Capacikala Macdonald 1963 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Full reference: J. R. Macdonald. 1963. The Miocene faunas from the Wounded Knee area of western South Dakota. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 125(3):139-238

Parent taxon: Palaeocastorinae according to N. Rybczynski 2007

See also Macdonald 1963, Martin 1987, McKenna and Bell 1997, Swisher 1982 and Xu 1996

Sister taxa: Euhapsis, Fossorcastor, Palaeocastor, Pseudopalaeocastor

Subtaxa: Capacikala gradatus Capacikala parvus Capacikala sajakensis

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Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Arikareean of United States (9: Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (3), United States (14: South Dakota)

Total: 27 collections including 28 occurrences

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