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Castor veterior Lankester 1864 (beaver)

Mammalia - Glires - Castoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 295053

Full reference: E. R. Lankester. 1864. On new Mammalia from the Red Crag. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 14:353-360

Belongs to Castor according to E. R. Lankester 1864

Sister taxa: Castor (Eucastor), Castor anderssoni, Castor californicus, Castor canadensis, Castor fiber, Castor jaegeri, Castor peninsulatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Suffolk (Sutton), which is in a Pliocene coastal siliciclastic in the Red Crag Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: scansorial insectivore