Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Marmota caudata
The Long-tailed marmot is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
CountriesAfghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, India, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
Facts about the long-tailed marmot
Long-tailed marmot Marmota caudata is also common.
Long-tailed Marmot The long-tailed marmot is one of the two marmot species that can be found in the region of the Aksu-Jabagly reserve.
Long-tailed marmot is very well represented. (Full text)
The Long-Tailed Marmot is quite striking in appearance with red to orange fur with the back sometimes very dark, almost black on occasion.
Lynxes, red foxes, martens, jackals, otters, and long-tailed marmots are more common species found in this mountainous ecoregion. (Full text)
Long-Tailed Marmots are very conspicuous during summer in the upper reaches while Mouse Hare are active throughout the year.More animals beginning with L