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Tamias striatus Linnaeus 1758 (eastern chipmunk)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52031

Alternative combination: Sciurus striatus

Synonym: Sciurus lysteri Richardson 1829 (taxon 51487)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Tamias according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Tamias aristus, Tamias ateles, Tamias eviensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): p4 1.35 x 1.45, m1 1.54 x 1.67, m2 1.95 x 1.90, femur length 27.0, humerus length 21.0, skull 42.1 x 23.5, tibia length 30.0, ulna length 19.8

Estimated body mass: 72.7 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length