A new species of Carinatogecko (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Ilam
Province, western Iran. 2011. Behzad Fathinia, Rasoul Karamiani, Hamid Darvishnia, Naghi Heidari, and Nasrullah
Rastegar-Pouyani. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(1):61-74(e33)
HAMID DARVISHNIA earned a B.A. from Booali University of
Hamadan and his M.S. from Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran (his thesis was on developmental biology). He is
currently a faculty memberof the Department of Biology, Payam-e-Noor University, Talesh, Guilan, north of Iran.
Darvishnia is interested in systematics, ecology, and ethology of amphibians and reptiles.