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Lacertas of South and Central Zagros Mountains, Iran, with Description of Two New Taxa
During our long-term fieldwork on the Iranian plateau in 2000 and 2002, we collected and examined a series of lacertid lizards, belonging to the genus Lacerta from various parts of the Zagros…
A new species of Eremias (Sauria: Lacertidae) from highlands of Kermanshah Province, western Iran
A new species of the genus Eremias Fitzinger, 1834 (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Central Iran, supported by mtDNA sequences and morphology.
- E. Rastegar-pouyani, S. Hosseinian, S. Rafiee, H. Kami, M. Rajabizadeh, M. Wink
- 29 June 2016
A new species of the lacertid genus Eremias Fitzinger, 1834 is described from northwest of Isfahan province, Central Iran. Two mitochondrial genes (cyt b and 12S DNA) were sequenced and analyzed as…
Distinct taxonomic position of the Madagascar stonechat (Saxicola torquatus sibilla) revealed by nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial DNA
- Friederike Woog, M. Wink, E. Rastegar-pouyani, J. González, B. Helm
- BiologyJournal of Ornithology
- 29 February 2008
The genetic and morphological data suggest that the Madagascar stonechat is very likely to be a distinct species, Saxicola sibilla (Linnaeus 1766), however, further studies are needed to verify this.
Molecular phylogeny and historical biogeography of genera Eristicophis and Pseudocerastes (Ophidia, Viperidae)
- B. Fathinia, N. Rastegar-Pouyani, E. Rastegar-pouyani
- Biology, Environmental ScienceZoologica Scripta
- 16 August 2018
The phylogenetic findings show that Eristicophis is the closest living relative to Pseudocerastes, which coincides with different historical events varying from tectonics to paleoclimatic events which may have resulted in vicariance and dispersal of different populations.
Reevaluation of the taxonomic status of sand boas of the genus Eryx (Daudin, 1803) (Serpentes: Boidae) in northeastern Iran
Based on the most comprehensive work on Iranian snakes to date, 4 species of the boid snakes of the genus Eryx (Daudin, 1803), E. tataricus (Lichtenstein, 1823), E. miliaris (Pallas, 1773), E.…
A new species of the genus Microgecko Nikolsky, 1907 (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the southern Zagros Mountains, Iran.
The dwarf geckos of the genus Microgecko Nikolsky, 1907 comprise five recognized species, ranging from western Iran to northwestern India. Iran harbors four species of the genus Microgecko. Until…
Subspecies differentiation of the house mouse Mus musculus Linnaeus, 1758 in the center and east of the Iranian plateau and Afghanistan
The house mouse of central Iran should be considered as a new subspecies, M. m.
Predicting the impact of climate change on the distribution pattern of Agamura persica (Dumeril, 1856) (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Iran
- Sayyed Saeed Hosseinian Yousefkhani, M. Aliabadian, E. Rastegar-pouyani, J. Darvish
- Environmental Science
- 26 October 2017
Species distribution modeling is an important tool that uses ecological data to aid in biological conservation. In the present study we used prediction methods, including maximum entropy (Maxent), to…
Nereididae (Annelida: Phyllodocida) of the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, including description of two new species and 11 new records.
- Alieh Bonyadi-Naeini, N. Rastegar-Pouyani, E. Rastegar-pouyani, C. Glasby, H. Rahimian
- 17 March 2017
The present study carried out in order to investigate the poorly known diversity of nereidid polychaetes from seas of the southern coasts of Iran found 26 species, two of which are new, and are described here, including Simplisetia qeshmensis sp.