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Castor (Eucastor) Leidy 1858 (beaver)

Mammalia - Glires - Castoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 340748

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1858. Notice of Remains of Extinct Vertebrata, from the Valley of the Niobrara River, Collected during the Exploring Expedition of 1857, in Nebraska, under the Command of Lieut. G. K. Warren, U. S. Top. Eng., by Dr. F. V. Hayden, Geologist to the Expedition. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 10:15-89

Parent taxon: Castor according to J. Leidy 1858

Sister taxa: Castor anderssoni, Castor californicus, Castor canadensis, Castor fiber, Castor jaegeri, Castor peninsulatus, Castor veterior

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore