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Oligotheriomys Korth 1998 (beaver)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Castoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41552

Full reference: W. W. Korth. 1998. A new beaver (Rodentia, Castoridae) from the Orellan (Oligocene) of North Dakota. Paludicola 1(4):127-131

Parent taxon: Castoridae according to W. W. Korth 1998

Sister taxa: Agnotocastor, Agnotocastorinae, Anchitheriomys, Asiacastor, Boreofiber, Capatanka, Castorinae, Castoroidinae, Chalicomys, Euroxenomys, Migmacastor, Neatocastor, Palaeocastorinae, Palaeomys, Romanocastor, Trigontherium, Trogontheriinae, Trogontherium, Youngofiber, Zamolxifiber

Subtaxa: Oligotheriomys magnus, Oligotheriomys primus, Oligotheriomys senrudi

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Type: Oligotheriomys primus

Ecology: amphibious browser