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North-Western Journal of Zoology


December 2011, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 181-367

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Research articles


Acquired somatic mutation in essential thrombocythemia

L. Urian, L. Petrov, A. Trifa, M. Patiu, A. Bojan, A. Cucuianu & A. Vasilache

Art#111120 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.181-183)

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Early Late Miocene Chilotherium (Perissodactyla, Mammalia) from Pogana (Scythian Platform)

V.A. Codrea, L. Ursachi, D. Bejan & C. Fărcaş

Art#111121 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.184-188)

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Sexual size and shape dimorphism in the Moorish gecko (Tarentola mauritanica, Gekkota, Phyllodactylidae)

M.A.L. Zuffi, R. Sacchi, F. Pupin & T. Cencetti

Art#111122 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.189-197)

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Dicopus minutissimus Enock (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), representative of a genus and species new to Romania, with notes on other species

E. Pricop & I. Andriescu

Art#111123 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.198-203)

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A new species of Leylaiya Efflatoun (Diptera: Mythicomyiidae) from Iran

B. Gharali &  N.L. Evenhuis

Art#111124 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.204-207)

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Antler weight and body weight relationship in adult and young pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus) males

R. Ungerfeld, M. Villagrán & S. González-Pensado

Art#111125 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.208-212)

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Western green lizards (Lacerta bilineata) do not select the composition or structure of the ecotones in Northern Italy

R. Sacchi, M. Marchesi, A. Gentilli, D. Pellitteri-Rosa, S. Scali & A. Borelli

Art#111126 (Vol.7, No.2, 213-221)

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Invasive mysids (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Mysida) in Hungary: distributions and dispersal mechanisms

P. Borza, A. Czirok, Cs. Deák, M. Ficsór, V. Horvai, Zs. Horváth, P. Juhász, K. Kovács, T. Szabó & Cs.F. Vad

Art#111127 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.222-228)

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Metrioptera amplipennis and Metrioptera oblongicollis (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae): two new bush-crickets for Romanian fauna

I.Ş. Iorgu

Art#111128 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.229-235)

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Body size and age of the China Wood Frog (Rana chensinensis) in northeastern China

B.Y. Chen, W.B. Liao & Z.P. Mi

Art#111129 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.236-242)

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New records of Pteromalidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from Iran, with description of a new species

M.D. Mitroiu, F. Abolhassanzadeh & S.M. Madjdzadeh

Art#111130 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.243-249)

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The commercial export of the land tortoises (Testudo spp.) from the territory of the former Yugoslavia:
a historical review and the impact of overharvesting on wild populations

K. Ljubisavljević, G. Džukić & M.L. Kalezić

Art#111131 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.250-260)

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Are arboreal spiders associated with particular tree canopies?

S. Korenko, E. Kula, V. Šimon, V. Michalková & S. Pekár

Art#111132 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.261-269)

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Reproductive biology of Teius oculatus (Sauria, Teiidae) in Southern Brazil (Dom Feliciano, Rio Grande do Sul)

L.H. Cappellari, R.L. Balestrin, T. de Lema & C.F.D. Rocha

Art#111133 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.270-276)

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Terrestrial Isopods (Isopoda: Oniscoidea) from Jiului Gorge National Park, Romania

N. Tomescu, S. Ferenţi, L.A. Teodor, S.D. Covaciu-Marcov, A.S. Cicort-Lucaciu & F.N. Sucea

Art#111134 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.277-285)

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A new species of Andricus Hartig oak gallwasp from Iran (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae, Cynipini)

G. Melika, M. Tavakoli & G.N. Stone

Art#111135 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.286-290)

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Distribution and morphology of Platyceps ventromaculatus (Gray, 1834) (Serpentes: Colubridae) in south-eastern Anatolia, Turkey

M.Z. Yildiz

Art#111137 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.291-296)

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Feeding of two amphibian species (Bombina variegata and Pelophylax ridibundus) from artificial habitats from Pădurea Craiului Mountains (Romania)

A.Ş. Cicort-Lucaciu, D. Cupşa, D. Ilieş, A. Ilieş, Ş. Baiaş & I. Sas

Art#111138 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.297-303)

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Caves as breeding sites for Salamandra salamandra: habitat selection, larval development and conservation issues

R. Manenti, G.F. Ficetola, A. Marieni & F. De Bernardi

Art#111139 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.304-309)

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Ecology of a gecko assemblage (Phyllodactylidae: Squamata) from northern Peru

J. Aurich, C. Koch & W. Böhme

Art#111141 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.310-317)

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Short Notes


Additions to the Turkish Aphid fauna (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea: Aphididae)

G. Görür, İ. Tepecik, H. Akyildirim & G. Olcabey

Art#111206 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.318-321)

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Rediscovered after ninety years: the Ethiopian high altitude dwarf species Ptychadena nana (Amphibia: Ptychadenidae)

W. Böhme  &  D. Rödder

Art#111207 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.322-324)

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Buccal swabs as a reliable non-invasive tissue sampling method for DNA analysis in the lacertid lizard Podarcis muralis

U. Schulte, F. Gebhard, L. Heinz, M. Veith & A. Hochkirch

Art#111208 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.325-328)

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Explosion into the canyon: an insight into the breeding aggregation of Scaphiophryne gottlebei Busse & Böhme, 1992

G.M. Rosa, V. Mercurio, A. Crottini & F. Andreone

Art#111209 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.329-333)

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Romanichthys valsanicola is still fighting! How can we help?

I.C. Telcean, A.Ş. Cicort-Lucaciu, I. Sas & S.D. Covaciu-Marcov

Art#111211 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.334-338)

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First record of Anisops sardeus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Notonectidae) in Romania

G.M. Berchi

Art#111212 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.339-341)

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Diurnal and nocturnal predators of Crossodactylus schmidti Gallardo, 1961 (Anura, Hylodidae) in southern Brazil

V.M. Caldart, S. Iop, M.C. da Rocha & S.Z. Cechin

Art#111213 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.342-345)

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A rapid amphibian survey at Itremo-Ambatofinandrahana, central Madagascar, with confirmed absence of chytrid fungus and recommendations for future monitoring activities

A. Crottini, M. Barbuto, M. Casiraghi & F. Andreone

Art#111214 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.346-351)

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Phenology and notes on the behaviour of Cucujus cinnaberinus: points for understanding the conservation of the saproxylic beetle

J. Horák & K. Chobot

Art#111215 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.352-355)

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Rediscovered after forty-two years: the rare orchid bee  Eufriesea brasilianorum (Hymenoptera: Apidae) of eastern Brazil

A. Nemésio

Art#111216 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.356-359)

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Range extension of Lyciasalamandra atifi (Başoğlu, 1967) (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae)

B. Akman, D. Yalçinkaya, M. Kariş & B. Göçmen

Art#111217 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.360-362)

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New locality records of snakes resembling the Big-headed Grass Snake, Natrix megalocephala Orlov & Tuniyev, 1987 (Ophidia: Colubridae) in Turkey

B. Göçmen, K. Mebert, B. Akman, D. Yalçinkaya, M. Kariş & M. Erturhan

Art#111217 (Vol.7, No.2, pp.363-367)

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