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Marmota arizonae Hay 1921 (marmot)

Mammalia - Glires - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47894

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1921. Descriptions of species of Pleistocene Vertebrata, types or specimens of most of which are preserved in the United States National Museum. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 59:599-642

Belongs to Marmota according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Anita, which is in a Blancan/Irvingtonian terrestrial horizon in Arizona

Ecology: scansorial insectivore