Survey of Animal Fauna in Gohayna District at Sohag Governorate, Egypt


  • Abd El-Aleem S. S. Desoky, Plant Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Sohag University, Egypt.


Arvicanthis niloticus, Rattus r. alexandrines, Rattus r. frugivorus, Rattus norvegicus Mustela sp., Hemiechinus auritus.


The present work was aimed to identify of animal fauna in Gohayna District, Sohag Governorate, Egypt during 2020/2021season. The results were revealed the presence of four species of rats included the white bellied rat, Rattus rattus frugivorus the dominant species from, Rattus rattus alexandrines, the Nile grass rat, Arvicanthis niloticus. Rattus norvegicus and Gerbillus sp. Also, found that Mustela sp., and long-eared hedgehog, Hemiechinus auritus. These results to be used in the development of a future plan in effective strategy for implementation of animal pests management programs in cultivated in Sohag Governorate.


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How to Cite

Abd El-Aleem S. S. Desoky,. (2021). Survey of Animal Fauna in Gohayna District at Sohag Governorate, Egypt. Innovare Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 11(3). Retrieved from



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