Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy

Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy is a peer reviewed journal that accepts papers in basic and applied mammalogy on living and fossil mammals, with special reference to biology, ecology, systematics, conservation, management and ecology of diseases.



Book Review: Stefan Bosch and Peter W.W. Lurz. The Eurasian Red Squirrel

An excellent and complete monograph of the biology and ecology of the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), in which the authors have consulted and reported nearly all the existing scientific literature up to date.  
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Book Review: Sandro Lovari. L’enigma delle pecore blu. L’altra faccia della zoologia

Questo libro è il diario di campo di Sandro Lovari, ricco di aneddoti e avvenimenti talvolta esaltanti, talvolta drammatici, intercalati alle osservazioni di campo su diverse specie, tra cui il goral (parente asiatico del camoscio), il tahr (un caprino) e il bharal (pecora blu).  
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News: Best Paper Award

Associazione Teriologica Italiana established a 500 EUR Best Paper Award for young researchers.  
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Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy is published by Associazione Teriologica Italiana, and publishes papers concerning mammals, with special reference to biology, systematics, conservation, management and ecology.
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Volume 25, Issue 2 (2014): In memory of Luigi Cagnolaro (Genova, 1934 - Monza, 2014)

This volume is dedicated to the memory of Luigi Cagnolaro, honorary President of ATIt.
(Genova, January 20th 1934 - Monza, July 26th 2014)

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Table of Contents


In memory of Luigi Cagnolaro, 1934–2014 PDF
Giorgio Bardelli, Giorgio Chiozzi, Bruno Cozzi, Michela Podestà, Stefano Scali, Longino Contoli Amante, Giovanni Amori, Adriano Martinoli 63-72


Missing the third dimension in geometric morphometrics: how to assess if 2D images really are a good proxy for 3D structures? PDF
Andrea Cardini 73-81
The changing patterns in the distribution of red and grey squirrels in the North of England and Scotland between 1991 and 2010 based on volunteer surveys PDF
John Gurnell, Peter Lurz, Walter Bertoldi 83-89
Are nest boxes a useful tool in regional red squirrel conservation programs? PDF
Craig Michael Shuttleworth, Pia Schuchert 91-94
Seasonal habitat use in Eurasian red squirrels residing in Iberian hedgerows PDF
Ángel Hernández 95-100
Gastro-intestinal helminths in the red-bellied squirrel introduced in Argentina: accidental acquisitions and lack of specific parasites PDF
Ana Cecilia Gozzi, Maria Laura Guichón, Verónica Victoria Benitez, Adrián Troyelli, Graciela Teresa Navone 101-106
Causes of admission and final dispositions of hedgehogs admitted to three Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers in eastern Spain PDF
Jorge Crespo Martínez, Alejandro Izquierdo Rosique, Martín Surroca Royo 107-110

Short Notes

Morphological measurements of pine marten in central Italy PDF
Paola Bartolommei, Emiliano Manzo, Cristina Bencini, Roberto Cozzolino 111-112
Camera trapping ocelots: an evaluation of felid attractants PDF
Michael Cove, R. Manuel Spinola, Victoria L. Jackson, Joel Saenz 113-116
A lethal interaction between two female roe deer PDF
Davide Roviani 117-118
Acoustic identification of free-flying Schreiber's bat Miniopterus schreibersii by social calls PDF
Danilo Russo, Elena Papadatou 119-120
Alien rose-ringed parakeets (Psittacula krameri) attack black rats (Rattus rattus) sometimes resulting in death PDF
Dailos Hernández-Brito, Álvaro Luna, Martina Carrete, José Luis Tella 121-123

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