Leonid L. Voyta

PhD, Deputy Director for Science of the Zoological Institute

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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: Leonid.Voyta@zin.ru ; desmana.zin@gmail.com

Education

2005 - PhD. Ecology, Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology of Ural Devision of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Ekaterinburg). "Ecologo-morphological analysis of populations of Microtus maximowiczii Schrenk, 1858 (Rodentia: Cricetidae) in Transbaikalia"

2002 - M.S. Ecology, Zoology, Transbaikalian State Pedagogical University (Chita). "Population ecology and biology of ungur's vole Microtus maximowiczii (Rodentia; Cricetidae) in the East Transbaikalia".

Professional Experience

2017 - Deputy Director for Science of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2015 to 2017 - Senior Research Scientist, Laboratory of Theriology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2014 - Participated in the preparing and publication of the Identification Guide "The mammals of Russia and adjacent territories. Lipotyphlans".

2014 - Morphological study of recent Crocidurins collection of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (Paris; 30 March to 5 April); and fossil Nyctitheriids collections of the Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution (UM2, CNRS, IRD), Université Montpellier 2 (Montpellier; 5-12 April).

2014 to present - Associate Editor of the The Russian Journal of Theriology (RJT).

2009 to 2015 - Research Scientist, Laboratory of Theriology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

2006 to 2015 - Research Scientist, Laboratory of Ecologic and Economics Studies, Institute of Natural Resources, Ecology and Criology of the Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

2011 - Morphological study of Crocidurins collection of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (Paris; 18-28 June).

2011 - Postdoctoral Training, Zoology, A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow). "Morphological analysis populations and races of Sorex araneus (Eulipotyphla: Soricidae) with using geometric morphometrics methods". Grant RFFI # 11-04-90722-mob_st.

2008 - Postdoctoral Training, Zoology, Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Far East Division, Russian Academy of Sciences (Vladivostok). "Morphological and karyological analysis of chromosomal forms Microtus maximowiczii (Rodentia: Cricetidae) from western part of species range". Grant RFFI # 07-04-90837-mob_st.

2005 to 2008 - Zoologist of the Chita State Antiplague Station (Chita).

Main Research Interests

Phylogeny, taxonomy, fossil records, and morphological diversity of Mammals (Lypotiphla, Rodentia).

Brief List of Publications before Dec. 2016

Tiunov M.P., Golenishchev F.N., Voyta L.L. 2016. The first finding of Mimomys in the Russian Far East // Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. Vol. 61. P. 205–210.

Lavrenchenko L.A., Voyta L.L., Hutterer R. 2016. Diversity of shrews in Ethiopia, with the description of two new species of Crocidura (Mammalia: Lipotyphla: Soricidae) // Zootaxa. V. 4196. P. 038–060.

Brief List of Publications before 2016

Kartavtseva I.V., Sheremetyeva I.N., Korobitsina K.V., Nemkova G.A., Konovalova E.V., Korablev V.P. & Voyta L.L. Chromosomal forms of Microtus maximowiczii (Schrenck, 1858) (Rodentia, Cricetidae): variability in 2n and NF in different geographic regions // Russian journal of Teriology. 2008. Vol. 7. N 2. P. 89-97.

Sheremetyeva I.N., Kartavtseva I.V., Voyta L.L., Kryukov A.P and Haring E. Morphometric analysis of intraspecific variation in Microtus maximowiczii (Rodentia, Cricetidae) in relation to chromosomal differentiation // Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 2009. Vol. 47. N. 1. pp. 42–48.

Voyta L.L., Bobretsov A.V., Shchipanov N.A. Analysis of interracial and population variability in the common shrew Sorex araneus L., 1758 using geometric morphometry // VIth European Congress of Mammalogy (Abstract volume). Paris, France. 2011. P. 24.

 Voyta L.L., Omelko V.E., Petrova E.A. 2013. Analysis of the morphometric variability and intraspecific structure of Sorex minutissimus Zimmermann, 1789 (Lipotyphla: Soricidae) in Russia // Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 317. N. 3. P. 332-351. [in Russian with English summary] (708Kb)

 Voyta L.L., Golenishchev F.N., Tiunov M.P. 2013. Analysis of shape and size variation of the first lower molar in the Far-Eastern grey voles of genus Alexandromys (Rodentia: Cricetidae) from Russian fauna using geometric morphometrics // Russian Journal of Theriology. Vol. 12. N. 1. P. 19–32. (1,8Mb)

 Shchipanov N.A., Voyta L.L., Bobretsov A.V., Kuprianova I.F. 2014. Intra-species structuring in the common shrew Sorex araneus (Lipotyphla: Soricidae) in European Russia: morphometric variability could give evidence of limitation of interpopulation migration // Russian Journal of Theriology. Vol. 13. N. 2. P. 119–140. (0,98Mb)

Zaitsev M.V., Voyta L.L., Sheftel B.I. 2014. The mammals of Russia and adjacent territories. Lipotyphlans. St. Petersburg. Izdatel'stvo "Nauka". 391 pp. (Identification Guides are publishing in the Zoological Institute of RAS. Issue 178). [in Russian]  Publications of Laboratory

Haring E., Voyta L.L., Däubl B., Tiunov M.P. 2015. Comparisons of genetic and morphological characters in fossil teeth of grey voles from the Russian Far East (Rodentia: Cricetidae: Alexandromys) // Mammalian Biology. Vol. 80. P. 496–504.

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