Castor canadensis (rodent)

Mass: 11 kg based on Bellows and Mitchell 2002

Abundance: 0.04 to 50.00% (median 0.69%)

Latitudinal range: 29.1° to 56.3°

Habitats: (41), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (2)

Found in 43 samples

Canada: Charlie Lake Cave (Zone IV), Keffer (Midden 57, screened), Keffer (Midden 57, floated), DjPp-8 (level A), DjPp-8 (level B), McNichol Creek (house depression), McNichol Creek (midden), Pender Canal Site (trench), Grassy Bay, Irving-Johnston, Spillsbury Bay

United States: Rocky River, The Wilds, Ardis, Vess Cave, Ripplemead, Bat Cave, Bluegrass (macro), North Creek Shelter (Paleoarchaic), Hulme Site, Lower Walnut Settlement, McKinley Site (Zone A), Taddlock, Steck, Croley-Evans, Sucices Site (Excavation Square 1), Sucices Site (Excavation Square 2), Watson Brake (6.4 mm fraction), Rattlesnake Point Pueblo (Unit 2), Cadwalader, Black Cat Cave (interior), Harris Creek, Hobson Site, Hale Farm, Itasca Bison Site, Guard, Prison Farm, Pine Hill, Otter Creek No. 2 (Zone 3), Cole Gravel Pit, Scovill, Natural Chimneys, Flagg Swamp Rockshelter (Archaic)

Size measurements:
♀ body mass11786 kgN = 22Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ body mass11322 kgN = 36Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♀ total body length924 mmN = 22Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ total body length903 mmN = 36Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♀ tail length245 mmN = 22Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ tail length238 mmN = 36Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♀ hind foot length160 mmN = 22Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ hind foot length159 mmN = 36Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♀ ear length31 mmN = 22Bellows and Mitchell 2002
♂ ear length31 mmN = 36Bellows and Mitchell 2002

See also Castor, Castor fiber