Marmota korthi Kelly 2000 (marmot)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Full reference: T. S. Kelly. 2000. A new Hemphillian (Late Miocene) mammalian fauna from Hoye Canyon, west central Nevada. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 481:1-21

Belongs to Marmota according to T. S. Kelly 2000

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hoye Canyon (UCMP V-95013), which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Nevada

Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution: found only at Hoye Canyon (UCMP V-95013)

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