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Marmota nevadensis Kellogg 1910 (squirrel)

Mammalia - Glires - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47903

Alternative combinations: Arctomys nevadensis, Paenemarmota nevadensis

Belongs to Marmota according to M. D. Bryant 1945

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

Type specimen: UCMP V-12506, a mandible (The anterior part of a left mandibular ramus with a broken lower incisor; p4 and m1 intact.). Its type locality is Thousand Creek, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Nevada.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 6.45 x 7.15