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North-Western Journal of Zoology


December 2014, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 227-453

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (453+)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Application of stable isotopes and lipid analysis to understand trophic interactions in springtails

Fiera C.

Art#131107 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.227-235)

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‘Nasty neighbour’ effect in Formica pratensis Retz. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Benedek K., Kóbori O.T.

Art#141101 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.245-250)

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Ecology of the field cricket (Gryllidae: Orthoptera) in farmland: the importance of livestock grazing

Gawałek M., Dudek K., Ekner-Grzyb A., Kwieciński Z., Sliwowska J.H.

Art#141102 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.325-332)

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Activity of epigeic arthropods in differently managed windthrown forest stands in the High Tatra Mts.

Urbanovičová V., Miklisová D., Mock A., Kováč L.

Art#141103 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.337-345)

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Lasius fuliginosus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) shapes local ant assemblages

Ślipiński P., Markó B., Rzeszowski K., Babik H, Czechowski W.

Art#141104 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.404-412)

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 I.2. (Systematic, biodiversity) Landscape ecology and genetics of insects


Chalcidoid parasitoids (Hymenoptera) of Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke) (Lep.: Pyralidae) on Sophora alopecuroides L. in Iran

Lotfalizadeh H., Hosseini F.

Art#141201 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.251-258)

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New and rare moth species (Insecta: Lepidoptera) from Serbia

Stojanović D.V., Ćurčić S.B., Stanisavljević L.Ž., Orlović S.S.

Art#141202 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.318-324)

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The hydrophilid beetle Pachysternum capense (Mulsant, 1844) (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) became a world-wide adventive species: a summary of distribution with new records from Europe, Australia, and South America

Lőkkös A., Boukal M., Fikáček M.

Art#141203 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.333-336)

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Study of the tribe Anthidiini (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in northern Iran, with the description of a new species

Nadimi A., Talebi A.A., Zhu C.D., Fathipour Y.

Art#141205 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.413-424)

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I.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


The first record of karyotypes in Leiurus abdullahbayrami and Compsobuthus matthiesseni (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Turkey

Stahlavsky F., Koç H., Yağmur E.A.

Art#141301 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.355-358)

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I.5. Herpetology


Predation on heteropterans within an assemblage of anurans at Kis-Balaton, Hungary

Kovács T., Anthony B., Kondorosy E., Török J.

Art#141501 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.236-244)

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Effects of traffic noise on the locomotion activity and vocalization of the Marsh Frog, Pelophylax ridibundus

Lukanov S., Simeonovska-Nikolova D., Tzankov N.

Art#141504 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.359-364)

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Reproductive modes, habitat use, and richness of anurans from Chapada dos Veadeiros, central Brazil

Santoro G.R.C.C., Brandăo R.A.

Art#141505 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.365-373)

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Sexual dimorphism and natural history of the Western Mexico Whiptail, Aspidoscelis costata (Squamata: Teiidae), from Isla Isabel, Nayarit, Mexico

Cruz-Elizalde R., Ramírez-Bautista A., Hernández-Salinas U., Sosa-Vargas C., Johnson J.D., Mata-Silva V.

Art#141506 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.374-381)

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I.6. Ornithology


Extinction of the globally endangered Egyptian vulture Neophron percnopterus breeding in SE Bulgaria

Milchev B., Georgiev V.

Art#141601 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.266-272)

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Trace element residues in eggshells of Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) from colonies of East Poland

Kitowski I., Sujak A., Wiącek D., Strobel W., Rymarz M.

Art#141602 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.346-354)

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Tyrant flycatchers community in a mosaic of habitats of Cerrado, Brazil

Moranthe-Filho J.C., Posso S.R., Cunha N.L.D., Bueno F.A.

Art#141603 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.425-434)

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I.7. Mammology


Factors affecting habitat utilization by sympatric Niviventer confucianus and Apodemus draco in Fengtongzhai Nature Reserve, China: the effects of food availability and predation risks

Yuan S., Mu H., Cao S., Zhang M., Yang X., Gu X., Hu J., Zhang Z.

Art#141701 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.259-265)

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Selection by size of the yellow-necked mice (Apodemus flavicollis) by breeding Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)

Balčiauskas L. ,Balčiauskienė L.

Art#141702 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.273-279)

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Geophagy of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Xiangguqing in the Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China

Li D., Ren B., Hu J., Zhang Q., Yang Y., Grueter C.C., Krzton A., He X., Li M.

Art#141703 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.293-299)

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Color variation of small mammals’s (Mammalia: Rodentia and Insectivora) coats from Bulgaria

Nedyalkov N., Koshev Y., Raykov I., Bardarov G.

Art#141704 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.314-317)

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The mortality patterns of wildlife-vehicle collisions in the Czech Republic

Kušta T., Keken Z., Barták V., Holá M., Ježek M., Hart V., Hanzal V.

Art#141705 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.393-399)

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Morphological, productive and reproductive characterization of the Transylvanian giant rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus): first statistical report

Petrescu-Mag R.M., Oroian I.G., Botha M., Covrig I., Petrescu-Mag I.V.

Art#141706 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.400-403)

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I.8. Biogeography


A review of weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea) in the Zasavica Special Nature Reserve (Serbia)

Pešić S.

Art#141801 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.280-292)

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Relictual distributions in southern and East Africa: a “Khoisan fringe” in heelwalkers (Mantophasmatodea)

Procheş Ş.

Art#141802 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.300-304)

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The earthworms (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) of the Pannonian region of Serbia, Vojvodina Province: Zoogeography and Diversity

Stojanović M., Milutinović T.

Art#141803 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.305-313)

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Species inventory and distribution patterns of freshwater amphipods in Moldova

Konopacka A., Hupało K., Rewicz T., Grabowski M.

Art#141804 (Vol.10, No.2, pp. 382-392)

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II. Short Notes


II.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Life cycle, host plants and abundance of caterpillars of the aquatic moth Cataclysta lemnata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in the post-glacial lake in central Poland

Pabis K.

Art#142101 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.441-444)

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II.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


Autumn populations of Branchinecta orientalis G. O. Sars, 1903 and Chirocephalus diaphanus Prévost, 1803 (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) in the Central European Lowlands (Pannonian Plain, Serbia)

Šćiban M., Marković A., Lukić D., Miličić D.

Art#142301 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.435-437)

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II.8. Biogeography


Corbicula fluminea upstream expansion in Crisuri Rivers, Tisa hydrographical basin (Hungarian-Romanian cross-border)

Cupsa D.

Art#142801 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.438-440)

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III. Review papers


III.6. Ornithology


The reptile hunter’s menu: A review of the prey species of Laughing Falcons, Herpetotheres cachinnans (Aves: Falconiformes)

Costa H.C., Lopes L.E., Marçal B.d.F., Zorzin G.

Art#143601 (Vol.10, No.2, pp.445-453)

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