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Castor fiber Linnaeus 1758 (Eurasian beaver)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Castoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 54309

Synonyms: Castor plicidens Major 1874 (no. 112304), Castor praefiber Deperet 1890 (no. 112303)

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

Belongs to Castor according to O. Thomas 1911

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 102.0, humerus length 80.0, radius length 81.0, scapula length 74.0, tibia length 124.0

Estimated body mass: 4.14 kg based on femur length, humerus length, and tibia length