2014 /45/1

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

Morphometric variability of Apodemus uralensis in Slovakia (Rodentia: Muridae) [Morfometrická variabilita ryšavky malookej (Apodemus uralensis) na Slovensku (Rodentia: Muridae)]

Morphometric variability was studied in samples of three populations of A. uralensis collected in the eastern part of Slovakia (Pieniny Mts., Košická kotlina basin and Východoslovenská nížina plain) during the period 1992–2006. Twenty-eight skull and dental variables were measured and evaluated in…

Netopýři severní části Českomoravské vrchoviny (Chiroptera) [Bats of the northern part of the Českomoravská vrchovina Highlands, Czech Republic (Chiroptera)]

Basic information on the occurrence of bats in the northern part of the Českomoravská vrchovina Highlands is given. The study area of about 6,450 km2/ is defined roughly as a territory situated between the Labe (Elbe) river basin in the north and the D1 highway (Praha–Brno) in the south. Besides the…

A new look at the dynamic western distribution border of Apodemus agrarius in Central Europe (Rodentia: Muridae) [Nový pohled na dynamiku západního okraje rozšíření myšice temnopásé (Apodemus agrarius) ve střední Evropě (Rodentia: Muridae)]

During its postglacial westward expansion, Apodemus agrarius reached Austria in 1996 and until 2013 it colonised an area almost 140 km in length and 56 km in width in this country. Simultaneously, major range expansions were observed in Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia and Moravia. Oscillations of the…

Medvědi z Pražského hradu ve sbírkách Národního muzea v Praze (Carnivora: Ursidae) [Bears from the Prague Castle in collections of the National Museum Prague (Carnivora: Ursidae)]

During the period 1919–1943, five brown bears (Ursus arctos) and two Himalayan bears (Ursus thibetanus) were kept in the Prague castle ditch. They originated mainly from gifts of the Czechoslovak Legion to T. G. Masaryk, the first president of Czechoslovakia. In the collection of the National Museum…

Revised catalogue of wild equids in the collection of the National Museum, Prague, and several other collections in the Czech Republic (Perissodactyla: Equidae) [Revidovaný katalog divokých zástupců koňovitých ve sbírce Národního musea v Praze a v dalších

A commented list of specimens of wild equids deposited in the Czech collections is presented, based on a detailed survey across a large number of institutions (museums, zoos, castles, etc.). Three collections were recognised as the most important; National Museum, Prague (NMP), Hippological Museum,…