Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Tamias alpinus
The Alpine chipmunk is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Facts about the alpine chipmunk
Alpine Chipmunk is smaller, with shorter tail and less-contrasting stripes.
] The Alpine Chipmunk is usually found above 8,000' elev. (Full text)
One species, the Alpine Chipmunk, is smaller and adapted to the more open, rocky alpine conditions that exist at this timberline site.
A mouse running around Yosemite's high country had never been seen in the park before -- but the alpine chipmunk is gone from its former haunts in Glen Aulin.
The alpine chipmunk is very small, less than eight inches over-all, and quite pale in coloration. (Full text)
Alpine Chipmunk Habitat- Alpine Chipmunks are usually found in Sierra Nevada, and Yomesite.
Habitat- Alpine Chipmunks are usually found in Sierra Nevada, and Yomesite.More animals beginning with A