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 Volume 69, 2019

Vertebrate Zoology 69 (2) 2019

The following published paper is now available online early.
(i.e., prior to their appearance in an issue of the print journal).

Diverging development of akinetic skulls in cryptodire and pleurodire turtles: an ontogenetic and phylogenetic study.
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-2-2019-01

A new species of anole from the Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero, Mexico (Reptilia, Squamata, Dactyloidae: Norops)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-2-2019-02

Male song individuality over female breeding periods in Savannah sparrows (Passerculus sandwichensis)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-2-2019-03

Vertebrate Zoology 69 (1) 2019

Systematic revision of Microhyla (Microhylidae) frogs of South Asia: a molecular, morphological, and acoustic assessment
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-1-2019-01

Two new species of seasonal killifishes of the Nothobranchius melanospilus species complex from the East Africa biodiversity hotspot (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-1-2019-02

Preliminary results on the molecular study of fish-eating by ‘trawling Myotis’ bat species in Europe
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-1-2019-03

Comparative anatomy and homology of jaw adductor muscles of some South Asian colubroid snakes (Serpentes: Colubroidea)
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-1-2019-04

Apistogramma psammophila – a new geophagine dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Rio Atabapo drainage in Colombia and Venezuela
DOI: 10.26049/VZ69-1-2019-05

Editorial Report and Reviewer Acknowledgments for 2018

 Volume 68, 2018

Vertebrate Zoology 68 (3) 2018

Identifying Rhabdomys museum specimens following taxonomic changes: use of short COI sequences
PDF 1.5 MB
Electronic Supplement File:

Species limits in Northern Eurasian taxa of the common stonechats, Saxicola torquatus complex (Aves: Passeriformes, Muscicapidae)
PDF 6.8 MB
Electronic Supplement Files:

Population numbers of Amazon river dolphins Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis (Mammalia: Cetaceae: Delphinidae)
in the lower Río Tigre region, Loreto, Perú
PDF 6.7 MB

Ecological and zoological study of endemic Sri Lankan keelback (Balanophis ceylonensis): with implications for its conservations
PDF 5.2 MB

Morphological adaptation of the eutherian gastrointestinaltract to diet
PDF 6.3 MB
Electronic Supplement File:

Fishes collected by Emanuel Ritter von Friedrichsthal in Central America between 1838 –1841
PDF 12.3 MB

Phylogeography and taxonomy of the barred grass snake (Natrix helvetica), with a discussion
of the subspecies category in zoology
PDF 6.9 MB
Electronic Supplement Files:

Vertebrate Zoology 68 (2) 2018

Two new frog species from the Foja Mountains in northwestern New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae)
PDF 7.3 MB pre-release 28/v/2018

A new species of Hyloxalus Jiménez De La Espada, 1871 ‘‘1870’’ (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Hyloxalinae) from a cloud forest near Bogotá, Colombia, with comments on the subpunctatus clade

Long-term effects of arrested metamorphosis on dental systems in Salamandra salamandra (Salamandridae: Urodela)
PDF 3.5 MB

Geographic variation in the skull morphology of Ellobius lutescens Thomas, 1897 (Mammalia: Rodentia) by geometric morphometric analyses
PDF 1.3 MB

Integrative taxonomy reveals a new species of snakehead fish, Channa stiktos (Teleostei: Channidae), from Mizoram, North Eastern India

Wing myology of Caracaras (Aves, Falconiformes): muscular features associated with flight behavior
PDF 3.7 MB

Vertebrate Zoology 68 (1) 2018

Illegal Trade in Wildlife Species in Beirut, Lebanon
 PDF 0.5MB

Histology and fine structure of epidermal papillomas in the Alpine newt Ichthyosaura alpestris (Urodela: Salamandridae)

Variability in pulmonary reduction and asymmetry in a serpentiform lizard: The sheltopusik, Pseudopus apodus (Pallas, 1775) PDF 1MB

A new species of Eremiascincus (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae) from the Pilbara region of Western Australia

NG, H. H.
Under an assumed name: the identity of Nanobagrus fuscus (Popta, 1904) clarified (Actinopterygii: Siluriformes)

Update of diagnoses, information on distribution, species, and key for identification of Laetacara species (Teleostei,
Cichlidae, Cichlasomatini) PDF 3MB

Functional morphology of the lungs of the green iguana, Iguana iguana, in relation of body mass (Squamata: Reptilia)

Comparison of the body size and age structure of Lebanon lizard, Phoenicolacerta laevis (Gray, 1838) at different altitudes in Turkey PDF 1MB

A review of sexual dimorphism of eye size in Colubroidea snakes PDF 1.5MB

 Volume 67, 2017

Vertebrate Zoology 67 (3) 2017

Describing the smaller majority: integrative taxonomy reveals twenty-six new species of tiny microhylid frogs (genus Stumpffia) from Madagascar PDF - 75 MB

Vertebrate Zoology 67 (2) 2017

JOULADEH-ROUDBAR, A., EAGDERI, S., BIRECIKLIGIL, S.S., ÇIÇEK, E. & COAD, B.W.: Chondrostoma esmaeilii, a new cyprinid species from the Tigris basin in Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) PDF 2MB

RONI, N. & VISHWANATH, W.: Garra biloborostris, a new labeonine species from north-eastern India (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)  PDF 1 MB

COSTA, W.J.E.M., CHEFFE, M.M. & AMORIM, P.F.: Two new seasonal killifishes of the Austrolebias adloffi group from the Lagoa dos Patos basin, southern Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae)  PDF 1.6 MB

RÖMER, U., RÖMER, C.I., ESTIVALS, G., DÍAZ, A.V., DUPONCHELLE, F., GARCIA DÁVILA, C.R., HAHN, I. & RENNO, J.-F.: Description of a new maternal larvophilic mouth-brooding cichlid species, Apistogramma megastoma sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Geophaginae), from Loreto, Peru  PDF 5.6MB (FINAL VERSION)

ENDRUWEIT M.: Description of a new dwarf snakehead (Perciformes: Channidae) from western Yunnan PDF 1.3 MB

GREVEN, H., VAN DE KAMP, T., DOS SANTOS ROLO, T., BAUMBACH, T. & CLEMEN, G.: Vomeropterygopalatina in larval Ichthyosaura alpestris apuanus (Amphibia: Urodela) and comments on the formation of the definite vomer in the Salamandridae PDF 2.8 MB

FORTI, L.R., LINGNAU, R. & BERTOLUCI, J.: Acoustic variation in the advertisement call of the Lime treefrog Sphaenorhynchus caramaschii (Anura: Hylidae) PDF 1 MB

GÜNTHER, R.: A redescription, a revalidation, and a new description within the microhylid genus Austrochaperina (Anura: Microhylidae) PDF 4 MB

VAMBERGER, M., LIPOVŠEK, G., ŠALAMUN, A., CIPOT, M., FRITZ, U. & GOVEDIČ, M.: Distribution and population size of the European pond turtle Emys orbicularis in Ljubljansko barje, Slovenia PDF 1.5MB
Supporting Information PDF

PRÖTZEL, D., VENCES, M., SCHERZ, M.D., VIEITES, D.R. & GLAW, F.: Splitting and lumping: An integrative taxonomic assessment of Malagasy chameleons in the Calumma guibei complex results in the new species C. gehringi sp. nov. PDF 3.8MB

YILDIRIM, E., KUMLUTAŞ, Y., CANDAN, K. & ILGAZ, Ç.: Comparative skeletal osteology of three species of Scincid lizards (Genus: Ablepharus) from Turkey PDF 1.3MB

POKRANT, F., KINDLER, C., VAMBERGER, M., SMITH, K.T. & FRITZ, U.: Grass snakes (Natrix natrix, N. astreptophora) mimicking cobras display a ‘fossil behavior’ PDF 1.7 MB

Vertebrate Zoology 67 (1) 2017


M.E. SEIDEL & C.H. ERNST: A systematic review of the turtle family Emydidae PDF

 Volume 66, 2016

Vertebrate Zoology 66 (3) 2016


A.L.H. ESGUÍCERO & R.M.C. CASTRO: Taxonomic revision of the genus Atopomesus Myers, 1927 (Characiformes: Characidae), with comments on its phylogenetic relationships PDF

M. NASRI, S. EAGDERI & H. FARAHMAND: Descriptive and comparative osteology of Bighead Lotak, Cyprinion milesi (Cyprinidae: Cypriniformes) from southeastern Iran PDF

M.A. BARBOSA & A.M. KATZ: A new species of the catfish genus Trichomycterus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the Paranaíba basin, Central Brazil. PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA, P.F. AMORIM & R.C. RIZZIERI. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the South American savanna killifish genus Melanorivulus (Teleostei: Rivulidae) PDF

Z. BRÄGER & T. MORITZ: A scale atlas for common Mediterranean teleost fishes PDF

T. PROTIVA, D. GUNALEN, A. BAUEROVÁ, K. PALUPČÍKOVÁ, B. SOMEROVÁ, P. FRÝDLOVÁ, J. JANČÚCHOVÁ-LÁSKOVÁ, O. ŠIMKOVÁ, D. FRYNTA & I. REHÁK: Shell shape and genetic variability of Southeast Asian Box Turtles (Cuora amboinensis) from Borneo and Sumatra PDF

I. HAHN, U. RÖMER, G.E. SOTO, J. BAUMEISTER & P.M. VERGARA: Diversity, biogeography, abundance, and conservation of the birds of Mocha Island National Reserve, Chile PDF

J. QUESADA, J. AURELL-GARRIDO, S. GAGO, O. BOET & E. GARCIA-FRANQUESA: Measurement errors in 3D models used in osteometric data research with freeware: a test using skulls of the Algerian hedgehog (Atelerix algirus) PDF

W. PÉREZ, H.E. KÖNIG, H. JERBI & M. CLAUSS: Macroanatomical aspects of the gastrointestinal tract of the alpaca (Vicugna pacos Linnaeus, 1758) and dromedary (Camelus dromedarius Linnaeus, 1758) PDF

O. İBIŞ, E. AKSÖYEK, S. ÖZCAN, A. KETEN, T .YORULMAZ & C. TEZ: Genetic analysis of the Turkish gray wolf (Canis lupus) based on partial mitochondrial DNA sequences PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 66 (2) 2016


A. Zarske: Hyphessobrycon margitae spec. nov. – ein neuer Salmler aus dem Einzugsgebiet des río Nanay in Peru (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

E. Henschel: A new catfish species of the Trichomycterus hasemani group (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), from the Branco river basin, northern Brazil PDF

W.J.E.M. Costa: Comparative morphology and classification of South American cynopoeciline killifishes (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae), with notes on family-group names used for aplocheiloids PDF

W. Staeck & I. Schindler.: Apistogramma sororcula, a new dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the drainage of the rio Guaporé in Bolivia and Brazil PDF

S. BasumAtary, H. Choudhury, R.A. Baishya, D. Sarma & W. Vishwanath: Badis pancharatnaensis, a new percoid fish species from Brahmaputra River drainage, Assam, India (Teleostei: Badidae) PDF

G. Günther & S. Richards: Description of two new species of the microhylid frog genus Oreophryne (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from southern Papua New Guinea PDF

S. Mecke, F. Mader, M. Kieckbusch, H. Kaiser, W. Böhme & R. Ernst: Tracking a syntype of the Australian skink Anomalopus leuckartii (Weinland, 1862): ‘lost’ treasures in the Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden highlight the importance of reassessing and safeguarding natural history collections PDF

S. Kirchhof, K. Mahlow & F. Tillack: The identity of Stenorhabdium temporale Werner, 1909 (Serpentes: Colubroidea) PDF

S. Pentzold, M.I. Förschler, D.T. Tietze, C. Randler, J. Martens & M. Päckert: Geographic variation in coal tit song across continents and reduced species recognition between Central European and Mediterranean populations PDF

H.-J. Kapischke, & E. Kuhlisch: Variabilität und Häufigkeitsverteilung der Morphen am ersten unteren Molar (M1) in einigen Populationen der Feldmaus Microtus arvalis (Pallas, 1779) PDF

A. AloUfi, Z. Amr & H. Nassarat: Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia PDF

M. Manegold: Rediscovery of the complete type series of the White-striped Forest Wallaby Dorcopsis hageni Heller, 1897 in the collections of the State Museum of Natural History Karlsruhe PDF

J. Gharu & S. Trevedi: Ancient hairs: need for morphological analysis of prehistoric and extant Mammals PDF

Á. Hernández & P. Zaldívar: Ecology of stoats Mustela erminea in a valley of the Cantabrian Mountains, northwestern Spain PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 66 (1) 2016


O. Říčan, L. Piálek, K. Dragová & J. Novák: Diversity and evolution of the Middle American cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with revised classification  PDF

Supplementary material 1, Specimen sampling GenBank xls

Supplementary material 2, Population-level tree doc
Supplementary material 3, Characters in Theraps Paraneetroplus doc
Supplementary material 4, ddRAD tree doc

 Volume 65, 2015

Vertebrate Zoology 65 (3) 2015


A. ZARSKE: Hyphessobrycon clavatus spec. nov. – ein neuer Salmler aus Peru (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

H. MOUSAVI-SABET & S. EAGDERI: Paraschistura delvarii spec. nov. – a new species of stone loach from the Persian Gulf basin, southern Iran (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) PDF

U. RÖMER., D.P. SOARES,. C.R.G. DÁVILA, F. DUPONCHELLE,  J.-F. RENNO & I. HAHN: Re-description of Apistogramma payaminonis KULLANDER, 1986, with descriptions of two new cichlid species of the genus Apistogramma (Teleostei, Perciformes, Geophaginae) from northern Peru PDF

Z. MUSILOVÁ, O. ŘÍČAN, S. ŘÍČANOVÁ, P. JANŠTA, O. GAHURA & J. NOVÁK: Phylogeny and historical biogeography of trans-Andean cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) PDF

G. CLEMEN & H. GREVEN: Organisation of the palate in a spontaneously transforming Mexican axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum): a case report PDF

R. GÜNTHER: Two new Oreophryne species from the Fakfak Mountains, West Papua Province of Indonesia (Anura, Microhylidae) PDF

V. DEEPAK, R. VYAS, V. GIRI & P. KARANTH: A taxonomic mystery for more than 180 years: the identity and systematic position of Brachysaura minor (HARDWICKE & GRAY, 1827) PDF

U. FRITZ, CH. KEHLMAIER, T. MAZUCH, M.D. HOFMEYR, L. DU PREEZ, M. VAMBERGER & J. VÖRÖS: Important new records of Pelomedusa species for South Africa and Ethiopia PDF

O. İBIS, E. AKSÖYEK, S. ÖZKAN & C. TEZ: A preliminary phylogenetic analysis of golden jackals (Canis aureus) (Canidae: Carnivora: Mammalia) from Turkey based mitochondrial D-loop sequences PDF

O. İBIS, C. TEZ, S. ÖZKAN, T. YORULMAZ, A. KAYA & M. MOHRADI: Insights into the Turkish and Iranian Badgers (the Genus Meles) based on the Mitochondrial Cytochrome b Gene Sequences PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2) 2015


F. GLAW: Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) PDF

F. GLAW & H. RÖSLER: Taxonomic checklist of the day geckos of the genera Phelsuma Gray, 1825 and Rhoptropella Hewitt, 1937 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 65 (1) 2015


A. ZARSKE: Hemigrammus rubrostriatus spec. nov. – ein neuer Salmler aus Kolumbien und Revalidierung von Hemigrammus falsus Meinken, 1958 (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characidae) PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA: Taxonomy of the seasonal killifish genus Neofundulus in the Brazilian Pantanal (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA: Phylogenetic position and tentative generic placement for Cyprinodon martae Steindachner, 1875 (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes), a killifish from northern Colombia PDF

A new miniature killifish of the genus Melanorivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the coastal plains
of north-eastern Brazil PDF

M. POHL, F.C. MILVERTZ, A. MEYER & M. VENCES: Multigene phylogeny of cyprinodontiform fishes suggests continental radiations and a rogue taxon position of Pantanodon PDF

M.C. BRUNO, J.R. CASCIOTTA, A.E. ALMIRÓN, F.L. RICILLO & M.S. LIZARRADE: Quaternary refugia and secondary contact in the southern boundary of the Brazilian subregion: comparative phylogeography of freshwater fish PDF

F.P. OTTONI: Evaluating the use of the anterior ceratohyal morphology to diagnose Laetacara Kullander, 1986,
with comments on other cichlid genera (Cichlidae: Cichlasomatini) PDF

F.P. OTTONI & J.L.O. MATTOS: Phylogenetic position and re-description of the endangered cichlid Nannacara hoehnei, and description of a new genus from Brazilian Cerrado (Teleostei, Cichlidae, Cichlasomatini) PDF

H. GREVEN, T. VAN DE KAMP, T. DOS SANTOS ROLO, T. BAUMBACH & G. CLEMEN: The “tooth systems” of Lissotriton vulgaris (Amphibia: Urodela) with special regard to delayed metamorphosis PDF

R. GÜNTHER: Description of two new taxa of the ceratobatrachid genus Platymantis from western New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura) PDF

A.B. VASSILIEVA, JUNE-SHIANG L., SHANG-FANG Y., YU-HAO C. & N.A. POYARKOV, Jr.: Development of the bony skeleton in the Taiwan salamander, Hynobius formosanus Maki, 1922 (Caudata: Hynobiidae): Heterochronies and reductions PDF

G. VELO-ANTÓN, B. EL MARNISI, U. FRITZ & S. FAHD: Distribution and conservation status of Emys orbicularis in Morocco PDF

M. PÄCKERT, Y.-H. SUN, P. STRUTZENBERGER, O. VALCHUK, D.T. TIETZE & J. MARTENS: Phylogenetic relationships of endemic bunting species (Aves, Passeriformes, Emberizidae, Emberiza koslowi) from the eastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau PDF
Electronic Supplements:

A.E. SCOPIN, I.V. GASHKOVA, A.P. SAVELJEV & A.V. ABRAMOV: Histologic features of the gastrointestinal tract of Laonastes aenigmamus (Rodentia: Diatomyidae) PDF 

 Volume 64, 2014

Vertebrate Zoology 64 (3) 2014


B. SCHÄTTI, F. TILLACK & Ch. KUCHARZEWSKI: Platyceps rhodorachis (Jan, 1863) – a study of the racer genus Platyceps Blyth, 1860 east of the Tigris (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 64 (2) 2014


A. ZARSKE: Zur Systematik einiger Blutsalmler oder „Rosy Tetras“ (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characidae) PDF

F.S. RANGEL-PEREIRA: Gymnotus capitimaculatus, a new species of electric fish from rio Jucuruçu basin, northeastern Brazil (Ostariophysi: Gymnotiformes: Gymnotidae) PDF

WILSON J. E. M. COSTA: Phylogeny and radiation in seasonal rachovine killifishes: biogeographical and taxonomical implications PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA, P.F. AMORIM & P.H.N. BRAGANÇA: A new miniature killifish of the genus Melanorivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the Xingu river drainage, Brazilian Amazon PDF

U. RÖMER, B. ENGELKING & W. BEISENHERZ; Genetically determined mate choice can be influenced by learning in Apistogramma cacatuoides Hoedeman, 1951 (Teleostei, Cichlidae) PDF

R. LURÍA-MANZANO & G. GUTIÉRREZ-MAYÉN: Reproduction and diet of Hyla euphorbiacea (Anura: Hylidae) in a pine-oak forest of southeastern Puebla, Mexico PDF

JIANLI XIONG, XIUYING LIU 3, LIYAN QING 4 & XIAOMAO ZENG: Comparison of vomerine tooth rows in juvenile and adult Hynobius guabangshanensis (Urodela: Hynobiidae) PDF

B. BORCZYK, J. KUSZNIERZ, Ł. PAŚKO & E. TURNIAK: Scaling of the sexual size and shape skull dimorphism in the sand lizard (Lacerta agilis L.) PDF

U. FRITZ, R. GEMEL, Ch. KEHLMAIER, M. VAMBERGER, P. PRASCHAG: Phylogeography of the Asian softshell turtle Amyda cartilaginea (Boddaert, 1770): evidence for a species complex PDF
Electronic supplement & ERRATUM PDF

M.B.J. PICASSO, M.C. MOSTO, R. TOZZI, F.J. DEGRANGE & C.G. BARBEITO: A peculiar association: the skin and the subcutaneus diverticula of the Southern Screamer (Chauna torquata, Anseriformes) PDF

M. PÄCKERT, J. HERING, E. FUCHS, P. BARTHEL & W. HEIM: Genetic barcoding confirms first breeding record of the Yellow Bittern, Ixobrychus sinensis,(Aves: Pelecaniformes, Ardeidae) in the Western Palearctic PDF

T. TÖPFER, L. PODSIADLOWSKI & K. GEDEON: Rediscovery of the Black-fronted Francolin Pternistis (castaneicollis) atrifrons (Conover, 1930) (Aves: Galliformes: Phasianidae) with notes on biology, taxonomy and conservation PDF

O. İBIŞ, C. TEZ & S. ÖZCAN: Phylogenetic Status of the Turkish Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) based on Partial Sequences of the Mitochondrial Cytochrome b Gene PDF

O. İBIŞ & C. TEZ: Phylogenetic Status and Genetic Diversity of the Turkish Marbled Polecat, Vormela peregusna,
(Mustelidae: Carnivora: Mammalia) inferred from the Mitochondrial Cytochrome b Gene PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 64 (1) 2014


A.M. KATZ & M.A. BARBOSA: Re-description of Trichomycterus cubataonis BIZERRIL, 1994 (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the Cubatão river basin, southern Brazil PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA: Four new species of the genus Atlantirivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA: A new genus of miniature cynolebiasine from the Atlantic Forest and alternative biogeographical explanations for seasonal killifish distribution patterns in South America (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) PDF

J.L. MATTOS, I. SCHINDLER, F.P. OTTONI & M.M. CHEFFE: A new species of Crenicichla from the upper Rio das Antas basin, dos Patos lagoon system, southern Brazil (Teleostei: Cichlidae) PDF

H.-J. PAEPKE, R. MORGENSTERN & I. SCHINDLER: Cichlid fishes (Teleostei, Cichlidae) collected by Ferdinand Deppe in Mexico PDF

R. GÜNTHER, S.J. RICHARDS & C. DAHL: Nine new species of microhylid frogs from the Muller Range in western Papua New Guinea (Anura, Microhylidae) PDF

A.P. RASELIMANANA, C.J. RAXWORTHY, F. ANDREONE, F. GLAW, M. VENCES: An enigmatic new Scaphiophryne toadlet from the rainforests of north-eastern Madagascar (Amphibia: Microhylidae) PDF

D.O. DI PIETRO, L. ALCALDE & J.D. WILLIAMS: Nasal cartilages, hyobranchial apparatus, larynx, and glottal tubes in four species of Hydropsini (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Xenodontinae) PDF

M. KUMAŞ & D. AYAZ: Age determination and long bone histology in Stellagama stellio (Linnaeus, 1758) (Squamata: Sauria: Agamidae) populations in Turkey PDF

M.R. ABI-SAID, J. EL KHOURY, H. MAKHLOUF & Z.S. AMR: Ecology of the Persian Squirrel, Sciurus anomalus, in Horsh Ehden Nature Reserve, Lebanon PDF 

 Volume 63, 2013

Vertebrate Zoology 63 (3) 2013


A. ZARSKE, In memoriam Dr. rer. nat. Joachim Knaack (2.1.1933 - 5.12.2012) PDF 

A. ZARSKE, Barilius neglectus STIELER, 1907 ein Seniorsynonym von Hemigrammocypris rasborella FOWLER, 1910 (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) PDF

M.S. HOSSAIN, S. SARKER, S.M. SHARIFUZZAMAN & S. R. CHOWDHURY, New species of stinging catfish Heteropneustes nani (Siluriformes: Heteropneustidae) from Noakhali, Bangladesh PDF

M.A. BARBOSA, Description of two new species of the catfish genus Trichomycterus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the coastal river basins, southeastern Brazil PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA, A new killifish of the genus Melanorivulus from the upper Paraná river basin, Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA, P.H.N. BRAGANÇA & P.F.AMORIM, Five new species of the killifish genus Anablepsoides from the Brazilian Amazon (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) PDF

S. VALDESALICI & I. SCHINDLER, Anablepsoides lineasoppilatae, a new killifish (Teleostei: Rivulidae) from south-eastern Peru PDF

I. SCHINDLER & W. STAECK, Description of Apistogramma helkeri sp. n., a new geophagine dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the lower río Cuao (Orinoco drainage) in Venezuela PDF

D. MODRÝ, P. NECAS, L. RIFAI, W. BISCHOFF, N. HAMIDAN & Z. AMR, Revision of the Levantine „Lacertalaevis/kulzeri-Complex: 3. The Rock Lizard of Wadi Ramm, Phoenicolacerta kulzeri khazaliensis ssp. n. PDF

G. DELGADO CASTRO, J.D. DELGADO, J. GONZÁLEZ & M. WINK, Sexual size dimorphism in the extreme SW breeding population of the European Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus (Aves: Procellariformes) PDF

M.B.J. PICASSO & J. CARRIL, The peculiar syrinx of Rhea americana (Greater Rhea, Palaeognathae) PDF

H.B. KATUWAL & S. DAHAL, Golden Jackals (Canis aureus LINNAEUS, 1758) in Human Dominated Landscape PDF 

Vertebrate Zoology 63 (2) 2013


A. ZARSKE, Nannostomus nigrotaeniatus spec. nov. – ein neuer Ziersalmler aus Venezuela
(Teleostei: Characiformes: Lebiasinidae)  PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA, Historical biogeography of aplocheiloid killifishes (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes) PDF

S. VALDESALICI & W. EBERL, Aphyosemion grelli (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae), a new species from the Massif du Chaillu, southern Gabon PDF

F.P. OTTONI, Australoheros sanguineus sp. n. – a new cichlid species from the rio Cubatão basin, southern Brazil (Cichlidae: Heroini) PDF

U. RÖMER & I. HAHN, Apistogramma aguarico sp. n.: A new species of geophagine cichlid fish (Teleostei: Perciformes) from the Ecuadorian and Peruvian río Napo system PDF

K. ZANGER & H. GREVEN, The “nasal barbel” of the halfbeak Dermogenys pusilla (Teleostei: Zenarchopteridae) – an organ with dual function PDF

R.D. RANDRIANIAINA, F. GLAW, R.M. LEHTINEN & Ch.J. RAXWORTHY, Assessing the diversity of phytotelmic frogs along Madagascar’s east coast: Redefinition of Guibemantis bicalcaratus (Boettger, 1913) and revalidation of Guibemantis methueni (Angel, 1929) PDF

G. CLEMEN & H. GREVEN, Remodelling of the palate: an additional tool to classify larval salamandrids through metamorphosis PDF

H. GREVEN, H. RICHTER & G. CLEMEN, Formation of the secondary tongue in Hynobius leechi and Ambystoma mexicanum (Amphibia: Urodela) PDF

R.A. SOLOHERY & A. ARISTIDE, First breeding survey of the endemic Madagascar Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis and Forest Fody Foudia omissa at Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar PDF

E. EID, N. BOULAD, T. AL SHARE, O. ABED & Y. HAGEER, Population density of the Blanford’s fox Vulpes cana in Jordan PDF 


Vertebrate Zoology 63 (1) 2013


BRAGANÇA, P.H.N., BARBOSA, M. A. & MATTOS, J.L.: A new Nematocharax species from the middle Contas River basin, Northeastern Brazil (Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

OTTONI, F.P.: Life colouration of three Australoheros species from the rio Paraíba do Sul basin, southeastern Brazil (Teleostei: Labroidei: Cichlidae)  PDF

RÖMER. U., BENINDE, J., DUPONCHELLE, F., DÁVILA, C.R.G., DÍAZ, A.V. & RENNO, J.F.: Description of Apistogramma paulmuelleri sp. n., a new geophagine cichlid species (Teleostei: Perciformes) from the Amazon river basin in Loreto, Peru  PDF

SCHINDLER, I. & LINKE, H.: Betta hendra – a new species of fighting fish (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) from Kalimantan Tengah (Borneo, Indonesia) PDF

MAHLOW, K., TILLACK, F., SCHMIDTLER, J.F. & MÜLLER, J.: An annotated checklist, description and key to the dwarf snakes of the Genus Eirenis JAN, 1863 (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae), with special emphasis on the dentition PDF

IBRAHIM, A.A.: The Herpetology of the Suez Canal Zone, Egypt PDF

APPEL, A., WERHAHN, G., ACHARYA, R., GHIMIREY, Y. & ADHIKARY, B.: Small carnivores in the Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal PDF

 Volume 62, 2012

Vertebrate Zoology 62 (3) 2012


A. ZARSKE; Das Typusmaterial der Characiformes des Museums für Naturkunde zu Berlin. Teil 2b (3): Südamerikanische Characiformes im weiteren Sinne (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Serrasalmidae, Acestrorhynchidae, Erythrinidae, Lebiasinidae) PDF

M.A. BARBOSA & V.M. AZEVEDO-SANTOS; A new species of the catfish genus Trichomycterus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the rio Paraná basin, southeastern Brazil PDF

F. DA SILVIA RANGEL-PEREIRA; Gymnotus interruptus, a new species of electric fish from the Rio de Contas basin, Bahia, Brazil (Teleostei: Gymnotiformes: Gymnotidae) PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA; Oligocene killifishes (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes) from southern France: relationships, taxonomic position, and evidence of internal fertilization PDF

C. KOWASUPAT, B. PANIJPAN, P. RUENWONGSA & T. JEENTHONG; Betta siamorientalis, a new species of bubble-nest building fighting fish (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) from eastern Thailand PDF

I. SCHINDLER & H. LINKE; Two new species of the genus Parosphromenus (Teleostei: Osphronemidae) from Sumatra PDF

R. GÜNTHER, B. STELBRINK & T. VON RINTELEN; Three new species of Callulops (Anura: Microhylidae) from western New Guinea PDF

H. RÖSLER, F. GLAW J.F. SCHMIDTLER & R. BOUR; Bemerkungen zur Identität und Taxonomie von Gecko inunguis Cuvier, 1817 (Sauria, Gekkonidae, Phelsuma) PDF

F. KHOURY, Z. AMR, N. HAMIDAN, I. AL HASSANI, S. MIR, E. EID & N. BOLAD; Some introduced vertebrate species to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan PDF

Book review on page 424 PDF 

Vertebrate Zoology 62 (2) 2012


M.A. BARBOSA & W.J.E.M. COSTA; Trichomycterus puriventris (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), a new species of catfish from the rio Paraíba do Sul basin, southeastern Brazil PDF

W.J.E.M. COSTA; The caudal skeleton of extant and fossil cyprinodontiform fishes (Teleostei: Atherinomorpha): comparative morphology and delimitation of phylogenetic characters PDF

F.P. OTTONI, P.H.N. BBRAGANCA, P.F. AMORIM & C.S. GAMA; A new species of Laetacara from the northern Brazil coastal floodplains (Teleostei: Cichlidae) PDF

U. RÖMER J. BENINDE, F. DUPONCHELLE, A. VELA DÍAZ, H. ORTEGA, I. HAHN, D.P. SOARES, C.D. CACHAY, C.R.G. DÁVILA, S.S. CORNEJO & J.-F. RENNO; Description of Apistogramma allpahuayo sp. n., a new dwarf cichlid species (Teleostei: Perciformes: Geophaginae) from in and around the Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo Mishana, Loreto, Peru PDF

K.J. BAIG†, P. WAGNER, N.B. ANANJEVA & W. BÖHMER; A morphology-based taxonomic revision of Laudakia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Agamidae) PDF

N. LIEBING, P. PRASCHAG, R. GOSH, K. VASUDEVAN, S.M.A. RASHID, D. RAO, H. STUCKAS & U. FRITZ; Molecular phylogeny of the softshell turtle genus Nilssonia revisited, with first records of N. formosa for China and wild-living N. nigricans for Bangladesh PDF

I.K. AL HASANI, J.F. AZAR, K. NISHIMURA, Z.S. AMR & T.E. KATZNER; Distribution, diet and winter ecology of the Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca in Jordan PDF

C. STEFEN & D. HEIDECKE†; Ontogenetic changes in the skull of the European wildcat (Felis silvestris Schreber, 1777) PDF 

Vertebrate Zoology 62 (1) 2012


AXEL ZARSKE; Serrapinnus sterbai spec. nov. – Beschreibung eines neuen Salmlers (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae: Cheirodontinae) aus Brasilien mit Bemerkungen zu S. gracilis (Géry, 1960) comb. nov. and S. littoris
(Géry, 1960) comb. nov. PDF

AXEL ZARSKE; Das Typusmaterial der Characiformes des Museums für Naturkunde zu Berlin. Teil 2a (3): Südamerikanische Characiformes im weiteren Sinne (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Parodontidae, Curimatidae, Prochilodontidae, Anostomidae, Chilodontidae, Crenuchidae, Hemiodontidae)  PDF

MARIA ANAÏS BARBOSA & WILSON J. E. M. COSTA; Trichomycterus macrophthalmus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), a new species of catfish from the Paraíba do Sul river basin, southeastern Brazil PDF

FELIPE P. OTTONI; Three new species of Australoheros from southeastern Brazil, with taxonomic notes on Chromys oblonga, Heros autochton and H. jenynsii (Teleostei: Labrodei: Cichlidae) PDF

SONJA GERLING, JOCHEN D'HAESE & HARTMUT GREVEN; Number and distribution of Leydig cells (LC) in the epidermis of the growing axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum (Amphibia: Urodela) PDF

DIETER THOMAS TIETZE, CHRISTINE WASSMANN & JOCHEN MARTENS; Territorial song does not isolate Yellowhammers (Emberiza citrinella) from Pine Buntings (E. leucocephalos) PDF

INGO J. HAHN, STEFFEN HOGEBACK, UWE RÖMER & PABLO M. VERGARA; Biodiversity and biogeography of birds in Pacific Mexico along an isolation gradient from mainland Chamela via coastal Marias to oceanic Revillagigedo Islands PDF

MOUNIR ABI-SAID & ZUHAIR S. AMR; Camera trapping in assessing diversity of mammals in Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, Lebanon PDF


Volume 61, 2011

Vertebrate Zoology 61 (3) 2011


ZARSKE, A.; Nannostomus grandis spec. nov. – ein neuer Ziersalmler aus Brasilien mit Bemerkungen zu N. beckfordi GÜNTHER, 1872, N. anomalus STEINDACHNER, 1876 und N. aripirangensis MEINKEN, 193 (Teleostei:Characiformes: Lebiasinidae) PDF

TRIQUES, M.L.; Apteronotus acidops, new species of long snouted electric fish (Teleostei: Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae) from the upper rio Paraná basin in Brazil, with a key to the apteronotid species from the area PDF

BARBOSA, M.A. & COSTA, W.J.E.M.; Description of a new species of the catfish genus Trichomycterus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the rio de Contas basin, northeastern Brazil PDF

VALDESALICI, S. & SCHINDLER, I.; Description of a new killifish of the genus Rivulus (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from south eastern Peru PDF

RÖMER, U.; BENINDE, J. & HAHN, I.; Apistogramma playayacu sp. n.: Description of a new cichlid species (Teleostei: Perciformes: Geophaginae) from the Rio Napo system, Ecuador PDF

OTTONI, F.P.; Cichlasoma zarskei, a new cichlid fish from northern Brazil (Teleostei: Labroidei: Cichlidae) PDF

GÜNTHER, R. & RICHARDS, ST.J.; Five new microhylid frog species from Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, and remar ks on Albericus alpestris (Anura, Microhylidae) PDF

STEFEN, C.; On the hair cuticle structure of the rodent Laonastes aenigmamus (Mammalia: Rodentia: Diatomyidae) PDF 

Vertebrate Zoology 61 (2) 2011


ZUHAIR S. AMR & AHMAD M. DISI; Systematics, distribution and ecology of the snakes of Jordan  PDF

SALEM M. BUSAIS & ULRICH JOGER; Three new species and one new subspecies of Hemidactylus OKEN,1817 from Yemen (Squamata, Gekkonidae) PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 61 (1) 2011


AXEL ZARSKE; Hemigrammus filamentosus spec. nov. – der Südamerikanische Fadensalmler, ein neuer Salmler (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) aus dem Araguaya-Becken in Brasilien PDF

AXEL ZARSKE; Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Vertreter der Gattungen Pyrrhulina VALENCIENNES, 1846 und Copella MYERS, 1956 des nordöstlichen Südamerika (Teleostei: Characiformes: Lebiasinidae) PDF

AXEL ZARSKE; Das Typusmaterial der Characiformes des Museums für Naturkunde zu Berlin. Teil 1: Einleitung und afrikanische Taxa (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Hepsetidae, Alestidae, Citharinidae, Distichodontidae) PDF

MANFRED K. MEYER, S. SCHORIES & M. SCHARTL; Description of Priapella lacandonae sp. n. – a new poeciliid fish
from the río Tulijá basin, Grijalva system, Chiapas, Mexico (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae) PDF

WILSON J.E.M. COSTA & P.F. AMORIM; A new annual killifish species of the Hypsolebias flavicaudatus complex from the São Francisco River basin, Brazilian Caatinga (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) PDF

STEFANO VALDESALICI, J.R. GARCÍA GIL & D.T.B. NIELSEN; Rivulus albae, a new species of killifish
(Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from northeastern Brazil PDF

INGO SCHINDLER & S. VALDESALICI; Rivulus staecki, a new killifish (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae)
from the upper Rio Negro drainage in southern Venezuela PDF

UWE RÖMER, F. DUPONCHELLE, A.V. DIAZ, C.G. DAVILLA, S. SIRVAS, C.D. CATCHAY & J.-F. RENNO; Apistogramma cinilabra sp. n.: Description of a potentially endangered endemic cichlid species (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the Departamento Loreto, Peru PDF

FELIPE P. OTTONI, A.Q. LEZAMA, M.L. TRIQUES, E.N. FRAGOSO-MOURA, C.C.T. LUCAS & F.A.R. BARBOSA; Australoheros perdi, new species (Teleostei: Labroidei: Cichlidae) from the lacustrine region of the Doce River Valley, southeastern Brazil, with biological information PDF 

PETER PRASCHAG, H. STUCKAS, M. PÄCKERT, PETER PRASCHAG, H. STUCKAS, M. PÄCKERT; Mitochondrial DNA sequences suggest a revised taxonomy of Asian flapshell turtles (Lissemys SMITH, 1931) and the existence
of previously overlooked taxa (Testudines: Trionychidae) PDF 

RENATE VAN DEN ELZEN, E.C. DICKINSON, R.J.DOWSETT & A. HARDING; Theodor von Heuglin’s Ornithologie Nordost-Afrika ’s, der Nilquellen- und Küsten-Gebiete des Rothen Meeres und des nördlichen
Somal-Landes – Notes relevant to the dates of publication of its parts PDF 


Volume 60, 2010

Vertebrate Zoology 60 (3) 2010


OTTONI, F.P., MATTOS, J.L.O. & BARBOSA, M.A.; Description of a new species of Microglanis from rio Barra Seca basin, southeastern Brazil (Siluriformes: Pseudopmelodidae) PDF

BARBOSA, M.A. & COSTA, W.J.E.M.; Description of a new species of the catfish genus Trichomycterus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the rio Paraíba do Sul basin, southeastern Brazil PDF

ENGELKING, B., ROEMER, U. & BEISENHERZ, W.; Intraspecific colour preference in mate choice by female Apistogramma cacatuoides HOEDEMAN, 1951 (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) PDF

SCHINDLER, I. & LINKE, H.; Badis juergenschmidti – a new species of the Indo-Burmese fish family Badidae (Teleostei: Perciformes) from Myanmar PDF

GUENTHER, R.; Description of a new microhylid frog species of the genus Xenorhina (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from the Fakfak Mountains, far western New Guinea PDF

MORAVEC, J., LEHR, E., PEREZ PEÑA, P.E. LOPEZ, J.J., URRUTIA, G.G. & TUANAMA, I.A.; A new green, arboreal species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Amazonian Peru PDF

HAHN, I.J, ROEMER, U. & VERGARA, P.M.; Conserving Chile’s most critically endangered bird species: First data on foraging, feeding, and food items of the Másafuera Rayadito (Aves: Furnariidae) PDF

BRUNET-LECOMTE, P. Odontometrical divergence in the Gerbe’s vole Microtus (Terricola) pyrenaicus gerbei (GERBE, 1879) in comparison to the Pyrenean vole M. (Terricola) pyrenaicus pyrenaicus (DE SÉLYS LONGCHAMPS, 1847) (Mammalia: Rodentia: Arvicolinae) PDF

Book review on page 249 PDF
Book review
on page 251 PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 60 (2) 2010


AXEL ZARSKE; Der Kolibrisalmler Trochilocharax ornatus gen. et spec. nov. – ein neuer Salmler aus Peru (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

CÉSAR ROMÁN-VALENCIA, CARLOS A. GARCIA-ALAZATE, RAQUEL L. RUIZ-C. & DONALD C. TAPHORN; A new species of Hemibrycon (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) from the Roble River, Alto Cauca, Colombia, with a key to species known from the Magdalena – Cauca River Basin PDF

CÉSAR ROMÁN-VALENCIA, CARLOS A. GARCIA-ALAZATE, RAQUEL L. RUIZ-C.; Phylogenetic and biogeographic study of the Andean genus Grundulus (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

UWE RÖMER, INGO J. HAHN & PABLO M. VERGARA; Description of Dicrossus foirni sp. n. and Dicrossus warzeli sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae), two new cichlid species from the Rio Negro and the Rio Tapajós, Amazon drainage, Brazil PDF

INGO SCHINDLER, FELIPE P. OTTONI & MOREVY M. CHEFFE; Heros acaroides HENSEL, 1870 – a valid species of Australoheros (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the Patos-Mirim lagoon system, south Brazil PDF

AHMAD M. DISI & ZUHAIR S. AMR; Morphometrics, distribution and ecology of the amphibians in Jordan PDF

DIETER THOMAS TIETZE & JOCHEN MARTENS; Intraspecific differentiation in Spotted Creepers, Salpornis spilonotus (Aves: Passeriformes: Certhiidae) PDF

TILL TÖPFER; Suspected road salt poisoning in Bohemian Waxwings, Bombycilla garrulous (Aves: Passeriformes: Bombycillidae) PDF

CHRISTOPH RANDLER, STEFAN PENTZOLD & CONSTANZE TEICHMANN; Weather conditions and sexual differences affect the foraging behaviour of the insectivorous Cyprus Wheatear, Oenanthe cypriaca (Aves: Passeriformes: Muscicapidae) PDF

Book review on page 183 PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 60 (1) 2010


AXEL ZARSKE, PIERRE-YVES LE BAIL & JACQUES GÉRY (†); New and poorly known Characiform fishes (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) from French Guyana. A new Tetra of the genus Bryconamericus PDF

MANFRED K. MEYER, SUSANNE SCHORIES & MANFRED SSHARTL; Description of Gambusia zarskei sp. n. – a new poeciliid fish from the upper Rio Conchos system, Chihuahua, Mexico (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae) PDF

FELIPE P. OTTONI; Australoheros capixaba, a new species of Australoheros from south-eastern Brazil (Labroidei: Cichlidae: Cichlasomatinae) PDF

HEIKO RICHTER, HORST KIERDORF, UWE KIERDORF, GÜNTER CLEMEN & HARTMUT GREVEN; A microscopic and microanalytical study (Fe, Ca) of the teeth of the larval and juvenile Ambystoma mexicanum (Amphibia: Urodela: Ambystomatidae) PDF

ANJA C. SCHUNKE & ULRICH ZELLER; Chondrocranium and dermal bones of the Lowland Streaked Tenrec Hemicentetes semispinosus (Afrosoricida, Tenrecidae) and their comparison with Potamogale and other insectivoran-grade placental mammals PDF

Book review on page 36  PDF


Volume 59, 2009

Vertebrate Zoology 59 (2) 2009


OTTONI, F. P.; MATTOS, J. L. O.; Re-description of Laetacara curviceps (Teleostei: Cichlidae: Cichlinae) PDF

MUSILOVÁ, Z.;SCHINDLER, I. & STAECK, W.; Description of Andinoacara stalsbergi sp. n. (Teleostei: Cichlidae: Cichlasomatini) from Pacific coastal rivers in Peru, and annotations on the phylogeny of the genus PDF

PAEPKE, H.-J.; About the Nomenclature of Trichopodus pectoralis REGAN, 1910; Trichopus cantoris SAUVAGE, 1884 and Osphronemus saigonensis BORODIN, 1930 – a necessary correction (Teleostei: Perciformes: Osphronemidae) PDF

GÜNTHER, R.; RICHARDS, ST.; TJATURADI, B: & ISKANDAR, D; A new species of the microhylid frog genus Oreophryne from the Mamberamo Basin of northern Papua Province, Indonesian New Guinea PDF

CLEMEN, G.; SERVER, D. M. & GREVEN, H.; Notes on the cranium of the paedomorphic Eurycea rathbuni (STEJNEGER, 1896) (Urodela: Plethodontidae) with special regard to the dentition PDF

DAMHOUREYEH, S. A.; QUARQAZ, M. A.; BACKER, M. A.; HIMDAN, N.; EID, E. & ARM, Z. S.; Reptiles and Amphibians in Dibbeen Nature Reserve, Jordan PDF

NICOLAI, B. & GRIMM, H.; Diet Composition of the Canary Islands Stonechat Saxicola dacotiae (MEADE-WALDO, 1889) on Fuerteventura PDF

KAPISCHKE, H.-J.; KRAFT, R.; JENTZSCH, M. & HIERMEIER, M.; Variation and complexity of the enamel pattern in the first lower molar of the Field vole, Microtus agrestis (L., 1761) (Mammalia: Rodentia: Arvicolinae) PDF

BARAL, H. S.; SHAH, K. B. & DRUCKWOTH, J. W.; A clarification of the status of Indian Chevrotain Moschiola indica in Nepal PDF

Book review on page 156 PDF
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on page 178 PDF
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on page 190 PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 59 (1) 2009


AZPELICUETA, M. DE LAS M. & LOUREIRO, M.; Astyanax laticeps (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) from rivers and streams of Uruguay PDF

ZARSKE, A.; Nannostomus rubrocaudatus spec. nov. – ein neuer Ziersalmler aus Peru (Teleostei: Characiformes: Lebiasinidae) PDF

COSTA, W.J.E.M. & LEAL, F.; Egg surface morphology in the Neotropical seasonal killifish genus Leptolebias (Teleostei: Aplocheiloidei: Rivulidae) PDF

COSTA, W.J.E.M.; Osteology of the African annual killifish genus Callopanchax (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae) and phylogenetic implications PDF

OTTONI, F.P. & COSTA, W.J.E.M.; Description of a new species of Laetacara KULLANDER,1986 from central Brazil and re-description of Laetacara dorsigera (HECKEL,1840) (Labroidei: Cichlidae: Cichlasomatinae) PDF

TÖPFER, J. & SCHINDLER, I.; On the type species of Trichopodus (Teleostei: Perciformes: Osphronemidae) PDF

PAEPKE, H.-J.; The Nomenclature of Trichopodus pectoralis REGAN, 1910; Trichopus cantoris SAUVAGE, 1884 and Osphronemus saigonensis BORODIN, 1930 (Teleostei: Peciformes: Osphronemidae) PDF

CLEMEN, G. & GREVEN, H.; Sex dimorphic dentition and notes on the skull and hypbranchium in the hynobiid salamander Pachyhynobius shangchengensis FEI, QU & WU, 1983 (Urodela: Amphibia) PDF

GREVEN, H. & CLEMEN; G.; Early tooth transformation in the paedomorphic Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis (DAUDIN, 1803) (Amphibia: Urodela) PDF

GÜNTHER, R.; A new and minute species of Austrochaperina (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from western New Guinea PDF

SHWAYAT,S.N.; DISI, A.M. & AMR, Z.S.; Snakes of the genus Eirenis in Jordan (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) PDF

HAHN, I.; RÖMER, U.; VERGARA, P. & WALTER, H.; Biogeography, diversity, and conservation of the birds of the Juan Fernández Islands, Chile PDF 

ABU BAKER, M.A.; KHALIL,D.; SHEYAB, F. & AMR, Z.S.; A karyotypic study of rodents of the genus Gerbillus (Mammalia: Rodentia: Muridae) collected from Jordan PDF 

Book review on page 90 PDF


Volume 58, 2008

Vertebrate Zoology 58 (2) 2008


GARCÍA-ALZATE, C.A.; ROMÁN-VALENCIA, C. & TAPHORN, D.C.; Revision of the Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus-group (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae), with description of two new species from Venezuela PDF

ZARSKE, A.; Knodus borki sp. n. – ein neuer Salmler aus Peru mit einer ergänzenden Beschreibung von Boehlkea fredcochui Géry, 1966 (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

ZARSKE, A. & GÉRY, J.; Revision der neotypischen Gattung Metynnis COPE, 1878. II. Beschreibung zweier neuer Arten und zum Status von Metynnis goeldii EIGENMANN, 1903 (Teleostei: Characiformes: Serrasalmidae) PDF

STAECK, W. & SCHINDLER, I.; Apistogramma erythrura sp. n. – a new geophagine dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the río Mamoré drainage in Bolivia  PDF

OTTONI, F.P. & COSTA, W.J.E.M.; Taxonomic revision of the genus Australoheros RÍCAN & KULLANDER, 2006
(Teleostei: Cichlidae) with descriptions of nine new species from southeastern Brazil PDF

MARTENS, J; YUE-HUA, SUN & PAECKERT, M.; Intraspecific differentiation of Sino-Himalayan bush-dwelling Phylloscopus leaf warblers, with description of two new taxa (P. fuscatus, P. fuligiventer, P. affi nis, P. armandii, P. subaffi nis) PDF

Book review on page 158 PDF
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on page 172 PDF
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on page 267 PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 58 (1) 2008


ZARSKE, A.; Nachruf Dr. Jacques Gery (12.3.1917 bis 15.6.2007  PDF

ZARSKE, A.; Hyphessobrycon khardinae sp. n.-a new rosy-tetra from Brazil  (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

KNAACK, J.; Contributions to the Knowledge of Callichthidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes). IV. The lectotype of Corydoras peleatus (Jenyns, 1842) PDF

KNAACK, J.; Contributions to the Knowledge of Callichthidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes). V. Designation of a neotype and the locus typicus of Callichthys callichthys (LINNAEUS, 1758)  PDF

SCHINDLER, I. & ETZEL, V.; Re-descripition and distribution of Rivulus punctatus BOULENGER, 1895 (Teleostei: Rivulidae) and its habitats in Praguay PDF

COSTA, W. J. E. M.; Atlantirivulus, a new subgenus of the killifish genus Rivulus from the eastern Brazilian coastal plains (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae)  PDF

RÖMER, U. & HAHN, I.; Apistogramma barlowi sp. n.-description of a new facultative mouth-brooding cichlid species (Teleostei: Perciformes: Geophaginae) from Northern Peru PDF

SCHINDLER, I. & STAECK, W.; Dicrossus gladicauda sp. n.- a new species of crenicarine dwarf cichlids (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Colombia, South-America PDF

OTTONI, F.P.; OYAKAWA, O.T. & COSTA, W.J.E.M.; A new species of the genus Australoheros from the rio Riberia do
Iguape basin, São Paulo, Brazil (Labroidei: Cichlasomantiae) PDF

GÜNTER, R.; Two new hylid frogs (Anura: Hylidae: Litoria) from western New Guinea PDF

SCHÖNFELD; The behaviour and the acoustic reactions of the Eurasian Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris macrodactyla C.L. BREHM, 1831) and the Short-toed Treecreeper (Certhia b. brachydactyla C. L. BREHM, 1820) with syntope occurrence in the area of the "Mittelelbe" near Wittenberg/Sachsen-Anhalt PDF

FEILER, A., NADLER, T. & STEFEN, C.; Remarks to some small mammals of the Cuc Phuong and Phong Nha-Ke Bang
Natural Parks and the Ke Go Nature Reserve of Vietnam PDF 

ABU BAKER, M. A. & AMR, Z. S.; Mice of the Genus Apodemus in Jordan PDF


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Volume 57, 2007

Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2) 2007


GRIMM, U.; Preface PDF

ADLER, K.; The Development of Systematic Reviews of the Turtles of the World PDF

FRITZ, U. & HAVAŠ, P.; Checklist of Chelonians of the World PDF

Vertebrate Zoology 57 (1) 2007


FRITZ, U.; Editorial PDF

ZARSKE, A. & GÉRY, J.; Hemigrammus geisleri sp. n. – a new glass characid fish from the central Amazon basin, with a supplementary description of Hemigrammus mimus BÖHLKE, 1955 (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) PDF

ZARSKE, A.; Knodus pasco sp. n. – a new characid fish (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) from Peru PDF

KNAACK, J.; Contributions to the Knowledge of Callichthyidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes). II. The types of Corydoras paleatus (JENYNS, 1842) PDF

KNAACK, J.; Contributions to the Knowledge of Callichthyidae. III. Corydoras longipinnis sp. n. – a new Callichtyid fish from the Rio Dulce, Argentina (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) PDF

COSTA, W.J.E.M. & BRASIL, G.B.; Simpsonichthys punctulatus n. sp. – a new seasonal killifish (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the upper rio São Francisco basin, central Brazil PDF 

STAECK, W. & SCHINDLER, I.; Description of Laetacara fulvipinnis sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the upper drainages of the rio Orinoco and rio Negro in Venezuela PDF

NAJBAR, B.; Food habits of Zamenis longissimus (LAURENTI, 1768) (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae) in Bieszczady (south-eastern Poland) PDF

HEBDA, G.; Utilizing material from old nests - a way to time-saving in a short breeding species? The case of the Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus PDF

SCHÖNFELD, M.; Occurrence and distribution of the Eurasian Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris macrodactyla C.L. BREHM, 1831) and the Short-toed Treecreeper (Certhia b. brachydactyla C.L. BREHM, 1820) in the area of the “Mittelelbe”, former district Wittenberg, from the southern rim of the “Roßlau-Wittenberger Vorfläming” to the northern rim of the “Dübener Heide" PDF

SHEHAB;, A.; KARATAŞ, A.; AMR, Z.; MAMKHAIR, I. & SÖZEN, M.: The Distribution of Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) in Syria PDF

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