Procastoroides sweeti Barbour and Schultz 1937 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Synonyms: Eocastoroides lanei Hibbard 1937, Procastoroides lanei Hibbard 1937

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

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

See also Barbour and Schultz 1937, Hibbard 1941, Hibbard and Riggs 1949, Korth 2002, McGrew 1944 and Shotwell 1970

Sister taxa: Procastoroides idahoensis, Procastoroides intermedius

Type specimens:

  • Procastoroides sweeti: Its type locality is Broadwater Locality A, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Nebraska
  • Eocastoroides lanei:

Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (8: Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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