Sonoma chipmunk

Sonoma chipmunk

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


The Sonoma 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 Sonoma chipmunk

Behavior Sonoma chipmunks are not a social species; they have a shy retiring nature.

SPECIFIC HABITAT REQUIREMENTS Feeding: Sonoma chipmunks are herbivorous.

Sonoma chipmunks are diurnal, have a reddish dorsum, and can be recognized by a series of dark and light stripes that extend from their nose to their rump. (Full text)

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