Genus: Pravusuchus STOCKER, 2010
Etymology: Latin, pravus, 'evil or wicked', and Greek, souchus, for the Egyptian crocodile-headed god.

Species: hortus STOCKER, 2010
Etymology: Latin, hortus, 'park or grounds'; Named for Devil's Playground, the locality in Petrified Forest National Park from which all specimens of this taxon originate.

Holotype: AMNH FR 30646

Locality: Devil's Playground, Petrified Forest National Park, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Lower Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Skull.

Referred material:

PEFO 31218: Skull.

PEFO 34239: Skull, partialmandible, and possible partial postcrania.