Named By: Jennifer A. Clack - 1994.
Classification: Chordata, Reptiliomorpha, Embolomeri.
Species: S. miripedes (type).
Size: Roughly about 40 centimetres long.
Known locations: Scotland - East Kirkton Limestone Formation.
Time period: Late Visean/Early Serpukhovian of the Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Almost complete individuals.
Silvanerpeton is a genus of possibly semi aquatic reptilomorph that lived in Scotland during the Carboniferous.
- Silvanerpeton miripedes, a new anthracosauroid from the Visťan of East Kirkton, West Lothian, Scotland. - Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 84:369-376. - Jennifer A. Clack - 1994.