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A new species of Loxosceles Heineken & Lowe, 1832 (Araneae: Sicariidae) from Iranian caves
In this paper, a new spider species of the genus Loxosceles is described on the basis of morphological and molecular data. The phylogenetic relationship of the new species is discussed through theExpand
Cheylostigmaeus tarae sp. nov. and Stigmaeus delaramae sp. nov. (Acari: Stigmaeidae) from Kurdistan, Iran.
Two new species belonging to the family Stigmaeidae, Cheylostigmaeus tarae sp. nov. and Stigmaeus delaramae sp. nov., are described from specimens collected from soil and litter under pear trees,Expand
First Record of the Mediterranean Recluse Spider Loxosceles rufescens (Araneae: Sicariidae) from Iran
Loxosceles rufescens, commonly known as the Mediterranean Recluse or Mediterranean Fiddle-Back Spider is recorded from Iran for the first time. The genus Loxosceles contains 103 accepted species, twoExpand
The existence of only one haplotype of Leishmania major in the main and potential reservoir hosts of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis using different molecular markers in a focal area in Iran.
INTRODUCTION Leishmania major is the causative agent of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL), and great gerbils are the main reservoir hosts in Iran. Abarkouh in central Iran is an emerging focalExpand
Three new species of mygalomorph and filistatid spiders from Iran (Araneae, Cyrtaucheniidae, Nemesiidae and Filistatidae)
Abstract Three new spider species are described from Iran: Anemesia koponeni sp. n. (♂, Cyrtaucheniidae); Raveniola mazandaranica sp. n. (♂, Nemesiidae) and Sahastata sinuspersica sp. n. (♀,Expand
A survey of cave-dwelling spider fauna of Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad and fars provinces, Iran (Arachnida: Araneae)
A partial account of the results of a study on the cave-dwelling spider fauna of Kohgiluyeh & Boyer-Ahmad and Fars provinces, in southwestern and southern Iran, is presented. Ten caves wereExpand
Additions to the crab spider fauna of Iran (Araneae: Thomisidae)
In this study, the crab spider (Thomisidae) fauna of Fars Province in Iran is investigated and some additional new records are given for both the country and the province. The species MonaesesExpand
A survey of Phrurolithidae (Arachnida: Araneae) in southern Caucasus, Iran and Central Asia.
The spider family Phrurolithidae is revised in Azerbaijan, Iran and Tajikistan. The new genus Bosselaerius gen. n. is described to encompass three species: B. hyrcanicus sp. n. (type species, ♂ ♀,Expand
Effect of garlic consumption on the argyrophilic nucleolar organiser regions (AgNORs) in splenocytes and thymocytes of rats
Abstract The number and size of nucleolar organiser regions (NORs) are related to cell proliferation. To test the hypothesis that lymphocyte proliferation is associated with garlic consumption, 17Expand