Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus (Linnaeus, 1758)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Mammalia   >   Order Rodentia   >   Family Sciuridae   >   Genus Tamias   

Status:

Very common in the western half of the state. Generally localized on the coastal plain and rare on the lower Eastern Shore.

Relationships:

Typical host to the flea Tamiophila grandis (Eckerlin, 2011).

There are 549 records in the project database.

View taxon at iNaturalist

View taxon at NatureServe

Search Google Images


[View seasonality details]
GA AL WA FR CL MO HO BA BC HA CE PG AA CV CH SM KE QA CN TA DOWI SOWO 
An Eastern Chipmunk in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/13/2006). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/24/2013). Photo by Annette Allor. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/21/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Howard Co., Maryland (5/13/2015). Photo by Jeff Culler. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/30/2016). Photo by Rose Anderson. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Howard Co., Maryland (7/2/2016). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Queen Annes Co., Maryland (6/4/2013). Photo by Danny Poet. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk at a birdfeeder in Harford Co., Maryland (10/2/2016). Photo by Cindy Pfeffer-Koerber. (MBP list)

Eastern Chipmunk in Montgomery Co., Maryland (7/29/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Eastern Chipmunk in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/11/2020). (c) Ron Wertz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Ron Wertz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Eastern Chipmunk in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/11/2020). (c) Ron Wertz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Ron Wertz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Baltimore Co., Maryland (11/20/2014). Photo by Keith Eric Costley. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Harford Co., Maryland (4/29/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Eastern Chipmunk in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/19/2018). (c) belyykit, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by belyykit via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/4/2016). Photo by Andy Wilson. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/27/2018). Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

A juvenile Eastern Chipmunk in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/14/2022). (c) Ashley Rodeheaver, all rights reserved. Photo by Ashley Rodeheaver. (MBP list)

An Eastern Chipmunk in Harford Co., Maryland (3/19/2018). Photo by Mary Sweet. (MBP list)


View All Images

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

View Bibliography