Capatanka Macdonald 1963 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Parent taxon: Castoridae according to X. Xu 1996

See also Macdonald 1963, Martin 1987 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Capatanka cankpeopi Capatanka minor

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Type: Capatanka cankpeopi

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (11: South Dakota collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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