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SPECIES Marmota (Marmota) marmota

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 60.
Common Name:Alpine Marmot
Type Locality:"in alpibus Helveticis" Restricted by Thomas (1911a:147) to Swiss Alps.
Distribution:Swiss, Italian, and French Alps; W Austria; S Germany; Carpathian (Romania) and Tatra Mtns (Czech Republic, Poland); introduced into French Pyrenees, E Austria and N Serbia and Montenegro.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Marmota (Steppan et al., 1999). Formerly included baibacina, broweri, caligata, camtschatica, and menzbieri (Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1951; Rausch, 1953).
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