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Zoology in the Middle East, Volume 57

Journal / Magazine

Series: Zoology in the Middle East Volume: 57

148 pages, illustrations

Max Kasperek Verlag

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #203704
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Volume 57 contains 17 papers and 4 short communications. See the table of contents for more details.


- Camera trapping confirms the persistence of Arabian Gazelles, Gazella arabica, in the Asir Mountains, Saudi Arabia (Mammalia: Bovidae) (Ahmed Boug, M. Zafar-ul Islam, Abdullah Al Shehry, Torsten Wronski)
- Nest-site selection by the Asian Houbara Bustard, Chlamydotis macqueenii, in the steppe of Harat, Iran (Aves: Otidae) (Shirin Aghanajafizadeh, Mahmoud R. Hemami, Fatholah Heydari)
- Nesting habits and breeding success of the White Stork, Ciconia ciconia, in the Kızılırmak delta, Turkey (Aves: Ciconiidae) (Kiraz Erciyas Yavuz, Nizamettin Yavuz, José Tavares, Y. Sancar Barış)
- Offspring sex ratios and breeding success of a population of the Great Tit, Parus major (Aves: Passeriformes) (Bekir Kabasakal, Tamer Albayrak)
- Territory size variations in wintering Finsch’s Wheatears, Oenanthe finschii (Aves: Passeriformes) (Fares Khoury, Natalia Boulad, Mohammed Janaydeh)
- Electrocution and collision of birds with power lines in Saudi Arabia (Aves) (Mohammed Shobrak)
- Status of the Annulated Sea Snake, Hydrophis cyanocinctus, in the Hara Protected Area of the Persian Gulf (Reptilia: Elaphidae: Hydrophiinae) (Mohsen Rezaie-Atagholipour, Alireza Riyahi-Bakhtiari, Mehdi Rajabizadeh, Parviz Ghezellou)
- The Nile Soft-shell Turtle, Trionyx triunguis, of Israel and Turkey: Two genetically indistinguishable populations? (Reptilia: Testudines: Trionychidae) (Uri Shanas, Müge Gidiş, Yakup Kaska, Yael Kimalov, Oren Rosner, Rachel Ben-Shlomo)
- Decline of the Levantine Frog, Pelophylax bedriagae Camerano, 1882, in the western Aegean Region of Turkey: changes in population size and implications for conservation (Amphibia: Ranidae) (Eyup Başkale, Uğur Kaya)
- Diversity and abundance of wrasse species in the Gulf of Aqaba (Osteichthyes: Labridae) (Miriam Reininger)
- The genus Pseudobithynia in Lebanon, with a redescription of three species and additional notes on its ecology (Mollusca: Bithyniidae) (Peter Glöer, Aref Dia, Gerhard Falkner)
- Morphometric diversity of indigenous Honeybees, Apis mellifera (Linnaeus, 1758), in Saudi Arabia (Insecta: Apidae) (Alghamdi Ahmed, Alsharhi Mohammad, Alattal Yehya, Adgaba Nuru)
- Saproxylic beetles on old hollow oaks (Quercus spp.) in a small isolated area in southern Turkey (Insecta: Coleoptera) (Erol Atay, Nicklas Jansson, Tolga Gürkan)
- The Tipulidae fauna of southwestern Turkey (Insecta: Diptera: Nematocera) (Hasan Koç, Okan Özgül, Alper Tonguç, Murat Barlas)
- Two new species of Tettigetta Kolenati from Iran (Hemiptera: Cicadomorpha: Cicadidae) (Fariba Mozaffarian, Allen F. Sanborn)
- The hunter-flies of Armenia. III. New records of the genus Limnophora Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, with the description of a new species (Insecta: Diptera: Muscidae) (Adrian C. Pont, Karine Harutyunova, Maria Harutyunova, Doreen Werner)

Short Communications:
- First record of Blanford’s Fox, Vulpes cana Blanford, 1877, for Yemen (Mammalia: Carnivora: Canidae) (Masaa M. Al Jumaily, Waleed A. M. Al Rayl, Murad M. Abdulla Naji)
- Nestling diet of the Grey Heron, Ardea cinerea, in Siahkeshim, Northern Iran (Aves: Ardeidae) (Abbas Ashoori, Saeid Naderi, Ahmad Barati)
- Dragonflies of a peat bog in northwestern Turkey (Odonata: Anisoptera, Zygoptera) (Matthias Olthoff, Dietmar Ikemeyer)
- Orchestina topcui sp. n., a new spider from Turkey (Araneae: Oonopidae) (Tarık Danışman, İlhan Coşar)

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