Welcome to the online submission and editorial system for the Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics (IJAB) is published annually by Office of the Vice-chancellor of Research Affairs of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. IJAB publishes original scientific research, not published before or under consideration elsewhere, in the broad areas of Animal Biosystematics and Biodiversity which relates to the southern Palearctic region, including Iran. Publications will be in one of these three formats: full papers, short communications and reviews. Book reviews, scientific announcements and news relating to topics of the Journal will also be published. The main topics of interest are: theoretical, comparative, methodological and applied research relating to the following areas: Taxonomy, Morphology, Development, Population, Zoogeography, Ecology, Behavior, Biochemical and Molecular Population Genetics, Cytogenetics, Palaeo-neonthology, Phylogeny, Systems analysis and Modeling. The Journal is devoted to the understanding of animal diversity and its sustainable use, and addresses an international audience.
Research articlesResearch articles
New report of Protankyra psudodigitata Semper, 1867 (Holothuroidea: Apodida) from Persian Gulf, Boushehr with note on its taxonomic features
Peyghan, Soroor; Doost-Shenas, B; Ronagh, M.T., Ronagh, M.T.; Nabavi, M.B.; Ashtari-Larki, A.
First record of the tardigrade Echiniscus testudo (Doyère, 1840) from northeast of Iran (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae)
Molavi, Farahnaz; Mokhtari, Ali; Nayebi Moghaddam, Simin; Abedian, Seyed Mohammad Javad; Azimi Taraghdari, Z.
Population molecular analysis among the narrow-clawed crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus) based on microsatellite DNA loci
Khoshkholgh, Majidreza; Nazari, Sajad
Additional records and Further Data on Indian garden lizard Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802) (Sauria: Agamidae) from Iran
Damadi, Ehsan; Rastegar-Pouyani, Nasrullah; Karamiani, Rasoul; Akbarpour, Morteza
New distribution records and echolocation call information of the Mehely's Horseshoe Bat, Rhinolophus mehelyi, (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) in Iran
Akmali, Vahid; Najafi, Narges; Sharifi, Mozafar
New insights on the morphology and taxonomy of the gecko Mediodactylus ilamensis (Reptilia: Gekkonidae)
Rastegar Pouyani, Nasrullah; Haidari, Nasrin; Rastegar-Pouyani, Eskandar; Fathinia, Behzad
Correcting the record of Miniphila miniago (Freyer, 1840) (Lepidoptera, Noctuinae) from Iran with taxonomic notes
Esfandiari, Mehdi; Afsarian, Maryam