Alexei V. Abramov

PhD, Senior Research Scientist

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Laboratory of Theriology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences

1, Universitetskaya emb., Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 199034

Tel. +7 (812) 328-07-11; Fax +7 (812) 328-29-41, +7 (812) 114-04-44; E - mail: Alexei.Abramov@zin.ru ; a.abramov@mail.ru

Education

1999 – PhD in Zoology, Zoological Institute Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg. Dissertation "Taxonomy of the genus Mustela (Carnivora, Mustelidae) of the World".

1985 – M.S. in Zoology, Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg) State University. Thesis on morphological variability and taxonomy of shrews (Mammalia, Soricidae) in the Caucasus.

1983 – B.S. in Zoology, Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg) State University. Thesis on taxonomy of white-toothed shrews (Crocidura) in the Caucasus.

Professional Experience

2005 to present – Senior Research Scientist, Laboratory of Theriology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

1999 to 2005 – Research Scientist, Laboratory of Theriology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

1988 to 1999 – Research Assistant, Laboratory of Theriology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

1985 to 1988 – Researcher, Turkmenian Anti-Plague Station (Kyzyl-Arvat, Turkmenistan). Studies of rodents and small carnivores population dynamics in the Karakum Desert and Kopetdag Mountains.

Main Research Interests

Zoogeography, morphology, systematics, phylogeography and biodiversity of mammals (Carnivora), fauna and systematics of Southeast Asian mammals.

Publications of 2016-2017

Puzachenko A.Yu., Rozhnov V.V., Abramov A.V. 2017. Cranial variation and taxonomic content of the marbled polecat Vormela peregusna (Mustelidae, Carnivora) // Mammalian Biology, vol.83, p.10-20.

Meschersky I.G., Abramov A.V., Lebedev V.S., Chichkina A.N., Rozhnov V.V. 2016. Evidence of a complex phylogeographic structure in the Indomalayan pencil-tailed tree mouse Chiropodomys gliroides (Rodentia: Muridae) in eastern Indochina // Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, vol.65, p.147-157.

Zemlemerova E.D., Bannikova A.A., Lebedev V.S., Rozhnov V.V., Abramov A.V. 2016. Secrets of the underground Vietnam: an underestimated species diversity of Asian moles (Lipotyphla: Talpidae: Euroscaptor) // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, vol.320, No.2, p.193-220.

Proulx G., Abramov A.V., Adams I., Jennings A.P., Khorozyan I., Rosalino L.M., Santos-Reis M., Veron G., Do Linh San E. 2016. World distribution and status of badgers – a review // Badgers: systematics, biology, conservation and research techniques (Proulx G., Do Linh San E., eds.). Alpha Wildlife Publications, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada, p.31-116.

Abramov A.V., Tikhonov A.N., Orlov N.L. 2016. Recent record of Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi (Mammalia, Leporidae) from Vietnam // Russian Journal of Theriology, vol.15, No.2, p.171-174.

Noda M., Oshida T., Abramov A.V., Baranova G., Baryshnikov G., Ichikawa H., Masuda R. 2016. Phylogeography of the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris orientis) on the boreal island of Hokkaido, Japan // Journal of Natural History, vol.50, No.11-12, p.771-786.

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu., Tumanov I.L. 2016. Morphological differentiation of the skull in two closely-related mustelid species (Carnivora: Mustelidae) // Zoological Studies, 55: 1.

Publications of 2015

Scopin A.E., Gashkova I.V., Saveljev A.P., Abramov A.V. 2015. Histologic features of the gastrointestinal tract of Laonastes aenigmamus (Rodentia: Diatomyidae) // Vertebrate Zoology, vol.65, No.1, p.151-163.

Chernova O.F., Kulikov V.F., Abramov A.V. 2015. The hair structure of the long-eared gymnure (Otohylomys megalotis) // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, vol.319, No.3, p.428–440.

Nishita Y., Abramov A.V., Kosintsev P.A., Lin L.-K., Watanabe S., Yamazaki K., Kaneko Y., Masuda R. 2015. Genetic variation of the MHC class II DRB genes in the Japanese weasel, Mustela itatsi, endemic to Japan, compared to the Siberian weasel, Mustela sibirica // Tissue Antigens, vol.86, No.6, p.431-442.

Brief List of Publications between 1990 and 2014

Abramov A.V., Baryshnikov G.F. 1990. Catalogue of the type specimens collection of Zoological Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences. Mammals, vol.2: Carnivora, Proboscidea, Desmostylia – Leningrad: Zoological Institute AN USSR, 23 p. [In Russian]

Abramov A.V., Baryshnikov G.F., Tikhonov A.N. 1992. Catalogue of the type specimens collection of Zoological Institute Russian Academy of Sciences. Mammals, vol.3: Marsupialia, Pinnipedia, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla – Saint-Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS, 28 p. [In Russian]

Baryshnikov G.F., Abramov A.V. 1992. On systematic position of Canis ekloni. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 71 (11): 121-127. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V., Baryshnikov G.F. 1995. The structure of os malleus in Palaearctic Mustelidae (Carnivora). Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 74 (6): 129-142. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V. 1996. Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of the 15 mammal specific names based on wild species which are antedated by or contemporary with those based on domestic animals. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 53 (4): 287.

Arai K., Tikhonov A., Abramov A. 1996. Finds of wooly mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius (Proboscidea, Elephantidae) from the Bolshoi Lyakhovsky Island (East Siberia). Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 270: 187-190. [In Russian with English summary]

Baryshnikov G.F., Abramov A.V. 1997. Structure of baculum (os penis) in Mustelidae (Mammalia, Carnivora), Communication 1. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 76 (12): 1399-1410. [In Russian with English summary]

Baryshnikov G.F., Abramov A.V. 1998. Structure of baculum (os penis) in Mustelidae (Mammalia, Carnivora), Communication 2. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 77 (2): 231-236. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V. 2000. On the taxonomic status of the Japanese weasel Mustela itatsi (Carnivora, Mustelidae). Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 79 (1): 80-88. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V. 2000. A taxonomic review of the genus Mustela (Mammalia, Carnivora). Zoosystematica Rossica, 8 (2): 357-364.

Abramov A.V., Baryshnikov G.F. 2000. Geographic variation and intraspecific taxonomy of weasel Mustela nivalis (Carnivora, Mustelidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 8 (2): 365-402.

Averianov A.O., Abramov A.V. 2000. On species differentiation of hares (Lagomorpha, Leporidae) from Kirghizia. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 79 (6): 758-762. [In Russian with English summary]

Kurose N., Abramov A.V., Masuda R. 2000. Intrageneric diversity of the cytochrome b gene and phylogeny of Eurasian species of the genus Mustela (Mustelidae, Carnivora). Zoological Science, 17: 673-679.

Averianov A.O., Abramov A.V., Tikhonov A.N. 2000. A new species of Nesolagus (Lagomorpha, Leporidae) from Vietnam with osteological description. Contributions from the Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg, 3: 1-22.

Strelkov P.P., Abramov A.V. 2001. Sexual and age proportion of males in different parts of range in migratory bat species (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) from Eastern Europe and adjacent territories during nursing period. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 80 (2): 222-229. [In Russian with English summary]

Borisova N.G., Abramov A.V., Starkov A.I., Boronoeva G.I., Dagdunova A.A. 2001. Mammal fauna of the Republic of Buryatia. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 288: 3-95. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V. 2001. Notes on the taxonomy of the Siberian badgers (Mustelidae: Meles). Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 288: 221-233. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V. 2001. The mammals of the Mogoito locality (Buryatia). Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 288: 126-135. [In Russian with English summary]

Kurose N., Kaneko Y., Abramov A.V., Siriaroonrat B., Masuda R. 2001. Low genetic diversity in Japanese populations of the Eurasian badger Meles meles (Mustelidae, Carnivora) revealed by mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequences. Zoological Science, 18 (8): 1145-1151.

Can D.N., Abramov A.V., Tikhonov A.N., Averianov A.O. 2001. Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi in Vietnam. Acta Theriologica, 46 (4): 437-440.

Abramov A.V. 2002. Variation of the baculum structure of the Palaearctic badger (Carnivora, Mustelidae, Meles). Russian Journal of Theriology, 1 (1): 57-60.

Tumanov I.L., Abramov A.V. 2002. Study of the hybrids between the European mink Mustela lutreola and the polecat M. putorius. Small Carnivore Conservation, 27: 29-31.

Abramov A. 2002. The evaluation of biodiversity of mammals of the Baikalian region of Russia // Annual Report of Pro Natura Fund, 11: 135-144.

Baryshnikov G.F., Puzachenko A.Yu., Abramov A.V. 2003. New analysis of variability of check teeth in Eurasian badgers (Carnivora, Mustelidae, Meles). Russian Journal of Theriology, 1 (2): 133-149.

Abramov A.V. 2003. The head colour pattern of the Eurasian badgers (Mustelidae, Meles). Small Carnivore Conservation, 29: 5-7.

Abramov A.V., Medvedev S.G. 2003. Notes on zoogeography and taxonomy of the badgers (Carnivora: Mustelidae: Meles) and some of their fleas (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae: Paraceras). Zoosystematica Rossica, 11 (2): 397-402.

Abramov A.V., Tumanov I.L. 2003. Sexual dimorphism in the skull of the European mink Mustela lutreola (Carnivora, Mustelidae) from NW part of Russia. Acta Theriologica, 48 (2): 239-246.

Baryshnikov G.F., Bininda-Emonds O.R.P., Abramov A.V. 2003. Morphological variability and evolution of the baculum (os penis) in Mustelidae (Carnivora). Journal of Mammalogy, 84 (2): 673-690.

Abramov A.V. 2003. The head colour pattern of the Eurasian badgers (Mustelidae, Meles). Small Carnivore Conservation, 29: 5-7.

Oshida T., Abramov A., Yanagawa H., Masuda R. 2005. Phylogeography of the Russian flying squirrel (Pteromys volans): implication of refugia theory in arboreal small mammal of Eurasia. Molecular Ecology, 14 (4): 1191-1196.

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu. 2005. Sexual dimorphism of craniological characters in Eurasian badgers, Meles spp. (Carnivora, Mustelidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 244 (1): 11-29.

Kurose N., Abramov A.V., Masuda R. 2005. Comparative phylogeography between the ermine Mustela erminea and the least weasel M. nivalis of Palaearctic and Nearctic regions, based on analysis of mitochondrial DNA control region sequences. Zoological Science, 22 (10): 1069-1078.

Khorozyan I., Abramov A.V. 2005. The spatial structure and conservation of the Persian leopard population in Armenia. In: Mammals of Mountain Territories (Rozhnov V.V., Tembotova F.A., eds.) – Moscow: KMK Scientific Press, p.199-202. [In Russian]

Marmi J., Abramov A.V., Chashchin P.V., Domingo-Roura X. 2005. Filogenia, subespeciación y estructura genética del tejón (Meles meles) en la Península Ibérica y en el mundo. In: Ecologia y conservacion del tejón en ecosistemas mediterráneos (Virgós E., Revilla E., Mangas J.G, Domingo-Roura X., eds.) – Málaga: Sociedad Española para la Conservación y Estudio de los Mamíferos, p.13-26.

Kurose N., Abramov A.V., Masuda R. 2005. Molecular evolution and phylogeny of the family Mustelidae in Asia. DNA Polymorphism, 13: 100-103.

Rozhnov V.V., Abramov A.V. 2006. Sexual dimorphism of marbled polecat Vormela peregusna (Carnivora: Mustelidae). Biology Bulletin, 33 (2): 144-148.

Abramov A.V. 2006. On a taxonomic position of the weasel (Carnivora, Mustela) from the Cheju Island (South Korea). Russian Journal of Theriology, 4 (2): 109-113.

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu. 2006. Geographic variability of skull and taxonomy of Eurasian badgers (Mustelidae, Meles). Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 85 (5): 641-655. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V., Kruskop S.V., Lissovsky A.A. 2006. Distribution of the stone marten Martes foina (Carnivora, Mustelidae) in the European part of Russia. Russian Journal of Theriology, 5 (1): 37-41.

Kruskop S.V., Kalyakin M.V., Abramov A.V. 2006. First record of Harpiola (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) from Vietnam. Russian Journal of Theriology, 5 (1): 15-18.

Khorozyan I.G., Baryshnikov G.F., Abramov A.V. 2006. Taxonomic status of the leopard, Panthera pardus (Carnivora, Felidae) in the Caucasus and adjacent areas. Russian Journal of Theriology, 5 (1): 43-54.

Abramov A.V. 2006. Taxonomic remarks on two poorly known Southeast Asian weasels (Mustelidae, Mustela). Small Carnivore Conservation, 34/35: 22-24.

Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V., Morozov P.N. 2007. Notes on mammals of the Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve (Vietnam, Kon Tum Province). Russian Journal of Theriology, 5 (2): 85-92.

Saarma U., Ho S.Y.W., Pybus O.G., Kaljuste M., Tumanov I.L., Kojola I., Vorobiev A.A., Markov N.I., Saveljev A.P., Valdmann H., Lyapunova E.A., Abramov A.V., Männil P., Korsten M., Vulla E., Pazetnov S.V., Pazetnov V.S., Putchkovskiy S.V., Rõkov A.M. 2007. Mitogenetic structure of brown bears (Ursus arctos L.) in northeastern Europe and a new time frame for the formation of European brown bear lineages. Molecular Ecology, 16 (2): 401-413.

Khorozyan I.G., Cazon A., Malkhasyan A.G., Abramov A.V. 2007 Using thin-layer chromatography of fecal bile acids to study the leopard (Panthera pardus ciscaucasica) population. Biology Bulletin, 34 (4): 361-366.

Khorozyan I.G., Abramov A.V. 2007. The leopard, Panthera pardus, (Carnivora, Felidae) and its resilience to human pressure in the Caucasus. Zoology in the Middle East, 41: 11-24.

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu. 2007. Possible hybridization between Meles meles and M. leucurus (Carnivora, Mustelidae) in Western Tien Shan. In: Mammals of mountain territories (Rozhnov V.V., Tembotova F.A., eds.) – Moscow: KMK Scientific Press, p.4-7. [In Russian]

Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V. 2007. On the position of the genus Mydaus (Mammalia, Carnivora) in the order Carnivora. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal, 86 (6): 763-765.

Abramov A.V., Kalinin A.A., Morozov P.N. 2007. Mammal survey on Phu Quoc Island, southern Vietnam. Mammalia, 71 (1-2): 40-46.

Jenkins P.D., Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V., Makarova O.V. 2007. Description of two new species of white-toothed shrews belonging to the genus Crocidura (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) from the Ngoc Linh Mountain, Vietnam. Zootaxa, 1589: 57-68.

Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V., Shchinov A.V., Makarova O.V. 2007. New records of the Asiatic short-tailed shrew Blarinella griselda (Soricidae) from Vietnam. Mammalia, 71 (4): 181-182.

Rozhnov V.V., Meschersky I.G., Abramov A.V. 2008. Geographical variation of the marbled polecat Vormela peregusna (Carnivora: Mustelidae): molecular genetic study. Doklady Biological Sciences, 418: 27-29.

Kurose N., Abramov A.V., Masuda R. 2008. Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Mustela (Mustelidae, Carnivora), inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences: new perspectives on phylogenetic status of the back-striped weasel and American mink. Mammal Study, 33 (1): 25-33.

Rozhnov V.V., Abramov A.V., Kuznetsov G.V., Morozov P.N. 2008. Mammals of Hoang Lien Son. In: Biodiversity of Hoang Lien Son Mountains – Hanoi: Russian-Vietnamese Tropical Center & Hoang Lien National Park, p.80-103.

Abramov A.V., Baranova G.I. 2008. The Langsdorff's expedition to Brazil and its mammal collection kept in the Zoological Institute of St. Petersburg, Russia. Russian Journal of Theriology, 7 (1): 41-50.

Abramov A.V., Duckworth J.W., Wang Y., Roberton S. 2008. The strip-backed weasel Mustela strigidorsa: taxonomy, ecology, distribution and status. Mammal Review, 38 (4): 247-266.

Abramov A.V., Shchinov A.V., Rozhnov V.V. 2008. Study of insectivorous mammals in North Vietnam. Contemporary Problems of Ecology, 1 (5): 593-595.

Abramov A.V., Jenkins P.D., Rozhnov V.V., Kalinin A.A. 2008. Description of a new species of Crocidura (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) from the island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam. Mammalia, 72 (4): 269-272.

Khorozyan I.G., Malkhasyan A.G., Abramov A.V. 2008. Presence-absence surveys of prey and their use in predicting leopard (Panthera pardus) densities: a case study from Armenia. Integrative Zoology, 3 (4): 322-332.

Lindqvist C., Bachmann L., Andersen L.W., Born E.W., Arnason U., Kovacs K.M., Lydersen C., Abramov A.V., Wiig Ø. 2009. The Laptev Sea walrus Odobenus rosmarus laptevi: an enigma revisited. Zoologica Scripta, 38 (2): 113-127.

Abramson N.I., Abramov A.V., Baranova G.I. 2009. New species of red-backed vole (Mammalia: Rodentia: Cricetidae) in fauna of Russia: molecular and morphological evidences. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 313 (1): 3-9.

Korsten M., Ho S.Y.W., Davison J., Pähn B., Vulla E., Roht M., Tumanov I.L., Kojola I., Andersone-Lilley Z., Ozolins J., Pilot M., Mertzanis Y., Giannakopoulos A., Vorobiev A.A., Markov N.I., Saveljev A.P., Lyapunova E.A., Abramov A.V., Männil P., Valdmann H., Pazetnov S.V., Pazetnov V.S., Rõkov A.M., Saarma U. 2009. Sudden expansion of a single brown bear maternal lineage across northern continental Eurasia after the last ice age: a general demographic model for mammals? Molecular Ecology, 18 (9): 1963-1979.

Abramov A.V., Meschersky I.G., Rozhnov V.V. 2009. On the taxonomic status of the harvest mouse Micromys minutus (Rodentia: Muridae) from Vietnam. Zootaxa, 2199: 58-68.

Rozhnov V.V., Abramov A.V. 2009. Insectivorous mammals of Ngoc Linh Mt., Vietnam. In: Fauna of mountain territories (Rozhnov V.V. et al., eds.) – Moscow: KMK Scientific Press, p.455–459. [In Russian]

Shchinov A.V., Rozhnov V.V., Abramov A.V. 2009. Ecology and behavior of shrew gymnure Neotetracus sinensis in northern Vietnam. In: Fauna of mountain territories (Rozhnov V.V. et al., eds.) – Moscow: KMK Scientific Press, p.519-522. [In Russian]

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu., Wiig Ø. 2009. Cranial variation in the European badger Meles meles (Carnivora, Mustelidae) in Scandinavia. Zoological Journal of Linnean Society, 157 (2): 433-450.

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu. 2009. Spatial variation of sexual dimorphism in the Siberian weasel Mustela sibirica (Mustelidae, Carnivora). Russian Journal of Theriology, 8 (1): 17-28.

Khorozyan I.G., Malkhasyan A.G., Asmaryan S.G., Abramov A.V. 2010. Using geographical mapping and occupancy modeling to study the distribution of the critically endangered leopard (Panthera pardus) population in Armenia. In: Spatial complexity, informatics, and wildlife conservation (Cushman S.A., Huettmann F., eds.) – Tokyo: Springer Japan, p.331-347.

Jenkins P.D., Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V., Olsson A. 2010. A new species of Crocidura (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) from southern Vietnam and north-eastern Cambodia. Zootaxa, 2345: 60-68.

Leslie D.M., Jr., Groves C.P., Abramov A.V. 2010. Procapra przewalskii (Artiodactyla: Bovidae). Mammalian Species, 42 (860): 124-137.

Abramov A.V., Kruskop S.V., Shchinov A.V. 2010. Small mammals of the Dalat Plateau, southern Vietnam. Russian Journal of Theriology, 8 (2): 61-73.

Inoue T., Murakami T., Abramov A.V., Masuda R. 2010. Mitochondrial DNA control region variations in the sable Martes zibellina of Hokkaido Island and the Eurasian Continent, compared with the Japanese marten M. melampus. Mammal Study, 35 (3): 145-155.

Oishi T., Uraguchi K., Abramov A.V., Masuda R. 2010. Geographical variations of the skull in the red fox Vulpes vulpes on the Japanese Islands: an exception of Bergmann’s rule. Zoological Science, 27 (12): 939-945.

Tashima S., Kaneko Y., Anezaki T., Baba M., Yachimori S., Abramov A.V., Saveljev A.P., Masuda R. 2011. Phylogeographic sympatry and isolation of the Eurasian badgers (Meles, Mustelidae, Carnivora): implication for an alternative analysis using maternally as well as paternally inherited genes. Zoological Science, 28 (4): 293-303.

Bannikova A.A., Abramov A.V., Borisenko A.V., Lebedev V.S., Rozhnov V.V. 2011. Mitochondrial diversity of the white-toothed shrews (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla, Crocidura) in Vietnam. Zootaxa, 2812: 1-20.

Scopin A.E., Saveljev A.P., Suntsova N.A., Gnophanxay S., Tikhonov A.N., Abramov A.V. 2011. Digestive system of the Laotian rock rat Laonastes aenigmamus (Rodentia: Diatomyidae) from the evolutionary viewpoint. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 315 (1): 3-18.

Tashima S., Kaneko Y., Anezaki T., Baba M., Yachimori S., Abramov A.V., Saveljev A.P., Masuda R. 2011. Identification and molecular variations of CAN-SINEs from the ZFY gene final intron of the Eurasian badgers (genus Meles). Mammal Study, 36 (1): 41-48.

Bochkov A.V., Abramov A.V., Durden L.A., Apanaskevich D.A., Stekolnikov A.A., Stanyukovich M.K., Gnophanxay S., Tikhonov A.N. 2011. Arthropod symbiotes of Laonastes aenigmamus (Rodentia: Diamyidae). Journal of Parasitology, 97 (2): 352-353.

Bochkov A.V., Abramov A.V., Hugot J.-P. 2011. Five new species of fur mites (Acariformes: Sarcoptoidea) from small mammals in Laos. Zootaxa, 2980: 1-22.

Abramov A.V. 2011. Taxonomic status of badgers (Carnivora, Meles) in Caucasus. In: Proceedings of the International Conference «Biological diversity and conservation problems of the fauna of the Caucasus” (26-29 September 2011, Yerevan, Armenia) – Yerevan: Asogik, p.7-9. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V., Morozov P.N., Kalinin A.A. 2011. Fauna and ecology of small mammals in Phu Quoc National Park. In: Materials of zoological and botanical studies in Phu Quoc Island, south of Vietnam (Kalyakin M.V., ed.) – Moscow-Hanoi: KMK Scientific Press, p.124-144. [In Russian with English summary]

Abramov A.V., Shchinov A.V., Balakirev A.E. 2011. Contributions to the study of small non-volant mammal fauna in Bu Gia Map National Park (Binh Phuoc Province). In: Proceedings of the 4th National Scientific Conference on Ecology and Biological Resources – Hanoi: IEBR, p.20-25.

Abramov A.V., Aniskin V.M., Rozhnov V.V. 2012. Karyotypes of two rare rodents, Hapalomys delacouri and Typhlomys cinereus (Mammalia, Rodentia), from Vietnam. Zookeys, 164: 41-49.

Balakirev A.E., Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V. 2012. Taxonomic revision of Niviventer (Rodentia, Muridae) from Vietnam: a morphological and molecular approach. Russian Journal of Theriology, 10 (1): 1-26.

Abramov A.V., Kruskop S.V. 2012. The mammal fauna of Cat Ba Island, northern Vietnam. Russian Journal of Theriology, 11 (1): 57-72.

Balakirev A.E., Abramov A.V., Tikhonov A.N., Rozhnov V.V. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the Dacnomys division (Rodentia, Muridae): The taxonomic positions of Saxatilomys and Leopoldamys. Doklady Biological Sciences, 445 (1): 251-254.

Abramov A.V., Bannikova A.A., Rozhnov V.V. 2012. White-toothed shrews (Mammalia, Soricomorpha, Crocidura) of coastal islands of Vietnam. Zookeys, 207: 37-47.

Abramov A.V., Khlyap L.A. 2012. Order Carnivora. In: The mammals of Russia: a taxonomic and geographic reference (Pavlinov I.Ya., Lissovsky A.A., eds.) – Moscow: KMK Scientific Press, p.313-382.

Masuda R., Kurose N., Watanabe S., Abramov A.V., Han S.-Y., Lin L.-K., Oshida T. 2012. Molecular phylogeography of the Japanese weasel, Mustela itatsi (Carnivora: Mustelidae), endemic to the Japanese islands, revealed by mitochondrial DNA analysis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 107 (2): 307-321.

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu. 2012. Species co-existence and morphological divergence in west Siberian mustelids (Carnivora, Mustelidae). Mammal Study, 37 (1): 231-235.

Powell R.A., Lewis J.C., Slough B.G., Brainerd S.M., Jordan N.R., Abramov A.V., Monakhov V., Zollner P.A., Murakami T. 2012. Evaluating translocations of martens, sables, and fishers: testing model predictions with field data // Biology and conservation of martens, sables, and fishers: a new synthesis. (Aubry K.B., Zielinski W.J., Raphael M.G., Proulx G., Buskirk S.W., editors). Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, USA, p.93-137.

Ohdachi S.D., Yoshizawa K., Hanski I., Kawai K., Dokuchaev N.E., Sheftel B.I., Abramov A.V., Moroldoev I., Kawahara A. 2012. Intraspecific phylogeny and nucleotide diversity of the least shrews, the Sorex minutissimus - S. yukonicus complex, based on nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene and the control region // Mammal Study, vol.37, No.4, p. 281-297.

Abramov A.V., Meschersky I.G., Aniskin V.M., Rozhnov V.V. 2013. The mountain weasel Mustela kathiah (Carnivora: Mustelidae): molecular and karyological data. Biology Bulletin, 40 (1): 52-60.

Ruiz-González A., Madeira M.J., Randi E., Abramov A.V., Davoli F., Gómez Moliner B.J. 2013. Phylogeography of the forest-dwelling European pine marten (Martes martes): new insights into cryptic northern glacial refugia // Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol.109, No.1, p.1-18.

Keis M., Remm J., Ho S.Y.W., Davison J., Tammeleht E., Tumanov I.L., Saveljev A.P., Männil P., Kojola I., Abramov A.V., Margus T., Saarma U. 2013. Complete mitochondrial genomes and a novel spatial genetic method reveal cryptic phylogeographical structure and migration patterns among brown bears in north-western Eurasia // Journal of Biogeography, vol.40, No.5, p.915-927.

Balakirev A.E., Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V. 2013. Revision of the genus Leopoldamys (Rodentia, Muridae) as inferred from morphological and molecular data, with a special emphasis on the species composition in continental Indochina // Zootaxa, vol.3640, No.44, p.521-549.

Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V. 2013. Study of small mammals in Ngoc Linh Mountain, Central Vietnam // Materials of zoological and botanical studies in Ngoc Linh Mountain Area, Kon Tum Province, Central Vietnam (Kalyakin M.V., ed.) – Moscow-Hanoi: KMK Scientific Press, p. 123-134. [In Russian with English summary]

Hirata D., Mano T., Abramov A.V., Baryshnikov G.F., Kosintsev P.A., Vorobiev A.A., Raichev E.G., Tsunoda H., Kaneko Y., Murata K., Fukui D., Masuda R. 2013. Molecular phylogeography of the brown bear (Ursus arctos) in northeastern Asia based on analyses of complete mitochondrial DNA sequences // Molecular Biology and Evolution, vol.30, No.7, p.1644-1652.

Abramov A.V., Puzachenko A.Yu. 2013. The taxonomic status of badgers (Mammalia, Mustelidae) from Southwest Asia based on cranial morphometrics, with the redescription of Meles canescens // Zootaxa, vol.3681, No.1, p.44-58.

Jenkins P.D., Abramov A.V., Bannikova A.A., Rozhnov V.V. 2013. Bones and genes: resolution problems in three Vietnamese species of Crocidura (Mammalia, Soricomorpha, Soricidae) and the description of an additional new species // Zookeys, No.313, p.61-79.

Zemlemerova E.D., Bannikova A.A., Abramov A.V., Lebedev V.S., Rozhnov V.V. 2013. New data on molecular phylogeny of the East Asian moles. Doklady Biological Sciences, 451 (1): 257-260.

Abramov A.V., Shchinov A.V., Tran Quang Tien. 2013. Insectivorous mammals (Mammalia: Eulipotyphla) of the Ba Vi National Park, northern Vietnam // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, vol.317, No.3, P.221-225.

Yamaguchi N., Driscoll C.A., Werdelin L., Abramov A.V., Csorba G., Cuisin J., Fernholm B., Hiermeier M., Hills D., Hunter L., Itakura H., Johansson U.S., Kascheev V., Krohmann K., Martin T., Nowak-Kemp M., Pavlinov I.Ya., Renoud F., Tomsett L., van der Mije S., Zholnerovskaya E., Groves C., Kitchener A.C., Nijman V., Macdonald D.W. 2013. Locating specimens of extinct tiger (Panthera tigris) subspecies: Javan tiger (P. t. sondaica), Balinese tiger (P. t. balica), and Caspian tiger (P. t. virgata), including previously unpublished specimens // Mammal Study, vol.38, No.3, p.187-198.

Abramov A.V., Dang Ngoc Can, Bui Tuan Hai, Nguyen Truong Son. 2013. An annotated checklist of the insectivores (Mammalia, Lipotyphla) of Vietnam // Russian Journal of Theriology, vol.12, No.2, p.57-70.

Hirata D., Abramov A.V., Baryshnikov G.F., Masuda R. 2014. Mitochondrial DNA haplogrouping of the brown bear, Ursus arctos (Carnivora: Ursidae) in Asia, based on a newly developed APLP analysis // Biological Journal of Linnean Society, vol.111, No.3, p.627-635.

Bannikova A.A., Lebedev V.S., Abramov ?.V., Rozhnov V.V. 2014. Contrasting evolutionary history of hedgehogs and gymnures (Mammalia: Erinaceomorpha) as inferred from a multigene study // Biological Journal of Linnean Society, vol.112, No.3, p.499-519.

Abramov A.V., Balakirev A.E., Rozhnov V.V. 2014. An enigmatic pygmy dormouse: molecular and morphological evidence for the species taxonomic status of Typhlomys chapensis (Rodentia: Platacanthomyidae) // Zoological Studies, 53:34.

Balakirev A.E., Abramov A.V., Rozhnov V.V. 2014. Phylogenetic relationships in the Niviventer-Chiromyscus complex (Rodentia, Muridae) inferred from molecular data, with description of a new species // Zookeys, No.451, p.109-136.

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