Zoology in the Middle East

 

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Volume 1, 1986

Mammalia

Kasparek, M.: On a historical occurrence of the Lion, Panthera leo, in Turkey - 9

Kasparek, M.: On the historical distribution and present situation of Gazelles, Gazella spp., in Turkey - 11

Kinzelbach, R.: The Sperm Whale, Physeter macrocephalus, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea - 15

Kinzelbach, R.: First record of Risso's Dolphin, Grampidelphis griseus, in the Eastem Mediterranean Sea - 17

Kinzelbach, R.: New records of the Egyptian Fruit Bat, Rousettus aegyptiacus, in Turkey - 20

Kinzelbach, R.: Additional records of the Porcupine, Hystrix indica, from the Middle East - 22

 

Aves

Bezzel, E.: Lesser Sandplover, Charadrius mongolus, in Turkey - 24

Glimmerveen, U. & H. Ho1s: Red-rumped Wheatear, Oenanthe moesta, in Turkey - 26

Groh, G.: Mass migration of the Red-necked Phalarope, Phalaropus lobatus, in Eastern Turkey - 28

Hoppe, N.: Pellet contents of the Barn Owl, Tyto alba, near Samandağ, Turkey - 29

Jakobsen, O.: Occurrence of Brown-necked Raven, Corvus ruficollis, at Cizre in Eastern Turkey - 32

Kasparek, M.: On the occurrence of the Bittern, Botaurus stellaris, in Turkey - 33

Kasparek, M.: On the age of the colony of the Bald Ibis, Geronticus eremita, at Birecik, Turkey - 42

Kasparek, M.: On the distribution and systematic position of the Barn Owl, Tyto alba, in Turkey and adjacent areas - 44

Kasparek, M.: New records of the Red-tailed Wheatear, Oenanthe xanthoprymna, in Turkey - 51

Kasparek, M.: The Cyprus Warbler, Sylvia melanothorax, recorded in Turkey - 54

Kasparek, M.: On records of the Pine Bunting, Emberiza leucocephalos, in Turkey from the last century - 56

Kasparek, M. & D. Ristow: On the occurrence of Eleonora's Falcon, Falco eleonorae, in Turkey - 60

Kinze1bach, R.: New records of Alexander's Parrot, Psittacula krameri, from Egypt and the Levant countries - 69

Kinze1bach, R.: The White-cheeked Bulbul, Pycnonotus leucogenys, a resident of the Palmyra Oasis, Syria - 73

 

Reptilia

Atatür, M. K. & S. Üçüncü: A preliminary report on some peculiarities in the skull of the Euphrates Soft-shelled Turtle, Trionyx euphraticus - 75

Baran, I.: On an island population of Eirenis modestus in the Turkish Mediterranean Sea - 80

Kinzelbach, R.: Recent records of the Nile Soft-shelled Turtle, Trionyx triunguis, and of the Euphrates Soft-shelled Turtle, Trionyx euphraticus,in the Middle East - 83

Kinzelbach, R.: First record of the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, from Jordan - 87

Mienis, H. K.: Cannibalism in a juvenile Large Whip Snake, Coluber jugularis asianus, in Israel - 88

Mienis, H. K.: A bicephalic Ptyodactylus hasselquistii from Israel - 90

Werner, Y. L.: Geographical sympatry of Acanthodactylus opheodurus with A. boskianus in the Levant - 92

 

Amphibia

Baran, I. & M. Öz: On the occurrence of Neurergus crocatus and N. strauchii in Southeast Anatolia - 96

Baran, I. & M. K. Atatür: On Mertensiella luschani helverseni populations in Southwestern Anatolia - 99

Baran, I. & I. Yılmaz: On the distribution of Triturus vittatus ophryticus in Northem Anatolia - 105

Mienis, H.: An albinistic Tree Frog, Hyla arborea savignyi, from Israel - 108

Yılmaz, I.: On the distribution of the Fire-bellied Toad, Bombina bombina, in Turkey - 109

 

Osteichthyes

Al-Absy, A. H. & S. Mir: New localities for the Cyprinid fish Garra tibanica ghorensis in Jordan - 111

Al-Absy, A. H. & S. Mir: A new record of Blennius fluviatilis from Jordan - 114

Al-Hassan, L. A . J. & K. A. Muhsin: The presence of Barbus luteus and Heteropneustes fossilis in Khor al Zubair in the North-west of the Arabian Gulf - 116

Fautz, R.: The Flounder, Platichthys flesus, as a prey of the Dice Snake, Natrix tessellata, in Turkey - 118

 

Mollusca

Gat, G. & H. K. Mienis: First record of the nudibranch Hypselodoris webbi from the Mediterranean coast of Israel - 120

Kinzelbach, R.: New records of Thomas’ Rapa Whelk, Rapana venosa, from the Black Sea and Maramara Sea - 122

Frank, Ch. & R. Kinzelbach: The distribution of the Great Ramshorn, Planorbarius corneus grandis, in the Southern Balkan Peninsula and in Anatolia - 125

Kinzelbach, R.: Additional records of the River Limpet, Ancylus fluviatilis, in the Middle East - 129

Kinzelbach, R.: The recent distribution of the Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, in the Aegean Region and in Anatolia - 132

 

Insecta

Hasselbach, W.: A record of the Plain Tiger, Danaus chrysippus, in Turkey - 139

Kazancı, N.: New Ephemeroptera records from Turkey - 141

Mienis, H. K.: The first record of the Earwig Apterygida media from Israel - 143

 

Crustacea

Kinzelbach, R.: The southern limits of the crayfish species Astacus torrentium and A. astacus in Greece - 145

Roth, J. & R. Kinzelbach: The distribution of the Pontian Crayfish, Astacus leptodactylus, in Turkey - 147

 

Hirudinea

Mienis, H.: An American Leech, Helobdella punctatolineata, in Israel - 153

El-Shimy, N.: Distribution of the Medicinal Leech, Hirudo medicinalis, in the Middle East - 154

 

Nematoda

Mienis, H.: First record of the parasitic nematode Hexamermis albicans from a slug in Israel - 156

Volume 2, 1988

Mammalia

Bosman, C. A. W. & A. B. van den Berg: Egyptian Mangoose, Herpestes ichneumon, in Southern Turkey - 5

Kasparek, M.: On the occurrence of the Weasel, Mustela nivalis, in Turkey - 8

 

Aves

Berg, A. B. van den : Grey-headed Woodpecker, Picus canus, in northeastern Turkey - 12

Berg, A. B. van den & C. A. W. Bosman: Paddyfield Warbler, Acrocephalus agricola, at Van Gölü, eastern Turkey - 16

Berg, A. B. van den & M. Kasparek: The White-breasted Kingfisher, Halcyon smyrnensis, in Turkey: On the occurrence of an endangered species - 19

Bezzel, E.: Species assemblages and distribution patterns of swallows and swifts in the Near and Middle East - 26

Kasparek, M.: The Demoiselle Crane, Anthropoides virgo, in Turkey: distribution and population of a highly endangered species - 31

Kılıç, A.: The Eregli Marshes: A new nesting site for the Greater Flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber, in Turkey - 39

Krieger, H. : The Trumpeter Finch, Bucanetes githagineus, in Turkey - 43

Uh1ig, R.: On the present situation of vultures in Bulgaria: A review - 46

Wittenberg, J.: Additional records of the Ring-necked Parakeet, Psittacula krameri, from Egypt and the Middle East - 4

 

Reptilia

Baran, I., M. Kasparek & M. Öz : On the occurrence and status of the Chameleon, Chamaeleo chamaeleon, in Turkey - 52

Baran, I., M. Kasparek & M. Öz: On the distribution of the Slow Worm, Anguis fragilis, and the European Glass Lizard, Ophisaurus apodus, in Turkey - 57

Tuna, V.: The remains of a fossil Soft-shelled Turtle (Trionyx) from the Bayraktepe area (Turkey) - 63

 

Amphibia

Werner, Y. L.: Four modes of lightening of coloration in desert populations of the Green Toad, Bufo viridis - 68

 

Mollusca

Sattmann, H. & R. Kinzelbach : Notes on inland water rnolluscs from Egypt (Mollusca: Gastropoda, Bivalvia) - 72

Schütt, H.: The Danubian character of the Mollusc fauna of the Sapanca Gölü (Marmara region, Turkey) - 79

 

Insecta

Heinze, J.: The ant-tribe Leptothoracini in Turkey (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) - 86

Koch, S.: Mayflies of the Northern Levant (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) - 89

Öna1p, B.: First record of the beetle Osphranteria coerulescens Redtenbacher, 1850 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) from Turkey - 113

 

Hirudinea

Bromley, H. J. & R. Ortal: On the occurrence of the Medical Leech, Hirudo medicinalis L., in the Levant - 115

Volume 3, 1989

Mammalia

Helversen, O. v.: New records of bats (Chiroptera) from Turkey - 5

 

Aves

Kasparek, M., C. C. Bi1gin & A. Akın: The Purple Gallinule, Porphyrio porphyrio, in the Eastem Mediterranean - 19

 

Reptilia

Baran, I. & M. Kasparek: On the whereabout of immature sea turtles (Caretta caretta and Chelonia mydas) in the eastern Mediterranean - 31

Baran, I., M. Kasparek & M. Öz: On the distribution of four species of agama (Agamidae) in Turkey - 37

Brinckmeier, C., F. Bode & A. Hampe: First record of the Marginated Tortoise, Testudo marginata, in Turkey -                                                                                                                                                                                                47

 

Chondrichthyes

Coad, B. W. & L. A. J. Al-Hassan: Freshwater shark attacks at Basrah, Iraq - 49

 

Mollusca

Schütt, H. & R. Şeşen : The freshwater molluscs of Ceylanpınar - 55

Kinzelbach, R.: Freshwater mussels (genus Anodonta) from Anatolia and adjacent areas (Bivalvia, Unionidae) - 59

 

Insecta

Niehuis, M.: Contribution to the knowledge of the Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) of the Near East - 73

Blank, M.: Two peculiar breeding sites of mosquitoes (Culicinae) in Anatolia - 111

 

Crustacea

Hussein, M. A. & A. H. Obuid-Allah: Larval development of the freshwater prawn Caridina nilotica nilotica in Egypt - 113

Obuid-Allah, A. H.: On sexual dimorphism in the freshwater prawns Atyaephyra desmaresti desmaresti and A. desmaresti orientalis - 129

Volume 4, 1990

Mammalia

Kock, D.: Notes on mammals (Insectivora, Rodentia) taken by the Tawny Owl, Strix aluco, in NW Turkey - 5

Kock, D.: Historical record of a Tiger, Panthera tigris (Linnaeus, 1758), in Iraq - 11

 

Aves

Boye, P.: On the distribution and status of the Black Francolin, Francolinus francolinus, in Cyprus - 17

Haaß, C.: First record of the Storm Petrel, Hydrobates pelagicus, in Turkey - 23

Kasparek, M.: On the migration of the Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus, in Turkey - 25

Uh1ig, R.: On the migration of the Whimbrel, Numenius phaeopus, in Bulgaria - 33

 

 

Insecta

Niehuis, M.: Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Buprestis-Arten des Nahen Ostens (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - 39

 

Chilopoda

Lewis, J. G. E. & W. Wranik: On the centipedes of Yemen - 61

 

Crustacea

Hussein, M. A. & A. H. Obuid-Allah: External morphology of the freshwater prawn Caridina africana collected from Egypt - 71

 

Arachnida

El-Rabie, Y., Z. S. Amr &, K. E. Hyland: Observations on the ixodid ticks associated with domestic ungulate animals in Jordan - 85

 

Annelida

El-Shimy, N. A.: Description of a new species of Alboglossiphonia Lukin, 1976 (Hirudinea: Glossiphoniidae) from Egypt - 93

 

Mollusca

Aartsen, J. J. van & R. Kinzelbach: Marine molluscs from the Iztuzu beach near Dalyan (Mediterranean coast of Turkey) - 103

 

Platyhelminthes

Mhaisen, F. T., N. R. Khamees & A. A. Al-Sayab: Flat worms (Platyhelminthes) of two species of gull (Larus ichthyaetus and L. canus) from Basrah, Iraq - 113

 

Scyphozoa

Tunçer, S.: An investigation of the Common Jellyfish, Aurelia aurita, in the harbour of Trabzon - 117

Volume 5, 1991

Mammalia

Kinzelbach, R.: Records of the Bottlenosed Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, in the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara (Cetacea: Delphinidae) - 5

 

Aves

Crivelli, A. J., T. Mitchev, G. Catsadorakis & V. Pomakov : Preliminary results on the wintering of the Dalmatian Pelican, Pelecanus crispus, in Turkey - 11

Uhlig, R.: Zum Zug des Kiebitzregenpfeifers, Pluvialis squatarola, in Bulgarien - 21

 

Reptilia

Disi, A. M.: A Contribution to the Herpetofauna of Jordan 4. Lizards of Jordan - 25

Werner, Y. L.: Notable herpetofaunal records from Transjordan - 37

 

Insecta

Niehuis, M.: The Melanophila-species of the Near East, with the description of Melanophila knoteki turcica n. ssp. (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - 43

Pont, A. C.: A preliminary list of the Fanniidae and Muscidae (Insecta: Diptera) from Turkey and the Middle East - 63

 

Hirudinea

el-Shimy, N. A.: A new subspecies of Salifa perspicax Blanchard, 1897 (Hirudinea: Salifidae) from Egypt - 113

Volume 6, 1992

Mammalia

Weitkowitz, W.: Sightings of whales and dolphins in the Middle East (Cetacea) - 5

 

Aves

Baumgart, W. & M. Kasparek : Notes on some summer birds of Syria - 13

Behrouzi-Rad, B.: On the movements of the Greater Flamingo, Phoenicopterus ruber, in Iran - 21

Eyckermann, R., M. Louette & M. Becuwe: On the biometry of birds ringed in Turkey - 29

 

Reptilia

El Din, S. M. B. & W. Salama: Some recent records of the Nile Soft-shelled Turtle, Trionyx triunguis, from Egypt - 39

Werner, Y. L.: Identity and distribution of Agama stellio picea Parker (Sauria: Agamidae), endemic to the volcanic desert of Jordan - 41

 

Osteichthyes

Krupp, F.: The establishment of the North-American mosquito fish, Gambusia holbrooki, in Syrian inland waters - 45

 

Mollusca

Kinzelbach, R.: The distribution of the freshwater clam Corbicula fluminalis in the Near East (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) - 51

Schütt, H. & R. Şeşen : The genus Theodoxus in south-western Anatolia, Turkey (Gastropoda, Prosobranchia, Neritidae) - 63

 

Insecta

Carl, M.: A revision of the genus Microtelus Solier, 1838 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - 69

Niehuis, M.: Variation and synonymy in Buprestis humeralis Klug (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - 89

 

Scorpiones

Al-Safadi, M. M.: Additions to the scorpion fauna of Yemen - 95

 

Crustacea

Obuid-Allah, A. H.: Scanning electron microscope studies on the internal structures of the stomachs of some atyid and palaemonid prawns - 101

 

Limnology

Kazancı, N., R.-H. Plasa, E. Neubert & A. Izbırak: On the limnology of Lake Köyceğiz (SW Anatolia) - 109

Volume 7, 1992

Aves

Kägi-Hubmann, L.: Ein neues Brutvorkommen des Rosapelikans, Pelecanus onocrotalus, in Zentralanatolien - 5

Kirwan, G.: The migration of the Great Snipe, Gallinago media, through Turkey - 11

 

Reptilia

Esterbauer, H. : Die Herpetofauna des östlichen Golan- und Hermongebietes. Funde und Bemerkungen zur Systematik und Ökologie - 21

Stadtlander, T.: Recent observations of the Euphrates Soft-shelled Turtle, Rafetus euphraticus, in Mesopotamia - 55

Wittenberg, J.: First records of Arabian Toad-head Agamid (Phrynocephalus arabicus) (Sauria: Agamidae) in Jordan - 59

 

Mollusca

Neubert, E.: Descriptions of new taxa of the Clausiliidae from Turkey (Mollusca: Stylommatophora) - 65

Al-Safadi, M.: Notes on some land molluscs of Yemen - 87

 

Crustaceea

Martens, K. , R. Ortal & C. Meisch: The ostracod fauna of Marpilla Pool (Jerusalem, Israel) (Crustacea, Ostracoda) - 95

 

Helminthes

Mhaisen, F. T. & E. S. Abus-Eis: Parasitic helminths of eight species of aquatic birds in Babylon Fish Farm, Hilla, Iraq - 115

Volume 8, 1993

Mammalia

Ullrich, B. & M. Riffel: New evidence for the occurrence of the Anatolian Leopard, Panthera pardus tulliana (Valenciennes, 1856) in Western Turkey - 5

 

Aves

Felemban, H. M.: On exotic birds imported into Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - 15

Symens, P., R. Kinzelbach, A. Suhaibani & M. Werner: A review of the status, distribution and conservation of the Socotra Cormorant, Phalacrocorax nigrogularis - 17

 

Insecta

Heinze, J. & S. Kauffmann: The socially parasitic ants of Turkey (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - 31

Niehuis, M.: Beitrag zur Kenntnis zweier Anthaxia-Arten der Türkei und Israels mit Beschreibung einer neuen Subspezies (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - 37

 

Mollusca

Emam, W. M. & N. S. Ismail: Intraspecific variations in the morphometrics of Acanthopleura haddoni (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) from the Arabian Gulf of Oman - 45

Neubert, E.: Contribution to the knowledge of the Orculinae from Northeastern Turkey (Mollusca: Stylommatophora: Orculidae) - 53

Schütt, H., R. Ortal & E. Tchernov: A preliminary correlation between the plio-pleistocene malacofaunas of the Jordan Valley (Israel) and the Orontes Valley (Syria) - 69

 

Crustacea

Hussein, M. A. & A. H. Obuid: Freshwater crabs in Egypt and redescription of Potamonautes niloticus - 113

Volume 9, 1993

Mammalia

Handwerk, J.: Zur Biologie und Ökologie ägyptischer Wiesel, Mustela subpalmata Hemprich und Ehrenberg, 1833 - 5

Kasparek, M.: The Egyptian Mongoose, Herpestes ichneumon, in Western Egypt - 31

 

Aves

Al-Safadi, M: 1993, a good breeding year for Abdim's Stork, Ciconia abdimii, in the Republic of Yemen - 33

Kinzelbach, R.: Ein antiker Nachweis der Türkentaube, Streptopelia decaocto, aus Pakistan - 39

Kirwan, G.: Olive-backed Pipit, Anthus hodgsoni, new for Turkey - 45

 

Reptilia

Martens, H.: Three species of snake new for Syria - 49

 

Osteichthyes

Al-Shamma'a, A. A. & Z. N. Jasmin: The natural food of Liza abu during the flood in Al-Hammar Marsh, South Iraq - 59

Coad, B. & A. Abdoli: Exotic Fish Species in the Fresh Waters of Iran - 65

 

Insecta

Kasparek, M.: A record of the Plain Tiger, Danaus chrysippus, in Western Anatolia - 81

 

Mollusca

Mienis, H. K., E. Galili & J. Rapoport: The Spiny Oyster, Spondylus spinosus, a well-established Indo-Pacific bivalve in the Eastern Mediterranean off Israel (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Spondylidae) - 83

Neubert, E.: Two new taxa of the Clausiliidae from the East Mediterranean area - 93

 

Protozoa

Al-Salim, N. K.: Haemogregarina majeedi n. sp. from the freshwater fish Barbus sharpeyi Günther (Cyprinidae - 97

 

Sessile Invertebrates

Gugel, J.: Sessile Invertebrates from the Nile - 103

Volume 10, 1994

Mammalia

Al-Safadi, M. M.: The Hamadryas Baboon, Papio hamadryas (Linnaeus, 1758) in Yemen (Mammalia: Primates: Cercopithecidae) - 5

 

Aves

Kasparek, M., D. Robel & M. Siering: Bemerkungen zu einigen Vogelarten des Jemen - 17

Kirwan, G.: American Golden Plover, Pluvialis dominica, in Turkey - 23

Peter, H.: The first breeding record of the Desert Wheatear, Oenanthe deserti, in Turkey - 27

 

Reptilia & Amphibia

Böhme, W. & H. Wiedl: Status and zoogeography of the herpetofauna of Cyprus, with taxonomic and natural history notes on selected species (genera Rana, Coluber, Natrix, Vipera) - 31

Moravec, J. & D. Modry: On the occurrence of Cyrtopodion heterocercus mardinensis and Pseudocerastes persicus fieldi in Syria - 53

Winden, J. van den, S. Bogaerts, H. Strijbosch & V. van den Berk: The Nile Soft-shelled Turtle, Trionyx triunguis, in the Göksu Delta, Turkey - 57

 

Osteichthyes

Coad, B. & F. Krupp: Capoeta aculeata (Valenciennes in Cuv. & Val., 1844), a valid species of cyprinid fish from Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) - 63

 

Insecta

Hebauer, F.: The Hydrophiloidea of Israel and the Sinai (Coleoptera, Hydrophiloidea) - 53

 

Mollusca

Neubert, E. & P. M. G. Menkhorst: New taxa of Armenica (Mollusca, Stylommatophora, Clausiliidae) from Turkey - 139

Volume 11, 1995

Mammalia

Al-Safadi, M. M.: On the biology and ecology of the White-tailed and Bushy-tailed Mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda and Bdeogale crassicauda) in Yemen - 5

 

Aves

Al-Safadi, M. M. & M. Kasparek: Breeding observations on the birds of the Tihamah, Yemen - 15

Bulyuk, V. N. & A. K. Shamuradov: The migration of the Common Crane, Grus grus, in southern Turkmenistan - 21

Hölzinger, J.: The Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea breeding on Skyros (Greece) - 31

Kirwan, G.: Recent records of rare birds in Turkey - 37

 

Reptilia

Al-Oran, R. B. & Z. S. Amr: First record of the Mole Viper, Atractaspis microlepidota engaddensis from Jordan - 47

Kasparek, M.: The nesting of marine turtles on the coast of Syria - 51

Ross, W.: Tail signalling in Phrynocephalus arabicus Anderson, 1894 (Reptilia: Agamidae) - 63

 

Osteichthyes

Balma, G. A. C., R. Sindaco & N. Fedrighini: Notes on the distribution of two fishes in Anatolia - 73

 

Cyclostomata

Kazanci, N. & V. Salewski: A record of lampreys (Petromyzontidae) from the Black Sea region in Turkey - 79

 

Insecta

Bilgin, C. C., M. Kence & A. Kence: First record of Musca domestica Walker, 1849 (Diptera: Muscidae) from Southern Turkey - 81

Franzen, M. & W. Bischoff: Ein Nachweis von Lophyra hilariola (Bates, 1874) aus Syrien (Carabidae: Cicindelinae) - 87

 

Mollusca

Nemeth, L. & M. Szekeres: The systematic position of some new and little-known species of Clausiliidae from Turkey (Mollusca, Stylommatophora) - 93

Neubert, E.: Note on some genera of Clausiliidae from Turkey (Mollusca: Stylommatophora) - 101

 

Hirudinea

Neubert, E. & H. Nesemann: A new species of Batracobdella (Hirudinea: Glossiphoniidae) from Turkey - 109

 

Parasites

Mhaisen, F. T. & N. R. Khamees: Check-list of the parasites and disease agents of the Siluriformes of Iraq - 113

Volume 12, 1996

Mammalia

Kiraç, C. & Y. Savas: Status of the Monk Seal (Monachus monachus) in the neighbourhood of Eregli, Black Sea coast of Turkey - 5

Ansorge, H. & H. Meinig: Craniological data and age structure of Red Foxes (Vulpes vulpes arabica Thomas, 1902) from Oman - 13

 

Aves

Meadows, B. S.: First record of the Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes in Arabian Peninsula - 21

Robel, D.: Some ornithological winter observations from Southern Sinai - 25

Symens, P.: First record of Red-fronted Serin Serinus pusillus in Arabian Peninsula - 29

Winkler, H., A. V. Newton & S. F. Newton: On the ecology and behaviour of the Arabian Woodpecker Picoides dorae - 33

Wirth, H.: Breeding record of the Imperial Eagle, Aquila heliaca, in Turkey - 47

 

Reptilia

Baha el Din, S. M.: The occurrence of Acanthodactylus longipes Boulenger, 1918 in Egypt, with remarks on its identification and ecology - 53

Martens, H.: The rediscovery of the Grass Snake Natrix natrix (L.) in the Levant - 59

 

Osteichthyes

Coad, B. W.: Systematics of the shah mahi, Chalcalburnus chalcoides (Güldenstädt, 1772), in the southern Caspian Sea basin (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) - 65

 

Insecta

Al-Houty, W. & F. Al-Musalam: Dung consumption of Scarabaeus cristatus from Kuwait - 71

Schneider, W. & F. Krupp: A possible hybrid between Ischnura elegans ebneri Schmidt, 1939 and Ischnura fountainei Morton, 1905 (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) - 75

 

Mollusca

Schütt, H. & Z. Yildirim: Türkische Arten der Gattung Ljudmilena Schileyko, 1984 (Pulmonata: Buliminidae) - 83

 

Scorpiones

Lourenço, W. R.: A new genus and a new species of scorpion (Buthidae) from Iran - 93

 

Hirudinea

El-Shimy, N. A.: Revision of the genus Barbronia Johansson, 1918 (Hirudinea: Erpobdelliformes: Barbronidae) in Egypt - 99

 

Porifera

Gugel, J.: The occurrence of Spongilla alba Carter, 1849 (Porifera, Spongillidae) in Lake Köycegiz (SW Turkey) - 105

 

Soil fauna

Mikhail,W.Z.A.: Diversity of soil mesofauna in the Mariut region, Egypt - 109

Volume 13, 1996

Mammalia

Amr, Z. S., G. Kalishaw, M. Yosef, B. J. Chilcot & A. Al-Budari: Carnivores of Dana Nature Reserve (Carnivora: Canidae, Hyaenidae and Felidae), Jordan - 5

 

Aves

Kirwan, G.: The status of the Red Knot, Calidris canutus, in the Middle East - 17

Bilgin, C. C.: First record of the Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) from Ankara, Turkey - 25

 

Reptilia

Broderick, A. C. & B. J. Godley: Population and nesting ecology of the Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, and the Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta, in northern Cyprus - 27

Tok, C. V. & Y. Kumlutas: On Vipera ammodytes transcaucasiana (Viperidae) from Persembe, Black Sea region of Turkey - 47

 

Osteichthyes

Coad, B. W.: Zoogeography of the fishes of the Tigris-Euphrates Basin - 51

Coad, B. W.: Exotic fishes in the Tigris-Euphrates Basin - 71

Mhaisen, F. T. & N. S. Al-Maliki: Parasites, diseases and food of the Dark-blotched Mudskipper Periophthalmus waltoni (Perciformes: Gobiidae) in the Khor Al-Zubair estuary (Iraq) - 85

 

Mollusca

Al-Nimeh, M. & I. Elassafin: Vermitid reefs (Gastropoda: Vermitidae) on the coast of Syria - 89

 

Insecta

Katbeh-Bader, A.: Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) of Jordan - 93

Katbeh-Bader, A.: Contribution to our knowledge of the Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of Jordan - 99

Pohl, H., A. Katbeh-Bader & W. Schneider: Description of a new genus and two new species of Corioxenidae from Jordan (Insecta: Strepsiptera) - 107

Volume 14, 1997

Mammalia

Amr, Z. S., W. N. Al-Melhim & M. A. Yousef: Mammal remains from pellets of the Eagle Owl, Bubo bubo, from Azraq Nature Reserve, Jordan - 5

Kamal, K. B., A. Boug & P. F. Brain: Effects of food provisioning on the behaviour of commensal Hamadryas Baboons, Papio hamadryas, at Al Hada Mountain in Western Saudi Arabia - 11

Kasparek, M.: The False Killer Whale, Pseudorca crassidens (Cetacea: Delphinidae), new for Syria - 23

Reid, S. W. J., B. J. Godley, S. M. Henderson, G. J. Lawrie, D. Lloyd, K. Small, N. Swannie & R. L. Thomas: Ecology and behaviour of the feral Donkey, Equus asinus, population of the Karpas peninsula, northern Cyprus - 27

Seddon, P. J., Y. van Heezik & I. A. Nader: Mammals of the Harrat al-Harrah Protected Area, Saudi Arabia -  37

 

Aves

Al-Safadi, M.: On the breeding biology of the Spur-winged Plover, Hoplopterus spinosus, in the Gaza Strip - 47

Eken, G.: The breeding population of some species of waterbirds at Gediz Delta, Western Turkey - 53

Flint, P.: Coasting migration of waterbirds at Cape Elea, Cyprus - 69

 

Reptilia

Al-Mohanna, S., S. Jaman & R. Meakins: First report of a melanistic Whip Snake, Coluber jugularis Linnaeus, 1758 from the Arabian Peninsula - 73

Zari, T. A.: Effects of body mass, temperature, and season on resting metabolism of the nocturnal gecko Hemidactylus flaviviridis - 77

 

Insecta

Aslan, I. & H. Özbek: New records of the subfamilies Cassidinae and Cryptocephalinae (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) for the Turkish fauna - 87

Büttiker, W.: Arabinose-feeding by Sideridis chersotoides Wilt. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Saudi Arabia - 93

Hayat, R. & C. Claußen: A new species and new records of the genus Paragus Latreille, 1804 from Turkey (Diptera: Syrphidae) - 99

Hayat, R.: Sphegina (Sphegina) alaoglui, a new hover-fly from north-eastern Turkey (Diptera: Syrphidae) - 109

Walter, G. & C. Ebenau: Nachweise von Fledermausfliegen aus Syrien (Diptera: Streblidae, Nycteribiidae) - 115

Volume 15, 1997

Mammalia

Al-Shafee, D. M., M. Yuosef, W. N. Al-Melhim & Z. S. Amr: The status of the Stone Marten, Martes foina syriaca (Nehring, 1902) in Jordan - 5

Kadhim, A.-H. H.: Distribution and reproduction of the Indian Crested Porcupine Hystrix indica (Hystricidae: Rodentia) in Iraq - 9

Darweesh, N., W. N. Al-Melhim, A. M. Disi & Z. S. Amr: First record of the Naked-bellied Tomb Bat, Taphozous nudiventris Cretzschmar, 1830, from Jordan - 13

Kinzelbach, R.: A record of Striped Dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) from the Turkish Mediterranean Sea coast - 15

 

Aves

Al-Melhim, W. N., Z. S. Amr, A. M. Disi & A. Katbeh-Bader: On the diet of the Little Owl, Athene noctua, in the Safawi area, eastern Jordan - 19

Kasparek, M.: On the migration of raptors through Yemen - 29

Robel, D.: Records of the Grey Hornbill (Tockus nasutus), Crimson-rumped Waxbill (Estrilda rhodopyga) and African Silverbill (Lonchura cantans) in Egypt - 33

 

Amphibia

Kami, H. G.: Rediscovery of the Southern Crested Newt, Triturus (cristatus) karelini (Salamandridae), from its easternmost locality in Iran - 37

Mohammed, S. A., A. El-Kader Gamal El-Din, H. El-Dawy, H. A. Al-Maskati & M. Saleh: Karyological comparison of water frog (Rana cf. ridibunda) populations from Bahrain, eastern Saudi Arabia and Egypt - 41

Schneider, H.: Calls and reproductive behaviour of the water frogs of Damascus, Syria (Amphibia: Anura: Rana bedriagae Camerano, 1882) - 51

 

Reptilia

Kami, H. G.: First record of the Olive Ridley Turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, in Iranian coastal waters (Testudines, Cheloniidae) - 67

 

Insecta

Al-Khawaldeh, M., A. Katbeh-Bader & D. Burckhardt: Psylloidea (Hemiptera) of Jordan - 71

Güçlü, S.: On some Tettigometridae (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha) from Turkey - 83

Hayat, R.: Prey of some Robber Flies (Diptera: Asilidae) in Turkey - 87

Tanatmis, M.: On the Ephemeroptera fauna (Insecta) of Thrace (Turkey) - 95

 

Bryozoa

Gugel, J.: The Bryozoan Conopeum seurati (Canu, 1928) (Bryozoa, Cheilostomata, Anasca) in Lake Köycegiz, Turkey - 107

Nematoda

González-Solís, D., F. Moravec & B. W. Coad: Some nematode parasites of fishes from southwestern Iran - 113

Volume 16, 1998

Mammalia

Bunaian, F., S. Mashaqbeh, M. Yousef, A. Buduri & Z. S. Amr: A new record of the Sand Cat, Felis margarita, from Jordan - 5

Kadhim, A.-H. H.: Winter breeding of the Indian Gerbil, Tatera indica (Rodentia: Gerbillinae), with reference to its first recorded outbreak in Iraq - 9

Lenain, D. & S. Ostrowski: Opportunistic predation of trapped mammals by the Ratel, Mellivora capensis wilsoni - 13

Yiğit, N., E. Kıvanç & E. Çolak: On the taxonomic status of Meriones tristrami Thomas, 1892 (Rodentia: Gerbillinae) in Turkey - 19

 

Aves

Rifai, L. B., W. N. Al-Melhim & Z. S. Amr: On the diet of the Barn Owl, Tyto alba, in northern Jordan - 31

Khoury, F.: Habitat associations and communities of breeding birds in the highlands of south-west Jordan - 35

 

Reptilia

Godley, B. J., A. C. Gücü, A. C. Broderick, R. W. Furness & S. E. Solomon: Interaction between marine turtles and artisanal fisheries in the eastern Mediterranean: a probable cause for concern? - 49

Al-Oran, R. M., S. Rostum, U. Joger & Z. Amr: First record of the Levantine Viper, Macrovipera lebetina, from Jordan - 65

Taşkavak, E. & B. Farkas: On the occurrence of the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, in Turkey (Testudines: Dermochelyidae) - 71

Werner, Y. L.: The first record of Eumeces taeniolatus (Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae) from Jordan - 77

 

Insecta

Aslan, İ. & H. Özbek: New records of the subfamily Crypto­cephalinae (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) for the Turkish fauna - 81

Aslan, İ. & A. Warchalowski: New records of the subfamily Galerucinae (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) for the Turkish fauna - 85

Özbek, H.: On the bumblebee fauna of Turkey: II. The genus Pyrobombus (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombinae) - 89

Tozlu, G. & H. Özbek: Sphenoptera (Chrysoblemma) artemisiae Reitter, 1889 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a new record for the Turkish fauna - 107

 

Soil fauna

Mikhail, W. Z. A.: Activity density of the epigeic soil mesofauna in northern Sinai, Egypt - 111

Volume 17, 1999

Mammalia

Rifai, L. B., D. M. Al-Shafee, W. N. Al-Melhim & Z. S. Amr: Status of the Marbled Polecat, Vormela peregusna (Güldenstaedt, 1770), in Jordan - 5

 

Aves

Nankinov, D.: Distribution of the Great Spotted Cuckoo, Clamator glandarius, in Bulgaria - 9

 

Reptilia

Kami, H. G.: A new record of Carinatogecko aspratilis in Iran (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) - 15

Moravec, J., S. Baha El Din, H. Seligmann, N. Sivan & Y. L. Werner: Systematics and distribution of the Acanthodactylus pardalis group (Lacertidae) in Egypt and Israel - 21

Shifman, S., B. Shacham & Y. L. Werner: Tropiocolotes nattereri (Reptilia: Gekkonidae): comments on validity, variation and distribution - 51

 

Osteichthyes

Bilecenoğlu, M. & E. Taşkavak: Some observations on the habitat of the Red Sea Immigrant Sweeper, Pempheris vanicolensis, at the Mediterranean coast of Turkey - 67

 

Insecta

Al-Khalili, Y. H., A. Katbeh-Bader & Z. H. Mohsen: Siphon index of Culex pipiens larvae collected from different bio­geographical provinces in Jordan - 71

Pavlíček, T., V. Chikatunov, V. Kravchenko, P. Zahradník & E. Nevo: New records of deathwatch beetles (Anobiidae) from Israel - 77

 

Arachnida

Kabakibi, M. M., N. Khalil & Z. Amr: Scorpions of southern Syria - 79

 

Limnology

Nasrollahzadeh, A.: Zur Süßwasserfauna des Gilan (Iran) - 91

 

Coral reefs

Abo-Hegab, S., W. Z. A. Mikhail & M. S. A. Ammar: Community structure and diversity of reef-building corals at Sharm El-Sheikh, Red Sea, Egypt - 99

Mikhail, W. Z. A., S. Abo-Hegab & M. S. A. Ammar: Distribution of reef-building corals at some locations of the Red Sea, Egypt - 109

Volume 18, 1999

Mammalia

Gutleb, B. & H. Ziaie: On the distribution and status of the Brown Bear, Ursus arctos, and the Asiatic Black Bear, U. thibetanus, in Iran - 5

Özkurt, Ş., M. Sözen, N. Yiğit, E. Çolak & R. Verimli: On the karyology and morphology of Sciurus anomalus (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey - 9

Shahin, A. A. B.: A comparative study of the molar and soft palate characters of the genera Allactaga and Jaculus (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Egypt - 17

 

Aves

D’Aloia, M.-A. & R. Griffiths: Molecular sexing of the Houbara Bustard, Chlamydotis undulata, and other arid-land species - 33

 

Chondrichthyes & Osteichthyes

Bilecenoğlu, M. & E. Taşkavak: General characteristics of the Turkish marine ichthyofauna - 41

Kiabi, B. H., A. Abdoli & M. Naderi: Status of the fish fauna in the South Caspian Basin of Iran - 57

Sarı, H. M., S. Balık, M. Bilecenoğlu & G. Türe: Recent changes in the fish fauna of Lake Bafa, Aegean region of Turkey - 67

 

Insecta

Katbeh-Bader, A. & E. Barbero: Contribution to the knowledge of the Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) of Jordan - 77

Özbek, H., E. Yıldırım, H. Wolf & R. Wahis: The Pompilidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata) fauna of Turkey. Part 1: Ceropalinae and Pepsinae - 91

 

Scorpiones

Lourenço, W. R.: On the phylogenetic position of the genus Birulatus Vachon, 1973 (Scorpiones, Buthidae) and redescription of Birulatus haasi - 107

 

Soil fauna

Rizk, M. A. & W. Z. A. Mikhail: Impact of no-tillage agriculture on soil fauna diversity - 113

Volume 19, 1999

Amphibia & Reptilia

 

Al-Mansi, A. M. A., O. A. Khushaim & M. M. H. Al-Marghani: On the effect of substrate on nesting success of the Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, in the Arabian Gulf - 5

Bosch, H. A. J. in den: The status of Lacerta mostoufii Baloutch, 1977 (Reptilia: Lacertidae) - 13

El Din, S. M. B.: A new species of Tropiocolotes (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Egypt - 17

Franzen, M. & F. Glaw: Distress calls of Mertensiella luschani finikensis from Turkey (Amphibia: Salamandridae) - 27

Franzen, M.: A record of Spalerosophis diadema (Reptilia: Colubridae) from Adıyaman province, Turkey - 33

Kami, H. G.: Additional specimens of the Persian Mountain Salamander, Batrachuperus persicus, from Iran (Amphibia: Hynobiidae) - 37

Kami, H. G.: On the biology of the Afghan Tortoise, Testudo horsfieldi, in north-eastern Iran (Reptilia: Testudines) - 43

Kaska, Y. & R. Downie: Embryological development of sea turtles (Chelonia mydas, Caretta caretta) in the Mediterranean - 55

Kiabi, B., B. Zehzad, H. G. Kami & S. Shafii: On a new record of the Persian Skink, Ophiomorus persicus, in Iran - 71

Rastegar-Pouyani, N.: Analysis of geographic variation in the Trapelus agilis complex (Sauria: Agamidae) - 75

Schneider, H.: Calls of the Levantine Frog, Rana bedriagae, at Birket Ata, Israel (Amphibia: Anura) - 101

Tosunoğlu, M., B. Göçmen, E. Taşkavak & A. Budak: A serological comparison of the populations of the Lacerta laevis complex in northern Cyprus and southern Turkey - 117

Zari, T. A.: Some observations on the reproductive biology of the herbivorous spiny-tailed agamid Uromastyx philbyi in western Saudi Arabia - 123

Volume 20, 2000

Mammalia

Al-Safadi, M. M.: On the status of Artiodactyles in the Republic of Yemen -  5

Cunningham, P. & C. Gross: Reproduction and development of the Arabian Leopard, Panthera pardus nimr, in captivity - 9

Drew: C.: The distribution of the Cape Hare, Lepus capensis, in Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates - 15

Yiğit, N., R. Verimli, M. Sözen, E. Çolak & Ş. Özkurt: The karyotype of Apodemus agrarius (Pallas, 1771) (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey - 21

Aves

D’Aloia, M.-A. & C. P. Eastham: DNA-based sex identification of falcons and its use in wild studies and captive breeding - 25

Reptilia

Al-Mohanna, S. Y. & R. H. Meakins: Recent records of marine turtles (Chelonia mydas, Caretta caretta and Eretmochelys imbricata) in Kuwait - 33

Casale, P., G. Gerosa & S. V. Yerli: Female-biased primary sex ratio of the Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, estimated through sand temperatures at Akyatan, Turkey - 37

Amphibia

Tok, C. V., M. K. Atatür & D. Ayaz: Morphological characterisation of a population of Rana ridibunda Pallas, 1771 in the Dalaman area, Turkey - 47

Osteichthyes

Coad, B. W. & A. Abdoli: Rhinogobius cf. similis Gill, 1859, a goby new to the fish fauna of Iran and the problem of alien invasions - 55

Golani, D.: The Lessepsian migrant, the Red-eye Round Herring, Etrumeus teres (DeKay, 1842), a new record from Cyprus - 61

Kaya, M., M. Bilecenoğlu & D. Golani: New record of a Lessepsian migrant Pteragogus pelycus Randall, 1981 (Teleostei: Labridae) for northern Cyprus - 65

Mollusca

Öztürk, B., Z. Ergen & M. Önen: Polyplacophora (Mollusca) from the Aegean coast of Turkey - 69

Şeşen, R. & H. Schütt: Land snails from Sason Mountains in Siirt Province in eastern Anatolia - 77

Insecta

Ahrens, D.: Eine neue Maladera-Art von der Sinai-Halbinsel (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Sericini) - 85

Katbeh-Bader, A. & B. Massa: A new species of Anadrymadusa Karabağ (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) from Al Mujeb Nature Reserve, Jordan - 91

Gök, A. & Y. Ayvaz: New records for the Turkish Chrysomelidae fauna (Coleoptera) - 95

Halperin, J. & Q. Argaman: Annotated list of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) and their host plants of Israel - 99

Kara, K. & Y. Özdemir: Tachinid flies (Diptera: Tachinidae) reared from lepidopterous larvae in Central Anatolia (Turkey) - 117

Tozlu, G. & H. Özbek: The Tropical Fig Borer, Batocera rufomaculata (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), new for Turkey - 121

Volkovitsh, M., T. Pavlíček, V. Chikatunov & E. Nevo: Species diversity and microsite divergence of insects at “Evolution Canyon”, Lower Nahal Oren, Mt. Carmel, Israel (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - 125

Scorpiones

Lourenço, W. R. & D. Huber: Two new species of scorpions (Scorpiones, Buthidae) of the genus Paraorthochirus Lourenço & Vachon from Oman - 137

Volume 21, 2000

Mammalia

Al-Omari, K. A., M. A. Abu Baker & Z. S. Amr: First record of the Egyptian Slit-faced Bat, Nycteris thebaica, from Jordan - 5

Kock, D.: The Fallow Deer Dama schaeferi Hilzheimer, 1926 (Mammalia: Cervidae), enigmatic and forgotten - 9

Özkurt, Ş., M. Sözen, N. Yiğit, E. Çolak & R. Verimli: On colouration and karyology of the Marbled Polecat, Vormela peregusna, in Turkey - 13

Rifai, L. B., M. Abu Baker & Z. S. Amr: Ecology, distribution and status of the Rock Hyrax, Procavia capensis syriaca, in Jordan - 19

 

Reptilia

Al-Mohanna, S. Y. & R. H. Meakins: First record of the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, from Kuwait - 27

Al-Oran, R. M.: Notable herpetological records from Central and Southern Jordan - 31

Cunningham, P.: Daily activity pattern and diet of a population of the Spiny-tailed Lizard, Uromastyx aegyptius microlepis, during summer in the United Arab Emirates - 37

D’Aloia, M.-A. & S. M. Al-Ghais: Preliminary genetic analysis of the Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, in the Arabian Gulf using mitochondrial DNA - 47

Wilms, Th. & W. Böhme: Zur Taxonomie und Verbreitung der Arten der Uromastyx-ocellata-Gruppe (Sauria: Agamidae) - 55

 

Amphibia

Schneider, H.: Bioacoustic demonstration of the Tree Frog, Hyla arborea (Amphibia: Anura), in western Turkey - 77

 

Osteichthyes

Coad, B. W. & A. Abdoli: Systematics of an isolated population of tooth-carp from northern Iran (Actinopterygii: Cyprinodontidae) - 87

 

Crustacaea

Ibraheem, M. H. & K. Izawa: On the morphology of Lamproglena monodi Capart, a parasitic Copepod on the gills of Tilapia in Egypt - 103

 

Insecta

Özbek, H., E. Yıldırım, H. Wolf & R. Wahis: The Pompilidae (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) fauna of Turkey: Part II. Pompilinae - 109

Zaitoun, S. T. A.-M. Al-Ghzawi & H. K. Shannag: Population dynamics of the Syrian Honeybee, Apis mellifera syriaca, under semi-arid Mediterranean conditions - 129

 

Araneae

Bayram, A. & M. İsmail Varol: Spiders active on snow in eastern Turkey - 133

 

Polychaeta

Ergen, Z., M. E. Çinar & G. Ergen: On the Nereididae (Polychaeta: Annelida) fauna of the Bay of İzmir - 139

 

Diplopoda

Kheirallah, A.-M., A.-N. H. Aly & N. Y. Abdel-Wahed: Anamorphosis and life-history of the millipede Nopoiulus kochii (Gervais, 1847), new for Egypt - 159

Volume 22, 2001

Mammalia

Shahin, A. A. B. & A. T. M. Ata: A comparative study on the karyotype and meiosis of the jerboas Allactaga and Jaculus (Rodentia: Dipodidae) in Egypt - 5

Yiğit, N., E. Çolak, M. Sözen, Ş. Özkurt & R. Verimli: Observations on the feeding biology and behaviour of the Fat Dormouse, Glis glis orientalis Nehring, 1903 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in captivity - 17

Aves

D’Aloia, M.-A.: Studies on the population structure of the Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata in the Middle East with DNA analysis techniques - 25

Khoury, F.: On the breeding bird community of Wadi Al-Kharrar, Jordan Valley - 37

Reptilia

Baha El Din, S. M.: A synopsis of African and south Arabian geckos of the genus Tropiocolotes (Reptilia: Gekkonidae), with a description of a new species from Egypt - 45

Amphibia

Olgun, K., İ. Baran & C. V. Tok: Comparative morphology of Triturus karelinii populations from western and central Turkey (Amphibia: Urodela) - 57

Veith, M., İ. Baran, O. Godmann, A. Kiefer, M. Öz & M. R. Tunç: A revision of population designation and geographic distribution of the Lycian Salamander Mertensiella luschani (Steindachner, 1891) - 67

Insecta

Berlinger, M. J., S. Yathom & J. Halperin: Ophiusa tirhaca Cramer (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera) infesting pistachio trees in Israel - 83

Franzen, M.: Distribution of the tiger beetle Megacephala (Grammognatha) euphratica in Egypt, the Middle East and Central Asia (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) - 87

Okyar, Z. & S. Tezcan: On the noctuid fauna (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of ecological cherry orchards in western Turkey - 95

Ziani, S.: New records of Scarabaeoidea laparosticta (Coleoptera) from some Middle Eastern countries - 103

Arachnida

Urhan, R.: A new species of the genus Zercon Koch (Acari, Gamasida, Zerconidae) from Turkey - 107

Polychaeta

Çinar, M. E. & Z. Ergen: On the ecology of the Nereididae (Polychaeta: Annelida) in the Bay of İzmir, Aegean Sea - 113

Rotifera

Akbulut (Emir), N.: On the Rotifera fauna of Inner Anatolia - 123

Altındağ, A. & S. Yiğit: A short list of Rotifers from Turkey - 129

Cnidaria

Balık, S., M. R. Ustaoğlu & M. Özbek: A new locality for the freshwater jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbyi Lankester, 1880 in Turkey - 133

Volume 23, 2001

Mammalia

Coşkun, Y.: On distribution, morphology and biology of the Mole Vole, Ellobius lutescens Thomas, 1897 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in eastern Turkey, 5

Cunningham, P. L.: On the distribution and status of the Arabian Tahr, Hemitragus jayakari, in the United Arab Emirates and northern Oman, 13

Kryštufek, B.: The distribution of the Levant Mole, Talpa levantis, 17

Özkurt, Ş., N. Yiğit, E. Çolak, M. Sözen & R. Verimli: Observations on the reproduction biology of Meriones meridianus Pallas, 1773 (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey, 23

Reptilia

In den Bosch, H. A. J.: Mesalina brevirostris Blanford, 1874 (Reptilia: Lacertidae) in Lebanon, with data on reproduction, 31

Baran, İ., U. Joger, B. Kutrup & O. Türkozan: On new specimens of Vipera barani Böhme & Joger, 1983, from northeastern Anatolia, and implications for the validity of Vipera pontica Billing, Nilson & Sattler, 1990 (Reptilia, Viperidae), 47

Tosunoğlu, M., B. Göçmen, M. K. Atatür & İ. E. Çevik: Morphological and serological investigations on Lacerta laevis Gray, 1838 (Sauria: Lacertidae) populations from Anatolia, 55

Amphibia

Schneider, H.: The distribution of Hyla arborea and H. savignyi on the south coast of Turkey (Amphibia: Anura), 61

Osteichthyes

Breil, M. & J. Bohlen: First record of the loach fish Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi in the basin of Euphrates River, with first observations on habitat and behaviour, 71

Crustacea

Altındağ, A. & S. Yiğit: A short list of Cladoceran species (Crustacea) from Turkey, 77

Insecta

Franzen, M.: Distribution of the tiger beetle Lophyridia aphrodisia (Baudi, 1864) on the Turkish Mediterranean coast (Coleoptera, Cicindelidae), 79

Kara, K.: Additions to the fauna of Turkish Tachinidae (Insecta, Diptera), 85

Katbeh-Bader, A.: Acridoidae (Orthoptera) of Jordan, 89

Arachnida

Al-Ghzawi, A.-M. A., S. T. Zaitoun & H. K. Shannag: Ontogenesis of the parasitic mite Varroa jacobsoni on Syrian Honey Bees, Apis mellifera syriaca, 101

Urhan, R.: Descriptions of two new species of the genus Zercon Koch (Acari, Gamasida, Zerconidae) from Turkey, 107

Hirudinea

Sağlam, N.: First record of the leech Placobdella costata (Hirudinoidea: Glossiphoniidae) in Turkey, 113

Volume 24, 2001 – Marine Turtles in the Eastern Mediterranean

Frazier, J.: Foreword

Reproduction and monitoring of nesting populations

Baran, İ., A. Özdemir, Ç. Ilgaz & O. Türkozan: Impact of some invertebrates on eggs and hatchlings of the Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta, in Turkey

Campbell, A., M. Clarke, C. Simms, S. Ghoneim, W. S. Hameid & C. Edwards: On status and conservation of marine turtles along the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea coast: results of the Darwin Initiative Sea Turtle Conservation Project 1998–2000

Erdoğan, A., M. Öz, Y. Kaska, S. Düşen, A. Aslan, M. Yavuz, M. R. Tunç & H. Sert: Marine turtle nesting at Patara, Turkey, in 2000

Ilgaz, Ç. & İ. Baran: Reproduction biology of the marine turtle populations in Northern Karpaz (northern Cyprus) and Dalyan (Turkey)

Kasparek, M., B. J. Godley & A. C. Broderick: Nesting of the Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, in the Mediterranean: a review of status and conservation needs

Margaritoulis, D. & A. Rees: The Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta, population nesting in Kyparissia Bay, Peloponnesus, Greece: Results of beach surveys over seventeen seasons and determination of the core nesting habitat

Taşkın, N. & İ. Baran: Reproductive ecology of the Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta, at Patara, Turkey

Sea turtles at sea

Affronte, M. & D. Scaravelli: Analysis of stranded sea turtles in the north-western Adriatic Sea

Nada, M. A.: Observations on the trade in sea turtles at the fish market of Alexandria, Egypt

Oruç, A.: Trawl fisheries in the eastern Mediterranean and its impact on marine turtles

Pollution

Kaska, Y. & R. W. Furness: Heavy metals in marine turtle eggs and hatchlings in the Mediterranean

Morphology

Türkozan, O. & H. Durmuş: Albino Loggerhead and Green Turtle (Caretta caretta and Chelonia mydas) hatchlings in Turkey

Türkozan, O., Ç. Ilgaz & S. Sak: Carapacial scute variation in Loggerhead Turtles, Caretta caretta

Information management

Kasparek, M.: Organisations and institutions working on marine turtles in the Mediterranean: a preliminary overview. FOR FREE DOWLOAD OF THIS ARTICLE (PDF) CLICK HERE.

Godley, B. J., A. Ouerghi & M. S. Coyne: Resources available to individuals and organisations involved with marine turtle research and conservation in the Mediterranean. FOR FREE DOWLOAD OF THIS ARTICLE (PDF) CLICK HERE.

Volume 25, 2002

Mammalia

Çolak, R. & S. Özkurt: Electrophoretic comparison of blood-serum proteins of Spermophilus citellus and S. xanthoprymnus (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey

Cunningham, P.: Status of the Sand Cat, Felis margarita, in the United Arab Emirates

Aves

Cunningham, P.: Confirmed breeding of the Lichtenstein Sandgrouse, Pterocles lichtensteinii, from the United Arab Emirates

Reptilia

Göçmen, B., A. Senol & A. Mermer: A new record of Schneider's Skink, Eumeces schneideri, from Cyprus

Tok, C. V., D. Cihan & D. Ayaz: A new record of Macrovipera lebetina obtusa (Viperidae) from south-eastern Anatolia

Amphibia

Kaya, U.: Responses to synthetic advertisement calls by marsh frogs from western Anatolia

Osteichthyes

Abou-Seedo, F., M. J. Otieno & S. Dadzie: Length-weight relationship, condition factor and gonadosomatic index of Liza klunzingeri in Kuwait Bay: comparison of data from 1980s and 1990s

Crustacea

Aygen, C. & S. Balik: A new record for the freshwater ostracod fauna of Turkey: Hungarocypris madaraszi

Insecta

Curletti, G. & A. van Harten: Records of the genus Agrilus Curtis (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) from Yemen, including a new species

Gadallah, N. S.: Male genitalia as a diagnostic character in determining Bembex F. species from Egypt (Hymenoptera)

Görür, G.: New records for the Turkish Aphid fauna (Hemiptera)

Katbeh-Bader, A.: Contribution to the Curculionidae (Coleoptera) of Jordan

Özbek, H.: On the Bumblebee Fauna of Turkey: IV. The subgenera Megabombus, Eversmannibombus, Laesobombus, Rhodobombus and Subterraneobombus (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombini)

Tozlu, G.: Anthaxia lgockii lgockii (Buprestidae), new for the Turkish fauna, and new localities for some species of this subgenus

Annelida

Csuzdi, C. & T. Pavlícek: Murchieona minuscula (Rosa, 1906), a newly recorded earthworm from Israel, and distribution of the genera Dendrobaena and Bimastos in Israel (Oligochaeta)

Sağlam, N. & M. Dörücü: Observations on the ecology of the freshwater leech Helobdella stagnalis (Hirudinoidea), new for Turkey

 

 

 

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