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  Paludicola - table of contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A new beaver (Rodentia, Castoridae) from the Orellan (Oligocene) of North Dakota.
The skull of the beaver Monosaulax valentinensis (Castoridae, Rodentia) from the Barstovian (Miocene) of Nebraska.
A new speices of beaver (Rodentia, Castoridae) from the early Barstovian (Miocene) of Nebraska.
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 Comparative Placentation
The rodent family Castoridae has an uncertain ancestry, a feature that is discussed in some detail by Romer (1966).
Thenius and Hofer (1960) also supported the notion that the true ancestry of beavers is still debated and related in their book that beavers had once been of bear-like size, in the Pleistocene.
Lavrov, L.S. and Orlov, V.N.: Karyotypes and taxonomy of modern beavers (Castor, Castoridae, Mammalia).
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 Family Castoridae or beavers
Main Entry: castoridae castoridae is one of more than 1,000,000 entries available at Merriam-WebsterUnabridged.
Research Castor Oil Plant CASTORIDAE The Castoridae is a family of rodent animals comprising the single genus, Castor (the beaver).
Cassowary Tree see "Casuarina" Castoridae The Castoridae is a family of rodent animals comprising the beaver and others.
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 Beaver
In the Sciuridae the two main bones (tibia and fibula) of the lower half of the leg are quite separate, the tail is round and hairy, and the habits are arboreal and terrestrial.
In the beavers or Castoridae these bones are in close contact at their lower ends, the tail is depressed, expanded and scaly, and the habits are aquatic.
Beavers have webbed hind-feet, and the claw of the second hind-toe double.
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 Castoridae Photo, Castoridae photos, Phillip Colla Natural History Photography :: Online Photo Search
Castoridae Photo    ::    Phillip Colla Natural History Photography
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Keywords: beaver, castor canadensis, castoridae, grand teton national park, mammal, rodent, wyoming
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 Footnote
Let’s consider imaginary Castoridae College, the home of the Castoridae Colonists.
Do the Castoridae College Colonists hire and pay a big fee to Butcher-Candlestickmaker to do a search for a new engineering professor for Castoridae College to replace the one Butcher-Candlestickmaker induced away, or
Do the Castoridae College Colonists tie Jimmy Candlestickmaker to a log, roll him down to the river, and push him in?
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 Sciuromorpha | Animals | Fresno Chaffee Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
They have very large, round heads (caused by the greatly enlarged auditory bullae, the bulbous bony housing for the hearing mechanism) and very large eyes.
Family: Castoridae ­ beaver (kastor [Gr] = beaver)
Our North American beaver (Castor canadensis) has a distribution from Alaska to Tamaulpias, Mexico.
www.fresnochaffeezoo.com /animals/sciuromorph.html   (913 words)

  
 Castoridae Skulls
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The family Castoridae consists of only two living species of beaver.
Beavers are the largest of the rodents found in North America and Eurasia.They are heavy aquatic mammals perhaps best know for making dam homes responsible for causing, at times, large lakes and ponds.
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 North American Mammals - Search Results
Search Results - Rodentia · Castoridae · Castor
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 Definition of castoridae - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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 Save the Gila River Hairless Beaver
Name Used in Concept Reference: Gila Castoridae Glabellos
Taxonomic Comments: Previously considered a subspecies of Castor Castoridae.
Minckley and DeMarais (2000) proposed that "Catoridae Glabellos," an assemblage that possibly arose through more than one hybridization event between Castor Castoridae and the nature of the climate, be recognized as a distinct species.
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