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North-Western Journal of Zoology


June 2017, Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 1-191

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (191+)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Temperature related foraging risk in temperate climate ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Ślipiński P.

Art#e161101 (vol.13, no.1, pp.1-5)

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Effects of the sampling design on the assessed structure of necrophilous terrestrial insect communities: evidence at order taxonomic level

Rîşnoveanu G., Bujor M., Popescu C.

Art#e161102 (vol.13, no.1, pp.6-11)

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I.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


Coupled effects of photoperiod, temperature and salinity on diapause induction of the parthenogenetic Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) from Barkol Lake, China

Wang Z.C., Asem A., Sun S.C.

Art#e161302 (vol.13, no.1, pp.12-17)

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Co-occurrence of narrow-clawed crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus sensu lato) and noble crayfish (Astacus astacus L.) in the southwestern Balkans: The case of Lake Pamvotida (NW Greece)

Perdikaris C., Georgiadis C.

Art#e161303 (vol.13, no.1, pp.18-26)

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Genetic diversity within Scorpio maurus (Scorpiones: Scorpionidae) from Turkey

Koç H., h˙lya S., Yağmur E.A.

Art#e161304 (vol.13, no.1, pp.27-33)

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I.4. Ichtiology


Genetic analysis of sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus L.) populations in the Middle and Lower Danube sections

Cvijanović G., Adnađević T., Jarić I., Lenhardt M., Marić S.

Art#e151403 (vol.13, no.1, pp.34-43)

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I.5. Herpetology


Thermal ecology of two syntopic lizard species of the genus Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) in northwestern Argentina

Robles C.I., Halloy M.

Art#e161504 (vol.13, no.1, pp.44-48)

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Comparative study on the endangered Marmaris Lycian Salamander populations, Lyciasalamandra flavimembris (Mutz & Steinfartz, 1995) (Caudata: Salamandridae), with the description of several new localities

Göçmen B., Kariş M.

Art#e161505 (vol.13, no.1, pp.49-57)

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No evidence for trade-off between clutch size and egg size in the spot-legged treefrog (Polypedates megacephalus)

Zhao L., Chen C., Liao W.B.

Art#e161506 (vol.13, no.1, pp.58-62)

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Impact of anthropogenic activities on the concentration of trace elements in toe bones of the common toad (Bufo bufo)

Simon E., Kundrát J.T., Braun M., Kovács B., Andrási D., Tóthmérész B.

Art#e161507 (vol.13, no.1, pp.63-69)

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Effects of island characteristics on parasitism in a Mediterranean lizard (Podarcis erhardii): a role for population size and island history?

Foufopoulos J., Roca V., White K.A., Pafilis P., Valakos E.D.

Art#e161508 (vol.13, no.1, pp.70-76)

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I.6. Ornithology


Land-use and bird occurrence at the urban margin: Implications for planning and conservation

Assandri G., Bogliani G., Pedrini P., Brambilla M.

Art#e161601 (vol.13, no.1, pp.77-84)

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The daily activity pattern in males and females of the Mute Swan (Cygnus olor, Anseriformes) during different parts of the breeding season

Włodarczyk R.

Art#e161602 (vol.13, no.1, pp.85-93)

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Diet of Rooks Corvus frugilegus and potential seed dispersal in urban and agricultural habitats of Romania and Poland

Kitowski I., Sándor A.D., Czarnecka J., Grzywaczewski G.

Art#e161604 (vol.13, no.1, pp.94-100)

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Estimating the population size of Scopoli’s Shearwaters (Calonectris diomedea) frequenting the Strofades islands (Ionian Sea, western Greece) by raft counts and surveys of breeding pairs

Karris G., Xirouchakis S., Grivas C., Voulgaris M.D., Sfenthourakis S., Giokas S.

Art#e161605 (vol.13, no.1, pp.101-108)

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I.7. Theriology


Microhabitat separation between giant pandas and golden takin in the Qinling Mountains and implications for conservation

Wei W., Huang Y.Y., Zhou H., Yuan S.B., Zhou Z.X., Nie Y.G., Zhang Z.J.

Art#e161701 (vol.13, no.1, pp.109-117)

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Impact of selective hunting on the trophy size of roe deer: Baltic example

Balčiauskas L., Varanauskas R., Bukelskis E.

Art#e161702 (vol.13, no.1, pp.118-127)

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I.8. Biogeography


Earthworms of Crete (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae, Acanthodrilidae): new records, remarks and biogeographical review

Szederjesi T.

Art#e161803 (vol.13, no.1, pp.128-135)

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Distribution and threat status of endemic earthworm Allolobophora dofleini (Oligochaeta, Lumbricida) on the Balkan Peninsula

Stojanović M., Sekulić J., Trakić T.

Art#e161804 (vol.13, no.1, pp.136-143)

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II. Short papers


II.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


First records of parasitizing water mite larvae (Hydrachnidia) on damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera) from southwestern Poland

Zawal A., Cuber P., Szilman P.

Art#e162301 (vol.13, no.1, pp.144-148)

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II.4. Ichtiology


Bony structure dimensions-fish length relationships of pike (Esox lucius L., 1758) in Lake Ladik (Samsun, Turkey)

Yazicioğlu O., Yilmaz S., Erbaşaran M., Uğurlu S., Polat N.

Art#e162401 (vol.13, no.1, pp.149-153)

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II.5. Herpetology


Population Assessment Strategy for Atelopus elegans (Bufonidae) in the Gorgona National Natural Park, Colombia

Gómez-Hoyos D.A., Suarez-Joaqui T., Bolívar W., García J.L.

Art#e162503 (vol.13, no.1, pp.154-158)

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II.7. Mammology


Behavioral responses of the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus) to human disturbance in San Luis province, Argentina

Semeńiuk M.B., Merino M.L.

Art#e162701 (vol.13, no.1, pp.159-162)

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II.8. Biogeography


The northernmost Rhinolophus blasii colony in Europe: permanent presence in the Pădurea Craiului Mountains, Romania

Jére C., B˙cs S., Csősz I., Szodoray-Parádi F., Barti L.

Art#e162801 (vol.13, no.1, pp.163-168)

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


VII.4. Ichtiology


Relationships between otolith size and total length of bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix (Linnaeus, 1766) in Black Sea (Turkey)

Zengin M., Saygin S., Polat N.

Art#e162402 (vol.13, no.1, pp.169-171)

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VII.5. Herpetology


New state record and updated geographic distribution for the little known Psilophthalmus paeminosus (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae)

Thomassen H., Gomides S.C., Silva E.T.d., Pinto H.B.A., Leite F.S.F., Garcia P.C.A.

Art#e162504 (vol.13, no.1, pp.171-175)

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First record of the eastern spadefoot toad (Pelobates syriacus Boettger, 1889) in Albania

Szabolcs M., Mizsei E.

Art#e167501 (vol.13, no.1, pp.175-176)

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Underground occurences of three species of amphibians and reptiles with special emphasis on Rana latastei (Amphibia: Anura)

Koller K.

Art#e167502 (vol.13, no.1, pp.176-179)

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New data on the distribution of Eastern spadefoot toad Pelobates syriacus Boettger, 1889 (Anura: Pelobatidae) in the Pannonian Plain

Țeran L., Sos T., Hegyeli Z., Gábos E., F˙löp T., Marton A.

Art#e167503 (vol.13, no.1, pp.179-182)

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Communal egg-laying and thermal isolation in a nest of Erythrolamprus epinephelus (Dipsadidae)

Gómez-Hoyos D.A., Gil-Fernández M., González-Maya J.F., H. Escobedo-Galván A.

Art#e167504 (vol.13, no.1, pp.183-185)

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IX. Correspondence - editorials, in memoriam


In the Memory of Andrey STOYANOV & Nikolay TZANKOV: Individual variation of pileus scalation characteristics in Vipera berus bosniensis Boettger, 1889 (Reptilia: Sqaumata: Viperidae)

Stoyanov A., Tzankov N.

Art#e179501 (vol.13, no.1, pp.186-191)

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