Name: Eoherpeton ‭(‬Dawn Creeper‭)‬.
Phonetic: E-o-her-pe-ton.
Named By: A.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Panchen‭ ‬-‭ ‬1975.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptiliomorpha,‭ ‬Anthracosauria,‭ ‬Eoherpetontidae.
Species: E.‭ ‬watsoni‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skull‭ ‬15‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Total body length estimated about‭ ‬1‭ ‬meter long.
Known locations: Scotland‭ ‬-‭ ‬Limestone Coal Group.
Time period: Serpukhovian/Bashkirian of the Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial pectoral girdle.

       Eoherpeton is a genus of reptilomorph that is known to have lived in what is now Scotland during the Carboniferous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new genus and species of anthracosaur amphibian from the Lower Carboniferous of Scotland and the status of Pholidogaster pisciformis Huxley.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬269:‭ ‬581-640.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Panchen‭ ‬-‭ ‬1975.
-‭ ‬The morphology and relationships of the Carboniferous amphibian Eoherpeton watsoni Panchen.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society‭ (‬John Wiley‭ & ‬Sons,‭ ‬Inc.‭) ‬85‭ (‬4‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬T.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Smithson‭ ‬-‭ ‬1985.


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