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1. First report of Anurophorus silvaticus (Collembola: Isotomidae) for Iran.

Species of Anurophorus Nicolet, 1842 (Collembola: Isotomidae) mostly occur in forest habitats. They are usually dark in colors and characterised by absence of furca. During 2018, a survey was conducted for Collembola in Mazandaran province (Northern Iran). Some Isotomdiae specimens were extracted...

Author(s) : Lafooraki, E. Y.; Hajizadeh, J.; Shayanmehr, M.; Hosseini, R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.2 pp.171-174 ref.12

2. A survey on the tribes Phaeogenini and Platylabini (Ichneumonidae: Ichneumoninae) with two generic records for the fauna of Iran.

The tribes Phaeogenini Forster, 1869 and Platylabini Berthoumieu, 1904 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) were studied in Golestan province, Northeastern Iran, during 2015-2016. The specimens were collected using Malaise traps and sweeping nets. Totally, 8 species belonging to 6 genera were identified...

Author(s) : Aliakbar-Aghadokht, P.; Diller, E.; Fekrat, L.; Rakhshani, E.; Sadeghi-Namaghi, H.; Nadimi, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2017 Vol.13 No.2 pp.207-219 ref.20

3. Catalogue of Iranian subfamily Galerucinae s. str. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).

The first comprehensive catalogue of leaf beetles of subfamily Galerucinae s. str. from Iran is presented. In total, 44 species belonging to 18 genera of three tribes (Galerucini, Hylaspini and Luperini) are listed. In Iran, Galerucinae is represented by 11 endemic species. For every species...

Author(s) : Mirzaei, M.; Nozari, J.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2016 Vol.12 No.2 pp.167-180 ref.46

4. Ecological factors affecting aquatic beetle species (insecta: Coleoptera).

Aquatic Coleoptera plays a major role in freshwater ecosystems and is regarded as an effective bioindicator. While being widely distributed in Iran, there are few studies that use aquatic Coleoptera to determine environmental quality and conditions. With ample water resources, the province of...

Author(s) : Taher, M.; Heydarnejad, M. S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.2 pp.137-146 ref.37

5. Prediction of habitat suitability for Wild goat, Capra aegagrus (Erxleben, 1777) in Kavir Nnational Park, Semnan Province, Iran.

Habitat with its components is the most important need of wildlife species. So that, habitat management is a critical procedure in wildlife conservation. In the present study, desirable habitats of Kavir National Park for Wild goat are determined in two distinguished warm and cold seasons, applying ...

Author(s) : Shadloo, S.; Naderi, S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.2 pp.125-135 ref.44

6. Earthworms from northern parts of Sistan and Balouchestan province, Iran (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae).

In this study, earthworms were collected from the wetlands of northern parts of Sistan and Balouchestan Province at 17 stations. The following nine species were identified: Aporrectodea caliginosa (Savigny, 1826), Ap. jassyensis (Michaelsen, 1891), Ap. longa (Ude, 1885), Ap. rosea (Savigny, 1826), ...

Author(s) : Sanchooli, N.; Aminjan, A. R.; Latif, R.; Sarabandi, V.; Riki, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.2 pp.147-156 ref.20

7. The first record of the tropical bed bug, Cimex hemipterus (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) from Iran.

Bed bugs are regarded as one of the most important pests in human societies. Cimex hemipterus (Fabricius) is a parasite of humans and bats across tropical areas of the world. In the present study, the nymph and adult specimens were collected from residential buildings in central and western parts ...

Author(s) : Hosseini-Chegeni, A.; Gidiglo, G. G. G. N.; Khedri, J.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.1 pp.77-86 ref.44

8. Biodiversity of minute pirate bugs (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) in agricultural and natural habitats of Lorestan province, west Iran.

The minute pirate bugs (Hemiptera: Anthoc oridae) are an important group of natural enemies for biological control of many pests such as aphids, whiteflies, thrips, and spider mites. In this study, biodiversity of anthoc orid bugs was studied in three geographical localities of Lorestan province...

Author(s) : Sepahvand, Z.; Seraj, A. A.; Rajabpour, A.; Kocheili, F.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.1 pp.87-98 ref.23

9. Hoverfly fauna (Diptera: Syrphidae) of Torbat-e Heydarie with a new record for the fauna of Razavi Khorasan province.

The present study, during 2010-2011 was carried out in Torbat-e Heydarie (Razavi Khorasan Province). Adult specimens were collected randomly with butterfly net. A totally, 28 species belo ng to 14 genus, two subfamilies were identified. All species are recorded for the first time from the studied...

Author(s) : Shojaei Hesari, E.; Pashaei Rad, Sh.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.1 pp.107-116 ref.34

10. First record of Caradrina (Eremodrina) turcomana Hacker, 2004 for Iran with a catalogue of the genus Caradrina ochsenheimer, 1816 of Iran (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae).

The genus Caradrina Ochsenheimer, 1816 is restricted to Holarctic and Ethiopian regions. Small inconspicuous appearance of its species is such that determination of the well over 150 species is one of the most difficult problems among all Noctuidae. According to light trap samplings which were made ...

Author(s) : Shahreyari-Nejad, S.; Esfandiari, M.; Rasekh, A.; Mossadegh, M. S.; Shirvani, A.; Rabieh, M. M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2017 Vol.13 No.2 pp.137-158 ref.25

11. Hyalomma anatolicum as the main infesting tick in an important livestock rearing region, central area of Iran.

Background: This study was carried out to determine the infestation of domestic ruminants to ticks in an important livestock-rearing region, located in central part of Iran. Methods: Ticks were collected from cattle, sheep, and goats and then were identified with appropriate identification keys to...

Author(s) : Biglari, P.; Bakhshi, H.; Chinikar, S.; Belqeiszadeh, H.; Ghaffari, M.; Javaherizadeh, S.; Faghihi, F.; Telmadarraiy, Z.

Publisher : School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Public Health 2018 Vol.47 No.5 pp.742-749 ref.44

12. Evaluating the efficiency and house mice response to Faragir and snap traps in Mashhad, Iran.

The house mouse (Mus musculus) is a small mammal of the order Rodentia. In general, this species inflicts many direct and indirect economic losses and public health problems. Mainly economic losses are the damage to building installations, building structures, and stored products, poultry farms....

Author(s) : Banazadeh, H.; Bonab, S. H.; Moravvej, G.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2018 Vol.14 No.2 pp.105-115 ref.many

13. Re-description of adult stages and description of immature stages of Aceria tristriatus (Nalepa, 1890), from western Iran.

Aceria tristriatus (Nalepa, 1890) is one of the major pests of walnut (Juglans regia L.: Juglandaceae) in Iran, especially in western of country. It causes galls on leaves that mainly concentrated along the main and lateral veins. The gall forms toward the upper surface of the leaf with the opening ...

Author(s) : Ahmad-Hosseini, M.; Khanajni, M.; Nourian, A. R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2018 Vol.14 No.2 pp.137-149 ref.16

14. Occurrence and description of Clinostomum complanatum (Rudolphi, 1819) metacercariae in freshwater fishes from Gheshlagh basin, West of Iran.

Clinostomum spp. have a long uncertain taxonomic history which also have attracted great attentions. This could be due to their zoonotic potential and the presence of yellow grubs in the fish as a second intermediate host. In the current study, a total of 300 freshwater fish belonging to the nine...

Author(s) : Maleki, L.; Heidari, H.; Ghaderi, E.; Rostamzadeh, J.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2018 Vol.14 No.2 pp.91-103 ref.many

15. Contribution to the knowledge of the jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) fauna of Kurdistan Province (Iran), Part 2. Subfamilies Buprestinae and Agrilinae.

The results of a faunistic survey of jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Kurdistan Province of Iran are presented. Totally 30 species belonging to two subfamilies (Buprestinae and Agrilinae) and 8 genera were collected and identified. Of these 1 species is new for Iranian fauna and 19...

Author(s) : Ghobari, H.; Kalashian, M. Y.; Nozari, J.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2016 Vol.12 No.2 pp.157-166 ref.36

16. New data on Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poinar, 1976 from south eastern Iran.

During a survey on the entomopathogenic nematodes from Kerman province of Iran, three new populations of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora were recovered from natural areas. Description, measurement and illustration are provided for these isolates. Molecular analysis on ITS sequence of new isolates of ...

Author(s) : Seddiqi, E.; Shokoohi, E.; Karimi, J.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2016 Vol.12 No.2 pp.181-190 ref.many

17. Isolation and characterization of bacterial community in the gut of the Androctonus crassicuda, Hottentota schach and Mesobuthus epeus scorpions.

Scorpions (order: Scorpiones) are widely distributed predatory arachnids and highly resistant to environmental conditions. Some factors such as microorganisms of internal cavity of scorpions may affect their biology. In addition, microbial communities of gut effect on immunity system and nutrition...

Author(s) : Jafari, H.; Gharibi, D.; Navidpour, Sh.; Forouzan, A.; Masihipour, B.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.1 pp.1-8 ref.30

18. Description of Trithornus aquatica gen. n. sp. n. (Nemtoda: Cephalobina) from aquatic habitat, India.

A new cephalobid nematode, Trithornus aquatica gen. n. sp. n. has been described and illustrated. The new genus can be distinguished by the unique shape of its labial probolae, consisting of swollen labial shaft and a trifurcated apical section. The cephalic probolae is triangular in shape. Cuticle ...

Author(s) : Sufyan, N.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2017 Vol.13 No.1 pp.1-8 ref.13

19. Description of Pristionchus stercoraris sp. n. and first report of Tylopharynx foetida from India (Nematoda: Diplogastrina).

Pristionchus stercoraris sp. n. and Tylopharynx foetida (Bütschli, 1874) Goffart, 1930 of the suborder Diplogastrina are described and illustrated in detail. Both the species were isolated from farmyard manure collected from Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir, India. P. stercoraris sp. n. is characterized...

Author(s) : Yousuf, G.; Mahamood, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2017 Vol.13 No.1 pp.33-40 ref.14

20. Seven new records of mantids (Insecta: Mantodea) for Alborz Mountains, (Tehran Province) Iran.

There are few papers about the fauna of the mantids in Iran and should be considered as poorly known taxon in Iran. New faunistic records of 10 species of mantids for the fauna of Iran are presented. Seven species - Empusa fasciata, E. hedenborgii, E. pennicornis (Empusidae), Bolivaria brachyptera, ...

Author(s) : Mirzaee, Z.; Rad, Sh. P.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2017 Vol.13 No.2 pp.221-228 ref.15

21. New data on a rare ektaphelenchid species, Ektaphelenchus joyceae Kaisa, Harman & Harman, 1995 (Rhabditida: Ektaphelenchinae) with its first molecular phylogenetic study.

Ektaphelenchus joyceae was repeatedly isolated from pine packaging woods imported from Korea and Japan to China. They are morphologically and morphometrically very similar and are characterized by having a total body length range of 539-718 μm, cuticle with fine transverse annuli and three lines in ...

Author(s) : Gu, J.; Pedram, M.; Fang, Y.; Li, H.; Afshar, F. J.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2019 Vol.15 No.1 pp.61-75 ref.34

22. First record of the genus Sericothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Iran.

The genus Sericothrips Haliday is reported for the first time from Iran, based on the materials collected on Lotus sp. and identified as S. bicornis (Karny). The illustrations are provided for the new record. This is the third genus of subfamily Sericothripinae in Iran. The number of Thysanoptera...

Author(s) : Poorkashkooli, M.; Safaralizadeh, M. H.; Minaei, K.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2015 Vol.11 No.2 pp.113-119

23. A checklist of Iranian Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae).

By using published records and original data from recent research, the first checklist for subfamily Deltocephalinae from Iran is presented. This study is based on a comprehensive review of literature and the examination of some materials from our collection. The present checklist contains 185...

Author(s) : Rayeni, F. P.; Nozari, J.; Seraj, A. A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2015 Vol.11 No.2 pp.121-148

24. Heteroptera fauna in alfalfa fields of Ghaen and vicinity, South Khorasan province, with a new record for Iran.

Heteroptera as one of the most important insect orders with a significant ecological role is still scarcely known faunistically in several areas of Iran. In order to contribute to the knowledge of the Iranian Heteroptera fauna, a survey was carried out to provide detailed information on the...

Author(s) : Mohammadpour, M.; Hosseini, M.; Matocq, A.; Fekrat, L.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2017 Vol.13 No.1 pp.9-21 ref.many

25. A faunistic study on laelapid mites in Urmia, Iran.

Based on this survey 23 species of family Laelapidae have been identified which two species of them are reported as new record for Iranian mites fauna, that are marked with an asterisk. The list of identified genera and species is as follows: Laelapidae: Gaeolaelaps aculeifer (Canestrini, 1884); G. ...

Author(s) : Kavianpour, M.; Karimpour, Y.; Nemati, A.; Mirfakhraei, S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics 2017 Vol.13 No.2 pp.159-170 ref.32