Anchitheriomys Roger 1885 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonym: Amblycastor Matthew 1918

Parent taxon: Castoridae according to N. Rybczynski 2007

See also Alroy 2002, Korth 1994, Korth 1996, Korth and Emry 1997, Matthew 1918, McKenna and Bell 1997, Voorhies 1990 and Xu 1994

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

Subtaxa: Anchitheriomys fluminis Anchitheriomys stouti Anchitheriomys suevicus

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Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (1 collection), France (5), Germany (1), Switzerland (1), United States (17: California, Delaware, Nebraska, Nevada, Texas)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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