Procastoroides Barbour and Schultz 1937 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonym: Eocastoroides Hibbard 1937

Full reference: E. H. Barbour and C. B. Schultz. 1937. An early Pleistocene fauna from Nebraska. American Museum Novitates 942:1-10

Parent taxon: Castoroidinae according to N. Rybczynski 2007

See also Barbour and Schultz 1937, Hibbard 1941, Korth 2002, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McGrew 1944, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Shotwell 1970

Sister taxa: Castoroidini, Hystricopini, Nothodipoidini

Subtaxa: Procastoroides idahoensis Procastoroides intermedius Procastoroides sweeti

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Ecology: amphibious browser


• Blancan of United States (20: Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Washington collections)

• Pliocene of Canada (1: Northwest Territories)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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