Euroxenomys minutus minutus (Rodentia, Castoridae) from Gratkorn (Austria, Styria)

Jérôme Prieto, Isaac Casanovas-Vilar, Martin Gross

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    Abstract

    A large sample of microvertebrates from the Sarmatian s. Str. of Gratkorn (Austria, Styria) has recently been recovered. The recovered rodent fauna is diverse and includes a few castorid remains that are described here. Such remains comprise isolated teeth, a palate and a fragmentary skull that are ascribed to the small-sized beaver Euroxenomys minutus minutus (Von Meyer, 1838). These finds are discussed with regard to the Austrian Miocene castorid record. © 2014 Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)163-170
    JournalPalaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments
    Volume94
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

    Keywords

    • Beavers
    • Late Middle Miocene
    • Rodents
    • Sarmatian s. Str

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