The mammals of the Caucasus a history of the evolution of the fauna. (Mlekopitayushchie Kavkaza; istoriya formirovaniya fauny). by N. K. Vereshchagin

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Published by Israel Program for Scientific Translations [available from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information, Springfield, Va.] in Jerusalem .

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  • Mammals -- Caucasus,
  • Mammals, Fossil

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Statement[By] N. K. Vereskchagin. Chief editor: E. N. Pavlovskii. Editor of this volume: A. A. Strelkov. Translated from Russian [by A. Lerman and B. Rabinovich. Edited by M. Loeb]
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LC ClassificationsQL728.R8 V413
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Paginationiii, 816 p.
Number of Pages816
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Open LibraryOL5634924M
LC Control Number68062014

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“The flouting of the greybeard is also a revolutionary sign. The absence of the men of experience from among revolutionary officials leads to many false moves that wiser heads would have avoided; but youth will have its fling, and in all ages and in all civilizations there is always a permanent undercurrent of revolution on the part of the young men who know everything, against the older men.

The flora of the Caucasus has been described in detail several times during the last years – probably no one other territory in the world has had so many written floras as the Caucasus.

All these Caucasian floras, however, have one common feature: they have no, or only a few illustrations. (6 species), Percidae (6 species), Siluridae (1 species) and Syngnathidae (2 species); none of these families include regionally endemic species.

In the Caucas us, five fish fam ilies are composed. There are about mammal species in the Caucasus, nearly 20 of which are endemic and threatened. The Caucasus region has both the newly evolved species and ancient relict species.

Ancient and primitive mammals are found as unusual long-clawed mole-vole, and they are the representatives of the Mesocricetus, Sicista, and Apodemus.

According to the data furnished in the Red Data Book of the Russian Federation, as ofthere were mammal species and bird species under protection. Some of the threatened plant species are the Siberian cedar pine, Korean cedar pine in the far eastern part of the country, wild chestnut in the Caucasus.

About this book Guide to all species and virtually all subspecies of snakes occurring within the zoogeographic boundaries of Europe. A series of brief introductory chapters discuss a number of topics including the origins, evolution, systematics, biology, ecology, venoms, conservation and captive care, followed by a section providing.

Mammals. There are about mammal species in the Caucasus Hotspot, nearly 20 of which are endemic. Several threatened large mammal species are found here, including the Endangered Caucasian tur (Capra caucasica), a member of the goat family.

Rare and disappearing species of mammals and insects occured in the South and North-Eastern slopes of the Greater Caucasus № Name of species Status of the species (second edition of the Azerbaijan Red Book(ARB); IUCN) Class-Mammalia Order-Insectivora 1 Talpalevantis Thomas, ARB; LC.

IV.1; IUCN Order-Chiroptera. Two new harvestmen species of the family Phalangiidae, Rilaena caucasica sp. and Rilaena silhavyi sp.

are diagnosed, illustrated, and described from the Caucasus region. Comparative illustration of the related Rilaena anatolica (Roewer, ), R. atrolutea (Roewer, ) and R. kelbajarica Snegovaya & Pkhakadze, Snegovaya, N.

Y., & Pkhakadze, V. (): New species of the genus. The Caucasus is one of the most biologically rich regions on Earth. Home to an unusually high number of endemic plant and animal species, it ranks as one of the world’s biodiversity “hotspots” according to both Conservation International and WWF.

Formed by the isthmus between the Black and Caspian Seas, the Caucasus ecoregion is a biological crossroads, where plant and animal species.

The book incorporates the most recent taxonomic ranking of plants and animals species in the Caucasus, and the regularity and history of its biomes, among other topics.

The monograph is also heavily illustrated with mostly original color photos, which reinforce the scientific quality of the text. A taxonomic review of the eight known Caucasian, Turkish and Iranian species is given. Lectotypes of Caenoblaps nitida and Caenoblaps difformis are designated.

Three new species are described: Dila hakkarica sp.n. and Dila svetlanae sp.n. from the Hakkary Province of Turkey and Dila crenatopunctata sp.n. from West Azerbaijan Province of Iran. Snakes of Europe, All Species from West of the Caucasus Mountains Hardcover – August 2, by Guido Kreiner (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, August 2, Reviews: 2. The fauna of the Greater and Lesser Caucasus includes certain endemic species—the West Caucasian and the Dagestanian mountain goat, or tur, the Caucasian black grouse, and the Caucasian mountain turkey, or ular—and even some endemic genera, such as the long-clawed mole vole (Prometheomys schaposchnikowi).Other common mammals include the chamois, red deer, bear, lynx, and fox.

Coordinates. The Caucasus (/ ˈ k ɔː k ə s ə s /), or Caucasia (/ k ɔː ˈ k eɪ ʒ ə /), is a region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and mainly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and parts of Southern is home to the Caucasus Mountains, including the Greater Caucasus mountain range, which has historically been considered a natural barrier between Eastern Europe.

David Tarkhnishvili Professor, Ilia State University, Georgia Series: Wildlife Protection, Destruction and Extinction The Caucasus is a mountain region located at the edge of Europe and Asia, between the Black and Caspian seas. In spite of limited geography and mostly temperate climate, diversity of natural landscapes, plant and animal species, and cultivated plants is unusually high.

For. In book: Conspectus of the flora of Caucasus. (pp) Edition: vol. 2; Chapter: Conspectus of the flora of Caucasus. Conspectus of the flora of Caucasus. The book includes an overview of the Caucasus region and its flora, with information on species numbers, ex situ conservation, protected areas, and invasives; profiles of the six countries, identifying important national plants and their threats; maps, line art.

This book shows the effort of the Caucasus NGOs, experts, scientific institutions and governmental agencies for conserving globally threatened species in the Caucasus: CEPF investments in the region made it possible for the first time to carry out simultaneous assessments of species’ populations at.

The following is a brief phytogeographical sketch of the forests of the western portion of the Caucasus range, which I visited in as a member of the excursion to the Caucasus and Armenia arranged and conducted by Prof.

Rikli of Zurich, whose "Naturwissenschaftliche Studienreisen" are so well known to and appreciated by botanists, as. Some species of mammals have been recorded in Azerbaijan, three of which are unique species.

Popular species are Caucasus goats and west-Caucasus moufflons; which inhabit Nakhchivan and western slopes of the major Caucasus in Balakan, Qabala, Zaqatala and Ismayilly regions. Jeyran gazelles are among the rarest and fastest species in Caucasus they can only be found in Shirvan.

Buy The Snakes of Europe All Species from West of the Caucasus Mountains. by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Caucasian peoples, various ethnic groups living in the Caucasus, a geographically complex area of mountain ranges, plateaus, foothills, plains, rivers, and lakes, with grasslands, forests, marshes, and dry complex of regions harbours more than 50 separate peoples, ranging from language communities with only a few hundred speakers to large national groups numbering millions.

Within the Caucasus ecoregion, leopard prey includes an ex-pected mix of large ungulates, medium sized mammals, small mammals, game birds and domestic livestock (Heptner & SludskijGutleb n.d, Khoro-zyan & Malkhasyan ).

For the former Soviet Union, Hep-tner & Sludskij () said the main prey of Caucasus leopards consists of. A new species of oribatid mite of the genus Striatoppia is described on the basis of adult specimens from natural and urban habitats in Tbilisi, Georgia, the first record of the genus for the western Palaearctic.

Based on character states of this species, arguments are presented for Striatoppia being a possible member of the Autognetidae.

The following are illustrations included in my field guide to Raptors and Owls of Georgia (Buneba Print) – which includes all the then-known diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey found in the nation of the Caucasus Region. The book was produced in collaboration with the Georgian Center for the Conservation of Wildlife – a BirdLife International affiliate, and was coauthored by Lexo.

The Khazars were a semi-nomadic, Turkic-speaking people who became a major commercial empire in the northern Caucasus during the 7th century AD. Over the centuries they expanded their power to include eastern Ukraine, Crimea, southern Russia, western Kazakhstan, and northwestern Uzbekistan too.

Bullough, the Caucasus editor for the Institute of War and Peace Reporting, has lived and worked in the North Caucasus for years. His book, a searching portrait of the national and cultural complexities of Russia’s most restive region, combines on-the-ground reporting and deep historical knowledge in a way that only British writers seem able to do.

The comparative amino acid composition of the three studied samples of species of the genus growing in the North Caucasus showed that amino acids such as aspartic (–%) and glutamic acid (–%) as well as proline (–%), leucine (–%), and phenylalanine (–%) were found in significant quantities in the.See the history of the Caucasus - the home of the greatest empires ; the place where civilizations were born and fell - from BCE straight until the p.The Snakes of Europe: All Species from West of the Caucasus Mountains by Kreiner, G.

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