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North-Western Journal of Zoology


June 2013, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 001-225

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◙ Cover // page i-ii

◙ Content // page iii-v

◙ Author Instructions // pages xi (225+)


I. Full length papers


I.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


Habitat requirements of conspicuous burnet moth Zygaena ephialtes (Linnaeus, 1767; Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae)

J. Horák

Art#121130 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.001-005)

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Comprehensive survey of Romanian myrmecoparasitic fungi: new species, biology and distribution

E. Csata, Z. Czekes, K. Erős, E. Német, M. Hughes, S. Csősz & B. Markó

Art#131101 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.023-029)

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Wing dimorphism of European mole cricket Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (L.) (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) in the north-west of Iran

M.H. Kazemi, S. Jafari, H. Lotfalizadeh & M. Jafarloo

Art#131102 (Vol.9, No.1, p.045-050)

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 I.2. Systematic, biodiversity and genetics of insects


Taxonomic notes on three little-known species of Cleruchus Enock (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) described by S. Novicky from Europe

S.V. Triapitsyn, V.V. Berezovskiy & G. Viggiani

Art#121131 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.006-015)

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A contribution to the knowledge of Charipinae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae) associated with aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Iran, including new records

M. Ferrer-Suay, J. Selfa, M.V. Seco-Fernández, G. Melika, A. Alipour, E. Rakhshani, A.A. Talebi & J. Pujade-Villar

Art#131201 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.030-044)

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Aphid parasitoid species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) of central submountains of Iran

H. Barahoei, E. Rakhshani, S.M. Madjdzadeh, A. Alipour, S. Taheri, E. Nader, A. Mitrovski Bogdanović, O. Petrović-Obradović, P. Starý, N. G. Kavallieratos & Ž. Tomanović

Art#131202 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.070-093)

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Contribution to the knowledge of Chalcidoidea (Pteromalidae and Eupelmidae) of Iran

M. Mahdavi & S.M. Madjdzadeh

Art#131203 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.094-098)

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I.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


Identification key of the Rissooidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Bulgaria with a description of six new species and one new genus

D. Georgiev & P. Glöer

Art#131301 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.103-112)

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The importance of forests and wetlands from the Tur River natural protected area in conservation of native terrestrial isopod fauna

S. Ferenti, D. Cupsa, É.H. Sas-Kovács, I. Sas-Kovács & S.D. Covaciu-Marcov

Art#131302 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.139-144)

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I.4. Ichtiology


Changes in fish assemblage in the Hungarian section of River Szamos/Someş after a massive cyanide and heavy metal pollution

L. Antal, B. Halasi-Kovács & S.A. Nagy

Art#131401 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.131-138)

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Customer preferences and trends for aquarium fish in Transylvania (Romania)

R.M. Petrescu-Mag, B. Păsărin, C.G. Şonea & I.V. Petrescu-Mag

Art#131402 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.166-171)

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I.5. Herpetology


Are common species endangered by climate change? Habitat suitability projections for the royal ground snake, Liophis reginae (Serpentes, Dipsadidae)

P.C.M.D. Mesquita, S.F. Pinheiro-Mesquita & C. Pietczak

Art#131501 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.051-056)

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Amphibians of Parque Estadual do Forno Grande, State of Espírito Santo, Southeastern Brazil: species composition and conservation

T. Silva-Soares & P.V. Scherrer

Art#131502 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.113-120)

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Lack of male mate choice in the Minshan’s toad (Bufo gargarizans minshanicus)

T.L. Yu & X. Lu

Art#131503 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.121-126)

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First record of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in two endemic Cerrado hylids, Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis and Bokermannohyla sapiranga, with comments on chytridiomycosis spreading in Brazil

A.C.O. Ramalho, C.D. De Paula, J.L. Catăo-Dias, B. Vilarinho & R.A. Brandăo

Art#131504 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.145-150)

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The leaf-litter frog community from Reserva Rio das Pedras, Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro State, Southeastern Brazil: species richness, composition and densities

C.F.D. Rocha, D. Vrcibradic, M.C. Kiefer, M. Almeida-Gomes, V.N.T. Borges-Junior, V.A. Menezes, C.V. Ariani, J.A.L. Pontes, P. Goyannes-Araújo, R.V. Marra, D.M. Guedes, C.C. Siqueira & M. Van Sluys

Art#131505 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.151-156)

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Feeding habits, microhabitat use, and daily activity period of Rhinella ornata (Anura, Bufonidae) from three Atlantic rainforest remnants in southeastern Brazil

T. Maia-Carneiro, M.C. Kiefer, M. Van Sluys & C.F.D. Rocha

Art#131506 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.157-165)

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Conservation implications on present distribution of herpetofauna from plain areas of the Western Banat region, Romania

H.V. Bogdan, Dorina Ilieş & O. Gaceu

Art#131508 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.172-177)

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High environmental niche overlap between the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and invasive bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus) enhance the potential of disease transmission in the Americas

D. Rödder, U. Schulte & L.F. Toledo

Art#131509 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.178-184)

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I.6. Ornithology


Winter diet of the barn owl (Tyto alba) and the long-eared owl (Asio otus) in Eastern Poland

I. Kitowski

Art#131601 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.016-022)

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I.7. Mammology


Karyotypes of three gerbil species of the genera Tatera and Gerbilliscus from Turkey and Senegal

A. Arslan, J. Zima, D. Koubínová, T. Yorulmaz, K. Toyran & S. Gözütok

Art#131701 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.057-062)

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Habitat preferences of Bezoar wild goats (Capra aegagrus) in Agh-Dagh protected area, Iran

G. Naderi, B. Riazi, N. Aref, M. Khalatbari, S. Mohammadi, M. Lahoot & M. Kamran

Art#131702 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.099-102)

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Agonistic male-female and female-female behaviour in pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus)

A. Freitas-de-Melo, J. T. Morales-Pińeyrúa & R. Ungerfeld

Art#131703 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.127-130)

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I.8. Biogeography


Distribution, biogeographical significance and status of Lumbricus meliboeus Rosa, 1884 (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae) at the European scale: first findings in Serbia and in Bulgaria

T. Milutinović, R. Tsekova, J. Milanović & M. Stojanović

Art#131801 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.063-069)

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II. Short Notes


II.1. Applied Entomology and Ecology


A review of distribution and ecology of three Orthoptera species of European importance with contributions from their recent north-western range

A. Krištín & P. Kaňuch

Art#132101 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.185-190)

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II.3. General Zoology - Invertebrates


Redescription of Urocoras phthisicus (Brignoli, 1978) with the first description of the male (Araneae: Agelenidae: Coelotinae)

T. Danişman

Art#132301 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.191-194)

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A new, ribbed Schileykula species from north-eastern Turkey (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Orculidae)

B. Páll-Gergely & T. Asami

Art#132304 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.214-216)

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II.5. Herpetology


First documented record of Thrasops jacksonii Günther, 1895 (Squamata: Colubridae) in Gabon

P. Carlino & O.S.G. Pauwels

Art#132501 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.195-197)

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Kentropyx calcarata (Squamata: Teiidae): Mating behavior in the wild

H.C. Costa, L.d.O. Drummond, J.F.R. Tonini & J. Zaldívar-Rae

Art#132502 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.198-200)

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Preliminary data on the reproductive characteristics and diet in an insular population of the lacertid lizard Algyroides nigropunctatus

L. Polović, V. Pešić, K. Ljubisavljević & N. Čađenović

Art#132503 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.201-205)

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When a sophisticated feeding apparatus fails: A remarkable case of fatality in a juvenile Crotalus atrox Baird & Girard, 1853 (Squamata: Viperidae)

M. Lambertz & M. Dobiey

Art#132504 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.206-209)

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New records of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the Atlantic forest of Northeastern Brazil

B.S. Lisboa, J.M.M. Neves, F.A.C. Nascimento, L. Tavares-Bastos & T. Mott

Art#132505 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.210-213)

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Lissotriton vulgaris (Amphibia) paedomorphs in Carei Plain natural protected area, North-Western Romania

S.D. Covaciu-Marcov, C.L. Roşioru, A.Ş. Cicort-Lucaciu & I. Sas-Kovács

Art#132507 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.217-220)

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VI. Letters


VI.5. Herpetology


Is there a need for another type of studies on reptiles in Romania? An argument for research on ticks parasitizing reptiles

I. Ghira, M, Martin & I. Sas-Kovács

Art#136501 (Vol.9, No.1, pp.221-225)

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