A new species for the Greek fauna

Myomimus roachi skull (Photo: Nikolaos Kiamos)

While analysing the content of owl pellets from the district of Evros (Greece) researchers stumbled upon a very rare species: Myomimus roachi or the Mouse-tailed dormouse. The first recording of…

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Atlas bats of Albania

Bats of Albania_Cover photo (Photo: Hugh Clark)

Albania published a Bat Atlas. For each of the 32 species, it shows maps with distribution data collected until November 2016. The maps have been built upon the division of…

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Mammal Diversity Database

Eurasian pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus) (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

It appears that the number of currently recognized mammal species in the world increased from 5,416 to 6,495 species in the past 13 years! These are the findings of the…

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