David E. Williams
State Director
USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services
Lincoln, Nebraska 68501

Robert M. Corrigan
Staff Specialist
Vertebrate Pest Management
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

Additional Chipmunk Control Info


Chipmunk, Tamias striatus
Fig. 1. Eastern chipmunk, Tamias striatus


We would like to thank all the USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services wildlife biologists who provided information on chipmunks pertinent to their locality. Kathleen LeMaster and Dee Anne Gillespie provided technical assistance.

Figure 1 from Schwartz and Schwartz (1981).

Figure 2 from Burt and Grossenheider (1976).

For Additional Information

Bennett, G. W., J. M. Owens, and R. M. Corrigan. 1988. Truman’s scientific guide to pest control operations. Purdue Univ./ Edgell Commun. Duluth, Minnesota. 539 pp.

Burt, W. H., and R. P. Grossenheider. 1976. A field guide to the mammals. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 289 pp.

Corrigan, R. M., and D. E. Williams. 1988. Chipmunks. ADC-2 leaflet, Coop. Ext. Serv., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, Indiana. in coop. with the US Dept. Agric. 2 pp.

Dudderar, G. 1977. Chipmunks and ground squirrels. Ext. Bull. E-867, Michigan State Univ., Lansing, Michigan. 1 p.

Eadie, W. R. 1954. Animal control in field, farm, and forest. The Macmillan Co., New York. 257 pp.

Gunderson, H. L., and J. R. Beer. 1953. The mammals of Minnesota. Univ. Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. 190 pp.

Hoffmeister, D. F., and C. O. Mohr. 1957. A fieldbook of Illinois mammals. Nat. Hist. Surv. Div. Urbana, Illinois. 233 pp.

Marsh, R. E., and W. E. Howard. 1990. Vertebrate pests. Pages 771-831 in A. Mallis ed., Handbook of pest control. 7th ed. Franzak and Foster Co. Cleveland, Ohio.

Schwartz, C. W., and E. R. Schwartz. 1981. The wild mammals of Missouri. The Univ. Missouri Press. Columbia. 356 pp.


Scott E. Hygnstrom; Robert M. Timm; Gary E. Larson

Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage 1994


Cooperative Extension Division Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Nebraska -Lincoln

United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Damage Control

Great Plains Agricultural Council Wildlife Committee

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