Marmota marmota Linnaeus 1758 (Alpine marmot)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combinations: Arctomys marmotta, Mus marmota

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

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

Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Italy (5), Monaco (2), Romania (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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