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Tamias palmeri (Palmer's chipmunk)

Synonyms: Eutamias palmeri

Wikipedia Abstract

Palmer's chipmunk (Neotamias palmeri) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is only found in the Spring Mountains of Clark County, Nevada in the United States. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Tamias palmeri

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Tamias palmeri

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
46
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.14
EDGE Score: 3.72

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  69.4 grams
Diet [2]  Omnivore
Hibernates [2]  Yes

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carpenter Canyon Research Natural Area   Nevada, United States  
Mount Charleston Wilderness Area   Nevada, United States  
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area   Nevada, United States  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Mount Charleston Wilderness and surrounding areas United States

Range Map

North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403 2Myers, 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 animaldiversity.org
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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