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Marmota korthi Kelly 2000 (marmot)

Osteichthyes - Glires - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47898

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, Arctomys tortus

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 4.50 x 5.33, M2 4.87 x 5.49, M3 5.63 x 5.55, m1 4.42 x 4.94