Definition of Genus marmota
1. Noun. Marmots.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Sciuridae, Sciuridae
Member holonyms: Marmot
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Marmota
Literary usage of Genus marmota
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mammals of Colorado: An Account of the Several Species Found Within the by Edward Royal Warren (1910)
"Citellus, p. 155 b. Tail long, very broad and bushy; ears pointed, and often tufted; no cheek pouches. Sciurus, p. 181 Genus MARMOTA (from marmot, ..."
2. Hygiene of Communicable Diseases: A Handbook for Sanitarians, Medical by Francis Merton Munson, John Harington, Francis Randolph Packard, Fielding Hudson Garrison (1920)
"... and other rodents of the genus Marmota are accountable for the perpetuation of plague in chronic form. Prom the foregoing it is apparent that to prevent ..."
3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"The woodchucks, or ground-" hogs " (genus Marmota), also live in burrows; but are usually not colonial, and prefer hillsides or pasture land for their homes ..."
4. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"The number of young in a litter varies greatly, rarely as few as one or two, frequently six or eight, rarely ten. genus marmota FRISCH. (Marmot. ..."