Trogontherium

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Trogontherium
Trogontherium cuvieri.jpg
Skull of Trogontherium cuvieri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Castoridae
Subfamily: Castoroidinae
Tribe: Trogontheriini
Genus: Trogontherium
Species: T. cuvieri
Type species
Trogontherium cuvieri
Species
  • T. cuvieri
  • T. minus
  • T. boisvillettei

Trogontherium is an extinct genus of giant beavers.[1] Fossils of Trogontherium have been found in Middle Pleistocene formations of England, mainland Europe, Yunnan, China, and Siberia, Russia.[2]

Jaws of Trogontherium boisvillettei

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