Genus: Pakasuchus O'CONNOR, SERTICH, STEVENS, ROBERTS, GOTTFRIED, HIERONYMUS, JINNAH, RIDGELY, NGASALA, & TEMBA, J., 2010
Etymology: Kiswahili, Paka, "cat" and Greek, souchos, "crocodile": In reference to it short lowe skull with malariform teeth reminiscent of carnassials in mammalian carnivores.

Species: kapilimai O'CONNOR, SERTICH, STEVENS, ROBERTS, GOTTFRIED, HIERONYMUS, JINNAH, RIDGELY, NGASALA, & TEMBA, J., 2010
Etymology: In honor of the late Professor Saidi Kapilima, University of Dar es Salaam, a key contributor to the Rukwa Rift Basin Project.
= Genus: Nova O'CONNOR, SERTICH, STEVENS, GOTTIFRIED & ROBERTS, 2008

Holotype: RRBP 08631

Locality: Locality RRBP 08631 (Rukwa Rift Basi Project, Tanzanian Antiquities Unit) 2007-04, ~20 km south of Lake Rukwa, Rukwa Rift Basin, Tanzania.

Horizon: Galula Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Cretaceous.

Material: Articulated skull and skeleton.

Referred material:

RRBP 05103: PArtial skull preserving left maxilla, lower jaw and 8 postcaniniform teeth.