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Tethyan closure drove tropical marine biodiversity: Vicariant diversification of intertidal crustaceans
The mid‐Miocene closure of the Tethys (Terminal Tethyan Event, TTE) induced by the collision of the African–Arabian plate with the Eurasian plate is considered to be a major driver of tropical marine
Intertidal caprellids (Crustacea: Amphipoda) of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, with description of three new species.
Three new species of intertidal caprellids of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman are described including; Metaprotella macoranicus sp.
A new species of Clausidium Kossmann, 1874 (Crustacea, Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Clausidiidae) associated with ghost shrimps from Iran
A new species of the Clausidium Kossmann, 1874 copepods is described, illustrated and provided by Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope photo on the basis of specimens from the gill chamber of
A review on the state of the biodiversity knowledge on Iran’s southern seas: introducing a methodology to evaluate the validity of the reported cases
High maritime activities in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman as the major waterways for oil and gas transport and the lack of a documented database on total taxa diversity require greater
Ampithoe qeshmensis sp. nov. (Amphipoda: Ampithoidae), a new herbivorous amphipod from the Persian Gulf
Herbivorous amphipods of the family Ampithoidae have an important role in marine ecosystems. Ampithoe qeshmensis sp. nov. is a new member of Ampithoidae from the Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf. The new
Talorchestia qeshm sp. nov., a new talitrid amphipod from the Persian Gulf (Amphipoda, Talitridae).
A new talitrid amphipod species, Talorchestia qeshm sp. nov., is described from Qeshm Island in the south-eastern Persian Gulf. This is the westernmost confirmed record for Talorchestia and places
Parhyale darvishi, a new widely distributed amphipod species, in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Hyalidae).
A new species of Parhyale darvishi, distributed from the western coasts of the Persian Gulf to the eastern coasts of Gulf of Oman, characterized by a naked posterior margin on the propodus of pereopods 5-7 and a special arrangement of robust setae on the first male gnathopod.
Persianorchestia, a new talitrid genus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae) from Gulf of Oman, Iran.
A new genus and species, Persianorchestia nirvana gen. et sp. nov., is described from the south coast of Iran along the Gulf of Oman. The new genus is characterized by large eyes, gnathopod 1