Collection of Marmots of the
University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum UWZM

Official address:

University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum
L.E. Noland Zoology Building
250 North Mills Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Phone: 1 (608) 262-3766
Fax: 1 (608) 262-5395
Internet Web-site


  • Paula M. HOLAHAN
  • Curator of Birds and Mammals
  • [email protected]

  • The Zoological Museum is associated with the University of Wisconsin Department of Zoology. The Museum provides support of zoological research within the department, throughout the state and region, and nationally and internationally by collecting, curating, and managing collections of approximately 400,000 zoological specimens. The Museum consists of a 10,000 square-foot collections storage and research facility, the Molecular Systematics Laboratory, and a small exhibits gallery. The gallery is open to the public most weekdays, but access to the collections is restricted. Qualified researchers and students wishing to visit and/or use the collections must contact the registrar to make an appointment.
    Its mammalogy collection (study skins, alcoholic specimens) includes 9,000 specimens. Its collection of marmots consists of 145 specimens representing 3 identified species of American Marmots.

    Genus MARMOTA Blumenbach, 1779

    Marmota caligata

  • 3 specimens
  • Marmota flaviventris

  • 15 specimens
  • Marmota monax

  • 127 specimens