era.

Material:

MAAT-0260: Anterior part of a skull.

Barinasuchus arveloi (modified from Paolillo & Linares, 2007).

Barinasuchus arveloi (modified from Paolillo & Linares, 2007).

Referred material:

= Sebecus cf. huilensis BUFFETAUT & HOFFSTETTER, 1977

Locality: Grasa, 73'7"W, 10'33"S, Rio Napuya, North of Rio Inuya, Eastern Peru.

Horizon: Ipururo Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic Era.

Material:

Number: Not given: Front half of skull.