Genus: Chimaerasuchus WU, SUES & SUN, 1995
Etymology: Greek, chimera, Mythical monster combining body parts of several animals, and Greek, suchos, named for the Egyptian crocodile-headed god Sebek.

Species: paradoxus WU, SUES & SUN, 1995
Etymology: Greek, paradoxos, "strange."

Holotype: IVPP V8274

Locality: Hill near the southern bank of Yangtze River, opposite Yichang city, Hubei Province, China.

Horizon: Wulong Formation.


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

Material: Partial skeleton including snout and mandible, fifteen vertebrae, girdle and limb bones and an osteoderm.