Zoology in the Middle East


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Volume 1, 1986


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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

Volume 2, 1988


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



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



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



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



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



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



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

Volume 3, 1989


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



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



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



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



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

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



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



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


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



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




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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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

Volume 5, 1991


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



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



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

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



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



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

Volume 6, 1992


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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

Volume 7, 1992


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



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



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



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



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


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



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



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



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



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

Volume 9, 1993


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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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



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



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



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



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

Volume 11, 1995


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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

Volume 12, 1996


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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



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



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



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



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



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


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



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



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



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


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



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



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



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



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



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


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

Volume 16, 1998


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



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



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



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


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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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



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



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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Volume 21, 2000


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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

Volume 23, 2001


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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