Palmer's chipmunk

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Palmer's chipmunk
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Neotamias
Species: N. palmeri
Binomial name
Neotamias palmeri
(Merriam, 1897)

Tamias palmeri

Palmer's chipmunk (Neotamias palmeri) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is only found in the Spring Mountains of Clark County, Nevada in the United States. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lowrey, C., Linzey, A. V. & Hammerson, G. (2008). "Tamias palmeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 January 2009.