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MARMOT, ALASKA

Under Construction May 2011 ALASKA MARMOT Marmota broweri GUARD HAIR Length: Tips of hairs have long taper (ASM #1-2) Diameter Range: 115-130 microns (ASM #1)  112-125 microns (ASM #2) Medullary Index: 0.77 (ASM #1)  0.62-0.68 (ASM #2) Medulla: Single cell width, irregular polygons or trapezoids. (ASM #1-2) Color: Sometimes pigmented but more often none. (ASM […]

MARMOT, HOARY

Under Construction May 2011 HOARY MARMOT Marmota caligata GUARD HAIR Length: 40-60mm (ASM #1) 60mm max (ASM #2) Diameter Range: 125 – 135 microns, but smaller on the tail, with 87 to 115 microns wide there. (ASM #1) Medullary Index: 0.65 to 0.7 (ASM #1).  Medulla: Medulla width is 77.5 to 87.5.  Tail hairs were […]