Tamias striatus Linnaeus 1758 (eastern chipmunk)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combination: Sciurus striatus

Synonym: Sciurus lysteri Richardson 1829

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Tamias according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Czaplewski et al. 2002, Hall 1981, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Piaggio and Spicer 2000 and Piaggio and Spicer 2001

Sister taxa: Tamias aristus, Tamias ateles, Tamias eviensis

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (29: Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

Total: 29 collections including 30 occurrences

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