Post Tagged with: "Iran"

A new wolf spider named for Hagrid’s Aragog, from Harry Potter

A new wolf spider named for Hagrid’s Aragog, from Harry Potter

Arachnids, Celebrity Taxa, New Species July 18, 2017 at 9:48 am

A new species of wolf spider found in southeastern Iran has been officially named after Aragog, the enormous, sentient arachnid character in the Harry Potter books and movies.

A new species of Cousinia from eastern Iran

A new species of Cousinia from eastern Iran

New Species, Plants March 21, 2016 at 3:27 pm

A new, almost acaulescent species of Cousinia sect. Lasiandra (Asteraceae) has been found in eastern Iran. In this new paper it is described as C. brevicaulis and a key to all species of this section in Iran is provided together with some notes about their distribution.

Ponticola iranicus sp. nov. (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Caspian Sea basin.

Ponticola iranicus sp. nov. (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Caspian Sea basin.

Fish, New Species July 29, 2015 at 11:43 pm

Ponticola iranicus sp. nov. (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Caspian Sea basin. Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria, 45 (2): 189–197, 2015

A new species of riffle minnow from the southern Caspian Sea basin in Iran

A new species of riffle minnow from the southern Caspian Sea basin in Iran

Fish, New Species July 29, 2015 at 11:02 pm

Alburnoides tabarestanensis, a new species of riffle minnow from the southern Caspian Sea basin in Iran (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) Hamed Mousavi-Sabet, Hossein AnvariFar and Fahime Aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 21 (3): 144-152, 2015