Genus: Cryptovenator FRÖBISH, SCHOCH, MÜLLER, SCHINDLER & SCHWEISS, 2011
Etymology: Greek, kryptos, 'hidden, secret, and Latin, venator, 'hunter'.

Species: hirschbergeri FRÖBISH, SCHOCH, MÜLLER, SCHINDLER & SCHWEISS, 2011
Etymology: In honor of the county commissioner of Kusel, Dr. Winfried hirschberger, for his unitiring support of the Geoskop Urweltmuseum and the scientific research in teh Saar-Nahe Basin.

Holotype: LFN-PW 2008/5599-LS

Locality: Remigiusberg Qurry, 49°54'88"N, 7°26'05"E, about i km northest of Haschbach, Rineland Palatinate State, Germany.

Horizon: Laywer 26, Remigiusberg Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Basal Rotliegend, Upper Stephanian, Upper Silesian Series, Gzelian Epoch, Late Pennsylvanian (Late Carboniferous).

Material: An anterior right mandibular fragment exposed in lateral view with 11 teeth and one empty socket.