Merriam's chipmunk

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Merriam's chipmunk
Neotamias merriami.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Neotamias
N. merriami
Binomial name
Neotamias merriami
(J. A. Allen, 1889)

Tamias merriami J. A. Allen, 1889

Merriam's chipmunk (Neotamias merriami) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in central and southern California.[2] in the United States and a small area in northern Baja California, Mexico.[1]

The dental formula for Tamias merriami is × 2 = 22[3]


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A. V.; Timm, R.; Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T.; Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). "Neotamias merriami". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-16. Retrieved 2010-08-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Best, Troy L.; Granai, Nancy J. (1994-12-02). "Tamias merriami". Mammalian Species (476): 1–9. doi:10.2307/3504203. ISSN 0076-3519.