Trogontherium Fischer von Waldheim 1809 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonym: Conodontes Laugel 1862

Parent taxon: Castoridae according to N. Rybczynski 2007

See also Gervais 1869 and McKenna and Bell 1997

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

Subtaxa: Trogontherium cuvieri

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Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (1 collection), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (9), Hungary (2), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Romania (8), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (1), Kazakhstan (1), Romania (11), the Russian Federation (3), Slovakia (2), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), Slovakia (2), Switzerland (2)

Total: 58 collections including 61 occurrences

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