Russian Journal of Herpetology

Russian Journal of Herpetology (founded in 1993) is an international multi-disciplinary journal devoted to herpetology. Russian Journal of Herpetology accepts original papers on ecology, behavior, conservation, systematics, evolutionary morphology, paleontology, physiology, cytology and genetics of amphibians and reptiles.

Of particular emphasis is the conservation of species of amphibians and reptiles, their associations and habitats. Although much attention is given to fundamental research, papers devoted to breeding in captivity and propagation of amphibians and reptiles will be welcomed and presented in the special part of the journal.

The ultimate aim of the journal is to provide an effective medium for communication of the latest and best scientific information from the expanding, interdisciplinary, and international scientific community focusing on new methods and ideas in progress and to promote cooperation between Russian and foreign scientific and commercial organizations.

Russian Journal Herpetology is abstracted or indexed in


Vol 24, No 4 (2017)

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Table of Contents

On the Snake Fauna of Central and Southern Iraq and Some Zoogeographic Remarks PDF
Fadhel Aabbas Rhadi, Rihab Ghaleb Mohammed, Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani, Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani, Seyyed Saeed Hosseinian Yousefkhani 251-266
Diversity and Habitat Preferences of Herpetofauna at Kalabagh Game Reserve, District Mianwali, Punjab, Pakistan PDF
Waqas Ali, Arshad Javid, Waseem Ahmad Khan, Ali Hussain, Muhammad Rizwan, Mubeen Ameer, Abdul Qadeer Sajid 267-274
Comparison of the Modern Reproductive Technologies for Amphibians and Reptiles PDF
Natalia Borisovna Ananjeva, V. K. Uteshev, N. L. Orlov, S. A. Ryabov, E. N. Gakhova, S. A. Kaurova, L. I. Kramarova, N. V. Shishova, R. K. Browne 275-290
A New Species of Frog-Eyed Gecko, Genus Teratoscincus Strauch, 1863 (Squamata: Sauria: Sphaerodactylidae), from Central Iran PDF
Roman A. Nazarov, Mehdi Radjabizadeh, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr., Natalia B. Ananjeva, Daniel A. Melnikov, Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani 291-310
Distribution of the Common or Viviparous Lizard, Zootoca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823) (Squamata: Lacertidae) in Central Europe and Re-Colonization of the Baltic Sea Basin: New Karyological Evidence PDF
Larissa Kupriyanova, T. Kirschey, W. Böhme 311-317
Age Structure of the Caucasian Agama (Paralaudakia caucasia) from Elmadağ, Iğdır, Turkey: Preliminary Data from Small Sample Size PDF
Kalayci T. Ergül, A. Altunışık, Ç. Gül, M. Tosunoğlu, Nurhayat Özdemir 318-322

Short Communications

Death Feigning Behavior in the Burmese Python Python bivittatus Kuhl, 1820 in Chitwan National Park, Nepal PDF
Santosh Bhattarai, Chiranjibi Prasad Pokheral, Babu Ram Lamichhane 323-326
Ecological Notes on the Three-Banded Parachute Gecko Ptychozoon trinotaterra in Southern Vietnam PDF
James A Fitzsimons 327-328
Range Extensions of Three Endemic Snake-Skinks (Scincidae: Ophiomorus) in Iran PDF
Soheil Sami, Barbod Safaei-Mahroo, Hanyeh Ghaffari 329-332