Volume 40, No. 1 (January-February, 2006)

Fauna and Systematics

KORNEYEV V. A. A Revision of Afrotropical Species of the Eupyrgota (Diptera, Pyrgotidae): the spinifemur group and latipennis subgroup of species ... 3–25

ZEROVA M. D., SERYOGINA L. Ya. Review of Palearctic Ormyridae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea), with Description of Two New Species ... 27–40

MYNASYPOVA-MOTYASH I. A. On the Recent Fauna of Subfamily Limnocardiinae (Bivalvia, Cardiidae) in North-Western Shore of Black Sea ... 41–48

KOZINENKO I. I., ZHALAI Ye. I., ZAVODNIKOVA N. S. Peculiarities of Allotransplantation Within the Hybrid Complex of Rana esculenta (Amphibia, Ranidae) ... 49–53

POWODYRENKO V. M. REKOVETS L. I. Arvicola mosbachensis (Arvicolidae, Rodentia) from the Pleistocene Medzhybozh ... 55–62


DZEVERIN I. I., LASHKOVA E. I. Opportunities and Restrictions for Some Algorithms of the Discriminant Function Analysis in Identification of Closely Related Species: a Case of Wood Mice Sylvaemus (Rodentia, Muridae) ... 63–69

Short Communications

POLYAKOVA T. A. The First Description of Morphology Cestoda Rhinebothrium walga (Tetraphyllidea, Phyllobothriidae) from Dasyatis pastinaca in the Black Sea ... 71–75

OVTCHINNIKOV S. V. New Genus and Species of Spiders of the Subfamily Zodariinae (Araneae, Zodariidae) from Pakistan ... 77–79

SERGEYENKO A. L. Description of Formerly Unknown Males of Cunaxoides and Neocunaxoides Mites (Prostigmata, Cunaxidae) from the Southern Coast of Crimea ... 81–84

KIRUSHIN V. Ye. Characters of the Mite Varroa destructor Behavior on Different Apoidea ... 85–88

KLYUCHKO Z. F., MATOV A. Yu. The First Record of the Catocala orientalis (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) ... 89–93


IVANOV S. P. The Deviations of the Construction of the Wild Bees’ Nests (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae) in the Crimea ... 26

GONTARENKO A. V. Remarkable Records of Rove Beetles of the Subfamily Paederinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from Ukraine ... 54

MOSKALENKO Yu. O. About a Breeding of Grey-Headed Woodpecker, Picus canus (Picidae), in the Black Sea Biosphere Reserve ... 70

UVAEVA E. I. New Synonyms in Planorbinae Subfamily (Mollusca, Pulmonata) ... 76

LEONOV S. V. The First Record of the Helix lucorum var. martensii (Gastropoda; Pulmonata) in Kerch Peninsula ... 76

POTISH L. A. Canis aureus (Mammalia, Canidae) — a New Species of Fauna of Transcarpathians, Ukraine ... 80

BASHTA A.-T., BUCHKO V. A Total Albinismus in the Rhinolophus hipposideros (Chiroptera) in the Eastern Carpathians Area, Ukraine ... 94