LaboratoriesLaboratory for Comparative Ethology and Biocommunication \  Publications


Headed by Surov Alexey Vasilyevich, Dr. Biol. Sci.

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  1. Panov E.N., Zykova L. Yu. Social organization and demography in the Rock Agsma, Stellio caucasius // Asiatic Herpetol. Res., 1995, 6, 97-110.
  2. Panov E.N. Superspecies of schrikes in the former USSR. // “Shrikes of the World: Biology and Conservation”. Proc. Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zool, 1995, 6, 26-33.
  3. Tzellarius A.Yu., Tzellarius E.Yu. Behavior of Varanus griseus during åncounteres with ñonspecifics // Asiatic Herpetological Research, 1997, 7, 108-130.
  4. Panov E.N. Bird Comparative Ethology // Phys. gener. Biol. Rew., 1997, 12, 2, 3-66.
  5. Wynne-Edwards K.E.; Surov A.V., Telitzina A.Yu. Differences in endogenous activity within the genus Phodopus. // J. of Mammal. 1999, 80 (3), 855-865.
  6. Panov E.N., Zykova L.Yu. Social behavior and communication in rock agama Laudakia caucasia // Russian J. of Herpetology, 1999, 6, 3, 215-230.
  7. Panov E.N. Monzikov D.G. Status of the form barabensis within the Larus argentatus-cachinnans-fuscus complex // British Birds, 2000, 93, 227-241.
  8. Vasilieva N.Yu., Lai S-Ch., Petrova E., Johnston R.E. Development of Species Preferences in Two Hamsters, Phodopus campbelli and Phodopus sungorus: Effects of Cross-Fostering // Ethology, 2001, 107, 217-236.
  9. Surov A.V., Solovieva A.V., Minaev A.N. The olfactory sexual preferences of Golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus): the effects of early social and sexual experience. In.:Chemical Signals in Vertebrates IX, 2001, 255-262.
  10. Moshkin M.P.; Novikov E.A.; Kolosova I.E.; Surov A.V.; Telitzina A.Yu., and Osipova O.V. Adrenocortical and bioenergetic responses to cold in five species of murine rodent // J. Mammal., 2002, 83, 2, 458-466.
  11. Panov E.N. Signal behavior and communication in the Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyetus (Aves, Lari) as indicator of its position within the Larinae family // Entomological Rev. (Suppl. 2001), 81, 7, 161-176.
  12. Panov E.N. The scientist among csars: a history of exploitation of nature and its protection in Russia // Haven and earth and I. // Ethics of the nature conservation in Asia. Dehly, 2002, 59-74.
  13. Panov E.N. Rubtsov A. S., Monzikov D.G. Hybridization between Yellowhamer and Pine Bunting in Russia // Dutch Birding, 2003, 25, 1, 17-31.
  14. Panov E.N. Wheaters of the Palearctic: Ecology, Behavior and Evolution of Genus Oenanthe. Pensoft, 2005.
  15. Tzellarius E.Yu, Tzellarius A.Yu.. Interrelations between sexes in Lacerta saxicola In.: Herpetologia Petropolitana Ananjeva N. and Tsinenko O. (eds.), 2005, S.Petersburg – Moscow. 222-229.
  16. Soini H. A., Wiesler D., Apfelbach R., Konig P., Vasilieva N.Y., Novotny M.V.. Comparative investigation of the volatile urinary profiles in different Phodopus hamster species. J.Chem.Ecol. 2005, 31, 5, 1125-1143.
  17. Kartavtzeva I.V., Surov A.V. G-, C-, and NOR-stained karyotype of the Eversmann's hamster Allocricetulus eversmanni and comparison with the karyotype of Cricetulus species (Rodentia: Cricetinae) // Mammal Study, 2005, 30, 89-91.
  18. Neumann K., Michaux J., Lebedev V., Yigit N., Colak E., Ivanova N., Poltoraus A., Surov A., Markov G., Maak S., Neumann S., Gattermann R. Molecular phylogeny of the Cricetinae subfamily based on the mitochondrial cytochrome b and 12S rRNA genes and the nuclear VWF gene.// Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 2006, V. 39, 1, 135-148.
  19. Kapusta J., Szentgyorgyi H., Surov A., Ryurikov G. Vocalization of two Palearctic species of hamster: Eversmann hamster Allocricetulus eversmanni and grey hamster Cricetulus migratorius // Bioacoustics, 2006, 15, 315-330.
  20. Rogovin KA., J.A.Randall, I.E. Kolosova, N.Y.Vasilievà, M.P.Moshkin. Social influences on the morpho-physiological characteristics of young males in groups of great gerbils (Rhombomys opimus Licht) in a high density population: a case study..// Acta Zoologica Sinica, 2006, 50, 3, 454-461.
  21. Gromov V.S., Surov A.V., Ryurikov G.B. Maternal care in captive grey hamster Cricetrulus migratorius (Rodentia, Cricetidae) // Russian J. Theriol., 2006, 5, 2, 73-77.