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North-Western Journal of Zoology


June 2008, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 001-188

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◙ Editorial // pape ii

◙ Content // pape iii-v

◙ Popularization // papes xi-xii

◙ Author Instructions // papes xiii-xiv


Research articles


African land snail Achatina marginatus, as bioindicator of environmental pollution

Achuba, F.I.

pages: 001-005  ///  Art.# 01/ 2008

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Patterns in distribution, abundance and prey preferences of parasitoid rove beetles Aleochara bipustulata (L.) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae)  in Hungarian agroecosystems

Balog, A., Markó, V. & Ferencz, L.

pages: 006-013  ///  Art.# 03/ 2008

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Electrophoretic characterisation of the venom samples obtained from various Anatolian snakes (Serpentes: Colubridae, Viperidae, Elapidae)

Arıkan, H., Göçmen, B., Kumlutaş, Y., Alpagut-Keskin, N., Ilgaz, Ç  &  Yıldız, M.Z.

pages: 016-028  ///  Art.# 06/ 2008

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Calling activity patterns in an anuran assemblage: the role of seasonal trends and weather determinants

Canavero, A, Arim, M., Naya, D.E., Camargo, A., da Rosa, I.  &  Maneyro, R.

pages: 029-041  ///  Art.# 07/ 2008

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An unusual worker morph of Myrmica rugulosa Nyl. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Czechowski, W., Radchenko, A.  &  Ślipiński, P.

pages: 042-049  ///  Art.# 08/ 2008

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Contribution to the spider fauna of the Mohoş peat bog from Transylvania, with some new data for Romania

Urák, I.  & Samu, F.

pages: 050-060  ///  Art.# 09/ 2008

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The effect of a naturally fragmented landscape on the spider assemblages

Gallé, R.

pages: 061-071  ///  Art.# 11/ 2008

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The distribution of lowland Zootoca vivipara populations in North-Western Romania

Covaciu-Marcov, S.D., Cicort-Lucaciu, A.S., Ferenţi, S. &  David, A.

pages: 072-078  ///  Art.# 12/ 2008

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Movement activity in a Bombina variegata population from a deciduous forested landscape

Hartel, T.

pages: 079-090  ///  Art.# 13/ 2008

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Monocystis elongatum n.sp. (Protozoa: Apicomplexa: Monocystidae) from seminal vesicles of the earthworm Perionyx excavatus (Perrier) (Annelida: Oligochaeta) in West Bengal, India

Bandyopadhyay, P.K., Chakraborty, A., Mitra, A.K.  &  Göçmen, B.

pages: 091-098  ///  Art.# 14/ 2008

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First results on distribution and occurrence of the insect pathogenic alga Helicosporidium sp. (Chlorophyta: Trebouxiophyceae) in the populations of the great spruce bark beetle, Dendroctonus micans (Kugelann) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae)

Yaman, M.

pages: 099-107  ///  Art.# 18/ 2008

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Deinothere and Mastodons from the Brukenthal Museum Natural Science Collection

Codrea, V.  &  Ciobanu, R.

pages: 108-118  ///  Art.# 21/ 2008

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Short Notes


Unexpectedly low mitochondrial DNA variation within the ladder snake Rhinechis scalaris

Nulchis, V., M. Biaggini, M., Carretero, M.A. & Harris, D.J.

pages: 019-124 ///  Art.# 04/ 2008

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New locality records of Ablepharus kitaibelii fitzingeri Mertens, 1952  from the area surrounding the river Ipel’, in Slovakia and adjacent Hungary

Korsós, Z., Csekés, R. & Takács, E.

pages: 125-128  ///  Art.# 05/ 2008

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On the presence of Rana (Pelophylax) lessonae in south-western Romania:  distribution, biogeographical signification and status

Covaciu-Marcov, S.D., Sas, I.,  & Cupsa, D.

pages: 129-133  ///  Art.# 10/ 2008

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New distribution records for Eucharitidae (Hym.: Chalcidoidea) in Iran

Lotfalizadeh, H.

pages: 134-138  ///  Art.# 15/ 2008

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Results of the Herpetological Trips to Northern Cyprus

Göçmen, B., Kaşot, N., Yildiz, M.Z., Sas, I., Akman, B., Yalçinkaya, D.  &  Gücel, S.

pages: 139-149  ///  Art.# 16/ 2008

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Philodromus ruficapillus Simon, 1885 (Araneidae: Philodromidae): new data on the morphological variability and northern distribution limits of the species

Duma, I.

pages: 150-153  ///  Art.# 17/ 2008

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Notes on morphological anomalies observed in specimens of Testudo hermanni boettgeri Gmelin, 1789 (Reptilia: Chelonia: Testudinidae) from Southern Dobrudja, Romania

Sos, T., Daróczi, Sz., Zeitz, R.  &  L. Pârâu

pages: 154-160  ///  Art.# 19/ 2008

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Contributions to the distribution and morphology of  Rhynchocalamus melanocephalus melanocephalus (Jan 1862) (Reptilia, Colubridae) in Turkey

Avci, A., Dinçaslan, Y.E., Ilgaz, Ç.  &  Üzüm, N.

pages: 161-166  ///  Art.# 20/ 2008

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On the occurrence of a Gregarine Parasite from Psylloides cupreus Koch 1803 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Turkey

Yaman, M., Tosun, O.  &  Aslan, I.

pages: 167-172  ///  Art.# 22/ 2008

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A proposal towards the incorporation of spatial heterogeneity into animal distribution studies in Romanian landscapes

Hartel, T., Moga, C.I., Öllerer, K., Demeter, L., Sas, I., Ruşti, D.M. & Balog, A.

pages: 173-183  ///  Art.# 02/ 2008

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