Propalaeocastor irtyshensis Wu et al. 2004 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Full reference: W. Wu, J. Meng, J. Ye and X. Ni. 2004. Propalaeocastor (Rodentia, Mammalia) from the Early Oligocene of Burqin Basin, Xinjiang. American Museum Novitates 3461:1-16

Belongs to Propalaeocastor according to W. Wu et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Propalaeocastor butselensis, Propalaeocastor kazachstanicus, Propalaeocastor kumbulakensis, Propalaeocastor schokensis, Propalaeocastor shevyrevae, Propalaeocastor zaissanensis

Type specimen: IVPP V13690, a maxilla. Its type locality is XJ200203 (115.5 m horizon, bed 28), which is in an Oligocene terrestrial mudstone in the Keziletuogayi Formation of China.

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution: found only at XJ200203 (115.5 m horizon, bed 28)

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