Eutamias


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Synonyms for Eutamias

chipmunks of western America and Asia

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Food-related movements and incidental observations of the cliff chipmunk, Eutamias dorsalis.
confucianus -- -- -- Mus musculus 0/4 (0) -- -- Microtus maximoviczii -- -- 0/35 Meriones lybicus -- -- -- Eutamias sibiricus 2/3 (66.67) -- 0/6 Total 12/103 (11.65) 4/61 (6.56) 2/113 (1.77) No.
Sorex monticolus, Eutamias townsendii, Sorex trowbridgii, Peromyscus maniculatus, Spilogale putorius, and Glacomys sabrinus together made up 32.2% of the individuals captured.
A biotelemetry study of the thermoregulatory patterns of Tamias striatus and Eutamias minimus during hibernation.
Other endemic animals include the shorttailed weasel (Mustela erminea olympica), the Olympic chipmunk (Eutamias [=Ta-mias] amoenus), and the American shrew mole (Neurotrichus gibbsii).
Except for one species, all New World chipmunks were, for many years, assigned to the genus Eutamias. Recent investigators have suggested that all should be grouped into the single genus Tamias (see Jones et al., 1992), but there is disagreement on this point.
The rodents are the most diverse animal group and include ground squirrels (Spermophilus townsendii, Ammospermophilus leucurus), chipmunks (Eutamias, Tamias), kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spp.), kangaroo mice (Microdipodops megacephalus, M.
In terrestrial systems, the Siberian chipmunk (Eutamias sibiricus asiaticus) is known to rub gnawed flesh from dead snakes onto its fur as a possible scent-based deterrence to predators (Kobayahsi and Watanabe 1986).
On their route, they hunted wild reindeer, elk (Alces alces), and other fur-bearing animals: squirrels (Pteromys volans, Eutamias sibiricus), foxes (Vulpes vulpes), and Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus).
1997), northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus), hoary marmot (Marmota caligata), and least chipmunk (Eutamias minimus).
Other grazers include cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus nutalii), mice (Microtus sp.), chipmunks (Eutamias sp.), and ground squirrels (Citellus sp.) (Driscoll, 1964; pers.