Publications

  • 2022 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L. 2022. Small mammal diversity changes in a Baltic country, 1975-2021: A review. Life, 12 (11): art. no. 1887. https://doi.org/10.3390/life12111887

  • 2022 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Vaišvilienė, J., Balčiauskienė, L., Balčiauskas, L. 2022. The Spatial pattern of the two genetic lineages of the field vole in Lithuania. Diversity, 14 (10): art. no. 820. https://doi.org/10.3390/d14100820

  • 2022 m.

    Jeske, K., Schulz, J., Tekemen, D., Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Hiltbrunner, M., Drewes, S., Mayer-Scholl, A., Heckel, G., Ulrich, R.G. 2022. Cocirculation of Leptospira spp. and multiple orthohantaviruses in rodents, Lithuania, Northern Europe. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 69 (5): E3196–E3201. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.14470

  • 2022 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Stirkė, V., Garbaras, A., Skipitytė, R., Balčiauskienė, L. 2022. Stable isotope analysis supports omnivory in bank voles in apple orchards. Agriculture, 12 (9): art. no. 1308. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture12091308

  • 2022 m.

    Stirkė, V., Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L. (2022) Spatiotemporal variation of small mammal communities in commercial orchards across the small country. Agriculture, 12 (5): art. no. 632. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture12050632

  • 2022 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Stratford, J., Kučas, A., Balčiauskienė, L. (2022) Factors affecting roadkills of semi-aquatic mammals. Biology-Basel, 11 (5): art. no. 748. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology11050748

  • 2022 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Ežerinskis, Ž., Stirkė, V., Balčiauskienė, L., Garbaras, A., Remeikis, V. (2022) The elemental composition of small mammals in a commercial orchard-meadow system. Chemosphere, 296: art. no. 134048. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.134048

  • 2022 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Stirkė, V., Balčiauskienė, L. (2022) Rodent fertility in commercial orchards in relation to body mass and body condition. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 329: art. no. 107886. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2022.107886

  • 2022 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L. (2022) Long-term changes in a small mammal community in a temperate zone meadow subject to seasonal floods and habitat transformation. Integrative Zoology, 17 (3): 443–455. https://doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12571

  • 2021 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Litvaitis, J.A., Tijušas, E. (2021) Adaptive monitoring: using citizen scientists to track wolf populations when winter-track counts become unreliable. Wildlife Research, 48 (1): 76–85. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR19180

  • 2021 m.

    Stirkė, V., Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L. (2021) Common vole as a focal small mammal species in orchards of the Northern Zone. Diversity-Basel, 13 (3): art. no. 134. https://doi.org/10.3390/d13030134

  • 2021 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Skipitytė, R., Garbaras, A., Stirkė, V., Balčiauskienė, L., Remeikis, V. (2021) Stable isotopes reveal the dominant species to have the widest trophic niche of three syntopic Microtus voles. Animals, 11 (6): art. no. 1814. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11061814

  • 2021 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Skipitytė, R., Garbaras, A., Stirkė, V., Balčiauskienė, L., Remeikis, V. (2021) Isotopic niche of syntopic granivores in commercial orchards and meadows. Animals, 11 (8): art. no. 2375. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11082375

  • 2021 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Garbaras, A., Stirkė, V. (2021) Diversity and diet differences of small mammals in commensal habitats. Diversity, 13 (8): art. no. 346. https://doi.org/10.3390/d13080346

  • 2021 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Stratford, J., Balčiauskienė, L., Kučas, A. (2021) Roadkills as a method to monitor Raccoon dog populations. Animals, 11 (11): art. no. 3147. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11113147

  • 2021 m.

    Drewes, S., Jeske, K., Strakova, P., Balčiauskas, L., Ryll, R., Balčiauskienė, L., Kohlhause, D., Schnidrig, G.A., Hiltbrunner, M., Spakova, A., Insodaitė, R., Burneikienė, R.P., Heckel, G., Ulrich, R.G. (2021) Identification of a novel hantavirus strain in the root vole (Microtus oeconomus) in Lithuania, Eastern Europe. Infection Genetics and Evolution, 90: art. no. 104520. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2020.104520

  • 2020 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Amshokova, A., Balčiauskienė, L., Benedek, A.M., Cichocki, J., Csanady, A., De Mendonca, P.G., Nistreanu, V. (2020) Geographical clines in the size of the herb field mouse (Apodemus uralensis). Integrative Zoology, 15 (1): 55–68. https://doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12407

  • 2020 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Ambarli, H., Balčiauskienė, L., Bagrade, G., Kazlauskas, M., Ozolins, J., Zlatanova, D., Zunna, A. (2020) Love off, fear on? Brown bear acceptance by teenagers in European countries with differing population statuses. Sustainability, 12 (6): art. no. 2397. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12062397

  • 2020 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė L. (2020) On the doorstep, rodents in homesteads and kitchen gardens. Animals, 10 (5): art. no. 856. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10050856

  • 2020 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Wierzchowski, J., Kučas, A., Balčiauskienė, L. (2020) Habitat suitability based models for ungulate roadkill prognosis. Animals, 10 (8): art. no. 1345. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10081345

  • 2020 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Kawata, Y., Balčiauskienė, L. (2020) Moose management strategies under changing legal and institutional frameworks. Sustainability, 12 (20): art. no. 8482. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12208482

  • 2020 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Stratford, J., Balčiauskienė, L., Kučas, A. (2020) Importance of professional roadkill data in assessing diversity of mammal roadkills. Transportation Research Part D-Transport and Environment, 87: art. no. 102493. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2020.102493

  • 2020 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Litvaitis, J.A., Tijušas, E. (2020) Citizen scientists showed a four-fold increase of Lynx numbers in Lithuania. Sustainability, 12 (22): art. no. 9777. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12229777

  • 2019 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Skipitytė, R., Balčiauskienė, L., Jasiulionis, M. (2019) Resource partitioning confirmed by isotopic signatures allows small mammals to share seasonally flooded meadows. Ecology and Evolution. 9 (9): 5479-5489. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5144

  • 2019 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Stirkė, V. (2019) Mow the grass at the mouse’s peril: diversity of small Mammals in commercial fruit farms. Animals. 9 (6): art. no. 334. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9060334

  • 2018 m.

    Balčiauskienė, L., Balčiauskas, L., Timm, U. (2018) Changes in size of Baltic field voles over the last 50 years: are they really shrinking? Biologia. 73 (3): 247-257. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-018-0029-2

  • 2018 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Skipitytė, R., Jasiulionis, M., Balčiauskienė, L., Remeikis, V. (2018) Immediate increase in isotopic enrichment in small mammals following the expansion of a great cormorant colony. Biogeosciences. 15 (2): 3883-3891. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-3883-2018

  • 2018 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Juškaitis, R. (2018) Body size and craniometry of the herb field mouse from Lithuania in the context of species range. Biologia. 73 (4): 351-359. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-018-0043-4

  • 2018 m.

    Jasiulionis, M., Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Taraškevičius, R. (2018) Accumulation of chemical elements in yellow-necked mice under a colony of great cormorants. Chemosphere. 213: 156-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.09.025

  • 2017 m.

    Strakova, P., Jagdmann, S., Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Drewes, S., Ulrich, R.G. (2017) Puumala Virus in Bank Voles, Lithuania. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23 (1): 158-160. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2301.161400

  • 2017 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Kazlauskas, M., Balčiauskienė, L. (2017) European bison: changes in species acceptance following plans for translocation. European Journal of Wildlife Research. 63 (1): art. no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-016-1066-1

  • 2017 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Čepukienė, A., Balčiauskienė, L. (2017) Small mammal community response to early meadow – forest succession. Forest Ecosystems. 4 (1): art. no. 11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40663-017-0099-6

  • 2016 m.

    Balčiauskas L., Balčiauskienė L., Timm U. (2016) Mediterranean water shrew (Neomys anomalus): range expansion northward. Turkish Journal of Zoology. 40 (1): 103-111. https://doi.org/10.3906/zoo-1502-49

  • 2016 m.

    Balčiauskas L., Skipitytė R., Jasiulionis M., Trakimas G., Balčiauskienė L., Remeikis V. (2016) The impact of Great Cormorants on biogenic pollution of land ecosystems: Stable isotope signatures in small mammals. Science of the Total Environment. 565: 376-383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.04.185

  • 2016 m.

    Balčiauskienė L., Balčiauskas L. (2016) Pelvis of the striped field mouse Apodemus agrarius (Pallas, 1771): sexual dimorphism and relation to body weight. North-Western Journal of Zoology. 12 (1): 50-57.

  • 2015 m.

    Balčiauskienė L., Balčiauskas L., Jasiulionis M. (2015) Skull variability of mice and voles inhabiting the territory of a great cormorant colony. Biologia. 70 (10): 1406-1414. https://doi.org/10.1515/biolog-2015-0152

  • 2015 m.

    Balčiauskas L., Balčiauskienė L., Jasiulionis M. (2015) Mammals under a colony of great cormorants: population structure and body condition of yellow-necked mice. Turkish Journal of Zoology. 39 (5): 941-948. https://doi.org/10.3906/zoo-1407-27

  • 2014 m.

    Buś, M. M., Żmihorski, M., Romanowski, J., Balčiauskienė, L., Cichocki, J., Balčiauskas, L. (2014) High efficiency protocol of DNA extraction from Micromys minutus mandibles from owl pellets : a tool for molecular research of cryptic mammal species. Acta Theriologica. 59 (1): 99-109. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13364-013-0144-y

  • 2014 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L. (2014) Selective predation on common voles by Tawny Owls and Long-eared Owls in winter and spring. Turkish Journal of Zoology. 38 (2): 242-249. https://doi.org/10.3906/zoo-1303-20

  • 2014 m.

    Balčiauskienė, L., Jasiulionis, M., Balčiauskas, L. (2014) Loss of diversity in a small mammal community in a habitat influenced by a colony of great cormorants. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica. 66 (2): 229-234.

  • 2014 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Timm, U. (2014) Bergmann’s rule for Neomys fodiens in the middle of the distribution range. Central European Journal of Biology. 9 (12): 1147-1154. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11535-014-0348-4

  • 2014 m.

    Balčiauskas L., Balčiauskienė L. (2014) Selection by size of the yellow-necked mice (Apodemus flavicollis) by breeding Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). North-Western Journal of Zoology. 10 (2): 273-279.

  • 2012 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L. (2012) Mediterranean water shrew, Neomys anomalus Cabrera, 1907-a new mammal species for Lithuania. North-Western journal of zoology. 8(2): 367–369

  • 2012 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Janonytė, A. (2012) The Influence of spring floods on small mammal communities in the Nemunas River Delta, Lithuania. Biologia. 67 (6): 1220–1229

  • 2012 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Janonytė, A. (2012) Reproduction of the root vole (Microtus oeconomus) at the edge of its distribution range. Turkish journal of zoology. 36 (5): 668–675

  • 2011 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Alejūnas, P. (2011) Northern birch mouse (Sicista betulina) in Lithuania, findings in the diet of Tawny owl (Strix aluco). Acta zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae. 57 (3): 277–289

  • 2011 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L. (2011) Estimation of Root Vole body mass using bone measurements from prey remains. North-Western journal of zoology. 7 (1): 143-147

  • 2010 m.

    Balčiauskas, L., Balčiauskienė, L., Baltrūnaitė, L. (2010) Root vole, Microtus oeconomus, in Lithuania: changes in distribution range. Folia zoologica. 59 (4): 267–277.

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