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||For of article
PDFs from Volume 9(1) below see Amphibian and Reptile Conservation -
Middle East Chapter home page and for summaries and PDFs
Volume 9(1) Iranian Plateau
||Some aspects of the ecology and natural
history of Teratoscincus keyserlingii, Strauch 1863 (Lancertia, Sphaerodactylidae) from South Khorasan
Province, Eastern Iran.
First record and range extension of
Sistan racerunner, Eremias fasciata (Blanford 1874) (Sauria: Lacertidae) from Hormozgan
Province, southern Iran. 9(1): 54-57.
||A noteworthy record of translocation
for Emys orbicularis
persica (Eichwald, 1831) in
southern Iran. 9(1): 49-53.
||Sexual Dimorphism of the Yassujian
yassujica (Nilson et al. 2003)
(Sauria: Lacertidae) from Iran. 9(1): 42-48.
||A conservation reassessment of the
Critically Endangered, Lorestan newt Neurergus kaiseri (Schmidt 1952) in Iran. 9(1): 36-41.
||The amphibian fauna of Kurdistan
Province, Western Iran. 9(1): 31-35.
||First record of Apathya cappadocica muhtari (Eiselt, 1979) (Sauria: Lacertidae) in Iran with its
natural history and distribution. 9(1): 26-30.
||Conservation status of the Kurdistan
microspilotus in Kermanshah and
Kurdistan Provinces, Iran. 9(1): 16-25.
||Sustainable Management of the Iranian
Plateau Herpetofauna. 9(1): 1-15.
PDFs from Volume 9(2) below see Amphibian and Reptile Conservation -
Middle East Chapter home page and for summaries and PDFs
to Volume 9(2) Herpetofauna of
||First record and range extension of the saw scaled viper, Echis carinatus sochureki Stemmler, 1969
(Squamata: Viperidae), from AL-Basra, Southern Iraq. 9(2):
|| On the
occurrence and range extension of the nominotypic form of the Arabian horned
viper, Cerastes g. gasperetii, Leviton and Anderson 1967, Ophidia:
Viperidae, in central and southern Iraq. 9(2): 1-5.
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