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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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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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Morphometric and genetic structure of the edible dormouse (Glis glis): a consequence of forest fragmentation in Turkey
Past climatic fluctuations influenced forest habitats and impacted heavily the distribution of forest species, such as the edible dormouse, by changing the distribution and composition of forestsExpand
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Allozyme Variation in Spalax leucodon Nordmann, 1840 (Rodentia: Spalacidae) in the Area between Ankara and Beyşehir
Eighty-one specimens belonging to 3 populations of Spalax leucodon collected in the area between Ankara and Beysehir were electrophoretically analyzed. Three enzyme systems, isocitrate dehydrogenaseExpand
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BIOMETRIC AND GENETIC EVALUATION OF SPERMOPHILUS (MAMMALIA: RODENTIA) POPULATIONS IN WESTERN TURKEY
Three Spermophilus populations in western Turkey with two different karyotypic forms were analyzed biometrically (NTSYS) and genetically from their 16S rRNA sequence data. Two of these populations,Expand
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Morphometric, Karyotypic and Electrophoretic Analysis of the Genus Apodemus Kaup, 1826 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Thrace
Thirty-two specimens of Apodemus in Thrace were evaluated. Ten specimens of A. flavicollis and A. sylvaticus were karyotyped. Eighteen specimens were electrophoresed to determine patterns of theExpand
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Taxonomic Status and Distribution of Apodemus mystacinus (Danford and Alston, 1877) (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey
Morphological, biometrical, karyological, bacular and phallic aspects of Apodemus mystacinus populations in Turkey were studied based on 117 specimens. The biometrical and phallic comparisonsExpand
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Esterase variation in rocky mouse, Apodemus mystacinus (DANFORD and ALSTON, 1877) (Mammalia : Rodentia) in Turkey
The esterase enzyme system (Est) of 44 specimens of the rocky mouse, Apodemus mystacinus, from 10 localities in Turkey was analyzed using polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Three loci Est-I, Est-2,Expand
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Nonspecific Esterase Patterns of Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) in Western Turkey
Nonspecific esterases in the muscle, heart, kidney and liver tissues of wild rats (Rattus norvegicus) were examined by horizontal starch gel electrophoresis. Zymogram bands corresponding to Es-10 andExpand
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Karyological comparison of populations of the Spalax leucodon Nordmann, 1840 superspecies (Rodentia: Spalacidae) in Turkey
Abstract One hundred and seventy-seven specimens of Spalax leucodon Nordmann, 1840 from 41 localities in Turkey were examined for their karyologicalfeatures. Nine karyotypic forms were recorded. 2n=Expand
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