Merriam's chipmunk

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Merriam's chipmunk

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Tamias merriami


The Merriam's 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

Mexico and United States

Facts about the Merriam's chipmunk

Merriam's Chipmunk or Tamias merriami is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern . (Full text)

The Merriam's Chipmunk is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

Similar Species Merriam’s Chipmunk is darker; dark stripes are less reddish. (Full text)

Range Map Specific Habitat Requirements Feeding: Merriam's chipmunks are herbivorous. (Full text)

SPECIFIC HABITAT REQUIREMENTS Feeding: Merriam's chipmunks are herbivorous.

Merriam's Chipmunks are coming into the yard to gather seed.

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