Tamias umbrinus nevadensis Burt, 1931:299

Hidden Forest chipmunk, Southern Nevada chipmunk



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Eutamias umbrinus nevadensis Burt, 1931:299; Neotamias umbrinus nevadensis Burt, 1931:299


Conservation Status

Last record: before 1960



Hidden Forest, Sheep Mountains, Clark County, Nevada, USA


Biology & Ecology




Type specimens:

UCLA 15884 (Braun et al. 2011:217)






Original scientific description:

Burt, William Henry. (1931). Three new chipmunks of the genus Eutamias from Nevada. Journal of Mammalogy 12(3): 298-301. [First page preview]


Other references:

Bergstrom, B. J. (1999). Uinta chipmunk, pp. 391-393. In: Wilson, D. E. and Ruff, S. (eds.). The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Braun, Janet K., Johnson, Aubrey, A. and Mares, Michael A. (2011). Tamias umbrinus (Rodentia: Sciuridae). Mammalian Species 43(889): 216-227.

Hall, E. R. (1995). Mammals of Nevada. Reno: University of Nevada Press.



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