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North-Western Journal of Zoology


December 2020, Volume 16, Issue 2, Pages 111-247

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (137+)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Calculating the theoretical expansion of European corn borer ecotypes in Europe and North-America using biological constants and abiotic condition

Keszthelyi S., Somfalvi-Tóth K.

Art#e191104 (vol.16, no.2, pp.111-116)

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Odonata assemblages as indicators of stream condition – A test from northern Argentina

Schröder N.M., Rippel C.G., Walantus L.H., Zapata P.D., Pessacq P.

Art#e201101 (vol.16, no.2, pp.117-124)

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Comparative study on efficiency and consumption rate of Stethorus gilvifrons (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) and Orius albidipennis (Hemiptera, Anthocoridae), the predators of Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari, Tetranychidae)

Taghizadeh M., Haddad Iraninejad K., Iranipour S., Moghaddam Vahed M.

Art#e201102 (vol.16, no.2, pp.125-133)

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Vegetable leafminer, Liriomyza sativae (Diptera: Agromyzidae) damage mediated yield loss of cucumber

Alaei Verki S.T., Iranipour S., Karimzadeh R.

Art#e201103 (vol.16, no.2, pp.134-140)

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


Parasitoid wasps diversity (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in diverse habitats of northeastern Iran

Aghadokht P., Maźon M., Fekrat L., Rakhshani E., Sadeghi Nanaghi H., Nadimi A.

Art#e201201 (vol.16, no.2, pp.141-160)

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I.5. Herpetology


Sperm traits of two distinct mitochondrial lineages of water frogs (Pelophylax, Ranidae) from Iran

Javanbakht H., Fathinia B.

Art#e201501 (vol.16, no.2, pp.161-165)

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Dietary selectivity and sexual size dimorphism of Chiasmocleis mehelyi (Anura: Microhylidae) in a Cerrado area of southwest Brazil

Díaz J.A., Sugai J.L.M.M.; Ceron K., Moroti M.d.T.; Santana D.J.

Art#e201502 (vol.16, no.2, pp.166-171)

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Unusual chromosome heteromorphism in the Tsinling tree frog, Hyla tsinlingensis

Skorinov D.V., Li J.-T., Skorinova D.D., Pasynkova R.A., Litvinchuk S.N.

Art#e201503 (vol.16, no.2, pp.172-177)

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Diet of the Viviparous lizard Zootoca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823) (Reptilia: Lacertidae) from its southern range

Vacheva E., Naumov B.

Art#e201504 (vol.16, no.2, pp.178-190)

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Body size and color polymorphism in Bufotes viridis complex (Anura: Bufonidae) inhabiting two semi-natural areas in Plovdiv City, Bulgaria

Zhelev Z., Mollov I., Tsonev S.

Art#e201505 (vol.16, no.2, pp.191-196)

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New distribution records, habitat description and comments on the natural history of the poorly known frog Atelognathus solitarius (Anura, Batrachylidae) from northwestern Patagonia, Río Negro Province, Argentina

Barrasso D.A., Basso N.G., Sage R.D., Úbeda C.B

Art#e201506 (vol.16, no.2, pp.197-203)

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I.7. Theriology


Comparative analysis of the echolocation calls of the lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros) and the Mediterranean horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus euryale) in the Carpathian Basin

Győrössy D., Győrössy K., Estók P.

Art#e201701 (vol.16, no.2, pp.204-210)

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II. Short papers


 II.2. Systematic, biodiversity and genetics of insects


Leaf beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) in the pristine peat bog in Belarus: biodiversity and spatial distribution

Sushko G.G.

Art#e202201 (vol.16, no.2, pp.211-215)

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II.5. Herpetology


First report of water mold (Aphanomyces sp.) documented on skin of pool frog (Pelophylax lessonae) in Serbia

Stupar M., Breka K., Krizmanić I., Stamenković S., Ljaljević Grbić M.

Art#e202501 (vol.16, no.2, pp.216-219)

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New distributional records of amphibians and reptiles from the Mixteca region of Oaxaca, Mexico

Cisneros-Bernal A.Y., Palacios-Aguilar R., Medina-Rangel G., Campillo-G. G., Rivera-Reyes R.

Art#e202502 (vol.16, no.2, pp.220-224)

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II.6. Ornithology


Azara's No. 12 Gavilán de estero chorreado and Circus albicollis Vieillot, 1816 do not refer to the Long-winged Harrier Circus buffoni (Gmelin, 1788)

Smith P.

Art#e202602 (vol.16, no.2, pp.225-228)

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


VII.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Abundance and seasonal activity of animal health risk horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) in South Hungary

Otártics M.Z., Altbäcker V., Farkas, S.

Art#e207102 (vol.16, no.2, pp.229-231)

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 VII.2. Systematic, biodiversity and genetics of insects


New records for the ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) fauna of Romania

Teofilova T.

Art#e197201 (vol.16, no.2, pp.231-233)

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A faunistic study on plant bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) in western part of Kurdistan Province, with two new records from Iran

Mohammadi S., Hosseini R., Hajizadeh J.

Art#e207203 (vol.16, no.2, pp.233-237)

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Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839) (Odonata: Libellulidae) in Hungary: Can aquarium trade speed up the area expansion of Mediterranean species?

Móra A., Sebteoui K.

Art#e207204 (vol.16, no.2, pp.237-238)

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VII.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


An account of bacterial–induced luminescence in the Ponto-Caspian amphipod Pontogammarus maeoticus (Sowinskyi, 1894), with an overview of amphipod bioluminescence

Copilaş-Ciocianu D., Pop F.M.

Art#e207301 (vol.16, no.2, pp.238-240)

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VII.5. Herpetology


Low levels of genetic divergence among populations of Apathya yassujica (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Iran

Oraie H., Khosravani A.

Art#e207502 (vol.16, no.2, pp.240-242)

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First case of lordosis in a wild- caught European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis (L., 1758))

Valdeón A., Ayres C., Rada V., Bañeres A., Martínez-Silvestre A.

Art#e207503 (vol.16, no.2, pp.242-244)

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Unsuccessful predation attempt of Leptodactylus syphax (Anura: Leptodactylidae) on Acanthoscurria sp. (Araneae: Theraphosidae)

Corrêa B., Meneses A., Lopes B., Fernandes M., Citeli N., Brandão R.

Art#e207504 (vol.16, no.2, pp.244-246)

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Notes on some biometrical data on hatchlings of Lacerta agilis (L.) (Squamata: Lacertidae) in Western Bulgaria

Georgieva S., Vergilov V.

Art#e207505 (vol.16, no.2, pp.246-247)

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X. Correction


ERRATUM to: The first record of the genus Petalon Schoenherr, 1833 in Pakistan, extending the known range of the genus (Insecta: Coleoptera: Dascillidae) (North-west J Zool vol.16, no.1, pp.105-+, 2020)

Art#e209201 (vol.16, no.2, pp.247)

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