Taxonomic Swap 95063 (Committed on 07-20-2021)

ASM Mammal Diversity Database Ver. 1.... (Citation)
Added by bobby23 on July 20, 2021 03:41 PM | Committed by bobby23 on July 20, 2021
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There seems to be issues with the geographic overlap of the subspecies -- both Martes caurina ssp. caurina and Martes caurina ssp. sierrae are shown in the southern Sierra Nevadas.

Posted by maxallen about 2 years ago

I did not create atlases for the Pacific marten subspecies - I just moved them from Martens americana, and this just moved the IDs and observations for them with it. Do you think atlases and/or range maps would resolve the issue? Know any cited literature on the topic?

Posted by bobby23 about 2 years ago

The Sierra subspecies should be pretty clear (historically in the Sierra Nevadas, and released near Mt. Lassen).

I'm not sure about specific studies, but you could start here:
(just be aware of their bias in favor of Humboldt marten subspecies)

Posted by maxallen about 2 years ago

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