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Theriologia Ukrainica
(former Proceedings of the Theriological School)

ISSN 2616-7379 (print) ISSN 2617-1120 (online)

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download pdfBondarenko, Z., Brusentsova, N., Tkach, G. 2019. Small mammals of Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park and its vicinities (Ukraine). Theriologia Ukrainica18: 1219.



Small mammals of Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park and its vicinities (Ukraine)


Zoya Bondarenko, Natali Brusentsova, Gennadiy Tkach


Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park (Krasnokutsk, Ukraine)
State Institution Kharkiv Regional Laboratory Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (Kharkiv, Ukraine)


Theriologia Ukrainica. 2019. Vol. 18: 1219.




Ukrainian, with English summary, titles of tables, captures to figs


Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park (Krasnokutsk District, Kharkiv Region, Ukraine) is represented by forest ecosystems and areas of forest marshes, swamp alders. The Slobozhanskyi NNP is adjacent to the floodplains of the Merla and Merchik rivers. Studies of small mammals were conducted in 2004, 2008, 2011 and 2013-2018. For the Slobozhanskyi NNP and its surrounding territories, 19 species of small mammals were identified, including 5 insectivorous species and 14 species of rodents. Forest and eurytopic species such as Talpa europaea, Sorex araneus, Sorex minutus, Myodes glareolus, Sylvaemus silvaticus / uralensis, Sylvaemus tauricus are the most widespread and numerous in the Park. Myodes glareolus is dominant in almost all biotops except the floodplain. The typical of meadow and steppe species Cricetulus migratorius and Alexandromys oeconomus are rare in the Slobozhanskyi NNP. Mus musculus and Rattus norvegicus occur near human settlements. The largest species diversity of small mammals, 11 species, is found for the floodplain.


microteriofauna, rodents, insectivores, Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park.



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