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SPECIES Marmota (Marmota) monax

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 60.
Common Name:Woodchuck
Type Locality:"in America septentrionalis." Restricted by Thomas (1911a:147) to Maryland (USA).
Distribution:Alaska (USA) through S Canada to S Labrador to NE and SC USA; south in Rocky Mtns, possibly to N Idaho.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Marmota (Steppan et al., 1999). Reviewed by Kwiecinski (1998, Mammalian Species No. 591).
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SUBSPECIES monax

SUBSPECIES canadensis

SUBSPECIES ignava

SUBSPECIES rufescens

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