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Zoology in the Middle East, Volume 56

Journal / Magazine

Series: Zoology in the Middle East Volume: 56

152 pages, illustrations

Max Kasperek Verlag

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #201105
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Volume 56 contains 14 papers and 8 short communications. See the table of contents for more details.


- Estimation of Houbara Bustard, Chlamydotis macqueenii, population density in the central Iranian steppes (Shirin Aghanajafizadeh, Mahmoud R. Hemami, Gholamreza Naderi, Fatholah Heydari)
- Nesting, distribution and conservation of the Crab Plover, Dromas ardeola, in the United Arab Emirates (Sàlim Javed, Shahid B. Khan, Christophe Tourenq, Frederic Launay, Jorge Merritt)
- Morphological variability of the Spur-thighed Tortoise, Testudo graeca, in the Nemrut Volcano (Eastern Turkey) (Testudines: Testudinidae) (Pierangelo Crucitti, Federica Emiliani)
- Reproduction in the Desert Lacerta, Mesalina guttulata, from Israel (Squamata: Lacertidae) (Stephen R. Goldberg)
- Acanthodactylus opheodurus Arnold, 1980 in the Levant revisited, and the striped patterns of Levantine Acanthodactylus (Reptilia: Lacertidae) (Yehudah L. Werner, Oren Gajst, Roy Talbi, Amos Bouskila)
- Evidence of sperm storage in Schreiber’s Fringe-fingered Lizard, Acanthodactylus schreiberi schreiberi, from Cyprus (Reptilia: Lacertidae) (Savvas Zotos, Chloe Adamopoulou, Bassilis Chondropoulos, Costas Kadis, Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Anastasios Legakis)
- Feeding strategies of three Neogobius species in the Gomishan Wetland of Iran, South-east Caspian Sea (Osteichthyes: Gobiidae) (Asghar Abdoli, Saeedeh Allahyari, Rahman Patimar, Bahram H. Kiabi)
- Feeding habits of the Thin-lipped Grey Mullet, Liza ramada, in Gökova Bay in the southern Aegean Sea (Osteichthyes: Mugilidae) (Cahit Kasimoglu, Fevzi Yilmaz)
- Distribution pattern of the hornets Vespa orientalis and V. crabro in Iran (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) (Ebrahim Ebrahimi, James M. Carpenter)
- Review of the sawfly fauna of Cyprus, with descriptions of two new species (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) (Andrew D. Liston, Hans-Joachim Jacobs)
- Simulium (Boophthora) erythrocephalum (De Geer, 1776) – a subgenus and species new to Armenia (Diptera: Simuliidae) (Doreen Werner, Helge Kampen)
- First contribution to the mayflies of Jordan (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) (Jean-Luc Gattolliat, Laurent Vuataz, Michel Sartori)
- On the Pardosa monticola-species group from Iran (Araneae: Lycosidae) (Yuri M. Marusik, Francesco Ballarin, Mikhail M. Omelko)
- Two new species of Zercon C. L. Koch, 1836 from Turkey (Acari: Zerconidae) (Ras,it Urhan)

Short Communications:
- Vulnerability of Striped Hyaenas, Hyaena hyaena, in a human-dominated landscape of Central Iran (Mahdieh Tourani, Ehsan M. Moqanaki and Bahram H. Kiabi)
- First record of the Forest Dormouse, Dryomys nitedula (Pallas, 1799), in Lebanon (Mammalia: Rodentia) (Mounir R. Abi-Said, Boris Krystufek)
- First reliable record of the Sicklefin Chimaera, Neoharriotta pinnata (Schnakenbeck, 1931), from the northern Arabian Sea (Chondrichthyes: Rhinochimaeridae) (Laith A. Jawad, Juma M. Al-Mamry, Haithem K. Al-Busaidi)
- First record of four species of Andrena sand bees in Turkey  (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Andrenidae) (Canan Hazir, Nevin Keskin, Erwin Scheuchl)
- New records for the Georgian springtail fauna (Collembola) (Shalva Barjadze, Hans-Jürgen Schulz, Ulrich Burkhardt, Mikhail B. Potapov, Maka Murvanidze)
- First record of Palaemonetes mesopotamicus Pesta, 1913 (Decapoda: Palaemonidae) from Turkey (Tahir Özcan, Halil Erdogan, Christopher Ashelby)
- A second observation of Dendrodoris fumata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830) from the Mediterranean Sea (Nudibranchia: Dendrodorididae) (Cem Cevik, Levent Cavas, Deniz Erguden, Cemal Turan)
- Morphometric study on the brittlestar, Amphiura chiajei Forbes, 1843 (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea), in the Aegean Sea (Fethi Bengil, Murat Özaydinli, Sebnem Kuscu, Kemal Can Bizsel)

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