Castor canadensis Kuhl 1820 (American beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Belongs to Castor according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002 and Leidy 1860

Sister taxa: Castor (Eucastor), Castor anderssoni, Castor californicus, Castor fiber, Castor jaegeri, Castor peninsulatus, Castor veterior

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (4: Alberta, Nova Scotia, Yukon collections), United States (52: Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida, New Mexico)

Total: 58 collections including 59 occurrences

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