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Drastic underestimation of amphipod biodiversity in the endangered Irano-Anatolian and Caucasus biodiversity hotspots
Biodiversity hotspots are centers of biological diversity and particularly threatened by anthropogenic activities. Their true magnitude of species diversity and endemism, however, is still largelyExpand
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Intertidal habitats and decapod (Crustacea) diversity of Qeshm Island, a biodiversity hotspot within the Persian Gulf
Qualitative rapid assessments and taxonomic surveys of decapod crustaceans were carried out along the entire coastline of Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf. Shore morphology and habitat distributionExpand
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Mesobuthus eupeus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Iran: A polytypic species complex
In the present study a number of scorpions from Iran classified under the name of Mesobuthus eupeus (C.L. Koch, 1839) were considered. Currently, M. eupeus includes at least 14 described subspeciesExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships in the tribe Oxyptilini (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae, Pterophorinae) based on morphological data of adults
The monophyly of the tribe Oxyptilini and phylogenetic relationships of the genera embraced in this tribe were examined using 171 (75 binary and 96 multistate) characters of adult morphology. TheExpand
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Annotated checklist of the decapod crustaceans of the Gulf of Oman, northwestern Indian Ocean.
The decapod crustaceans of the Gulf of Oman have been documented based on the published literature and new sampling along the Iranian coast between 2005 and 2015. A total of 121 species wereExpand
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An Arg311Gln NR2E3 mutation in a family with classic Goldmann-Favre syndrome
Goldmann-Favre syndrome (GFS) is one of the rarest inherited vitreoretinal dystrophies that manifests with hemeralopia, degenerative vitreous changes, peripheral and central retinoschisis, aExpand
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Antennular sensory organs in cyprids of balanomorphan cirripedes: standardizing terminology using Megabalanus rosa
Cirripedes are one of the major groups of fouling organism in the marine environment. The cyprid can, before a permanent attachment, actively explore and walk on the substratum using its antennulesExpand
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A new species of larval Erythraeus (Zaracarus) (Acari: Trombidiformes: Erythraeidae) from Iran, with a key to the world species of the subgenus
Abstract Erythraeus (Zaracarus) hafezi Saboori, Hakimitabar & Mahmoudi sp. nov. is described and illustrated from larvae ectoparasitic on various insects collected in Shiraz city, Fars Province,Expand
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Molecular phylogeny of the subterranean genus Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) in the Middle East: a comparison with European Niphargids
The subterranean genus Niphargus is one of the most species-rich genera among freshwater amphipods in the world, distributed in the Western Palearctic. Thus far, taxonomic and phylogenetic researchExpand
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