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Pseudopalaeocastor barbouri

Mammalia - Rodentia - Castoridae

Taxonomy
Steneofiber barbouri was named by Peterson (1905). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pine Ridge Escarpment, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Nebraska.

It was recombined as Palaeocastor barbouri by Stirton (1935); it was recombined as Pseudopalaeocastor barbouri by Martin (1987).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Steneofiber barbouri Peterson p. 166
1935Palaeocastor barbouri Stirton
1940Palaeocastor milleri Olson
1963Capacikala milleri Macdonald
1987Pseudopalaeocastor barbouri Martin
1996Nannasfiber ostellatus Xu

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilyCastoroideaGray 1821
familyCastoridae
subfamilyPalaeocastorinae
genusPseudopalaeocastorMartin 1987
speciesbarbouri()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: amphibiousf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2005-08-26 13:05:29
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Harrisonian to the top of the Hemingfordian or 24.80000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Pseudopalaeocastor barbouri (17732) Steneofiber barbouri (type locality: 17819)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Texas) Palaeocastor barbouri (18617)