Contact information:

RNDr. Markéta Knitlová, Ph.D.

Phone: +420732348701


Room: 223

currently on maternity leave


Research interests:

Mammalogy, morphometrics, Quaternary fossil record of rodents in Central Europe.




Recent publications:


Sinitsa, M.V., Virág, A., Pazonyi, P. & Knitlová, M (2019) Redescription and phylogenetic relationships of Spermophilus citelloides (Rodentia: Scuiridae: Xerinae), a ground squirrel from the Middle Pleistocene - Holocene of Central Europe. Historical Biology, 1-21



Newton, A., Špoutil, F., Procházka, J., Black, J., Medlock, K., Paddle, R., Hipsley, Ch., Knitlová, M., Pask, A. (2018): Letting the “cat” out of the bag: pouch young development of the extinct Tasmanian tiger revealed by X-ray computed tomography. Royal Society Open Science 5(2): 171914.



Knitlová, M., Horáček, I. (2017): Genus Apodemus in the Pleistocene of Central Europe: when did the extant taxa appear? Fossil Imprint 74 (3-4): 460–481.

Knitlová, M., Horáček, I. (2017): Late Pleistocene-Holocene paleobiogeography of the genus Apodemus in Central Europe. PLoS ONE 12 (3): e0173668. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173668




Horáček, I., Ložek, V., Knitlová, M., Juřičková, L. (2015): Darkness under candlestick: glacial refugia on mountain glaciers. In: Sázelová S., Novák, M., Mizerová, A. (eds.). Forgotten times and spaces: New perspectives in paleoanthropological, paleoetnological and archeological studies. 1st Edition. Brno: Institute of Archeology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Masaryk University, pp. 363–377. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210‐7781‐2015‐27