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SPECIES Tamias (Neotamias) senex

Author:J. A. Allen, 1890.
Citation:Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 3: 83.
Common Name:Shadow Chipmunk
Type Locality:"Summit of Donner Pass, Placer Co., Cal[ifornia, USA]."
Distribution:Sierra Nevada of EC California and WC Nevada to N coast of California, and NC Oregon (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Neotamias. Elevated from a subspecies of townsendii by Sutton and Nadler (1974); distinction also suggested by Kain (1985), Sutton (1987), and Gannon and Lawlor (1989). Reviewed by Gannon and Forbes (1995, Mammalian Species No. 502).
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SUBSPECIES senex

SUBSPECIES pacifica

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