Castoroides ohioensis Foster 1838 (giant beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonyms: Burosor efforsorius Starrett 1956, Castoroides kansensis Martin 1912, Castoroides nebrascensis Barbour 1931

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

See also Alroy 2002, Leidy 1860, Slowinski 1989, Starrett 1956 and Wilson 1967

Sister taxon: Castoroides leiseyorum

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (6: Ontario, Yukon collections), United States (30: Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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