Colorado chipmunk

Colorado chipmunk

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


The Colorado 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

United States
Some facts about the
Colorado chipmunk

Adult weight : 0.07 kg (0.154 lbs)

Female maturity :319 days

Male maturity : 319 days

Gestation : 31 days

Weaning : 46 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 1

Weight at birth : 0.003 kg (0.0066 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Colorado chipmunk

**************************************************************************** GENERAL DISTRIBUTION (full species information unless specified) 1996: Colorado chipmunks are widely distributed in Colorado (Fitzgerald et al.

1996: The Colorado chipmunk is uncommon within the White Sands Missile Range.

3 cm) VQuestion: Is there evidence to suggest that the Colorado chipmunk is found on the East"and the least chipmunk on the westAt first you might be tempted to conduct a two-sample t-test, but the question isn't whetherZor not east is different from west, but whether each side of the continental divide has a Vdifferent species.

Colorado Chipmunk [Tamias quadrivittatus was Eutamias quadrivittatus] The Colorado chipmunk is a medium-sized, diurnal (daytime active), omnivorous (eats anything), brown-colored critter

Comments on Distribution GENERAL DISTRIBUTION 1996: Colorado chipmunks are widely distributed in Colorado (Fitzgerald et al.

Comments on General Habitat Associations The Colorado chipmunk is commonest in ponderosa forest but may also be abundant in mixed coniferous forest and woodland.

In the Organ Mountains, the southern subspecies of the Colorado chipmunk is most common in the broad, dissected basin around Aguirre Springs at elevations 1845-2225 m (Patterson 1979, 1980).

Similar Species Ears of Uinta, Yellow-pine, Lodgepole, and Colorado chipmunks are dark in front, whitish behind.

The cliff chipmunk is also found in scrub oak and manzanita habitat and the Colorado chipmunk is associated with pinon-juniper areas.

Description: The Colorado chipmunk is large, similar in size to the Uinta chipmunk. (Full text)

The little striped Tamias quadrivittatus is one of the most amiable and delightful of all the mountain tree-climbers. (Full text)

More animals beginning with C

Custom Search
Contact Us | ©2011 | Privacy information | Colorado chipmunk