Marmota flaviventris Audubon and Bachman 1841 (yellow-bellied marmot)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combination: Arctomys flaviventer

Synonyms: Arctomys dacota Merriam 1889, Marmota engelhardti Allen 1905

Belongs to Marmota according to B. A. Frase and R. S. Hoffmann 1980

See also Hall 1981, Kurten and Anderson 1980 and Schultz and Howard 1935

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

Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (12: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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