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Eurasian Beaver
Castor fiber Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Castoridae - beavers »  genus Castor

Other names

= European Beaver

Least Concern

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Number of records: 7

subspecies Castor fiber albicus Matschie, 1907 - Elbe Beaver

Castor fiber albicus - Elbe Beaver

subspecies Castor fiber birulai Serebrennikov, 1929 - Mongolian Beaver
subspecies Castor fiber fiber Linnaeus, 1758 - Scandinavian Beaver
subspecies Castor fiber galliae Geoffroy, 1803 - Rhone beaver
subspecies Castor fiber pohlei Serebrennikov, 1929 - Ural Beaver
subspecies Castor fiber tuvinicus Lavrov, 1969 - Tuva Beaver
subspecies Castor fiber vistulanus Matschie, 1907 - Central European beaver

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305558]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Castor fiber Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Castor fiber Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Castor fiber Linnaeus, 1758]

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