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SPECIES Marmota (Marmota) caudata

Author:Geoffroy, 1844.
Citation:In Jacquemont, Voy. dans l'Inde, 4, Zool.: 66.
Common Name:Long-tailed Marmot
Type Locality:"Hombur [Ghombur] area, upper reaches of the Indus in Kashmir [India]" (Ognev, 1963a:284).
Distribution:W Tien Shan through the Pamirs (Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan) to Hindu Kush (Afghanistan), Pakistan, Kashmir (India), and mountains of extreme W Xinjiang and Xizang (China).
Status:CITES Appendix III (India); IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Marmota (Steppan et al., 1999). Includes dichrous (Corbet, 1978c:82); but also see Gromov et al. (1965:440) who listed it as a distinct species.
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SUBSPECIES caudata

SUBSPECIES aurea

SUBSPECIES dichrous

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