Piceoerpeton

Name: Piceoerpeton.
Phonetic: Py-ce-o-er-pe-ton.
Named By: C. A. M. Meszoely - 1967.
Classification: Chordata, Amphibia, Caudata, Scapherpetontidae.
Species: P. willwoodense (type), P. naylori.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Possibly up to 1.8 meters long.
Known locations: Canada, Alberta - Paskapoo Formation, Northwest Territories - Margaret Formation, Saskatchewan - Ravenscrag Formation. USA, Montana - Hell Creek Formation, North Dakota - Bullion Creek Formation, Hell Creek Formation, Slope Formation, Wyoming - Fort Union Formation, Lance Formation, Polecat Bench Formation, Willwood Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous through to the early Eocene.
Fossil representation: Many specimens.

       Piceoerpeton was a genus of large prehistoric salamander that that lived in North America from the late Creaceous to the early Eocene.

Further reading
A new cryptobranchid salamander from the Early Eocene of Wyoming. - Copeia 1967(2):346-349 - C. A. M. Meszoely - 1967.



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