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Marmota Frisch 1775 (marmot)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41502

Synonyms: Arctomys Schreber 1780 (no. 44280), Lagomys Storr 1780 (no. 47459), Lipura Illiger 1811 (no. 103833), Marmota (Marmotops) Pocock 1923 (no. 133137), Marmotops Pocock 1923 (no. 133136)

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

Sister taxa: Ammospermophilus, Cynomys, Eutamias, Neotamias, Spermophilus, Tamias, Spermophilinus

Subtaxa: Arctomys primigenia, Lagomys palatinus, Marmota arizonae, Marmota broweri, Marmota caligata, Marmota flaviventris, Marmota korthi, Marmota marmota, Marmota minor, Marmota monax, Marmota olympus, Marmota vancouverensis, Marmota vetus

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Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore