Paper Information

Journal:   BIOLOGY JOURNAL   FALL 2009 , Volume 4 , Number 3; Page(s) 1 To 18.
 
Paper:  THE INVESTIGTION OF LIZARD IN TWO (KHORANAGH AND NADOSHAN ) OF YAZED PROVINCE
 
Author(s):  ARIS S., PARIVAR K., RASTEGAR POUYANI N., BAHAR ARA J.
 
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Abstract: 

The purpose of present study (2005 -2006) was to recognize and investigate the lizards of two districs Khoranagh north eastern and Nadoshan north western of Yazed Province in Iranian central plateau. Investigation was carried out on the physical characteristics by using the keys in refrence book the Lizard of Iran by S.C.Anderson, 1999.
During the present study 66 lizards were captured belonging to family Agamidae including: (genus Laudakia, species Laudakia nupta, subspecies Laudakia nupta nupta 6 males and 6 females (Khoranagh) and genus Trapelus, species Trapelus agilis, subspecies Trapelus agilis agilis 18 males and 17 females (Khoranagh-Nadoshan) and genus Phrynocephalus, species Phrynocephalus scutellatus 1 male and 1 female (Khoranagh) and family Lacertidae including: (genus Eremias, species Eremias persica 1 male and 1 female (Nadoshan) and genus Mesalina, species Mesalina watsonana 1 male and 1 famale (Khoranagh -Nadoshan) and family Gekkonidae including: (genus Bunopus, species Bunopus crassicauda 8 males and 7 females (Khoranagh - Nadoshan). The Laudakia nupta nupta and Trapelus agilis agilis and Bunopus crassicauda in the Khoranagh and also Trapelus agilis agilis in the Nadoshan has been recorded as common species, while Phrynocephalus scutellatus, Mesalina watsonana and Eremias persica are uncommon and endangered species in the both districts. This study also include: their morphological discription and coloration, biometric and meristic charactristics, habit and habitat, their diet and the kind of soil and plant of their living area, and also the symbiosis with their own kind and their sexual reproduction.

 
Keyword(s): LIZARDS, KHORANAGH, NADOSHAN, YAZED PROVINCE, IRANIAN CENTRAL PLATEAU, BEHAVIOUR, REPRODUCTION
 
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