chipmunk

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chipmunk

a terrestrial rodent similar to a squirrel but lacking the bushy tail, silky coat and tufted ears. Has longitudinal stripes along its back. Called also Eutamius spp. and Tamias striatus.
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Food preferences of the cliff chipmunks, Eutamias dorsalis, in northern Utah.
confucianus -- -- -- Mus musculus 0/4 (0) -- -- Microtus maximoviczii -- -- 0/35 Meriones lybicus -- -- -- Eutamias sibiricus 2/3 (66.
Morphological shifts of some isolated populations of Eutamias (Rodentia: Sciuridae) in different congeneric assemblages.
Except for one species, all New World chipmunks were, for many years, assigned to the genus Eutamias.