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First record of the Rat Snake, Zamenis hohenackeri (Strauch, 1873), from north-eastern Iraq with notes on other colubrid snakes
Abstract The Rat Snake, Zamenis hohenackeri (Strauch, 1873), was found at the foot of Hawraman Mountain and at Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan, which represents the first country record. The RacerExpand
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A study on cave-dwelling geckos in Iraq, with the description of a new species from Saffine mountain
Abstract Seven species of gekkonid lizards were found in caves in northern Iraq (Kurdistan province), including a new species, Asaccus saffinae sp. n. An identification key for Asaccus species inExpand
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ANNOTATED CHECKLIST OF REPTILIAN FAUNA OF BASRAH, SOUTH OF IRAQ
Basrah province is situated at the extreme south of Iraq,  it has an interesting reptile fauna (Squamata and Serpentes) and represents a land bridge between three different zoogeographical regions (Expand
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The first record of the genus Microgecko Nikolskii, 1907 for Iraq
The genus Microgecko Nikolskii, 1907 (Gekkonidae) currently includes eight species distributed from western Iran to north-western India and Pakistan. During field research in Iraq, we found aExpand
REVISION OF THE GENUS HEMIDACTYLUS (SQUAMATA: GEKKONIDAE) IN IRAQ WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES FROM CENTRAL IRAQ
Most of the Hemidactylus species are morphologically similar. There are few characters that can rely upon in the separation, except a few species like H. flaviviridis, so the scientists relied onExpand
TWO NEW RECORDS OF DWARF SNAKES OF THE GENUS EIRENIS JAN, (REPTTILIA, COLUBRIDAE) IN IRAQI KURDISTAN (NORTH AND NORTHEASTERN OF IRAQ) WITH ANNOTATED CHECKLIST, FOR THE GENUS EIRENIS IN IRAQ
Two dwarf snakes were discovered, Eirenis thospitis Schmidtler & Lanza from Sereen mountain, north east of Arbil  and E. rothii Jan from Saffin mountain North of Arbil  city  North of IraqiExpand
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COLOR VARIATION OF STREPTOPELIA DECAOCTO (AVIS, COLUMBIDAE)WITH SOME NOTES ON ENDOPARASITES
The present paper includes a study of color variation in Iraqi Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto. Three different populations have been recognized: the southern population which belongs to theExpand
REVIEW OF OPISTHOGLYPHOUS SNAKES (REPTILIA, OPHIDIA ) OF IRAQ
Seven species of semi venomous Opisthoglypha snakes (Reptilia, Ophidia) of Iraq are listed with important characteristics in morphology due to geographical and individual variation of species, asExpand
RESEARCH NOTES ON RECORDING SOME RARE VERTEBRATES FROM KURDISTAN, IRAQ
A mounted specimen of a mustelid animal deposited in the Kurdistan Museum of Natural History, Salahaddin University, Erbil proved to be Mustela erminea (Linnaeus, 1758) and represents a new recordExpand