1. A phylogeographic survey of the house mouse in Iran, taxonomic and karyotypic inference from mitochondrial evidence

Farahnaz Molavi; Jamshid Darvish; farhang haddad; Maryam M. Matin

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 37-46


  Recent studies have shown that the House Mouse (Mus musculus) has four subspecies in Iran. Although, these four subspecies have been recognized, the house mouse of east Iran showed high heterozygosity in various markers like allozymes, nuclear gene and mitochondrial gene sequences. Also, the taxonomy ...  Read More

2. Studying the details of the life cycle and reproduction in the Tardigrade of Mashhad

Farahnaz Molavi; Ali Mokhtari; simin Nayebi Moghaddam; Seyed Mohammad Javad Abedian; Zeinab Azimi Taraghdari

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 47-55


  Tardigrades are microscopic sized Ecdysozoans. In Iran, in the last year and for the first time, ‎these animals were identified and reported in Mashhad, and it immediately became an ‎important question that what is the extent of tolerance and biological and reproductive details of ‎these ...  Read More

3. Eremias intermedia or Eremias nigrocellata, is morphology sufficient?

Farahnaz Molavi; Toba M. Kalat; Morteza Yazdanpanah; Bahram H. Kiabi; Haji Gholi Kami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 56-59


  Markazi Province with its extended deserts and Anderson reported Eremias intermedia Strauch 1876, from Iran-Afghanistan border and Eremias nigrocellata Nikolsky 1896 from north and east of Iran. He also represented some features for recognition of these similar species. This study that lasted about one ...  Read More