Fossorcastor Martin 1987 (beaver)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Parent taxon: Palaeocastorinae according to N. Rybczynski 2007

See also Martin 1987 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Capacikala, Euhapsis, Palaeocastor, Pseudopalaeocastor

Subtaxa: Fossorcastor brachyceps Fossorcastor fossor Fossorcastor greeni

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Ecology: amphibious browser

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (5: Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Arikareean of United States (2: South Dakota)

• Oligocene of United States (7: South Dakota)

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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