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Upward Altitudinal Shifts in Habitat Suitability of Mountain Vipers since the Last Glacial Maximum
We determined the effects of past and future climate changes on the distribution of the Montivipera raddei species complex (MRC) that contains rare and endangered viper species limited to Iran,Expand
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Sexual Dimorphism in Laudakia erythrogastra (Sauria: Agamidae) from Khorasan Razavi Province, Northeastern Iran
To investigate patterns of sexual dimorphism in the topotypes of Laudakia erythrogastra , seven morphometric and seven meristic characters were examined in 21 specimens including nine males and 12Expand
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Two New Species of Angular-Toed Geckoes (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from South Iran
Two new species of Cyrtopodion genus belonging to « agamuroides – gastrophole » group are described from South Iran. The first one, Cyrtopodion golubevi sp. nov., was collected in Sistan-BaluchestanExpand
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A New Species of Angular-Toed Gecko of the Genus Cyrtopodion (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from South-East Iran (Sistan-Baluchistan Province)
A new angular-toed gecko was found in South-East Iran. Cyrtopodion sistanensis sp. nov. is referred to C. watsoni (Murray 1892), C. scaber (Heyden, 1827), C. potoharensis Khan, 2001 group but differsExpand
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New records of lacertid genera, Iranolacerta and Apathya (Sauria: Lacertidae) in Iran
This report presents a new record of Iranolacerta brandtii brandtii from 30 km south of Tekab City, West Azarbaijan Province and 130 km south of the previously known distribution range of theExpand
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A new species of the genus Eremias Fitzinger, 1834 (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Central Iran, supported by mtDNA sequences and morphology.
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 asExpand
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Sexual dimorphism in Trachylepis aurata transcaucasica Chernov, 1926 (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Zagros Mountains, western Iran
Forty-nine preserved specimens (31 male and 18 female) of Trachylepis aurata transcaucsasica were examined with respect to metric and meristic features and dry skull anatomy to assess sexualExpand
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Climate Change is a Major Problem for Biodiversity Conservation: A Systematic Review of Recent Studies in Iran
Climate change has been identified as one of the most important and immediate threats to biodiversity. In this study, we reviewed published papers about the impacts of climate change on Iran’sExpand
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Molecular systematics of the genus Pseudocerastes (Ophidia: Viperidae) based on the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene
The false horned vipers of the genus Pseudocerastes consist of 3 species; all have been recorded in Iran. These include Pseudocerastes persicus, P. fieldi , and P. urarachnoides. Morphologically, theExpand
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REVIEW OF TAXONOMY AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE Eirenis medus GROUP (CHERNOV, 1940) (OPHIDIA: COLUBRIDAE) WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS Eirenis FROM KERMAN PROVINCE, SOUTHEASTERN IRAN
Specimens of three populations of the Eirenis medus group from Hamedan province in western, Esfahan province in central and Kerman province in southeastern Iran have been examined morphologically andExpand
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