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North-Western Journal of Zoology


June 2018, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 001-148

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (001-148)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in grasslands: Model for assessment of the species diversity and ecosystem condition in Bulgaria

Teofilova T.M.

Art#e171101 (vol.14, no.1, pp.1-12)

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Effects of climatic factors on yearly population sizes of Isophya costata (Orthoptera)

Kenyeres Z., Takács G., Bauer N.

Art#e171102 (vol.14, no.1, pp.13-16)

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


Revealing unknown larvae of the maxima species group of the genus Acutipula Alexander, 1924 (Tipula, Tipuloidae, Diptera) using an integrative approach

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

Art#e171201 (vol.14, no.1, pp.17-24)

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I.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


Modeling the distribution of Ixodes ricinus in Romania

Domşa C., Mihalca A.D., Sándor A.D.

Art#e171301 (vol.14, no.1, pp.25-29)

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Sponge species composition and habitat use in a small stream within the agricultural landscape in the lower Tietę River basin in southeastern Brazil, with the first record of Corvoheteromeyenia australis (Demospongiae: Spongillidae) in Săo Paulo state

Oliveira M.R.F.d., Melhado A.F.P., Oda F.H., Melo S.M.d., Parolin M., Benedito E.

Art#e171302 (vol.14, no.1, pp.30-36)

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I.5. Herpetology


Corbicula fluminea as new food resource for native and exotic terrapins (NW Iberian Peninsula)

Ferreira-Rodríguez N., Fernández C.A., Pardo I.

Art#e171502 (vol.14, no.1, pp.37-43)

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Patterns of cranial sexual dimorphism in the yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata, Bombinatoridae)

Vukov T., Krstičić J., Petrović T., Tomašević Kolarov N.

Art#e171503 (vol.14, no.1, pp.44-49)

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New data and distribution of common spadefoot toad Pelobates fuscus (Laurenti, 1768) (Anura: Pelobatidae) in Western Balkans

Ćurić A., Zimić A., Bogdanović T., Jelić D.

Art#e171504 (vol.14, no.1, pp.50-59)

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Habitat suitability and modelling the potential distribution of Ophiomorus nuchalis (Sauria: Scincidae) on the Iranian Plateau

Hosseinzadeh M.S., Farhadi Qomi M., Naimi B., Rödder D., Kazemi S.M.

Art#e171505 (vol.14, no.1, pp.60-63)

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The illegal internet based trade in European pond turtle Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) in Romania: a threat factor for conservation

Mărginean G.I., Gherman E., Sos T.

Art#e171506 (vol.14, no.1, pp.64-70)

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Calling perch selection and body condition in Dendropsophus jimi (Anura: Hylidae)

De Mello P.L.H., Rodrigues G.B.F., Rocha W.A.d., Brandăo R.A.

Art#e171507 (vol.14, no.1, pp.71-75)

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I.6. Ornithology


Fine-scale habitat use by Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius: a year-round study in the Hyrcanian forest, Iran

Karimi S., Moradi H.V., Rezaei H.R., Brambilla M., Ghadimi M.

Art#e171601 (vol.14, no.1, pp.76-84)

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Corvid control in urban environments: a comparison of trap types

Kövér L., Tóth N., Lengyel S.; Juhász L.

Art#e171602 (vol.14, no.1, pp.85-90)

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Breeding performance and diet of the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus L.) in Middle and Upper Sakarya Region, Turkey

Balaban S., Yamaç E.

Art#e171603 (vol.14, no.1, pp.91-95)

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Correlation data between habitat variables and the presence of breeding bird species subject of protection in the Natura 2000 site ROSPA0071 Lower Siret Meadow, eastern Romania

Dragomir M.I., Dragomir A., Murariu D.

Art#e171604 (vol.14, no.1, pp.96-101)

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I.7. Theriology


Skull morphometry and sexual size dimorphism in Mus musculus from Slovakia

Csanády A., Mošanský L.

Art#e171701 (vol.14, no.1, pp.102-106)

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Factors affecting wildlife-vehicle collision on the expressway in a suburban area in northern Poland

Jakubas D., Ryś M., Lazarus M.

Art#e171702 (vol.14, no.1, pp.107-116)

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II. Short papers


 II.2. Systematic, biodiversity and genetics of insects


Distribution, morphology and ecology of the Carpathian endemic, relict species Otiorhynchus (Elechranus) remotegranulatus Stierlin, 1891, compared to O. (Elechranus) chrysonus Boheman, 1843

Teodor L.A., Czekes Z., Podlussány A., Milin V.Ş., Keresztes L.

Art#e172201 (vol.14, no.1, pp.117-121)

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Genetic variations based on RAPD-PCR in Eustigmaeus erciyesiensis (Acari: Stigmaeidae) populations inhabiting Erzincan (Turkey)

Karasu N., Doğan S., Kuzucu M., Çankaya M.

Art#e172202 (vol.14, no.1, pp.122-126)

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II.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


Notes on genetic uniformity in the fairy shrimp Branchipus schaefferi Fischer, 1834 (Branchiopoda, Anostraca) from Poland

Mioduchowska M., Gołdyn B., Czyż M.J., Namiotko T., Namiotko L., Kur J., Sell J.

Art#e172301 (vol.14, no.1, pp.127-129)

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IV. Proceeding papers

Bat Research and Protection Conference [Conferinţa de Cercetarea şi Protecţia Liliecilor], 16-18 October 2015, Bălnaca, Romania


The distribution of the Northern Bat Eptesicus nilssonii (Keyserling & Blasius, 1839) in Romania

Jére C., Simon L., Bücs S., Csősz I., Barti L., Szodoray-Parádi F., Dóczy A.

Art#e174701 (vol.14, no.1, pp.130-134)

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A review of the occurrence data of the pond bat (Myotis dasycneme) in its southern distribution range

Görföl T., Dombi I., Barti L., Bücs S., Jére C., Pocora V., Pocora I., Szodoray-Parádi F., Paunović M., Karapandža B., Csősz I.

Art#e174702 (vol.14, no.1, pp.135-141)

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


VII.5. Herpetology


First records of melanism (including in tail bifurcation) of lacertid lizards (Reptilia: Lacertidae) in Bulgaria

Kornilev Y.V., Popgeorgiev G., Vacheva E., Tzankov N.

Art#e177501 (vol.14, no.1, pp.142-144)

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Deliberate tail loss (pseudoautotomy) in a viperid snake

Strugariu A., Dincă P.C., Zamfirescu Ș.R.

Art#e177503 (vol.14, no.1, pp.144-146)

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The Snake-eyed skink, Ablepharus kitaibelii Bibron & Bory, 1833 (Reptilia, Squamata: Scincidae) viable population re-discovered in Bosnia and Herzegovina - with morphological, ecological and conservation notes

Zimić A., Pećar D., Jelić D.

Art#e187502 (vol.14, no.1, pp.146-148)

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