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Tamias cinereicollis (gray-collared chipmunk)

Wikipedia Abstract

The gray-collared chipmunk (Neotamias cinereicollis) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Arizona and New Mexico in the United States.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.26
EDGE Score: 1.66


Adult Weight [1]  62 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  50 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  50 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Hibernates [3]  Yes
Litter Size [1]  5
Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Arizona Mountains forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Chihuahuan desert Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Walnut Canyon National Monument V 3386 Arizona, United States

Prey / Diet

Pinus edulis (Colorado pinyon)[1]
Pinus ponderosa (Ponderosa pine)[1]
Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)[1]
Quercus gambelii (Shin Oak)[1]
Sitta canadensis (Red-breasted Nuthatch)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anobium punctatum (furniture beetle)1
Antilocapra americana (pronghorn)1
Aphelocoma californica (Western Scrub-Jay)2
Aphelocoma ultramarina (Mexican Jay)2
Aplodontia rufa (mountain beaver)1
Arborimus pomo (Sonoma tree vole)1
Callospermophilus lateralis (golden-mantled ground squirrel)2
Cyanocitta stelleri (Steller's Jay)2
Dendragapus obscurus fuliginosus (Sooty Grouse)1
Ernobius mollis (Pine bark anobiid)1
Ernobius montanus2
Ernobius punctulatus2
Frankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips)1
Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus (Pinyon Jay)2
Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Greenhouse thrip)1
Neotoma cinerea (bushy-tailed woodrat)2
Nucifraga columbiana (Clark's Nutcracker)2
Oreamnos americanus (mountain goat)1
Otospermophilus variegatus (rock squirrel)1
Ovis canadensis (bighorn sheep)1
Peromyscus boylii (brush mouse)3
Peromyscus truei (pinyon mouse)1
Sciurus aberti (Abert's squirrel)3
Sciurus arizonensis (Arizona gray squirrel)3
Sciurus griseus (western gray squirrel)2
Tamias amoenus (yellow-pine chipmunk)1
Tamias panamintinus (panamint chipmunk)1
Tamias quadrimaculatus (long-eared chipmunk)1
Tamias ruficaudus (red-tailed chipmunk)2
Tamias rufus (Hopi chipmunk)2
Tamias umbrinus (Uinta chipmunk)2
Tamiasciurus douglasii (Douglas's squirrel)2

Range Map

North America;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Tamias cinereicollis, Clayton D. Hilton and Troy L. Best, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 436, pp. 1-5 (1993)
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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