Tribe Marmotini (squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative spelling: Marmotinae

Synonym: Tamiini

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

See also de Bruijn et al. 1980 and Frase and Hoffmann 1980

Sister taxa: Albanensia, Arctomyoides, Blackiini, Callosciurini, Cedromurinae, Comtia, Cynomyoides, Forsythia, Funambulini, Hesperopetes, Heteroxerus, Miosciurus, Miospermophilus, Nototamias, Oligosciurus, Paenemarmota, Palaearctomys, Palaeosciurus, Parapaenemarmota, Paratamias, Petauristodon, Pliopetaurista, Pliopetes, Pliosciuropterus, Prospermophilus, Protosciurus, Protospermophilus, Protoxerini, Pteromyinae, Ratufini, Sciurillus, Sciurinae, Sciurini, Sciurion, Sciurotamias, Tamiasciurini, Vulcanisciurus, Xerini

Subtaxa: Ammospermophilus Cynomys Eutamias Marmota Neotamias Spermophilinus Spermophilus Tamias

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Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), Canada (17: Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon), the Czech Republic (3), France (6), Georgia (3), Germany (2), Greece (7), Hungary (18), Italy (6), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (3), Monaco (2), Mongolia (1), Poland (7), Romania (13), the Russian Federation (8), Spain (3), Turkey (2), Ukraine (5), United States (227: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of Mexico (4), United States (60: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Hungary (1)

• Pliocene of China (2), Germany (1), Greece (1), Hungary (5), Poland (6)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (2), United States (36: Arizona, California, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas)

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), China (5), Greece (4), Mexico (1), Mongolia (4), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovakia (2), United States (53: California, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of China (1)

Total: 526 collections including 735 occurrences

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