|Named By:||A. L. Panchen in 1975|
|Time Period:||Early CarboniferousVisean-Namurian|
|Location:||Scotland - Limestone Coal Group|
|Size:||Skull 15 centimetres long. Total body length estimated about 1 meter long|
|Fossil(s):||Skull and partial pectoral girdle|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptiliomorpha | Anthracosauria | Eoherpetontidae ||
Eoherpeton is the only genus of the family Eoherpetontidae in the extinct suborder Embolomeri. It is known from the Visean and Namurian (now Serpukhovian and lower Bashkirian) stages of the Carboniferous of Scotland.