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Named By: C. A. M. Meszoely in 1967
Time Period: Maastrichtian-Eocene
Location: 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
Size: Possibly up to 1.8 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Many specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Amphibia | Caudata | Scapherpetontidae |

Piceoerpeton is an extinct genus of prehistoric amphibian, containing species known from the latest Cretaceous (late Maastrichtian), Paleocene and Eocene of North America. It is one of the largest known salamanders, and would have approached the cryptobranchid Andrias in size. However, Piceoerpeton is unrelated to the Cryptobranchidae; instead it appears to be a member of the extinct family Scapherpetontidae.

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