Eastern Chipmunk
Tamias striatus
1. Lateral view
2. Details
Inhabits the eastern parts of the US and Canada. The lower incisors seem unusually blunt for a rodent.

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1.Eastern Chipmunk skull, lateral view.

Details of Specimens Illustrated

Image 1
Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus
Name - "Chippie"
Area collected - New York State
Collection ref. - 99.008
Source - Found dead in garden (backyard)
Acknowledgement - Hernandez family
Condylobasal length39mm Zygomatic width24mm
Jaw length20mm Interorbital width10.5mm

Latin Name : Tamias - a hoarder, striatus - striped.

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