Lodgepole chipmunk

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Lodgepole chipmunk

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

 

The Lodgepole 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

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Facts about the lodgepole chipmunk

Duke DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND SEASONALITY The lodgepole chipmunk is abundant in open-canopy lodgepole pine habitat in the Sierra Nevada from Lassen Co.

Lodgepole Chipmunk (Tamias speciosus) Biology: The Lodgepole Chipmunk is abundant in open-canopy Lodgepole Pine forests in the Sierra Nevada, and also in open-canopy forests of other conifer forests such as Jeffrey Pine, Red Fir, and mixed conifer species.

The other species, the Lodgepole Chipmunk, is larger and better suited for the small forest patches present.

jpgPhoto Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)Comments: This fast moving, tail flicking lodgepole chipmunk is the brightest colored of all of the other chipmunks species. (Full text)

Lodgepole Chipmunk is brown above, with top of head brown. (Full text)

Lodgepole Chipmunk ClassOrderFamilySpecies Mammalia Rodentia Sciuridae Tamias speciosus Lodgepole Chipmunk Distribution, Abundance, and Seasonality The lodgepole chipmunk is abundant in open-canopy lodgepole pine habitat in the Sierra Nevada from Lassen Co. (Full text)

The Lodgepole Chipmunk is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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