Erethizon cascoensis White 1970 (North American porcupine)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Erethizontidae

Alternative combination: Coendou cascoensis

Belongs to Erethizon according to R. C. Hulbert 1997

See also Albright 1999, Frazier 1981 and White 1970

Sister taxa: Erethizon bathygnathum, Erethizon dorsatum, Erethizon kleini, Erethizon poyeri

Type specimen: Its type locality is El Casco, which is in an Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in the San Timoteo Formation of California

Ecology: arboreal herbivore


• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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