Pseudopalaeocastor barbouri Peterson 1905

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Alternative combinations: Palaeocastor barbouri, Steneofiber barbouri

Synonyms: Capacikala milleri Olson 1940, Nannasfiber ostellatus Xu 1996, Palaeocastor milleri Olson 1940

Full reference: O. A. Peterson. 1905. Description of New Rodents And Discussion Of The Origin of Daemonelix. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 2(4):139-202

Belongs to Pseudopalaeocastor according to L. D. Martin 1987

See also Korth 2002, Macdonald 1963, Olson 1940, Peterson 1905, Stirton 1935 and Xu 1996

Sister taxon: Pseudopalaeocastor osmagnus

Type specimens:

  • Pseudopalaeocastor barbouri: Its type locality is Pine Ridge Escarpment, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Nebraska
  • Nannasfiber ostellatus:
  • Palaeocastor milleri:


• Miocene of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Nebraska)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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