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North-Western Journal of Zoology


December 2018, Volume 14, Issue 2, Pages 149-275

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (149-275)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


How host plants and predators influence pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum Harris) populations in a complex habitat

Bálint J., Benedek K., Loxdale H.D., Kovács E., Ábrahám B., Balog A.

Art#e171103 (vol.14, no.2, pp.149-158)

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


Report of one rare bee new to Iran, with the checklist of the Persian bee subfamily Nomioidinae (Hymenoptera: Halictidae)

Safi Z., Nadimi A., Yazdanian M., Radchenko V.G.

Art#e171202 (vol.14, no.2, pp.159-164)

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I.5. Herpetology


Potential effects of climate change on the distribution of the endangered Darwin’s frog

Bourke J., Busse K., Böhme W.

Art#e171508 (vol.14, no.2, pp.165-170)

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Characterization of tadpoles of the southward portion (oceanic face) of Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a proposal for identification key

Fatorelli P., Nogueira-Costa P., Rocha C.F.D.

Art#e171509 (vol.14, no.2, pp.171-184)

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Morphology and reproduction of the Snake-eyed Skink (Ablepharus kitaibelii Bibron & Bory De Saint-Vincent, 1833) in western most parts of its range

Jovanović Glavaš O., Kolarić A., Eross M., Jelić D.

Art#e171510 (vol.14, no.2, pp.185-192)

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I.6. Ornithology


Factors related with the distribution of Ural Owl Strix uralensis macroura in Eastern Romania

Bolboacă L.E., Iordache I., Ion C.

Art#e161603 (vol.14, no.2, pp.193-198)

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A new world for old landscapes: Land-use intensification and bird conservation in a traditional farming landscape

Dorresteijn I., Nimmo D.G., Loos J., Hanspach J., Moga C.I., David A., Ernst L.M., Fischer J.

Art#e171605 (vol.14, no.2, pp.199-207)

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A better sex discriminator? Validity of sex discriminating formulas in water rails Rallus aquaticus L., 1758 (Rallidae)

Stermin A.N., David A., Eilers A., Haase M., Ornés A.S.

Art#e171606 (vol.14, no.2, pp.208-212)

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I.7. Theriology


Diet composition of Hainan gibbons (Nomascus hainanus) based on 13 years of observation

Deng H., Zhou J.

Art#e171703 (vol.14, no.2, pp.213-219)

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The past population dynamics of Ochotona curzoniae and the response to the climate change

Yujiaoh., Gonghua L., Haixin C., Cuixia L., Tongzuo Z., Jianping S.

Art#e171704 (vol.14, no.2, pp.220-225)

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I.8. Biogeography


Effects of nutrients and turbidity on grazer-periphyton interactions: a case study from the Nišava River, Balkan Peninsula

Savić A., Pešić V., Đorđević M., Ranđelović V., Jušković M., Andrzej G.

Art#e171801 (vol.14, no.2, pp.226-231)

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II. Short papers


II.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Immature Odonata community in streams: diversity, season variation and habitat preference in different levels of degradation

Silva L.d.F.R.; Machado F.S.; Resende D.L.M.C.; Neiss U.G.

Art#e172101 (vol.14, no.2, pp.232-236)

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 II.2. Systematic, biodiversity and genetics of insects


Four subfamilies of Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera) in the northwest of Iran with new report of Sceliotrachelinae

Lotfalizadeh H.

Art#e172203 (vol.14, no.2, pp.237-242)

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New records of the family Dryinidae (Hymenoptera, Chrysidoidea) from Bulgaria with an updated checklist

Lapeva-Gjonova A., Gjonov I., Olmi M., Guglielmino A.

Art#e172204 (vol.14, no.2, pp.243-246)

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II.5. Herpetology


Diet and fecundity of Physalaemus crombiei (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from a sandy coastal plain of southeastern Brazil

Mageski M.M., Ferreira R.B., Jesus P.R., Teixeira R.L.

Art#e172501 (vol.14, no.2, pp.247-249)

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Dietand sexual dimorphism of Leptodactyluslabyrinthicus (Anura, Leptodactylidae) in a Cerrado area in Central Brazil

Ganci C.C., Silva L.A.d., Nogueira T.M., Pacheco E.O., Santana D.J.

Art#e172502 (vol.14, no.2, pp.250-254)

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II.6. Ornithology


On the status and distribution of the Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca in South-eastern Anatolia, Turkey

Karakaş R., Biricik M.

Art#e172601 (vol.14, no.2, pp.255-258)

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II.8. Biogeography


Species richness of the earthworm fauna (Clitellata: Acanthodrilidae, Lumbricidae) of the Marmara region in Turkey: zoogeographical overview

Misirlioğlu İ.M., Stojanović M., Tsekova R.

Art#e172801 (vol.14, no.2, pp.259-264)

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


VII.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Ant species dispersing the seeds of the myrmecochorous Sternbergia colchiciflora (Amaryllidaceae)

Molnár A., Mészáros A.; Csathó A.I., Balogh G., Csősz S.

Art#e177101 (vol.14, no.2, pp.265-267)

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 VII.2. Systematic, biodiversity and genetics of insects


On the presence of the subfamily Epitraninae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Chalcididae) in Iran

Moravvej S.A., Lotfalizadeh H., Shishehbor P.

Art#e177202 (vol.14, no.2, pp.267-268)

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VII.5. Herpetology


First record of pseudoautotomy in Echinanthera genus (Serpentes: Colubridae)

Abegg A.D., Siqueira R.M.S., Ortiz F.R., Entiauspe-Neto O.M.

Art#e187501 (vol.14, no.2, pp.268-270)

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Contribution to the individual marking techniques for small lizards: heat branding on Ablepharus kitaibelii (Bibron & Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1833)

Vergilov V., Tzankov N.

Art#e187504 (vol.14, no.2, pp.270-273)

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VII.6. Ornithology


Food Larders of the Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis algeriensis (Laniidae, Passeriformes) in Algeria

Taibi A., Brahimi D., Doumandji S.

Art#e177601 (vol.14, no.2, pp.273-275)

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