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Marmota caligata Eschscholtz 1829 (hoary marmot)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 47895

Alternative combination: Arctomys caligatus

Synonyms: Arctomys okanaganus King 1836 (no. 44293), Marmota oxytona Hollister 1914 (no. 47907), Marmota vigilis Heller 1909 (no. 47911)

Belongs to Marmota according to B. A. Frase and R. S. Hoffmann 1980

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

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): m1 5.61 x 4.89