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1st Edition

Mammals of Russia and Adjacent Regions

ISBN 9781578085316
Published January 1, 2008 by CRC Press
786 Pages

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Book Description

This book is devoted to the description of the systematics and biology of forest mice and jerboas. It describes detailed morphological characteristics and includes keys for the identification of the families, genera and species. Detailed maps of distribution of species are compiled. Data on the biology is according to the set plan (population, habitat, feeding, daily and seasonal activity, behavior, reproduction, parasites and competitors, etc.). This book primarily focuses species found in Russia, Ukraine, Caucasus, Russian Central Asia and Transcaucasia. Brief coverage of species outside these regions is also included. The book is intended for mammalogists, systematists, ecologists, and zoogeographers.

Table of Contents

SUPERFAMILY OF DIPODOID RODENTS: Key for Identification of Families of the Superfamily Dipodoidea
Family of Birch Mice: Genus of Birch Mouse Sicista Gray, 1827
Key for Identification of Species of the Genus Sicista; Group of Unicolor Birch Mice of the Caucasus
Family of Three-Toed and Pygmy Jerboa Dipodidae Fischer, 1817
Key for Identification of Genera of the Family Dipodidae of Fauna of Russia, Ukraine, Caucasus, Kazakhstan and Russian Central Asia
Subfamily of Pygmy Jerboas: Genus of Five-Toed Dwarf Jerboas
Genus of Three-Toed Pygmy Jerboas
Key for Identification of Species of the Genus Salpingotus of the Fauna of Russian Central Asia and Kazakhstan
Subfamily of Comb-Toed Jerboas: Genus of Comb-Toed Jerboas
Subfamily of Three-Toed Jerboas: Genus of Hairy-Footed Jerboas
Genus of Thick-Tailed Three-Toed Jerboas
Genus of African Desert Jerboas
Genus of Desert Jerboas, Eremodipus
Family of Five-Toed Jerboas
Key to the Identification of Genera: Genus of Earth Hares, Allactaga
Key to the Species of the Genus Allactaga
Genus of Turanian Jerboas, Allactodipus
Genus of Fat-Tailed Jerboas, Pygeretmus
Key to the Species of the Genus Pygeretmus

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