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Author: Terry Gray
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Tamias ruficaudus
The Red-tailed 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 red-tailed chipmunk
Distribution within British Columbia The Red-tailed Chipmunk is found in two disjunct populations in the southeastern corner of the province.
Red-tailed chipmunk In northern Idaho, the red-tailed chipmunk is considered to be the most widely distributed and common chipmunk.
Red-tailed Chipmunks are one of the larger species in the genus Tarnias.
The red-tailed chipmunk is the most brightly coloured of the western species.
The Red-tailed Chipmunk is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)More animals beginning with R