Definition of Genus castoroides

1. Noun. Extinct beavers of the Pleistocene; of eastern and southern United States.

Exact synonyms: Castoroides
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Castoridae, Family Castoridae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Castoroides

genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius
genus Castanea
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius
genus Catacala
genus Catalpa
genus Catananche
genus Catasetum
genus Catha
genus Catharacta
genus Catharanthus
genus Cathartes
genus Cathaya
genus Catoptrophorus
genus Catostomus
genus Cattleya

Literary usage of Genus castoroides

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1. The American Beaver and His Works by Lewis Henry Morgan (1868)
"He must have been five or six times larger than the beaver of the present time. Baird observes that the genus Castoroides is nearer to the genus ..."

2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus castoroides comprises the Fossil Beaver, C. ohioensis, Foster, of New York and westward, known only from its skull, which shows that this ..."

3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1870)
"The genus castoroides comprises the Fossil Beaver, C. ohioensis, Foster, of New York and westward, known only from its skull, which shows that this ..."

4. First[-second] Annual Report on the Geological Survey of the State of Ohio by William Williams Mather (1838)
"Genus CASTOROIDES. Species, C. Ohioensis. Generic characters.—Incisors \ destitute of canines, grinders total 20. Incisors of the lower jaw convex in front ..."

5. Annual Report on the Geological Survey of the State of Ohio by William Williams Mather (1836)
"C, First molar, natural size. B, Upper incisor, '' " " " D, Crown of the fourth molar, natural size. ORDER, RODENTIA. Genus, CASTOROIDES. ..."

6. Iowa Geological Survey: Report (1914)
"Besides the genus Castoroides of North America this family is made to include ... Genus CASTOROIDES Foster. Form and proportions beaver-like. ..."

7. Reports and Papers by Iowa Geological Survey (1914)
"Genus CASTOROIDES Foster. Form and proportions beaver-like. Cheek-teeth composed of plates (apparently flattened tubes) of enamel united by plates of cement ..."

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