The dataset contains the results of the annual monitoring of the relative abundance of small mammals, which was carried out by zoologists of the Kharkiv Sanitary and Epidemiological Station in the period from 2000 to 2018. The fauna of micromammals was investigated in the vicinity of 117 settlements of the Kharkiv region. The capture of mammals was carried out in different types of oak forests, dry and floodplain meadows, riparian-aquatic vegetation, steppe areas, forest belts, gardens, fields and haystacks. During the study period, 14930 specimens of small mammals were caught, which belong to 16 species of mouse-like rodents and 4 species of shrews.
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Markovska O, Tkach G (2021): Finds of small mammals in the Kharkiv region. v1.2. V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Dataset/Occurrence. https://gbif.univer.kharkov.ua/resource?r=micromammalia_khobl&v=1.2
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Kharkiv region, Ukraine
|South West [48.4, 34.058], North East [50.958, 38.145]
No Description available
|Soricidae, Gliridae, Cricetidae, Arvicolidae, Muridae
|Start Date / End Date
|2000-01-01 / 2018-01-01
The goal of the project is to mobilize occurrences of mammals from Ukraine. These occurrences would be used for development of the new European Mammal Mapping Atlas (EMMA). Comparing to the first edition of the EMMA, the new one will include all of Eastern Europe, and the lack of information from this large region may create an underrepresentation of species occurrences when compare Western and Eastern Europe.
|Data from Ukraine to European Mammal Mapping Atlas ed.2
|The Habitat Foundation
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Dataset was created on the basis of the results of the annual monitoring of the relative abundance of small mammals, which was carried out by zoologists of the Kharkiv Sanitary and Epidemiological Station in the period from 2000 to 2018. The capture of small mammals was carried out by the method of trap-lines. Gero traps with a standard bait (a crust of bread and sunflower oil) were used for catching. The traps were placed at a distance of 5 m from each other in a line.
|Kharkiv region, NE Ukraine
Method step description:
- Capture of small mammals using the trap line method.
- Handling of captured samples.
- Making entries in the field diary.
- Drawing up a spreadsheet.
- Markovska, O., H. Tkach. 2020. Mouse-like rodents and shrews in Kharkiv oblast (Ukraine): species composition, distribution, current state of populations. Theriologia Ukrainica, 19: 27–44. http://doi.org/10.15407/TU1904
Data digitized with the financial support from European Mammal Foundation.