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SPECIES Tamias (Neotamias) ochrogenys

Author:Merriam, 1897.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 11: 195, 206.
Common Name:Yellow-cheeked Chipmunk
Type Locality:"Mendocino, [Mendocino Co.,] California." [USA].
Distribution:Coast of N California from Van Duzen River south to S Sonoma Co. (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Neotamias. Elevated from subspecies of townsendii by Sutton and Nadler (1974); supported by Kain (1985), Sutton (1987), and Gannon and Lawlor (1989). Reviewed by Gannon et al. (1993, Mammalian Species No. 445).
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