Rediscovery of the Lake Urmia newt, Neurergus crocatus Cope,
1862 (Caudata: Salamandridae) in northwestern Iran after 150 years. 2013. Elnaz Najafi-Majd and
Uğur Kaya. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
ELNAZ NAJAFI-MAJD is originally from the Islamic Republic of Iran. She is currently a Ph.D.
student at the Zoology Section, Biology Department at Ege University in Turkey. She focuses her studies on the
conservation, ecology, and distribution of the Lake Urmia newt (Azerbayjan newt; Neurergus crocatus) and
the Kurdistan newt (Neurergus