Marmota Frisch 1775 (marmot)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Synonyms: Arctomys Schreber 1780, Lagomys Storr 1780, Lipura Illiger 1811, Marmota (Marmotops) Pocock 1923, Marmotops Pocock 1923

Parent taxon: Marmotini according to J. M. Mercer and V. L. Roth 2003

See also Alroy 2002, Fischer de Waldheim 1817, Frase and Hoffmann 1980, Gray 1825, Hall 1981, Illiger 1811, Kurten and Anderson 1980, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Schultz and Howard 1935

Sister taxa: Ammospermophilus, Cynomys, Eutamias, Neotamias, Spermophilus, Tamias, Spermophilinus

Subtaxa: Arctomys primigenia Arctomys vetus Lagomys sardus Marmota arizonae Marmota broweri Marmota caligata Marmota flaviventris Marmota korthi Marmota marmota Marmota minor Marmota monax Marmota nevadensis Marmota olympus Marmota vancouverensis

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Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario collections), France (2), Georgia (3), Hungary (1), Italy (6), Mexico (1), Monaco (2), Mongolia (1), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (3), United States (74: Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (2: Arizona)

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma)

Total: 108 collections each including a single occurrence

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