Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy

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Table of Contents


Taxonomic inflation and the poverty of the Phylogenetic Species Concept – a reply to Gippoliti and Groves PDF
Frank E. Zachos, Sandro Lovari 142-144
Mammal taxonomy without taxonomists: a reply to Zachos and Lovari PDF
Spartaco Gippoliti, Fenton P.D. Cotterill, Colin P. Groves 145-147


"Which camera trap type and how many do I need?" A review of camera features and study designs for a range of wildlife research applications PDF
Francesco Rovero, Fridolin Zimmermann, Duccio Berzi, Paul Meek 148-156
Seasonal Diet of the Otter (Lutra lutra) On the Alazani River (Georgia) PDF
George Gorgadze 157-160
Seasonal changes in habitat use and feeding strategy of the mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in the Central Alps PDF
Maik Rehnus, Lorenza Marconi, Klaus Hackländer, Flurin Filli 161-165
Relative habitat use by the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Köprülü Canyon National Park, Southern Anatolia PDF
Anil Soyumert, Behzat Gürkan 166-168
Factors affecting wild boar (Sus scrofa) abundance in southern Tuscany PDF
Francesco Santilli, Paolo Varuzza 169-173
The diet of four species of horseshoe bat (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) in a mountainous region of Algeria: evidence for gleaning PDF
Mourad Ahmim, Aissa Moali 174-176
Genetic identity of Pipistrellus maderensis from the Madeira archipelago: a first assessment, and implications for conservation PDF
José Jesus, Sérgio Teixeira, Tamira Freitas, David Teixeira, António Brehm 177-180
Ecological correlates of dispersal distance in terrestrial mammals PDF
Luca Santini, Moreno Di Marco, Piero Visconti, Daniele Baisero, Luigi Boitani, Carlo Rondinini 181-186
Nest cavity selection by the Siberian flying squirrel Pteromys volans PDF
Kei Suzuki, Mayu Sagawa, Hisashi Yanagawa 187-189
Diet composition of the invasive raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) and the native red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in north-east Germany PDF
Frank Drygala, Hinrich Zoller 190-194

Short Notes

Italian red squirrels and introduced parakeets: victims or perpetrators? PDF
Emiliano Mori, Leonardo Ancillotto, Mattia Menchetti, Claudia Romeo, Nicola Ferrari 195-196
Frequent melanism in Geoffroy’s bat (Myotis emarginatus, Geoffroy 1806) PDF
Daan Dekeukeleire, René Janssen, Jaap van Schaik 197-198
The process of drey construction in red squirrels - nestbox observations based on a hidden camera PDF
Stefan Bosch, Peter W. W. Lurz 199-202

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