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 25, No 4 (2018)

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Table of Contents

Ecomorphology of tortoises (Testudo graeca complex) from the Araks River Valley PDF
Marine Arakelyan, Oğuz Türkozan, Nasim Hezaveh, James F. Parham 245-252
Karyotypic Analysis of the Spined Toad, Bufo spinosus Daudin, 1803 (Amphibia: Bufonidae) PDF
Dmitriy V. Skorinov, D. S. Bolshakova, D. Donaire 253-258
A New Species of the Genus Acanthosaura Gray, 1831 (Reptilia: Agamidae) from Central Vietnam PDF
Luan Thanh Nguyen, Dang Trong Do, Ha Van Hoang, Thang Tai Nguyen, Timothy E. M. McCormack, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Vu Dang Hoang Nguyen, Sang Ngoc Nguyen 259-274
New Records and Taxonomic Position of Snakes of the Genus Gloydius Hoge et Romano-Hoge, 1983 (Crotalinae, Viperidae, Ophidia, Reptilia) in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), with Comments on Their Distribution in the Eastern Siberia and the Far East, PDF
Nikolai L. Orlov, Gennady G. Boeskorov, Spiridon G. Protopopov, Prokopiy R. Nogovitsyn, Vassily E. Kolodeznikov, Marina V. Shchelchkova, Ivan Kropachev 275-282
The Effect of Incubation Temperature on the Morphological Features of Grass Snake Natrix natrix (Linnaeus, 1758) (Ophidia: Colubridae) PDF
Liya A. Idrisova, Ildar Z. Khairutdinov 283-292
Male-Male Combat in Pseudopus apodus (Reptilia: Anguidae) PDF
Daniel Jablonski 293-298
Independent Origin of Chytrid Fungus in China PDF
Huan Wang, Hao-Ning Wang, Joka Fekede Regassa, Xiao-Long Wang 299-310
Consistency of Coloration Pattern and Applicability of Photo Identification Method as a Tool to Identify Individuals of the Kaiser’s Mountain Newt, Neurergus kaiseri PDF
Somaye Vaissi, Hossein Farassat, Vahid Akmali, Mozafar Sharifi 311-321

Short Communications

The Status of the Desert Monitor Varanus griseus caspius (Squamata: Varanidae) in the Mangistau region of the Republic of Kazakhstan and some features of the preimaginal stages of the longhorn beetles Neoplocaederus scapularis (Coleoptera: C PDF
Mark V. Pestov, Anna N. Gnetneva, Aktan T. Mukhashov 322-326