|Named By:||C. A. Sidor, F. R. O'Keefe, R. Damiani, J.inS. Steyer, R. M. H. Smith, H. C. E. Larsson, P. C. Sereno, O. Ide & A. Maga in 2005|
|Time Period:||Late Permian|
|Location:||Niger - Moradi Formation|
|Size:||Skull 60 centimetres long|
|Fossil(s):||Based upon a skull, partial remains incuding some ribs, atlas vertebra, neural arches of other vertebrae and a femur have been referred to the genus|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Amphibia | Temnospondyli | Edopoidea | Cochleosauridae | Cochleosaurinae ||
Nigerpeton is a genus of temnospondyl amphibian which lived during the Permian period some 250 million years ago in Niger. Specimens of Nigerpeton were first collected during field work in the Moradi Formation in 2000 and 2003.