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Noun1.Tamias - chipmunks of eastern North AmericaTamias - chipmunks of eastern North America  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
eastern chipmunk, ground squirrel, hackee, striped squirrel, Tamias striatus - small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches
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Eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus), whose last shared ancestor with African striped mice lived about 70 million years ago, also made more ALX3 in the light stripes on their flanks, the researchers found.
agrarius; juveniles: 4.0-12.32 g, subadults: 12.33-18.40 g, adults: > 18.41 g), the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus; juveniles: 8.87-19.61 g, subadults: 19.62-34.17 g, adults: > 34.18 g), and the Siberian chipmunk (Tamias sibiricus; juveniles: 15.42-28.72 g, subadults: 28.73-45.27 g, adults: > 45.28 g).
A total of 150 trap-nights captured 2 deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) and 7 yellow-pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus), 1 of which was spirochetemic at the time of capture.
In this study, the taxonomic diversity of small mammals included four species of squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis, Sciurus niger, Glaucomys volans, and Tamias striatus), one species of shrew (Blarina carolinensis), and seven species of cheek rodents (Mus musculus, Sigmodon hispidus, Peromyscus leucopus, P gossypinus, Ochrotomys nuttalli, Oryzomyz palustris, and Reithrodontomys humulis).
1 (Cynomys gunnisoni) Thirteen-lined ground X - 2 squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus) Yellow-bellied marmot X X 1 (Marmota flaviventris) Rock squirrel X X 1 (Otospermophilus variegatus) * Tree squirrel (Sciurus) - X 1 Chipmunk (Tamias) * X X 1 Gray-footed or Colorado X - 1 chipmunk (Tamias canipes or T.
Backyard Visitor: Eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus); Parma, Ohio
A Brown Rat and a Townsend's Chipmunk (Tamias townsendii) were actively foraging beneath bird feeders approximately 1.5 m from my viewpoint.
Tamias I was shocked when I had to get on a bus into town recently.
Moreover, small mammals such as eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus) and deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) predate heavily upon dogwood (Cornus spp.) and cherrry (Prunus spp.) seeds and are considered the most important predators of these seeds (Whelan et al., 1991).
Parapatry and encounter competition between chipmunk (Tamias) species and the hypothesized role of parasitism.
Torpor patterns of hibernating eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus) vary in response to the size and fatty acid composition of food hoards.