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Tamias Illiger, 1811
Chipmunks
Tamias Illiger, 1811; Prodr. Syst. Mamm. et Avium: 83, TS: Sciurus striatus Linnaeus
Eutamias Trouessart, 1880; Bull. Soc. d`Études Sci. d`Angers, 10 (fasc. 1): 86, TS: Sciurus striatus asiaticus
Neotamias


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The exact identification of these species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.



Tamias alpinus Merriam, 1893
California (Alpine zone of Sierra Nevada). See [About maps] Tamias alpinus Merriam, 1893; Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 8: 137, TL: California, Tulare Co., Big Cottonwood Meadows, S of Mt. Whitney, 3050m

Tamias amoenus J. A. Allen, 1890
from (British Columbia - California) - Montana, Wyoming. See [About maps] Tamias amoenus J. A. Allen, 1890; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 3: 90, TL: Oregon, Klamath Co., Fort Klamath

Tamias bulleri J. A. Allen, 1889
Mexico. See [About maps] Tamias bulleri J. A. Allen, 1889; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 2: 173, TL: Mexico, Zacatecas, Sierra de Valparaiso

Tamias canipes (Bailey, 1902)
SE.New Mexico, W.Texas. See [About maps] canipes (Bailey, 1902); Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 15: 117, TL: Texas, Culberson Co., Guadalupe Mts., head of Dog Canyon

Tamias cinereicollis J. A. Allen, 1890
Arizona, SW.New Mexico. See [About maps] Tamias cinereicollis J. A. Allen, 1890; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 3: 94, TL: Arizona, Coconino Co., San Francisco Mts.
Eutamias cinereicollis ;

Tamias dorsalis Baird, 1855
E.Nevada, S.Idaho, Utah, SW.Wyoming, NW.Colorado - Arizona - W.New Mexico - Sonora. See [About maps] Tamias dorsalis Baird, 1855; Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 7: 332, TL: New Mexico, Grant Co., Fort Webster, copper mines of the Mimbres
?sonoriensis

Tamias durangae (J. A. Allen, 1903)
Mexico (Chihuahua - Durango, Coahuila). See [About maps] durangae (J. A. Allen, 1903); Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 594, TL: Mexico, Durango, Sierra de Candella, Arroyo de Bucy, 7000ft
solivagus

Tamias merriami J. A. Allen, 1889
California, N.Baja California. See [About maps] Tamias merriami J. A. Allen, 1889; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 2: 176, TL: California, San Bernardino Co., San Bernardino Mts., N of San Bernardino, 4500ft
Eutamias merriami ;

Tamias minimus Bachman, 1839
from (Yukon - New Mexico) - to (Michigan, W.Qebec). See [About maps] Tamias minimus Bachman, 1839; J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 8 (1): 71, TL: Wyoming, Sweetwater Co., Green River, nerar mouth of Big Sandy Creek
Eutamias minimus ;

Tamias obscurus J. A. Allen, 1890
S.California, Baja California. See [About maps] Tamias obscurus J. A. Allen, 1890; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 3: 70, TL: Mexico, Baja California, Sierra San Pedro Martir, near Vallecitos
meridionalis
davisi

Tamias ochrogenys (Merriam, 1897)
California. See [About maps] ochrogenys (Merriam, 1897); Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 11: 195, TL: California, Mendocino Co., Mendocino
Tamias townsendii ochrogenys ;

Tamias palmeri (Merriam, 1897)
S.Nevada (Charleston Mts.). See [About maps] palmeri (Merriam, 1897); Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 11: 208, TL: Nevada, Clark Co., Charleston Peak, 8000ft.
Eutamias palmeri ;

Tamias panamintinus Merriam, 1893
mountains of (SE.California, SW.Nevada). See [About maps] Tamias panamintinus Merriam, 1893; Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 8: 134, TL: California, Inyo Co., Panamint Mts., Johnson Canyon, vicinity of Hungry Bill's Ranch, 5000ft
Eutamias panamintinus ;

Tamias quadrimaculatus Gray, 1867
E.California (Plumas Co. - Mariposa Co.), W.Nevada. See [About maps] Tamias quadrimaculatus Gray, 1867; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 20: 435, TL: California, Placer Co., Michigan Bluff
Eutamias quadrimaculatus ;

Tamias quadrivittatus (Say, 1823)
mountains of (Colorado, E.Utah - NE.Arizona - S.New Mexico). See [About maps] quadrivittatus (Say, 1823); in James, Account of an Exped., to Rocky Mtns., 2: 45, TL: Colorado, Fremont Co., Arkansas River, about 26mi below Canyon City
australis; (Organ mts, New Mexico)
Eutamias quadrivittatus ;

Tamias ruficaudus (Howell, 1920)
NE.Washington - W.Montana, SE.British Columbia. See [About maps] ruficaudus (Howell, 1920); Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 33: 91
Eutamias ruficaudus ;

Tamias senex J. A. Allen, 1890
Oregon - California, Nevada. See [About maps] Tamias senex J. A. Allen, 1890; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 3: 83, TL: California, Placer Co., summit of Donner Pass
Tamias townsendii senex ;

Tamias siskiyou (Howell, 1922)
N.California - Oregon. See [About maps] siskiyou (Howell, 1922); J. Mammal. 3: 180
Tamias townsendii siskiyou ;

Tamias sonomae (Grinnell, 1915)
NW.California. See [About maps] sonomae (Grinnell, 1915); Univ. California Publ. Zool., 12: 321, TL: California, Sonoma Co., 1mi W of Guerneville
Eutamias sonomae ;

Tamias speciosus Merriam, 1890
California (Mt. Lassen - San Bernardino Mts.), W.Nevada. See [About maps] Tamias speciosus Merriam, 1890; North Amer. Fauna 4: 86, TL: California, San Bernardino Co., San Bernardino Mts., Whitewater Creek, 7500ft.
Eutamias speciosus ;

Tamias townsendii Bachman, 1839
SW.British Columbia, W.Washington - Oregon (Rogue River). See [About maps] Tamias townsendii Bachman, 1839; J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 8 (1): 68, TL: Oregon, Multnomah Co., lower Columbia River, near lower mouth of Willamette River
Eutamias townsendii ;

Tamias umbrinus J. A. Allen, 1890
E.California, N.Arizona - N.Colorado, Wyoming, SW.Montana. See [About maps] Tamias umbrinus J. A. Allen, 1890; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 3: 96, TL: Utah, Summit Co., Uinta Mts., Blacks Fork, about 8000ft
Eutamias umbrinus ;

Subgenus Tamias

Tamias striatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
from (S.Manitoba, Nova Scotia) - to (Louisiana, Alabama, NA.Georgia) - Atlantic Coast. See [About maps] Eastern Chipmunk
Sciurus striatus Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (edn. 10) 1: 64, TL: Upper Savannah River
Tamias striatus pipilans Loweri, 1943; Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Louisiana State Univ. 13: 235, TL: 5 miles S of Tunica, West Feliciana Parish, La.
Tamias striatus venustus Bangs, 1896; Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 10: 137, TL: Stilweel, Adair Co., Oklahoma
Tamias striatus griseus Mearns, 1891; Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., 3: 231, TL: Fort Snelling, Henneping Co., Minnesota
Tamias striatus ohionensis Bole & Moulthrop, 1942; Sci. Publ. Cleveland Mus. Nat. Hist., 5(6): 135, TL: Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio
Tamias striatus rufescens Bole & Moulthrop, 1942; Sci. Publ. Cleveland Mus. Nat. Hist., 5(6): 130, TL: Chesterfield Caves, Chesterfield Township, Geauga Co., Ohio
Tamias striatus peninsulae Hooper, 1942; Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, No.461: 1, TL: 3 miles SE of Millersburg, Barnhart Lake, Presque Isle Co., Michigan
Tamias striatus quebecensis Cameron, 1950; Journ. Mamm., 31 (3): 347, TL: St. Félicien, Lake St. John Co.,Quebec,Canada
Sciurus lysteri Richardson, 1829; Fauna Boreali-Americana ... 1: 181, TL: Penetanguishene, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada
Tamias striatus fisheri A. H. Howell, 1925; Journ. Mamm., 6(1): 51, TL: Merrit Corners, 4 miles east of Ossining (Sing Sing), Westchester Co., N.Y.

Subgenus Eutamias

Tamias sibiricus (Laxmann 1769)
Siberia (taiga), Altai, China (Hopei - Shensi - NW.Szechuan), Sakhalin, Hokkaido, S.Kurile Islands. See [About maps] Siberian Chipmunk Siperianmaaorava
Sciurus sibiricus Laxmann 1769; : 69, TL: Altaisk Krai, Barnaul, W. Siberia)
Eutamias sibericus[sic] ;
asiaticus; (E.Siberia)
intercessor; (Shansi, China)
jacutensis
ordinalis; (Shensi, China)
orientalis; (Ussuri)
pallasi; (N. European Russia)
senescens; (Peking)
striatus Pallas
uthensis
Tamias sibiricus sibiricus ; [MPR, 85]
T. s. albogularis (Allen, 1909)
sibiricus albogularis (Allen, 1909); (S.Shensi - Szechuan, China)
umbrosus
Tamias sibiricus albogularis ; [MPR, 85]
T. s. barberi (Johnson & Jones, 1955)
Eutamias sibiricus barberi Johnson & Jones, 1955; Proc. bil. Soc. Wash. 68: 175-176, TL: Central National Forest, nearPp`yong-ni, Korea (36°44'N, 127°12'E)
Tamias sibiricus barberi ; [MPR, 86]
T. s. lineatus (Siebold, 1824)
sibiricus lineatus (Siebold, 1824); (Hokkaido, Sakhalin, S. Kurile Is.)
okadae; (Kunashiri Is., S. Kuriles)
Tamias sibiricus lineatus ; [MPR, 86]


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[MPR]
Corbet, 1978; The Mammals of the Palearctic Region: a taxonomic review


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