Allen's Chipmunk

Allen's Chipmunk (Tamias senex)is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is endemic to the United States. The main populations are found in California, specifically the humid forests of the mountainous areas of Northern California including the Northern Coastal Range of California, the Trinity Alps, the Siskiyou, and the Sierra Nevada as far south as Fresno. They stretch into Oregon's Warner Mountains, and reach into the Nevada side only around The Tahoe basin . It is also called the Shadow Chipmunk by Jameson & Peeters (1988) and Thrington and Hoffman (2005).


  • Jameson and Peeters. 1988.
  • Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. Pp. 754-818 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Rodent Specialist Group 1996. Tamias senex 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.

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