2008 /39/1

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

Změny v rozšíření králíka divokého (Oryctolagus cuniculus) na území České republiky (Lagomorpha: Leporidae) [Changes in the distribution of the Wild Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) over the territory of the Czech Republic (Lagomorpha: Leporid

The study summarises data on the history of distribution of wild rabbit in the territory of the Czech Republic. The available historical data suggest that the species did not occur regularly until the second half of the 19th century. In the mid-20th century, wild rabbit inhabited a substantial part…

Brief information on the restitution of the Tatra Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica) in the Nízke Tatry Mts., central Slovakia (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) [Reštitúcia kamzíka vrchovského tatranského (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica) do Nízkých Ta

Two attempts to restitute the Tatra chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica Blahout, 1971) were made in the Nízke Tatry Mts. The first one occurred in the eastern part of the mountain range (Kráľova hoľa Mt., Orlová) in 1935, but was not successful. During the second attempt, a substitute population of…

Nomenclatural notes on the Asian forms of Barbastella bats (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) [Nomeklatorické poznámky k asijským formám rodu Barbastella (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)]

The following names based on Barbastella bats from Asia were found available for nomenclatural purposes, and their type series and type localities were specified: Vespertilio leucomelas Cretzschmar, 1830, Plecotus darjelingensis Hodgson, 1855, Barbastella caspica Satunin, 1908, Barbastella blanfordi…

Road bridges as a roosts for Noctules (Nyctalus noctula) and other bat species in Slovakia (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) [Cestné mosty ako úkryty pre raniaka hrdzavého (Nyctalus noctula) a iné druhy netopierov na Slovensku (Chiroptera: Vesp

Here we want to present new findings of Nyctalus noctula, Myotis myotis and Myotis daubentonii roosts in bridges in Slovakia. Annual observations from one bridge in Nitra showed high use of this habitat type. Also incidental findings from five other localities are presented. In Nitra 1533 records of…

Populační dynamika prasete divokého (Sus scrofa) na střední Moravě (Artiodactyla: Suidae) [Population dynamics of the Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) in central Moravia, Czech Republic (Artiodactyla: Suidae)]

During the second half of the 20th century, population size of the wild boar ((Sus scrofa() began to increase dramatically in most European countries. Despite several approaches applied, no attempt has been made to examine long-term data on boar population dynamics using modern statistical…

Annotated check-list of the mammals of Iran [Komentovaný soupis savců Iranu]

Early attempts to document Iranian mammals date back to the 18th century and coincide with the classical works by Linnaeus (1758), Gmelin (1774) and Pallas (1780). First compilation by Blanford (1876) with 78 species reported for “Eastern Persia” was followed by Ellerma n & Morrison-Scott (1951) who…

Monitoring vydry riečnej (Lutra lutra) na vybraných tokoch Národného parku Nízke Tatry, stredné Slovensko (Carnivora: Mustelidae) [Monitoring of the Common Otter (Lutra lutra) in selected streams in the Nízke Tatry National Park, central Slo

From August 2005 till December 2006 an occurrence of the otter, (Lutra lutra( (Linnaeus, 1758), was monitored at the Hron River and the Vajskovský and Lomnistý creeks in the Hron basin of the Nízke Tatry National Park (central Slovakia), based on the presence of otter signs. Seasonal changes in…

Variability in the number of tail vertebrae in four species of field mice (Rodentia: Muridae: Apodemus) [Variabilita v početnosti ocasních obratlů u čtyř druhů myšic (Rodentia: Muridae: Apodemus)]

Variability in the number of tail vertebrae (TV) was investigated in 647 specimens of four Apodemus species (A. flavicollis, A. sylvaticus, A. uralensis and A. witherbyi) from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Anatolia (Turkey). These species significantly differed in number of TV, but considerable…

Lesser Mouse-eared Bat (Myotis blythii) in Slovakia: distributional status with notes on its biology and ecology (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) [Netopier ostrouchý (Myotis blythii) na Slovensku: rozšírenie s poznámkami k biológii a ekológii

All available data on distribution of the lesser mouse-eared bat, Myotis blythii (Tomes, 1857) in Slovakia are summarised and some ecological notes are added. In total, more than 260 occurrence sites and almost 1,000 records (obtained by various survey methods, e.g. roost checks, nettings, winter…

Unusual occurrence of the Bicoloured White-toothed Shrew (Crocidura leucodon) in a fir-beech forest in central Slovakia (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) [Netypický výskyt bielozubky bielobruchej (Crocidura leucodon) v jedľovo-bukovom lese na stredn

A subadult individual of Crocidura leucodon was captured in an unusual habitat at the locality Mláčik, Kremnické Vrchy Mts. (central Slovakia), geomorphologically belonging to the West Carpathians. The site does not correspond to habitat preferences of the species, since the locality is situated in…

Výberová bibliografia svišťa vrchovského (Marmota marmota) v Nízkych Tatrách (Rodentia: Sciuridae) [Selected bibliography of the Marmot (Marmota marmota) in the Nízke Tatry Mts. (central Slovakia) (Rodentia: Sciuridae)]

This bibliography provides literature sources and results of early research of the marmot (Marmota marmota) in the Nízke Tatry Mts. Autochthonous occurrence of this species is restricted to the Vysoké Tatry Mts. Two introduced marmot populations are found in the Nízke Tatry Mts. One population…