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Castor californicus
Temporal range: Late Miocene – Early Pleistocene
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Castoridae
Genus: Castor
Species: C. californicus
Binomial name
Castor californicus
Kellogg, 1911
Synonyms
  • Castor accessor Hay, 1927

Castor californicus is an extinct species of beaver that lived in western North America from the end of the Miocene to the early Pleistocene. The species was similar to but larger than the extant North American beaver (Castor canadensis).

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