Hopi chipmunk

Hopi chipmunk

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


The Hopi 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

Facts about the Hopi chipmunk

The Hopi chipmunk, Tamias rufus, is a common rodent in southeastern Utah.

Hopi Chipmunk is usually paler and redder, with back stripes less black.

The Hopi chipmunk is an opportunistic feeder, eating seeds, flowers, other vegetation, and insects. (Full text)

During hot times of year, Hopi chipmunks are most active during early morning and later afternoon, avoiding the mid-day sun. (Full text)

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