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Accepted name: Castor fiber
Common name: Beaver
Georgian name: თახვი
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
Reference: Vereshchagin N.K. Mlekopitayustchie Kavkaza. Istoria formirovania fauny, M.-L. Izd. AN SSSR, 1959, 703 str. (in Russian). Mammalas of the Caucasus, M.-L. Publ. AS USSR, 1959, 703 p.
Remark: Common beaver once existed in forests of the Colchis Plain in western Georgia, but has disappeared by the middle of XIX century (according to Vereshchagin, 1959)
National Red list status: RE
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Citation: , 2013. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Castor fiber]. .Castor fiber. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 22 May 2017