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North-Western Journal of Zoology


June 2021, Volume 17, Issue 1, Pages 001-154

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (154+)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


A rapid protocol for clearing, staining, and mounting of Arthropoda: Trombiculidae, Pediculidae and Pulicidae

Philip Samuel P., Govindarajan R., Krishnamoorthi R., Venkatesh A.

Art#e201104 (vol.17, no.1, pp.001-005)

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


�The brevioculus-group�: A new species group of Idris F�rster (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae s.l.) from India, with descriptions of three new species

Kamalanathan V., Popovici O.A., Mohanraj P.

Art#201202 (vol.17, no.1, pp.006-013)

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Genetic structure and diversity of the common pistachio psylla, Agonoscena pistaciae Burckhardt & Lauterer, (Hemiptera: Aphalaridae) in Iran

Nezam Kheirabadi M., Dhami M.K., Fekrat L., Lashkari M., Pramual P.

Art#211201 (vol.17, no.1, pp.014-023)

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I.4. Ichthyology


Reproductive biology of large scale barb, Capoeta aculeata (Valenciennes, 1844) in Gizehrud River, Tigris basin, Iran

Keivany Y., Mohamadiyani V.

Art#e211401 (vol.17, no.1, pp.024-028)

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I.5. Herpetology


Scinax fuscovarius (Anura, Hylidae) diet assessment at Serra da Bodoquena, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

da Silva I.C.O., Soares P., Ribas A.C.d.A., Santana D.J., Campi�o K.M., Tavares L.E.R

Art#e201507 (vol.17, no.1, pp.029-033)

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Effects of selected environmental parameters on the activity and body condition of the Buresch's crested newt (Triturus ivanbureschi) with notes on skin secretions  

Lukanov S., Doncheva T., Kostova N., Naumov B.

Art#e201508 (vol.17, no.1, pp.034-038)

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Leaf litter depth and low canopy cover affect the detectability of the Brazilian Lancehead Bothrops jararaca (Wied-Neuwied, 1824) (Viperidae) in the Atlantic Forest

Oliveira J.C.F., Ferreguetti �.C.; Santos R.d., Lopes-Silva M.L., Vasconcelos Barros L.P., Risse-Quaioto B., Milit�o C.M., Fatorelli P., Rocha C.F.D.

Art#e201509 (vol.17, no.1, pp.039-043)

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Thermal ecology of the Nose-horned Viper (Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758)) under natural conditions

Dyugmedzhiev A., Naumov B., Tzankov N.

Art#e201510 (vol.17, no.1, pp.044-056)

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Description of Phymaturus katenke, a new species of lizard (Iguania: Liolaemidae) discovered through DNA barcoding

Scolaro J.A., Corbal�n V., Obreg�n Streitenberger L., Tappari O.F.

Art#e201511 (vol.17, no.1, pp.057-064)

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The advertisement calls of Theloderma corticale (Boulenger, 1903), T. albopunctatum (Liu & Hu, 1962) and T. licin McLeod & Ahmad, 2007 (Anura: Rhacophoridae)

Ginal P., M�hlenbein L.E., R�dder D.

Art#e201513 (vol.17, no.1, pp.065-072)

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No evidence for the expensive-tissue hypothesis in the Asiatic toad (Bufo gargarizans)

Mi Z,P., Liao W.B.

Art#e201514 (vol.17, no.1, pp.073-076)

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Behavioural response of the Slow worm Anguis fragilis (Linnaeus, 1758) and the Eastern Slow worm Anguis colchica (Nordmann, 1840) to the odour of viperids

Telenchev I., Simeonovska-Nikolova D., Spasova V.

Art#e211501 (vol.17, no.1, pp.077-081)

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Distribution of heavy metals in tissues of stranded Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta) on Kazanlı Beach, Turkey

Aymak C., U�ar A.H., Ergene S.

Art#e211503 (vol.17, no.1, pp.082-091)

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Notes on diet composition and reproduction of Chiasmocleis hudsoni (Anura: Microhylidae: Gastrophryninae) from eastern Brazilian Amazonia

Santana M., Oliveira-Souza A., Cardoso N., Reis T., Sanches P., Costa-Campos C.

Art#e211504 (vol.17, no.1, pp.092-095)

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The Green Toad example: a comparison of pattern recognition software

Burgstaller S., Gollmann G., Landler L.

Art#e211506 (vol.17, no.1, pp.096-099)

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Noteworthy dietary records of the Variable Coral Snake Micrurus diastema (Serpentes: Elapidae) in America

Bello-S�nchez E.A., Delf�n-Alfonso C.A., P�rez-Alvarado C., Lara-Hern�ndez F.

Art#e211507 (vol.17, no.x, pp.100-105)

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I.6. Ornithology


Citizen science to the knowledge of tropical birds: diet of the Maguari Stork (Ciconia maguari) in the Pampa ecoregion of southern Brazil

Tubelis D.P., Wachlevski M.

Art#e201603 (vol.17, no.1, pp.106-110)

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I.7. Theriology


Genetic differentiation of the golden jackal (Canis aureus) populations in southern Hungary and southern Romania revealed by microsatellite data analysis

Kemenszky P., Feh�r P., Farkas A., J�noska F., Frank K., Bedő P., Barta E., Varga L., Szemethy L., St�ger V.

Art#e201702 (vol.17, no.1, pp.111-116)

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I.9. Paleobiology


Diplocynodon: a salt water eocene crocodile from Transylvania?

Sabău I., Venczel M., Codrea V.A., Bordeianu M.

Art#e211901 (vol.17, no.1, pp.117-121)

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II. Short papers


II.5. Herpetology


Morphology, hatching time and offspring behavior of Pseudoboa nigra (Dipsadidae: Pseudoboini) from Caatinga

Marques R., Silva W.P.; Coelho F.E.A.

Art#e202503 (vol.17, no.1, pp.122-125)

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II.6. Ornithology


Cases of kleptoparasitism and mutual roosting in Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus L.) during post-fledging period in Eastern Poland

Zembrzycki M., Wiącek J.

Art#e202601 (vol.17, no.1, pp.126-128)

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II.7. Theriology


Suitable habitat prediction for the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin in Guangdong, China

Wu C., Liu J., Jiang H.,; Meng X., Chen B.

Art#e202701 (vol.17, no.1, pp.129-133)

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III. Review papers


III.8. Biogeography


Playing favourites - a review and discussion on the allocation of vertebrate orders and foci in home range and habitat selection studies

Clement V.F.; R�dder D.

Art#e203801 (vol.17, no.1, pp.134-148)

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


VII.5. Herpetology


Discovery of new marginal populations of a regionally vulnerable snake, the Halys Pit Viper (Gloydius halys)

Simonov E., Lisachova L., Lisachov A.

Art#e217501 (vol.17, no.1, pp.149-151)

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Scavenging behaviour in the nose-horned viper Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus 1758)

Anđelković M., Stanković S., Maslovarić J.

Art#e217502 (vol.17, no.1, pp.151-152)

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First ever records of crepuscular and nocturnal activity of the Caspian Whip Snake Dolichophis caspius (Gmelin, 1789)

Dyugmedzhiev A.

Art#e217503 (vol.17, no.1, pp.153-154)

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