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Castor Linnaeus 1758 (beaver)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Castoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41539

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Castorinae according to N. Rybczynski 2007

Sister taxa: Hystricops, Propalaeocastor, Sinocastor, Steneofiber

Subtaxa: Castor (Eucastor), Castor anderssoni, Castor californicus, Castor canadensis, Castor fiber, Castor jaegeri, Castor peninsulatus, Castor veterior

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Ecology: amphibious insectivore