California chipmunk

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California chipmunk
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Neotamias
Species: N. obscurus
Binomial name
Neotamias obscurus
(J. A. Allen, 1890)
Synonyms

Tamias obscurus J. A. Allen, 1890

The California chipmunk (Neotamias obscurus) is a species of rodent in the squirrel family Sciuridae. It is found in Baja California, Mexico and in southern California in the United States.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Linzey, A. V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). Tamias obscurus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 January 2009.