Contact information:

RNDr. Vladimír Vohralík, CSc.

Phone: +420221951847

Fax: +420221951841

E-mail: vohralik@natur.cuni.cz

Room: 220


Research interests:

Biology, zoogeography and taxonomy of small mammals (Insectivora, Rodentia).


Current projects:

Distribution, taxonomy and biology of small mammals (Insectivora, Rodentia) in the Balkans, Near East and Central Europe. 




Selected papers:

Kryštufek B., VOHRALÍK V. (2013). Taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic rodents (Rodentia). Part. 2. Sciuridae: Urocitellus, Marmota and SciurotamiasLynx, n. s., 44: 27 - 138. (PDF)


Kryštufek B., VOHRALÍK V. (2012). Taxonomic revision of the Palearctic rodents (Rodentia). Sciuridae: Xerinae 1 (Eutamias and Spermophillus). Lynx, n.s., 43, 17 – 111. (PDF)


Kryštufek B., VOHRALÍK V., Zima J., Koubínová D. & Bužan E. V. (2010). A new subspecies of the Iranian vole, Microtus irani Thomas, 1921, from Turkey. Zool. Middle East, 50, 11 – 20.


KRYŠTUFEK B. & VOHRALÍK V. (2009). Mammals of Turkey and Cyprus. Rodentia II: Cricetinae, Muridae, Spalacidae, Calomyscidae, Capromyidae, Hystricidae, Castoridae. Koper: University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre, 372 pp.


DUBEY, S., COSSON, J.-F., MAGNANOU, E., VOHRALÍK, V., BENDA, P., FRYNTA, D., HUTTERER, D., VOGEL, V. & VOGEL, P. (2007). Mediterranean populations of the lesser white-toothed shrew (Crocidura suaveolens group): an unexpected puzzle of Pleistocene survivors and prehistoric introductions. Molecular Ecology, 16, 3438-3452.

MACHOLÁN, M., VYSKOČILOVÁ, M., BONHOMME, F., KRYŠTUFEK, B., ORTH, A., & VOHRALÍK, V. (2007). Genetic variation and phylogeography of free-living mouse species (genus Mus) in the Balkans and the Middle East. Molecular Ecology, 16, 3774-4788.

VOHRALÍK V. & SOFIANIDOU, T.S. (2007). Records of mounds built by the Steppe mouse (Mus spicilegus) (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Greece. Lynx, n.s., 38, 83-88.

KRYŠTUFEK B. & VOHRALÍK V. (2005). Mammals of Turkey and Cyprus. Rodentia I: Sciuridae, Dipodidae, Gliridae, Arvicolinae. Koper: University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre, 292 pp.

VOHRALÍK V., FRYNTA, D., MIKULOVÁ, P., BENDA, P. & NOVÁ, P. (2002). Multivariate morphometrics of Apodemus mystacinus in the Near East and its divergence from European A. m. epimelas (Mammalia: Rodentia). Israel J. Zool., 48, 135-148.

VOHRALÍK V. (2002). Distribution, skull morphometrics and systematic status of an isolated population of Apodemus microps (Mammalia: Rodentia) in NW Bohemia, Czech Republic. Acta Soc. Zool. Bohem., 66, 67 - 80.

KRYŠTUFEK B. & VOHRALÍK V. (2001). Mammals of Turkey and Cyprus. Introduction, Checklist, Insectivora. Koper: Science and Research Centre of the Republic of Slovenia, 140 pp.

MITCHELL-JONES A.J., AMORI, G., BOGDANOWICZ, W., KRYŠTUFEK, B., REIJNDERS, P.J.H., SPITZENBERGER, F., STUBBE, M., THISSEN, J.B.M., VOHRALÍK V. & ZIMA, J. (1999). The atlas of European mammals. London: Academic Press, 484 pp.

VOHRALÍK V., SOFIANIDOU T.S. & FRYNTA D. (1996). Population structure in Mus macedonicus (Mammalia: Rodentia) in the Balkans. Folia Zool., 45, 97 - 103.