prof. RNDr. Petr Koubek, CSc.

Position: full-time researcher
Research topics: wildlife ecology
Department: Research facility Brno
Phone: +420 543 422 548

Finished Projects

Genetic structure of sika deer populations in the Czech Republic

Management plan for Eurasian lynx, grey wolf, and brown bear in the Czech Republic (2015-2016)

Monitoring of large carnivores in SCI Beskydy (2011-2014)

Species diversity and ecology of selected West African vertebrates



Krojerová-Prokešová J., Barančeková M., Kawata Y., Oshida T., Igota H., Koubek P.: Genetic differentiation between introduced Central European sika and source populations in Japan: effects of isolation and demographic events, Biological Invasions 19 (2017) 2125-2141.


Krojerová-Prokešová J., Barančeková M., Koubek P.: Admixture of Eastern and Western European Red Deer lineages as a result of Postglacial recolonization of the Czech Republic (Central Europe), Journal of Heredity 106 (2015) 375-385.

Vallo P., Benda P., Červený J., Koubek P.: Phylogenetic position of the giant house bat Scotophilus nigrita (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), Mammalia 79 (2015) 225-231.


Koubínová D., Irwin N., Hulva P., Koubek P., Zima J.: Hidden diversity in Senegalese bats and associated findings in the systematics of the family Vespertilionidae, Frontiers in Zoology 10 (2013) 48.

Krojerová-Prokešová J., Barančeková M., Voloshina I., Myslenkov A., Lamka J., Koubek P.: Dybowski’s sika deer (Cervus nippon hortulorum): genetic divergence between natural Primorian and introduced Czech populations, Journal of Heredity 104 (2013) 312-326.

Vallo P., Benda P., Červený J., Koubek P.: Conflicting mitochondrial and nuclear paraphyly in small-sized West African house bats (Vespertilionidae), Zoologica Scripta 42 (2013) 1-12.


Barančeková M., Krojerová-Prokešová J., Voloshina I. V., Myslenkov A. I., Kawata Y., Oshida T., Lamka J., Koubek P.: The origin and genetic variability of the Czech sika deer population, Ecological Research 27 (2012) 991-1003.

Najer T., Sychra O., Literák I., Procházka P., Čapek M., Koubek P.: Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) from wild birds in Senegal, with descriptions of three new species of the genera Brueelia and Philopteroides, Acta Parasitologica 57 (2012) 90-98.


Červený J., Begall S., Koubek P., Nováková P., Burda H.: Directional preference may enhance hunting accuracy in foraging foxes, Biology Letters 7 (2011) 355-357.

Kalúz S., Literák I., Čapek M., Konečný A., Koubek P.: A new mite species of the genus Lasioseius (Acarina: Gamasina,Blattisociidae) associated with the flowers of Englerina lecardii and Chalcomitra senegalensis (Aves: Nectariniidae) in Senegal, International Journal of Acarology 37 (2011) 511-524.

Vallo P., Benda P., Martínková N., Kaňuch P., Kalko E. K. V., Červený J., Koubek P.: Morphologically uniform bats Hipposideros aff. ruber (Hipposideridae) exhibit high mitochondrial genetic diversity in southeastern Senegal, Acta Chiropterologica 13 (2011) 79-88.


Hartová-Nentvichová M., Šálek M., Červený J., Koubek P.: Variation in the diet of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in mountain habitats: Effects of altitude and season, Mammalian Biology 75 (2010) 334-340.

Konečný A., Koubek P., Bryja J.: Indications of higher diversity and abundance of small rodents in human-influenced Sudanian savannah than in the Niokolo Koba National Park (Senegal), African Journal of Ecology 48 (2010) 718-726.

Koubínová D., Sreepada K. S., Koubek P., Zima J.: Karyotypic variation in rhinolophid and hipposiderid bats (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae, Hipposideridae), Acta Chiropterologica 12 (2010) 393-400.

Mašová Š., Tenora F., Baruš V., Koubek P.: A new Anoplocephalid (Cestoda) from Tarentola parvicarinata (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) in Senegal (West Africa), Journal of Parasitology 96 (2010) 977-981.

Mironov S. V., Literák I., Čapek M., Koubek P.: New species of the feather mite subfamily Pterodectinae (Astigmata, Proctophyllodidae) from passerines in Senegal, Acta Parasitologica 55 (2010) 399-413.

Sychra O., Barlev E., Literák I., Čapek M., Koubek P., Procházka P.: The chewing lice (Phthiraptera) of red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea) in Senegal, with a description of a new species, African Entomology 18 (2010) 17-22.

Sychra O., Literák I., Najer T., Čapek M., Koubek P., Procházka P.: Chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) from estrildid finches (Aves: Passeriformes: Estrildidae) and louse-flies (Insecta: Diptera: Hippoboscidae) from birds in Senegal, with descriptions of three new species of the genus Brueelia, Zootaxa 2714 (2010) 59-68.


Literák I., Dolejská M., Čížek A., Djigo CH. A. T., Konečný A., Koubek P.: Reservoirs of antibiotic-resistant enterobacteriaceae among animals sympatric to humans in Senegal: extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in bacteria in a black rat (Rattus rattus), African Journal of Microbiology Research 3 (2009) 751-754.

Mašová Š., Baruš V., Hodová I., Koubek P., Koubková B.: Redescription of Parapharyngodon micipsae (Seurat 1917) (Nematoda Pharyngodonidae) from the new host Tarentola parvicarinata Joger 1980 (Squamata Gekkonidae), Tropical Zoology 22 (2009) 243-255.

Ryšavá-Nováková M., Koubek P.: Feeding habits of two sympatric mustelid species, European polecat Mustela putorius and stone marten Martes foina, in the Czech Republic, Folia zoologica 58 (2009) 66-75.


Červený J., Koubek P.: Four new bat species from the "territory of the Czech Republic", Vespertilio 12 (2008) 11-14.

Kopečná M., Trčka I., Lamka J., Morávková M., Koubek P., Heroldová M., Mrlík V., Králová A., Pavlík I.: The wildlife hosts of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the Czech Republic during the years 2002–2007, Veterinární medicína 53 (2008) 420-426.

Mašová Š., Baruš V., Hodová I., Matějusová I., Koubek P., Koubková B.: Morphometric and molecular characterization of Parapharyngodon echinatus (Nematoda, Pharyngodonidae) from the Senegal gecko ( Tarentola parvicarinata ), Acta Parasitologica 53 (2008) 274-283.

Modrý D., Petrželková K., Jirků M., Koubek P.: Two new species of Eimeria Schneider, 1875 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Gerbilliscus guineae Thomas (Rodentia: Gerbillinae) in the Niokolo Koba National Park, Senegal, Systematic Parasitology 71 (2008) 223-228.

Sreepada K. S., Koubínová D., Konečný A., Koubek P., Ráb P., Rábová M., Zima J.: Karyotypes of three species of molossid bats (Molossidae, Chiroptera) from India and western Africa, Folia zoologica 57 (2008) 347-357.

Vallo P., Guillén-Servent A., Benda P., Pires D. B., Koubek P.: Variation of mitochondrial DNA in the Hipposideros caffer complex (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) and its taxonomic implications, Acta Chiropterologica 10 (2008) 193-206.


Heroldová M., Homolka M., Kamler J., Koubek P., Forejtek P.: Foraging strategy of mouflon during the hunting season as related to food supply, Acta veterinaria Brno 76 (2007) 195-202.

Koubek P., Červený J.: The golden jackal (Canis aureus) - a new mammal species in the Czech Republic, Lynx 38 (2007) 103-106.

Pavlačík L., Celer V., Koubek P., Literák I.: Prevalence of canine distemper virus in wild mustelids in the Czech Republic and a case of canine distemper in young stone martens, Veterinární medicína 52 (2007) 69-73.