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On the distribution and taxonomic status of Microtus guentheri (Danford and Alston, 1880) and Microtus lydius Blackler, 1916 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey
Topotypes of Microtus guentheri were compared with specimens of the genus Microtus with 2n=54 chromosomes from western Anatolia. According to morphological and biometrical comparisons, it wasExpand
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Some karyological records and a new chromosomal form for Spalax (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey
A b s t r a c t. The karyotypes of 73 specimens of subterranean mole rats of the superspecies Spalax leucodon Nordmann, 1840 from 21 localities, and six specimens of the superspecies SpalaxExpand
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Golden hamsters are nocturnal in captivity but diurnal in nature
Daily activity rhythms are nearly universal among animals and their specific pattern is an adaptation of each species to its ecological niche. Owing to the extremely consistent nocturnal patterns ofExpand
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The Taxonomy and Karyology of Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) and Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Rodentia: Muridae) in Turkey
In this study, the Turkish population of Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus were studied with regard to external, cranial, phalli, bacula and tooth crown morphology and karyotype. External, internalExpand
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Contribution to the distribution and karyology of some vespertilionid bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from Turkey
Abstract New records from 41 localities are given for six species of vespertilionid bats, namely Myotis myotis (Borkhausen, 1797), M. blythii (Tomes, 1857), M. capaccinii (Bonaparte, 1837),Expand
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Taxonomic status of the genus Spermophilus (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey and Iran with description of a new species
We report a new species of Spermophilus ( Rodentia: Sciuridae), here designated as S. torosensis sp. nov., distributed in the Taurus Mountains in southern Anatolia, Turkey. A total of 161 specimensExpand
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A Study on Ecology and Biology of Microtus guentheriDanford and Alston,1880 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey
In this study, ecology and biology of Microtus guentheriwere investigated based on both field and laboratory observations along with its effects on agricultural crops. It was determined that thisExpand
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Contributions to the Karyology and Morphology of Arvicola terrestris (Lin., 1758) (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Central Anatolia
253 Abstract: The bacula, phalli and karyotypes of 15 specimens of Arvicola terrestris were examined. The external and cranial morphology of this species were found to be the same as in previouslyExpand
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DISTRIBUTION AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE GENUS MICROTUS (MAMMALIA: RODENTIA) IN SOUTHEASTERN TURKEY
ABSTRACT We examined morphological, external, cranial, and karyological characters of 78 specimens belonging to the genus Microtus from Southeastern Turkey (Maras, Kilis, Gaziantep, and Hatay). M.Expand
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