Propalaeocastor Borisoglebskaya 1967 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonym: Asteneofiber Kretzoi 1974

Parent taxon: Castorinae according to W. Wu et al. 2004

See also Bendukidze et al. 2009 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Castor, Hystricops, Sinocastor, Steneofiber

Subtaxa: Propalaeocastor butselensis Propalaeocastor irtyshensis Propalaeocastor kazachstanicus Propalaeocastor kumbulakensis Propalaeocastor schokensis Propalaeocastor shevyrevae Propalaeocastor zaissanensis

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Type: Propalaeocastor kazachstanicus

Ecology: amphibious browser


• Oligocene of China (1 collection), Kazakhstan (7)

Total: 8 collections including 10 occurrences

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