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North-Western Journal of Zoology


December 2015, Volume 11, Issue 2, Pages 183-378

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (182+)


I. Full length papers


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


Morphologies tells more than molecules in the case of the European widespread Ptychoptera albimana (Fabricius, 1787) (Diptera, Ptychopteridae)

Török E., Kolcsár L.P., Dénes A.L., Keresztes L.

Art#151201 (vol.11, no.2, pp.304-315)

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I.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


Substrate type as a factor affecting the ostracod assemblages in groyne fields of the Oder River (Poland)

Szlauer-Łukaszewska A.

Art#151301 (vol.11, no.2, pp.274-287)

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The crustacean fauna of Bayan Onjuul area (Tôv Province, Mongolia) (Crustacea: Branchiopoda, Copepoda, Ostracoda)

Marrone F., Alonso M., Pieri V., Augugliaro C., Stoch F.

Art#151302 (vol.11, no.2, pp.288-295)

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The identity of pseudoscorpions of the genus Diplotemnus (Pseudoscorpiones: Atemnidae) from Europe and Asia

Novák J., Harvey M.S.

Art#151303 (vol.11, no.2, pp.316-323)

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I.4. Ichtiology


Life history traits, growth and feeding ecology of a native species (Barbus strumicae Karaman, 1955) in Nestos River, a flow regulated river in northern Greece

Sapounidis A.S., Koutrakis E.T., Leonardos I.D.

Art#151401 (vol.11, no.2, pp.331-341)

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I.5. Herpetology


Demography, sex ratio, and sexual dimorphism of Testudines in Araripe Bioregion, Ceará, Northeastern Brazil

Moura C.C.D.M., Moura G.J.B.D., Chaves L.D.S., Muniz S.L.D.S., Vega E.S.F., Júnior V.E.

Art#141514 (vol.11, no.2, pp.204-212)

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Development of the fire salamander larvae at the altitudinal limit in Lombardy (north-western Italy): effect of two cohorts occurrence on intraspecific aggression

Romeo G, Giovine G., Ficetola G.F., Manenti R.

Art#151501 (vol.11, no.2, pp.234-240)

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Population size, age structure and life expectancy in a Lacerta agilis (Lacertidae) population from northwest Italian Alps

Guarino F.M., Crovetto F., Mezzasalma M., Salvidio S.

Art#151502 (vol.11, no.2, pp.241-246)

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Vocalizations of two species of the Hypsiboas pulchellus group (Anura: Hylidae) with comments on this species group

Batista V.G., Gambale P.G, Lourenço-de-Moraes R., Campos R.M., Bastos R.P.

Art#151503 (vol.11, no.2, pp.253-261)

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Intraspecific variation and new distributional records for Pseudopaludicola species (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae) with trilled advertisement call pattern: diagnostic characters revisited and taxonomic implications

Carvalho T.R.d., Teixeira B.F.d.V; Martins L.B., Giaretta A.A.

Art#151504 (vol.11, no.2, pp.262-273)

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First data on nesting ecology and behaviour in the Imperial cave salamander Hydromantes imperialis

Lunghi E., Murgia R., De Falco G., Buschettu S., Mulas C., Mulargia M., Canedoli C., Manenti R., Ficetola G.F.  

Art#151505 (vol.11, no.2, pp.324-330)

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I.6. Ornithology


Impact of temperature on the number of mallards, Anas platyrhynchos, wintering in cities

Meissner W., Rowiński P., Polakowski M., Wilniewczyc P., Marchowski D.

Art#141604 (vol.11, no.2, pp.213-218)

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Effects of daily nest monitoring on predation rate – an artificial nest experiment

Kurucz K., Batáry P., Frank K., Purger J.J.

Art#141605 (vol.11, no.2, pp.219-224)

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Autumn migration of Blue Tits (Parus caeruleus) at two Hungarian study sites

Lukács Z., Farkas R., Frühwirth A., Gyurácz J.

Art#151601 (vol.11, no.2, pp.225-233)

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I.7. Theriology


Species composition and nestedness of small mammal assemblages in two disturbed marshlands

Herczeg R., Horváth G.F.

Art#141708 (vol.11, no.2, pp.183-193)

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Breeding sites of the barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus (Schreber, 1774) in Poland

Gottfried I., Gottfried T., Fuszara E., Fuszara M., Ignaczak M., Jaros R., Piskorski M.

Art#151701 (vol.11, no.2, pp.194-203)

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Roadkill on vertebrates in Brazil: seasonal variation and road type comparison

Machado F.S., Fontes M.A.L., Mendes P.B., Moura A.S., Romăo B.d.S.

Art#151702 (vol.11, no.2, pp.247-252)

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I.8. Biogeography


Do climatic requirements explain the northern range of european reptiles? Common wall lizard Podarcis muralis (Laur.) (Squamata, Lacertidae) as an example

Wirga M., Majtyka T.

Art#151801 (vol.11, no.2, pp.296-303)

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II. Short Notes


II.4. Ichtiology


Bodianus macrognathos (Teleostei: Labridae), Coris nigrotaenia (Teleostei: Labridae) and Bothus pantherinus (Teleostei: Bothidae) in the Iraq marine waters

Jawad L., Al-Badri M.

Art#152401 (vol.11, no.2, pp.347-350)

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II.5. Herpetology


Population size estimates of Lissotriton vulgaris (L., 1758) and Triturus ivanbureschi Arntzen & Wielstra 2013 (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Edirne, European part of Turkey

Göçmen B., Çiçek K., Akman B., Yalçinkaya D., Oğuz M.A.

Art#152501 (vol.11, no.2, pp.342-346)

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II.8. Biogeography


The presence of Mehely’s horseshoe bat Rhinolophus mehelyi in South-Western Romania

Csősz I., Jére C., Bücs S., Bartha C., Barti L., Szodoray-Parádi F.

Art# 152801 (vol.11, no.2, pp.351-356)

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VII. Correspondence - natural history notes, fauna notes, taxonomy notes


Genetic variability of the green peach aphid (Myzus persicae) populations in different host plants

Domokos E., Bíró-Janka B., Kovács E., Ábrahám B., Balog A.

Art#152202 (vol.11, no.2, pp.369-371)

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A new record of the Spotted Bumblebee Shrimp, Gnathophyllum elegans (Risso, 1816) (Decapoda: Gnathophyllidae) from the Aegean Sea (Izmir Bay, Turkey)

Akyol O., Ulaş A.

Art# 152802 (vol.11, no.2, pp.375-376)

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Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in near threatened and endangered amphibians in the southern Brazilian Atlantic Forest

Preuss J.F., Lambertini C., Leite D.D.S., Toledo L.P., Lucas E.M.

Art#142504 (vol.11, no.2, pp.360-362)

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Larval pigmentation patterns of closely related newt species (Triturus cristatus and T. dobrogicus) in laboratory conditions

Cvijanović M., Ivanović A., Kalezić M.L.

Art#151506 (vol.11, no.2, pp.357-359)

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New Zootoca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823) haplogroup in the Carpathians

Velekei B., Lakatos F., Covaciu-Marcov S.D.; Sas-Kovács I., Puky M.

Art#152502 (vol.11, no.2, pp.363-365)

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Back in 30 years: A new record for the rare and highly elusive sand boa, Eryx jaculus turcicus (Reptilia: Boidae) in Romanian Dobruja

Sahlean T.C., Gavril V.D., Gherghel I., Strugariu A.

Art#152504 (vol.11, no.2, pp.366-368)

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Handling and intake of plastic debris by Wood Storks at an urban site in South-eastern Brazil: possible causes and consequences

Sazima I., D’Angelo G.B.

Art# 147601 (vol.11, no.2, pp.372-374)

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IX. Correspondence - editorials, in memoriam


IN MEMORY OF Academician, Professor, PhD in Biology Victor CIOCHIA

Stancă-Moise C.

Art#159001 (vol.11, no.2, pp.377-378)

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