47-1

2016 /47/1

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

Bats from Lebanon at the Natural History Museum, Vienna: a cautionary tale on the reliability of museum specimen data (Chiroptera) [Netopýři z Libanonu v Přírodovědeckém museu ve Vídni: varovný příběh o nespolehlivosti údajů z musejních sbírek (Chiroptera

Seven historical bat specimens of four species (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, R. mehelyi, Taphozous nudiventris, Myotis myotis), attributed to originate from the territory of the present-day Lebanon, are deposited and documented in the modern database of the mammal collection of the Natural History…

Notes on variation in the baculum of Martes foina from Czech Silesia, Czech Republic (Carnivora: Mustelidae) [Poznámky k premenlivosti bakula kuny skalnej (Martes foina) z českého Sliezska (Carnivora: Mustelidae)]

In this study we investigated variation in the baculum of the stone marten, Martes foina from the Czech part of Silesia (north-eastern Czech Republic). The aim of this study was to assess quantitative characteristics of the baculum size, relationships between measurements and description of the…

First records of bats from the Alatish National Park, north-western Ethiopia (Chiroptera) [První nálezy netopýrů v Národním parku Alatiš, severozápadní Ethiopie (Chiroptera)]

The paper presents results of a first attempt to survey bats of the Alatish National Park (northwestern Ethiopia). Twenty-one bat species belonging to eight families and twelve genera were documented for the first time in the Park, at least two bat species (Hipposideros abae, Pipistrellus nanulus)…

Netopiere opustených banských diel Revúckej vrchoviny (Chiroptera) [Bats of abandoned mining works of the Revúcka vrchovina Mts., central Slovakia (Chiroptera)]

The aim of this study was to assess bat diversity and particularly, the significance of underground spaces for bats, in the Revúcka vrchovina Mts. We also studied foraging areas of R. euryale and M. schreibersii which form maternity colonies in the respective area. Considering the rich history of…

Current distribution of Cricetus cricetus in Bohemia, Czech Republic (Rodentia: Cricetidae) [Současné rozšíření křečka polního (Cricetus cricetus) v Čechách (Rodentia: Cricetidae)]

During the period 2012–2016, distribution of the common hamster, Cricetus cricetus, was monitored in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Between the harvest and subsequent field ploughing, i.e. in August and September, we visited all regions in which occurrence of the species after 1990 was reported in…

Myšovka horská (Sicista betulina) v zbierkach Šarišského múzea v Bardejove (Rodentia: Zapodidae) [Sicista betulina in collection of the Šariš Museum Bardejov, Slovakia (Rodentia: Zapodidae)]

The paper presents data on Sicista betulina available in the collection of the Šariš Museum Bardejov. Three specimens of S. betulina were collected by Tibor Weisz in the Ľubochnianska dolina Valley, Veľka Fatra Mts., in 1982. An existence of a fourth specimen is indicated in the card index of the…

Nezvěstní jedinci koně Převalského (Equus przewalskii) sbírek Národního muzea v Praze (Perissodactyla: Equidae) [Missing specimens of Equus przewalskii from the collection of the National Museum in Prague (Perissodactyla: Equidae)]

This paper presents osteometric data on three missing specimens of the Przewalski’s horse (Equus przewalskii) from the collection of the National Museum in Prague (75. ♀ Praha 8 “Vlasta”, 120 ♂ Washington 1 “Horymír“, and 92. ♂ Praha 25 “Leo”). The specimens were examined and the measurements taken…

Hmotnost, chrup a dlouhověkost koní Převalského (Equus przewalskii) v Zoologické zahradě v Praze (Perissodactyla: Equidae) [Body weight, dentition and longevity in Equus przewalskii kept in the Prague Zoo (Perissodactyla: Equidae)]

The survival rate in ungulates is limited by tooth-abrasion that makes it difficult for senescent individuals to feed effectively. I examined correlation between age, body weight and dentition condition in the Przewalski’s horses (Equus przewalskii) kept in the Prague Zoo. The body weight of thirty…