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Taxonomic study of the family Scoliidae (Hymenoptera; Aculeata) in Iraq – JBES

Razzaq Shalan Augul Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Iraq Key words: Aculeata, Hymenoptera, Iraq, Scoliidae, Wasps. Abstract In this study, 117 specimens of the hairy wasps (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae), collected from different region of Iraq are investigated. Five species belonging to three genera were determined; this species are: Campsomeriella thoracica (Fabricius), […]

Population dynamics of ground dwelling spider genera among mustard crop – JBES

Muhammad Arshad Rana, Munaza Shabnam, Naureen Rana, Tayyba Sultana, Salma Sultana, Sobia Kanwal, Imran Ahmad Department of Zoology, Govt. Postgraduate College Okara, Pakistan Department of Biology, Govt. Postgraduate College for women Sahiwal, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries, UAF, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Govt. College University Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Spider, Pitfall, Taxonomic, Population, […]

Distribution of ground dwelling spider genera among berseem crop at Okara district, Pakistan – JBES

Muhammad Arshad Rana, Munaza Shabnam, Naureen Rana, Tayyba Sultana, Salma Sultana, Sobia Kanwal, Imran Ahmad Department of Zoology, Govt. Postgraduate College Okara, Pakistan Department of Biology, Govt. Postgraduate College for Women Sahiwal, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries, UAF, Pakistan Department of Zoology, Govt. College University Faisalabad, Pakistan Key words: Ground dwelling, Spider, Pitfall, […]

Biodiversity indices of noctuid moths in various conifer forests of Himachal Pradesh – JBES

Shweta Thakur, V.K. Mattu, Pawan Kumar Sociology and Behavioural Ecology Research Laboratory, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla, India Key words: Diversity, Evenness, Forests, Noctuid moths, Species richness. Abstract Lepidoptera is probably one of the most suitable groups for most quantitative comparisons especially their abundance and species richness. Moths were found […]

Evaluation of the availability of Garcinia afzelii Engl. (Clusiaceae) inside the Yapo-Abbé classified forest of, in Côte D’ivoire – JBES

Piba Serge Cherry, Tra Bi Fezan Honora, Bakayoko Adama, Djézou Konan Laboratoire de Physiologie, Pharmacologie et Phytothérapie, UFR SN, Université Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. 02 BP 801 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Laboratoire de Botanique, Centre Suisse de Recherche Scientifique en Côte d’Ivoire, Département Biodiversité et Sécurité Alimentaire (DBSA), 01 BP 1303 Abidjan 01, Côte d’Ivoire […]

Diversity and distribution of anuran in two islands of Parnaíba River Delta, Northeastern Brazil – JBES

Etielle Barroso de Andrade, José Roberto Souza Almeida Leite, Gilda Vasconcelos de Andrade Postgraduate Program in Biodiversity and Conservation, Department of Biology,Federal University of Maranhão, Maranhão, Brazil Research Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, Federal University of Piauí, Piauí, Brazil Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Piauí, Piauí, Brazil Key words: Anuran fauna, Biogeography, […]

Flood analysis in Kali Lamong Watershed – JBES

Diah Susilowati, M. Bisri, Kliwon Hidayat, Arief Rachmansyah Doctoral Program of Environmental Studies, Graduate School, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Department of Water Resources Engineering, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Department of Social Economic Agriculture, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Department of Civil Engineering, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia Key words: Flood, Kali Lamong watershed, GIS, Hydrology integrated model. […]

Microhabitats of pholcid spiders (araneae: pholcidae) in Mt. Kitanglad Agri-Ecological and Techno-Demo Center, Imbayao, Bukidnon, Philippines – JBES

Eddie P. Mondejar, Olga M. Nuñeza Department of Biological Sciences, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Key words: Broad-leaf, Leaf-litter, Rock crevice, Spathiphyllum sp., Species-specific. Abstract This study was conducted in Mt. Kitanglad Agri-Ecological and Techno-Demo Center, Brgy. Imbayao, Malaybalay, Bukidnon. The study aims to determine the microhabitats of pholcid spiders. Using Cruising method combined withvisual […]

Source specific quantification and composition of municipal solid waste at Nomal Valley, District Gilgit, Pakistan – JBES

Sherullah, Ajaz Ali, Azfar Hussain, Zarmast Khan Environmental Protection Agency, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Department of Environmental Sciences Karakorum International University, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Key words: Solid waste, Commercial waste, Institutional waste, organic waste, plastic waste. Abstract Solid waste menace is a serious concern all over the world. The current study focused upon the source specific quantification and […]

Fluctuating asymmetry in the body shapes of Threadfin Bream Fish, Nemipterus japonicus as a stress indicator in Surigao River, Surigao del Norte, Philippines – JBES

Jess H. Jumawan, Dianne Q. Asuncion, Maria Anita Ayaton, Baby Joy E. Apduhan, Ariel M. Mangubat, Ludilin B. Petogo, Beryl Martinez, Miraflor A. Arenas, Cresencio C. Cabuga Jr., James Paul B. Velasco, Joycelyn C. Jumawan, Mark Anthony J. Torres, Elani A. Requieron Department of Biology, Caraga State University, Butuan City, Philippines Science Department, Mindanao States […]