Castor canadensis


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Synonyms for Castor canadensis

a variety of beaver found in almost all areas of North America except Florida

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As central place foragers, Castor canadensis Kuhl (North American beavers) gather food and return to a central location, usually a water body with a lodge, dam, and/or food cache (Aldous 1938, Brenner 1962, Jenkins 1980, Belovsky 1984, Raffel et al.
Development of nine new microsatellite loci for the American beaver, Castor canadensis (Rodentia: Castoridae), and cross-species amplification in the European beaver, Castor fiber.
The impacts of Castor canadensis Kuhl (American beaver) on local ecosystems through foraging and dam construction activities have been well documented.
After Homo sapiens, no mammal in North America can alter a landscape faster than the Castor canadensis.
Beavers are well known for their dam-building enthusiasm, although the European beaver (Castor fiber) does not do so as fervently as its North American cousin Castor canadensis.