Dipoides Jaeger 1835 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonym: Paradipoides Rinker and Hibbard 1952

Parent taxon: Castoroidini according to W. W. Korth 2008

See also Alroy 2002, Korth 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rinker and Hibbard 1952 and Rybczynski 2007

Sister taxa: Castoroides, Monosaulax, Prodipoides

Subtaxa: Dipoides rexroadensis Dipoides smithi Dipoides stirtoni Dipoides stovalli Dipoides tanneri Dipoides vallicula Dipoides williamsi Dipoides wilsoni

View classification

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: Maryland, Oklahoma, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (8: Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Washington)

• Hemphillian of United States (30: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon)

• Miocene of Spain (8), United States (6: Idaho, Nebraska, Oregon, Wyoming)

Total: 55 collections including 56 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.