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Tamias minimus  Bachman, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180195

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Eutamias minimus (Bachman, 1839)
 
  Common Name(s): tamia mineur [French]
 
    Least Chipmunk [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilyXerinae Osborn, 1910  
                                           TribeMarmotini Pocock, 1923 – Holarctic ground squirrels  
                                              GenusTamias Illiger, 1811 – Chipmunks  
                                                 SubgenusTamias (Neotamias) A. H. Howell, 1929  
                                                    SpeciesTamias minimus Bachman, 1839 – tamia mineur, Least Chipmunk  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus arizonensis (A. H. Howell, 1922)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus atristriatus (V. Bailey, 1913) – Penñasco least chipmunk 
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus borealis J. A. Allen, 1877  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus cacodemus (Cary, 1906)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus caniceps (Osgood, 1900)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus caryi (Merriam, 1908)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus chuskaensis Sullivan and Petersen, 1988  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus confinis (A. H. Howell, 1925)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus consobrinus J. A. Allen, 1890  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus grisescens (A. H. Howell, 1925)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus hudsonius (Anderson and Rand, 1944)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus jacksoni (A. H. Howell, 1925)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus minimus Bachman, 1839  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus neglectus J. A. Allen, 1890  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus operarius (Merriam, 1905)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus oreocetes (Merriam, 1897)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus pallidus J. A. Allen, 1874  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus pictus J. A. Allen, 1890  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus scrutator (Hall and Hatfield, 1934)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus selkirki (Cowan, 1946)  
                                                       Subspecies Tamias minimus silvaticus (White, 1952)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Tamias minimus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: tamia mineur[French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tamias minimus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tamias minimus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tamias minimus, Least Chipmunk [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tamias minimus, Least Chipmunk [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Verts, B. J., and Leslie N. Carraway  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Tamias minimus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammalian Species, no. 653   
  Page(s): 1-10   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1545-1410   
  Notes: Available online: http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Biology/VHAYSSEN/msi/default.html   
  Reference for: Tamias minimus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Tamias minimus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Tamias minimus, Least Chipmunk [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Critically Endangered as T. m. atristriatus, Vulnerable as T. m. selkirki, otherwise Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Neotamias. Southern Rocky Mtn populations revised by Sullivan (1985). Reviewed by Verts and Carraway (2001, Mammalian Species No. 653)  
 

 

   

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