2003 /34/1

ISSN: 0024-7774 (print), 1804-6460 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor: Benda Petr

Přehled a srovnání echolokačních a sociálních signálů čtyř evropských druhů netopýrů rodu Pipistrellus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) [Review and comparison of the echolocation and social calls in four European bat species of the genus Pipistrel

This paper summarises acoustic behaviour in four European species of the genus Pipistrellus. Common parameters and sonograms of echolocation and social calls are described and compared with original recordings made mostly in the Czech Republic, additionally also in Germany and Greece. The frequency…

Metodické problémy při určování stáří hlodavců na základě hmotnosti očních čoček [Methodical problems in the age identification of rodents on the base of the eye lens weight]

Determination of age based on eye lens mass is a commonly applied method in small mammals. Published papers are focused mostly on removing eyes from freshly killed animals. In practice, animals are usually frozen first and the removal of lenses, followed by fixation, is postponed to be done later…

New and significant records of Myotis capaccinii (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Turkey, with some data on its biology [Nové a významné nálezy netopýra dlouhonohého (Myotis capaccinii) (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) v Turecku, s několika

The new distributional data on Myotis capaccinii from Turkey are presented including three records in the central and eastern parts of the country, which extend the known distribution range of the species in the Middle East significantly. Some other data on biology and morphology of the species are…

History of discovery and some taxonomic problems in the alpine shrew (Sorex alpinus) and pygmy field mouse (Apodemus microps) in Slovakia [História objavenia a niektoré taxonomické otázky u piskora vrchovského (Sorex alpinus) a ryšavk

The occurrence of alpine shrew, Sorex alpinus Schinz, 1837, in Slovakia has been known since the second half of the 19th century, yet detailed taxonomic studies have been published only as late as by the end of the 1940s. In 1952, Kratochvíl and Rosický studied a material of 44 specimens collected…

Výskyt drobných savců na území Biosférické rezervace Dolní Morava (rozšířená Biosférická rezervace Pálava). Část I. Hmyzožravci a hlodavci – Insectivora et Rodentia [Distribution of small mammals in the Biosphere Reserve Lower Morava (extended BR Pálava).

Faunistic records coming from various researches carried out in the Biosphere Reserve Lower Morava (enlarged area of the Pálava Biosphere Reserve) in 1950–2001 were summarized. Using these data, grid maps illustrating the distribution of individual small terrestrial mammal species were prepared. In…

Výskyt drobných savců na území Biosférické rezervace Dolní Morava (rozířená Biosférická rezervace Pálava). Část II. Netopýři – Microchiroptera [Distribution of small mammals in the Biosphere Reserve Lower Morava (extended BR Pálava). Part II. Bats – Micro

All available faunistic data on the occurrence of bats within the Lower Morava BR (extended Pálava BR), collected in the years 1954–2003, were summarized. In addition to the list of records, the distribution of each species is shown in detailed grid maps. In total, 22 bat species have been recorded…

Nový nález bělozubky bělobřiché (Crocidura leucodon) na Karlovarsku [New record of the Bicolor white-toothed shrew (Crocidura leucodon) in the Karlovy Vary region (Czech Republic)]

Four individuals of the bi-coloured white-toothed shrew (Crocidura leucodon) were found from February 10 till September 29, 2003 in Sedlečko and Andělská Hora near Karlovy Vary (western Bohemia, Czech Republic). In spite of several faunistic studies, this species had never been found in the Karlovy…

First record of complete albinism in a vespertilionid bat (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Slovakia [Prvý nález úplného albinizmu u netopiera (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) na Slovensku]

One complete albino of the greater mouse-eared bat Myotis myotis in a nursery colony (within 40 individuals) was found in the church attic in the village Hrušov (S Slovakia) on July 4, 2003. Some other records of partial and complete albinism in bats from surrounding countries are mentioned, too.