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SPECIES Marmota (Marmota) menzbieri

Author:Kashkarov, 1925.
Citation:Trans. Turk. Sci. Soc., 2: 47.
Common Name:Menzbier's Marmot
Type Locality:"Chigyr-Tash, in the headwaters of the Ugam River, Talass Ala Tau" [Yuzhno-Kazakhstansk. Obl., Kazakhstan].
Distribution:W Tien Shan Mtns, in S Kazakhstan and NW Kirgizia.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Marmota (Steppan et al., 1999). Regarded by Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951:514) as a probable synonym of marmota; but see Corbet (1978c:81). Steppan et al. (1999) found menzbieri to be the sister species to caudata.
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