Alfred L. Gardner. Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA
Charles A. Woods. Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-2035
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Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: The higher-level classification of Myocastor remains unresolved. Myocastorids presumably evolved in the Oligocene of South America from an echimyid of the subfamily Adelophomyinae (Woods et al., 1992). The myocastorids have been included in Capromyidae by Hall (1981), Corbet and Hill (1991), and others, included in the Echimyidae (McKenna and Bell, 1997), and placed in the family Myocastoridae by Ameghino (1904), Woods and Howland (1979), and Woods (1993). Patterson and Pascual (1968b) and ...
David Nicolson - ITIS Data Development Coordinator: The family-group name Myocastoridae dates to a 1902 publication by Ameghino (fide McKenna & Bell, 1997:207), rather than the 1904 publication used by Woods & Kilpatrick (2005)