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Castor fiber


Accepted name: Castor fiber
Common name: Beaver
Georgian name: თახვი
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org

National Red list status: RE

Remark/შენიშვნა: 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)
Reference for occurrence in Georgia: 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.
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: 25 October 2021