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Arid Ecosystems

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 75–84 | Cite as

Rodent communities of the Western Kazakhstan oblast of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Message 1. Maps of rodent communities and zoogeographic regionalization

  • N. M. Okulova
  • L. A. Khlyap
  • F. G. Bidashko
  • A. A. Warshavskyi
  • A. K. Grazhdanov
  • V. V. Neronov
Systematic Study of Arid Territories

Abstract

On the basis of almost 100 years of zoological research in Western Kazakhstan, a map and GIS of the rodent community have been created. A hierarchical zoogeographic regionalization has been carried out using cluster analysis.

Keywords

rodent communities Western Kazakhstan map GIS zoogeography hierarchic regionalization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. M. Okulova
    • 1
  • L. A. Khlyap
    • 1
  • F. G. Bidashko
    • 2
  • A. A. Warshavskyi
    • 1
  • A. K. Grazhdanov
    • 3
  • V. V. Neronov
    • 1
  1. 1.Severtzov Institute of Ecology and EvolutionRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Uralsk Anti-Plague StationUral’skRepublic of Kazakhstan
  3. 3.Microbe Russian Research Anti-Plague InstituteSaratovRussia

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