Neatocastor Korth 1996 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1996. A new genus of beaver (Mammalia: Castoridae: Rodentia) from the Arikareean (Oligocene) of Montana and its bearing on castorid phylogeny. Annals of Carnegie Museum 65(2):167-180

Parent taxon: Castoridae according to W. W. Korth 1996

See also McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Agnotocastor, Agnotocastorinae, Anchitheriomys, Asiacastor, Boreofiber, Capatanka, Castorinae, Castoroidinae, Chalicomys, Euroxenomys, Migmacastor, Oligotheriomys, Palaeocastorinae, Palaeomys, Romanocastor, Trigontherium, Trogontheriinae, Trogontherium, Youngofiber, Zamolxifiber

Subtaxa: Neatocastor hesperus

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Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Montana)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of United States (2: Florida)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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