Eucastor Allen 1877 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonym: Sigmogomphius Merriam 1896

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

See also Alroy 2002, Hay 1902, Korth 2007, McKenna and Bell 1997, Rybczynski 2007, Stirton 1935 and Stirton 1939

Sister taxa: Microdipoides, Nothodipoides, Temperocastor

Subtaxa: Eucastor malheurensis Eucastor tortus

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Type: Castor (Eucastor) tortus

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (3 collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Miocene of Canada (6: Saskatchewan), United States (53: California, Georgia, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 63 collections including 64 occurrences

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