Panamint chipmunk

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Panamint chipmunk
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Neotamias
N. panamintinus
Binomial name
Neotamias panamintinus
(Merriam, 1893)

Tamias panamintus Merriam, 1893

The Panamint chipmunk (Neotamias panamintinus) is a species of rodent in the squirrel family, Sciuridae. It is endemic to desert mountain areas of southeast California and southwest Nevada in the United States.[1]

It is considered a species of least concern on the IUCN Red List due to its broad range, prevalence, and no known major threats.[1] The Panamint chipmunk occurs in pinyon pine-juniper woodlands in bushes, boulders, and on cliffs.[1]


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

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