Arctomys vetus Marsh 1871 (marmot)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combinations: Marmota vetus, Palaearctomys vetus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Notice of some new fossil mammals and birds from the Tertiary formation of the West. American Journal of Science 2(8):120-127

Belongs to Arctomys according to O. C. Marsh 1871

See also Black 1963 and Matthew 1909

Sister taxa: Marmota arizonae, Marmota broweri, Marmota caligata, Marmota flaviventris, Marmota korthi, Marmota marmota, Marmota minor, Marmota monax, Marmota nevadensis, Marmota olympus, Marmota vancouverensis, Lagomys sardus, Arctomys primigenia

Type specimen: YPM VP10323

Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nebraska collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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