Named By: A. L. Panchen - 1975.
Classification: Chordata, Reptiliomorpha, Anthracosauria, Eoherpetontidae.
Species: E. watsoni (type).
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.
- 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.