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North-Western Journal of Zoology


June 2010, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 1-147

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◙ Cover // page i

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi-xii

◙ Cover letter and copyright release form // pages xii-xiv


Research articles


New data on amphibians and reptiles of the Northern Areas of Pakistan: distribution, genetic variability and conservation issues

G.F. Ficetola, A. Crottini, M. CasiraGHI  &  E. Padoa-Schioppa

Art#061101 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.001-012)

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Diet of two sympatric Phyllomedusa (Anura: Hylidae) species from a cacao plantation in southern Bahia, Brazil

J.E. de Paula-Lima, D. Rödder  &  M. Solé

Art#061102 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.013-024)

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Metazoan parasitological research on three species of anurans collected from Çanakkale Province, Northwestern Turkey

S. Düşen, M. C. Oğuz, D. P. Barton, A. Aral, S. Şulekoğlu  & Y. Tepe

Art#061103 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.025-035)

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Levant vole (Microtus guentheri (Danford and Alston 1880) prefers southerly-facing slopes in agricultural sites at Antalya, Turkey

M. Yavuz, M. Öz & İ. Albayrak

Art#061104 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.036-046)

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Esterase variation and some biological characteristics of two Turkish Trichogramma (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) populations

F. Sumer, S. Ozcan, S. Oztemiz  &  A.S. Tuncbilek

Art#061105 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.047-053)

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Measuring pear psylla population density (Cacopsylla pyri L. and C. pyricola Förster): review of previous methods and evaluation of a new technique

G. Jenser,  É. Szita  &  J. Bálint

Art#061106 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.054-062)

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Status, microhabitat use and distribution of the corncrake Crex crex in a Southern Transylvanian rural landscape, Romania

C.I. Moga,  T. Hartel  &  K. Öllerer

Art#061107 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.063-070)

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Notes on the ecology and species diversity of the inland molluscs of Samothraki Island (North-Eastern Greece)

D. Georgiev  &  S. Stoycheva

Art#061108 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.071-078)

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Collecting and killing of the Common Adder (Vipera berus) in Hungary between 1950-1970

T. Tóth, L. Krecsák  &  J. Gál

Art#061109 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.079-085)

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Nematode parasites of the smooth snake, Coronella austriaca Laurenti, 1768 and the Aesculapian snake, Zamenis longissimus (Laurenti, 1768) (Ophidia: Colubridae), collected from North-Western Turkey

S. Düşen, İ.H. Uğurtaş  &  F.N. Altunel

Art#061110 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.086-089)

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The effect of reed burning on the habitat occupancy of passerine species

C.I. Moga, K. Öllerer  &  T. Hartel

Art#061111 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.090-094)

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Feeding of three syntopic newt species (Triturus cristatus, Mesotriton alpestris and Lissotriton vulgaris) from Western Romania

S.D. Covaciu-Marcov,  A.Ş. Cicort-Lucaciu, I. Mitrea,  I. Sas,  A.V. Căuş  &  D. Cupşa

Art#061112 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.095-108)

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Hematology and some plasma biochemistry values of free-living freshwater turtles (Emys orbicularis and Mauremys rivulata) from Turkey

N. Yilmaz  &  M. Tosunoğlu

Art#061113 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.109-117)

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Short Notes


Leech prevalence in Rana iberica populations from northwestern Spain

C. Ayres & J. Comesańa

Art#061201 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.118-121)

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The habitat selection of a female lynx (Lynx lynx) in the northwestern part of the Vrancea Mountains, Romania

L. Rozylowicz, S. Chiriac, R.M. Sandu  &  S. Manolache

Art#061202 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.122-127)

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Tropics patch in the Holarctic: A new case of wintertime breeding of a Pelophylax ridibundus population in north-western Romania

I. Sas, C. Antal  &  S.D. Covaciu-Marcov

Art#061203 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.128-133)

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Intensive infestation of Siberian pit-viper, Gloydius halys halys by the common snake mite, Ophionyssus natricis

E. Simonov  &  V. Zinchenko

Art#061204 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.134-137)

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Female multiple copulation in the invasive American Mink (Neovison vison)

P. García

Art#061205 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.138-139)

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Extension of the known range of the genus Spazigaster (Diptera: Syrphidae) to Iran

B. Gharali  &  M. Reemer

Art#061206 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.140-143)

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Unusual nesting behaviour in reptiles: egg-laying in solitary wasp mud-nests by the island endemic Annobon dwarf gecko (Lygodactylus thomensis wermuthi Pasteur 1962)

I. Rodríguez-Prieto,  E. Ondó-Nguema, T. Sima,  L.B. Osá-Akara  &  E. Abeso

Art#061207 (Vol.6, No.1, pp.144-147)

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