The Carboniferous Period

The Carboniferous is a geologic period about 300 to 280 million years ago.This is the period when our 'Eoscorpius Sparthensis' would have been around.

Carboniferous Forest

The Carboniferous Period is famous for its vast coal swamps, such as the one depicted here. Such swamps produced the coal from which the term "Carboniferous” or "carbon-bearing" comes. The area where the fossil was found was later a colliery.



Carboniferous period