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North-Western Journal of Zoology


June 2016, Volume 12, Issue 1, Pages 1-204

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (204+)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


The effects of selected acaricides on life table parameters of the predatory mite, Neoseiulus californicus fed on European red mite

Maroufpoor M., Ghoosta Y., Pourmirza A.A., Lotfalizadeh H.

Art#e151101 (vol.12, no.1, pp.001-006)

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Scree habitat as ecological refuge: A study of case on the Carpathian endemic species Platynus glacialis and Pterostichus pilosus wellensii (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in their first case of co-occurrence in the rock debris

Nitzu E.

Art#e151102 (vol.12, no.1, pp.033-039)

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The hypothesized visual system of Thrips tabaci (Lindeman) and Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) based on different coloured traps’ catches

Rőth F., Galli Z., Tóth M., Fail J., Jenser G.

Art#e151104 (vol.12, no.1, pp.040-049)

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


Morphology of adult Helopeltis bradyi (Heteroptera: Miridae) of Java, resolving a longstanding species uncertainty

Melina S., Martono E., Trisyono Y.A., Moechtar S., Radek R.

Art#e151202 (vol.12, no.1, pp.110-121)

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Beetle population structure at the crossroads of biogeographic regions in Eastern Europe: the case of Tatianaerhynchites aequatus (Coleoptera: Rhynchitidae)

Munteanu-Molotievskiy N., Moldovan A., Bacal S., Toderas I.

Art#e151203 (vol.12, no.1, pp.166-177)

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I.5. Herpetology


Life history, age and normal development of the Balkan-Anatolian crested newt (Triturus ivanbureschi Arntzen and Wielstra, 2013) from Sofia district

Lukanov S., Tzankov N.

Art#e151507 (vol.12, no.1, pp.022-032)

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Diversity of lizards and microhabitat use in a priority conservation area of Caatinga in the Northeast of Brazil

Muniz S.L.d.S., Chaves L.d.S.; Moura C.C.d.M., Vega E.S.F., Santos E.M.d., Moura G.J.B.d.

Art#e151508 (vol.12, no.1, pp.078-090)

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Trophic ecology of Pristimantis labiosus (Anura: Craugastoridae) from Southwestern Colombia

Gutiérrez-Cárdenas P.D.A., Castillo K., Martínez D., Rocha C.F.D., Rojas-Rivera M.A.

Art#e151509 (vol.12, no.1, pp.102-109)

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Observations on the escape behaviour in Teius oculatus and T. teyou (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae)

Cacciali P., Köhler G., Maneyro R.

Art#e151511 (vol.12, no.1, pp.151-158)

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Diet of Dendropsophus branneri (Cochran, 1948) (Aura: Hylidae) from a cocoa plantation in southern Bahia, Brazil

Castro I.M., Rebouças R., Solé M.

Art#e151512 (vol.12, no.1, pp.159-165)

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I.6. Ornithology


Breeding density, spacing of nest-sites and breeding performance of black storks Ciconia nigra in Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli National Park, north-eastern Greece

Alexandrou O., Bakaloudis D.E., Papakosta M.A., Vlachos C.G.

Art#e151602 (vol.12, no.1, pp.007-013)

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Habitat preferences of Picidae woodpeckers in the agricultural landscape of SE Poland: Is the Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus colonizing a vacant ecological niche?

Michalczuk J., Michalczuk M.

Art#e151603 (vol.12, no.1, pp.014-021)

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Distribution, numbers and breeding of terns and waders on the sand islands along the Bulgarian-Romanian section of the Danube

Shurulinkov P., Daskalova G., Michov S., Koev V.

Art#e151604 (vol.12, no.1, pp.065-077)

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I.7. Theriology


Pelvis of the striped field mouse Apodemus agrarius (Pallas, 1771): sexual dimorphism and relation to body weight

Balčiauskienė L., Balčiauskas L.

Art#e151703 (vol.12, no.1, pp.050-057)

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Time budget of high and low social ranked pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus) females

Aniano L., Ungerfeld R.

Art#e151704  (vol.12, no.1, pp.058-064)

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The background for common integrated management of large carnivores and herbivores in the Carpathians

Szemethy L., Kovács I., Biró Z., Heltai M., Szabó L., Patkó L., Pop M., Rigg R., Bjedov V., Strnad M ., Dovhanych Y., Katona K.

Art#e151705  (vol.12, no.1, pp.122-129)

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Even a hair casts its shadow: review and testing of noninvasive hair collecting methods ofcarnivore species

Patkó L., Ujhegyi N., Szabó L., Péter F., Schally G., Tóth M., Lanszki J., Nagy Z., Szemethy L., Heltai M.

Art#e151706  (vol.12, no.1, pp.130-140)

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Relationships between food provisioning patterns, stress and reproductive parameters of Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana)

Yang L., Liu S., Yu P., Yu H., Hu D.

Art#e151707  (vol.12, no.1, pp.141-150)

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I.8. Biogeography


Potential worldwide impacts of sea level rise on coastal-lowland anurans

Oliveira I.S.d., Rödder D., Toledo L.F.

Art#e151802 (vol.12, no.1, pp.091-101)

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II. Short Notes


 II.2. Systematic, biodiversity and genetics of insects


Seek, and ye shall find – the example of Neohydrotaea lundbecki (Michelsen) (Diptera: Muscidae), a rare muscid species or just ignored so far in forensic entomology?

Grzywacza A., Amendtb J., Fremdtb H.

Art#e152201 (vol.12, no.1, pp.196-198)

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II.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


First record of the natural infection of Chondrus tournefortianus (Mollusca: Pulmonata) by Dicrocoeliidae (Digenea) larval stages in Kastamonu, Turkey

Gürelli G., Alay M.

Art#e152301 (vol.12, no.1, pp.188-191)

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First record, occurrence and distribution of entomopathogens in populations of the European cockchafer, Melolontha melolontha (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Turkey

Yaman M., Algi G., Güner B.G.; Ertürk Ö., Ünal S., Radek R.

Art#e152302 (vol.12, no.1, pp.192-195)

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II.6. Ornithology


Preliminary report of bird road kills in the Changbai Mountain Nature Reserve in China

Piao Z.J., Wang Y., Wang C., Wang Z.C., Luo Y.M., Jin Y.H., Sui Y.C.

Art#e152602 (vol.12, no.1, pp.178-183)

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II.7. Mammology


First observations of occasional carnivory in Tatra marmots, Slovakia

Ballová Z., Ballo M., Holko L.

Art#e152701 (vol.12, no.1, pp.184-187)

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


Completing the menu: addition of Scinax cruentommus and Scinax cf. garbei (Anura: Hylidae) to the diet of Trachops cirrhosus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in Central Amazon

Rocha R., Gordo M., López-Baucells A.

Art#e157501 (vol.12, no.1, pp.199-201)

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Asian sweet chestnut gallwasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae): first record for Romania

Radócz L., Szilágyi A., Nagy M., Kovács G., Melika G.

Art#e157201 (vol.12, no.1, pp.201-204)

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