Smirnov Dmitriy


Penza State University
440026, Penza, 40 Krasnaya St.

Doctor of biological sciences, associate professor

Professor of the zoology and ecology sub-department, Penza State University

• Fauna, distribution, ecology of bats of the European part of Russia and adjacent territories
• Organization of bats’ communities and populations: emergent properties, spatial structure, hunting spaces, biotopic structure, morpho-ecological structure, feeding behavior, guild structure, wintering, structural integration of species, resilience of communities, preservation of diversity
• Population genetics and systematics of bats

1995 – to present - I.I. Sprygitn Zhiguli State Natural Biosphere Reserve
2013 – Bogdo-Baskunchak State Nature Reserve
2017 – Opuk Nature Reserve
2017 –T.I. Vyazemsky Karadag scientific station – Nature Reserve of the RAS
2017 – Astrakhan Biosphere Reserve

2017: Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
2015: Diploma of the Head of the Administration of Pervomaisky district of Penza
2015–2017 – “Spatio-temporal organization and genetic structure of populations of resident bats in the middle zone of eastern European Russia”, initiative project of the RFBR (p) (15-04-01055)
2013 – Scientific project of conducting field studies of protozoa and vertebrates at the level of populations and communities: shell amoebic communities, hybrid settlements and hybrid zones of mammals, bats associations, the RFBR project (s) (13-04-10096)
2012–2014 – Non-invasive methods of spatial-genetic monitoring of metapopulations and mammalian communities in the forest-steppe zone of the Penza region: the example of the rodent and bats fauna, the RFBR project (s) (12-04-97062-р_povolzhye_a)
2012–2014 – Study of the current state and diversity of the animal world of forest-steppe landscapes on the example of the Penza region, the project of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (i) (12-04-97073-р_povolzhye_a)
2012–2013 – “Organization of communities and populations of bats (Chiroptera) in the temperate-continental climate of Russia (on the example of the Volga region)”, a project carried out within the framework of the Federal Target Program “Scientific and Scientific-Pedagogical Personnel of Innovative Russia” (p) (14.B37.21.0204)
2012–2013 – The Ruffor Small Grants Foundation, International Conservation Foundation.
2012 – Organizing and conducting field studies of vertebrate and invertebrate animals at the level of populations and communities: hybrid settlements and hybrid zones of mammals, associations of bats, communities of mollusks, shell amoebas and ciliates, the RFBR project (s) (12-04-10073-к)
2011–2013 – “Organization of communities of resident species of bats during their hibernation and summer activity”, initiative project of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (p) (11-04-00383)
2011–2013 – Access to electronic scientific information resources of foreign publishers, the RFBR project (s), (11-00-14103-ir, 12-00-14011, 13-00-14240)
2000 – “Maintaining the diversity of bats in the forest biocenoses of the Middle Volga region”, project of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No. Е00-12.0-164 (i)
1998–2000 – The sedentary and migratory lifestyle of bats as a factor determining the variability of biological, morphological and genetic traits, the project of the RFBR (i), (98-04-49874)

2010 – Shepelev A.A., Ph.D. “Ecological structure of the fauna of bats of anthropogenic landscapes in the south of the Middle and North of the Lower Volga region”, Ogarev Mordovia State University (Saransk)
2016 – Ivanitsky A.N., Ph.D. “Ecological and faunistic characteristics of bats (Chiroptera) of Abkhazia and adjacent territories”, Institute of Ecology of the Volga Basin, Russian Academy of Sciences (Togliatti)

Member of the Teriological Society of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 1995)
Member of the Russian Working Group on Bats at the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Member of the Russian Geographical Society
Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (Professor)

• "University proceedings. Volga region. Natural sciences"

2002 – Le Havre. IXth European Bat Research Symposium. Plenary lecture: “The east limits of distribution of migratory bat species in the South Urals”
2011 – Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan. International scientific-practical conference “Modern problems of biology and ecology”. Report: “The ecological and morphological structure of the bats of the Volga region”
2012 – Ryazan. International Scientific and Practical Conference “Ecology, Evolution and Systematics of Animals” Report: “Sex ratio and spatial structure of the population of Myotis mystacinus (Chiroptera) in the Samara Luka"
2012 – Saratov. International Scientific Conference “Problems of studying the regional structures of biocenoses”. Report: “Analysis of trophic niches Myotis mystacinus and M. brandtii (Chiroptera) in ecotone communities of the Samara Luka”
2013 – Penza. International Scientific Conference dedicated to the 140th anniversary of the birth of I.I. Sprygin “Forest-steppe of Eastern Europe: structure, dynamics and protection”. Report: “Results of long-term monitoring of the number of wintering bats in artificial dungeons of the Samara Luka”
2015 – Penza. All-Russian scientific-practical conference “Ecological bases of progressive technologies”. Report: “The experience of preserving the diversity of bats in the conditions of the Middle Volga region”
2015 – Saratov-Khvalynsk. II All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference “Specially Protected Natural Territories: Past, Present, and Future”. Report: “The Cave of Bats: Past, Present and Future”
2016 – Simferopol. VIII International Scientific and Practical Conference "Nature reserves of Crimea - 2016: biological and landscape diversity, protection and management”. Report: “Massive wintering of bats in the protected Zhiguli: monitoring of the state and modern threats”
2016 – Tomsk. The II International Scientific Conference “Population Ecology of Animals” dedicated to the memory of Academician I. A. Shilov. Report: “Genetic analysis of bat populations in winter and summer habitats”
2017 – Penza. All-Russian scientific conference dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Zoology and EcologyDepartment of PSU and the memory of Professor V.P. Denisov (1932–1997) “Actual issues of modern zoology and ecology of animals”. Report: “Features of the spatial-genetic differentiation of the population of Eptesicus nilssonii in the Samara Luka”
2017 – Penza. International scientific conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the nationally reserved work and the Year of Ecology in Russia “Natural Heritage of Russia”. Report: “Results of winter bats (Chiroptera, Vespertilinidae) in artificial dungeons of the Samara Luka for the period 2004–2016”

 ORCID ID 0000-0002-9109-1344
 Web of Science Researcher ID B-4285-2014
 SCOPUS ID 56221213400 AuthorID 87704



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