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ZooNova

Occasional papers in Zoology

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An international journal of zoology publishing peer reviewed papers on zoological topics

including Behaviour - Conservation - Ecology - Morphology - Taxonomy - Zoogeography

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Prof Aurelio Malo Valenzuela (Universidad de Alcala, Madrid, Spain) (Ecology)

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Lynn Raw (Afriherp Communications, Greenford, UK) (Herpetology)
(Managing and Production)

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No.

Title

Author/s
Pages
Published Date
 
31
Two new species of Thrixopelma Schmidt, 1994 from Peru (Araneae: Theraphosidae)— Abstract

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.10830560

Danniella Sherwood & Ray Gabriel
1-8
18 Mar 2024
30
Sexual dimorphism in the frog Aubria subsigillata (Duméril, 1856) (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) in Benin republic, West Africa— Abstract

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.10419833

Houénafa A. C. Gansa, Hyppolite Agadjihouèdé & Mahugnon B. Hounkanrin
1-21
22 Dec 2023
29
An inordinate fondness for spinnerets: on some spiders of the genera Diplura C. L. Koch, 1850 and Linothele Karsch, 1879 with new species, records, and notes on types (Araneae: Dipluridae) — Abstract

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.10201779

Danniella Sherwood, Bastian Drolshagen, Luis M. Osorio, Léiner Benavides & Michael Seiter
1-22
23 Nov 2023
28
A revised world catalogue of Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) with taxonomic and biological annotations — Abstract

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.8292448

John R. Grehan, Carlos G.C. Mielke, John R.G. Turner and John E. Nielsen
1-337
28 Aug 2023
27
On the specimens of Actinopus Perty, 1833 deposited in the Natural History Museum, London, with redescriptions, first description of missing sexes, and notes on other taxa (Araneae: Actinopodidae) —  Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8234054

D. Sherwood, D. Rios-Tomaya,
B.L. Pett & M.J. Hinchcliffe
(Orcid details on PDF)
1-31
12 Aug 2023
26
Rediscovery of Lethe tristigmata Elwes, 1887 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8169781

S. Baidya*, S. Roy, T. Karmakar, A. Paul & A. Basu Roy
1-9
21 Jul 2023
25
A note on the genitalia of Endoclita signifer (Walker) and E. chalybeatus (Moore) (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) from the Indo-Burma region of southern Asia — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7810380

J.R. Grehan, C.C.G. Mielke
& J.E. Rawlins
1-8
8 Apr 2023
24
Observations of Possible Cooperative Foraging Behaviour by the Brown Water Snake, Lycodonomorphus. rufulus (Lichtenstein, 1823) — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7742589

1-6
16 Mar 2023
23
On the availability of Madagascan pirate spider names in the 1980 work ‘Une lacune de La famille moins dans la des Mimetidae’ with taxonomic notes on two enigmatic species (Araneae: Mimetidae) — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7628285

1-5
10 Feb 2023
22
Surgical Removal Of Fish Hooks From Marsh Terrapins, Pelomedusa galeata (Chelonia: Pelomedusidae) In Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa: Three Cases Exemplifying Technical Considerations — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7605426

A.J.L Lambiris 
1-16
4 Feb 2023
21
A non-lethal method of blood collection from small anurans — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7423066

L.R.G. Raw 
1-2
11 Dec 2022
20
A description of a new species of Western Palaearctic Lonchoptera Meigen (Diptera, Lonchopteridae) from Georgia — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7133478

1-18
1 Oct 2022
19
New species of Phassus Walker ghost moth from northeastern Mexico and notes on its biogeographic significance (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6831180

J.R. Grehan, C.G.C. Mielke, I.J. Garzon-Orduña, A. Cruz, & C Velazco  

1-18
14 Jul 2022
18
Historical and Current Misuse of Gender Agreement in the Names of South African Lizard Species — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6497956

L.R.G. Raw 
1-5
27 April 2022
17
A new species of trapdoor spider of the genus Conothele Thorell, 1878 (Mygalomorphae: Halonoproctidae) from the Eastern Ghats, India  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6415937

Z.A. Mirza 
1-7
5 Apr 2022
16
A new species of Endoclita C. & R. Felder, 1874 ghost moth from Karimganj District of Assam, India, with comments on the genus in northeastern India, and clarification of E. signifer (Walker, 1856) (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae)  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6026502

J.R. Grehan, C.G.C. Mielke, D.N. Basu, U. Pawar, V.A. Ismavel, J.E. Rawlins & K. Kunte 

1-13
9 Feb 2022
15
Taxonomic status of Thitarodes armoricanus (Oberthür, 1909) of China (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae)  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5768172

J.R. Grehan, J. Minet, & P. Leraut 

1-6
8 Dec 2021
14
The real world structure of biodiversity illustrated by the biogeography and systematics of some plants, lizards, birds, and dragonflies  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5608835

J. Grehan 

1-12
28 Oct 2021
13
The First Photographic Evidence of Death-Feigning in Naja mossambica (Serpentes: Elapidae)  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5519140

T.J. Ping, O. C. Nelson & G. Benson 

1-4
21 Sep 2021
12
New species of Thitarodes Viette, 1968 ghost moth from Kumaun Himalaya, India (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae)  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5512985

J.R. Grehan, C.G.C. Mielke, D.N. Basu, C.S. Negi, P.K. Sharma & K. Kunte 

1-16
16 Sep 2021
11
New species of Eudalaca Viette, 1950 ghost moth from Karkloof Nature Reserve, South Africa (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae)  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5103747

J.R. Grehan, C.G.C. Mielke, N. Ignatev & B. de Groof 

1-9
14 July 2021
10
Morphology and taxonomic notes on Oxycanus fuliginosa Rothschild from Western Papua, Indonesia (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae)  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5103639

J.R. Grehan, C.G.C. Mielke, N. Ignatev & E.P. Beaver 

1-15
27 Jun 2021
9
Two additional specimens of Naja (Boulengerina) nana (Serpentes: Elapidae) with notes on captive husbandry and behaviour  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5103417

L.R.G. Raw* & R. Deacon 
1-8
27 Jun 2021
8
An Approach to Small Animal Ecological Studies, and their Relevance to Reptile Husbandry  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5103039

A.J.L. Lambiris
1-15
9 Mar 2021
7
On the Status of Scelotes bourquini Broadley and Scelotes guentheri Boulenger (Sauria: Scincidae) from Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4671390

1-6
7 April 2021
6
Observations on Abnormalities in South African Reptiles  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4593168

1-15
9 Mar 2021
5
A further case of foetal development of oviducal eggs in a South African Blind Snake, Afrotyphlops bibronii (A. Smith) (Serpentes: Typhlopidae)   — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4593250

1-3
9 Mar 2021
4
A New Species of Scelotes (Sauria: Scincidae) from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa  — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3685541

40-47
24 Feb 2020
3
First Record of Reptilian Dracunculiasis from Southern Africa — Abstract

Errata (Map 1 omitted in original)   PDF + errata

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3693900

F.L. Farquharson, M.I. Roos, L.R.G. Raw & B. Leslie
34-38
14 Jun 2018
2
Catalog of the Genus Varanus (Reptilia: Squamata: Varanidae) with new designations of a neotype and a lectotype — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3694249

H.F. De Lisle
8-32
15 Dec 2009
1
Redescription of the South African dwarf chameleon, Bradypodion nemorale Raw 1978 (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), and description of two new species — Abstract

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3693156

L.R.G. Raw & D.J. Brothers
1-7
online 3 Sep 2008
print 12 Sep 2008
 

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