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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 from two caves in Iran and their taxonomic status is discussed in comparison to several known species from Iran.
Molecular phylogeny of the subterranean genus Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) in the Middle East: a comparison with European Niphargids
Revision of qualitative morphological traits and unilocus species delimitation methods using COI suggest that this clade comprises 12–16 species, of which only three have been described so far, andMultilocus coalescence delimiting methods strongly supported 11 of these species.
New distribution records of cave-dwelling gekkonid lizards (Sauria, Gekkonidae and Phyllodactylidae) in the Zagros Mountains of Iran
- Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh, Vahid Akmali, F. Fathipour, Nastaran Heidari, N. Rastegar-Pouyani
- 6 October 2016
The distribution of cave-dwelling lizards of the families Gekkonidae and Phylodactylidae (Sauria) was investigated in the Zagros Mountains of Iran. Obtained information includes new distribution…
Groundwater amphipods of the genus Niphargus Schiødte, 1834 in Boyer-Ahmad region (Iran) with description of two new species
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.
A database in DEscription Language for TAxonomy (DELTA) using 23 diagnostic traits for these 23 species and subspecies identified in the Middle East and to facilitate the identification of Niphargus species in the region is compiled.
Completion of molecular taxonomy: description of four amphipod species (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Niphargidae) from Iran and release of database for morphological taxonomy
The number of Niphargus species from Iran has been raised to 15, and it is expected more species will be discovered in the future, and a database of the genus is constructed in the taxonomic program DELTA.
The description of a new species of Niphargus from Iran based on morphological and molecular data
A new species from Hamedan Province in Iran is described and it is revealed that this species is phylogenetically close to N. khwarizmi and is morphologically similar toN.
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…
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, C. Fišer
- Medicine, BiologyZoological studies
A new and revised identification key for Niphargus from the Middle East region is provided and a new species is described and named, N. kurdistanensis sp.
A new data of freshwater amphipod of genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 from Lorestan Province in Iran.
- Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh
- Medicine, BiologyZootaxa
- 12 December 2018
This species can be distinguished from other Iranian species by the equal length of palpus to outer lobe in maxilla I, and the presence of multiple supporting robust setae in palmar corner of gnathopods I-II.