The program includes oral and poster presentations concerning biology of African small mammals (rodents, insectivores, bats, afrotherians, small carnivores and primates). The oral presentations are organized into blocks covering wide range of scientific topics, e.g. pest management, systematics, phylogeography and evolutionary biology, disease ecology and epidemiology, ecology, conservation, etc. Poster presentations will be available during the whole conference.
A special issue of Journal of Vertebrate Biology (formerly Folia Zoologica) focussed on African small mammals will be published in 2020 and authors presenting at 13th ASMS are invited to submit papers to this issue. More details will be presented during the symposium.
Supporting materials (e.g. PDF of papers, etc.):
Bryja J., Šumbera R., Meheretu Y., Lavrenchenko L.A.: Annotated checklist, taxonomy and distribution of rodents in Ethiopia