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Two new species of Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae) from two caves in Iran
Two new species of the genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 are described and named (Niphargus alisadri sp. nov. and Niphargus daniali sp. nov.) from two caves in Iran. Their taxonomic status within the… Expand
Molecular phylogeny of the subterranean genus Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) in the Middle East: a comparison with European Niphargids
The subterranean genus Niphargus is one of the most species-rich genera among freshwater amphipods in the world, distributed in the Western Palearctic. Thus far, taxonomic and phylogenetic research… Expand
Making future taxonomy of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae) in the Middle East easier: DELTA database of Middle East species with description of four new species from Iran.
Four new species from the amphipod genus Niphargus are described, namely N. borisi sp. nov., N. bisitunicus sp. nov., N. darvishi sp. nov. and N. sharifi sp. nov. All four species of this… Expand
The description of a new species of Niphargus from Iran based on morphological and molecular data
The freshwater amphipods of the genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 are widespread in subterranean waters of the western Palearctic. The eastern half of the genus range has been incompletely studied… Expand
Completion of molecular taxonomy: description of four amphipod species (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae) from Iran and release of database for morphological taxonomy
Niphargus is one of the major freshwater amphipod genera in the world, distributed in groundwater in the Western Palearctic. Iran presents the eastern-most boundary of its range. Recent surveys using… Expand
Description of new endemic species of the genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 (Amphipoda: Niphargidae) from a karst spring in Zagros Mountains in Iran.
New species of the genus Niphargus is described and named as N. kermanshahi sp. nov. from a karst spring in west of Iran. This species is identified based on the analysis of morphological characters… Expand
An Integrated Morphological and Molecular Approach to A New Species Description of Amphipods in the Niphargidae from Two Caves in West of Iran.
Mahmood Mamaghani-Shishvan, Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh, and Cene Fišer (2017) The cave-dwelling fauna of Zagros region (Northern Iran) has been insuf ciently studied. Most of the known cave-specialized… Expand
Two new species of groundwater amphipods of the genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 from northwestern Iran
This study was conducted to describe and illustrate two new species of groundwater amphipods from the northern parts of the Zagros Mountains in West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. Mitochondrial (COI) and… Expand
Range sizes of groundwater amphipods (Crustacea) are not smaller than range sizes of surface amphipods: a case study from Iran
A new data of freshwater amphipod of genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 from Lorestan Province in Iran.
- Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh
- Biology, Medicine
- 12 December 2018
Niphargus lorestanensis sp.nov., a new species from west of Iran, is described and illustrated based on the analysis of morphological characters. Previous studies supported new species status using… Expand