Volume 40, No. 6 (November-December, 2006)

Kovtun M. F. Factors of Evolution from the Positions of the System Approach (Biosphere as an Arena of Evolutionary Processes) ... 483–495

Fauna and Systematics

Dovgal I. V., Zharikov V. V., Bykova S. V. The Systematic Revision of the Genus Setodiscophrya (Ciliophora, Suctorea) ... 497–504

Anistratenko V. V., Haliman I. A. Bivalve Mollusc Anadara inaequivalvis (Bivalvia, Arcidae) in the Northern Part of the Sea of Azov: Completion of Colonization of the Azov-Black Sea Basin ... 505–511


Kopij G. Breeding Biology of the Fiscal Shrike, Lanius collaris (Laniidae), in a Peri-Urban Environment in Roma (Lesotho) ... 513–519


Munasypova-Motyash I. A. Morphometrical Characters of the Shell of the Bivalvial Mollusks of the Subfamily Limnocardiinae (Bivalvia, Cardiidae) and its Significance in their Taxonomy ... 521–527

Short Communications

Manilo V. V., Radchenko V. I., Reminnyj V. J. Materials on Karyology of the Fire-Bellied Toad Bombina bombina and B. variegata (Amphibia, Anura, Bombinatoridae) from the Territory of Ukraine ... 529–533

Urazbaev A. N., Kurbanova A. I. Parasitofauna of Fish of the Far East Complex Established in Reservoirs of the Southern Aral Sea ... 535–540

Klymenko S. I. The New Data about the New Host of Eurytoma pistaciae (Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae) ... 541–543

Simutnik S. A. A Find of the New for Fauna of Ukraine Genus Charitopsis (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Encyrtidae) with Describing Earlier Unknown Short-Winged Form ... 545–547

Savarin A. A. Pathological Deformations of the Skull of Eastern Hedgehog, Erinaceus concolor (Erinaceidae, Insectivora), in the Belarus Polesye ... 549–554

Chechina O. N. Behaviour of the Black Sea Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus ponticus (Cetacea), Mother and Culf under Oceanarium Conditions ... 555–560

New Books

Zabludovska S. A. Review of the Book “Kharadov A. V. Morphological Variability of the Chiggers (Acariformes: Leeuwenhoekiidae, Trombiculidae) of Kyrgyzstan” ... 561–562

Nekrutenko Yu. P. A Reply to I. G. Plyushch's Review of the Book: “The Butterflies of Ukraine”, by Yu. Nekrutenko and V. Chikolovets ... 563–566


Kovtun O. A. New Find of Rare Shrimp Lysmata seticaudata (Decapoda, Natantia, Hippolytydae) in the Black Sea ... 496

Klyuchko Z. F., Bezugly S. K. New Records of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) from Fauna of Poltava Region ... 512

Ivanov S. P., Fateryga A. V. A Playful Behavior of Wild Bees Megachile leachella (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae) or a Developed Symbiosis? ... 520

Novitsky R. Î., Bilyk S. V., Mischenko A. Î. First Find of the Starry Goby, Benthophilus stellatus stellatus, in the Middle Part of the Samara River in Dnipropetrovsk Province ... 528

Berest Z. L. The discovery of the gall-midges Obolodiplosis robiniae (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) in Ukraine ... 534

Korneyev V. A. Identity of Tephritopyrgota ferruginea and Adapsilia longicauda (Diptera, Pyrgotidae) ... 534

Zagorodniuk I., Zizda Yu. Nesting of the Swallows Hirundo rustica (Passeriformes, Hirundinidae) in the Building of the Uzhgorod University and the Problem of Anthropogenic Traps ... 544

Fateryga A. V., Amolin A. V. The Species of the Solitary Wasps of the Genus Microdynerus (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Eumeninae) New for the Fauna of Ukraine ... 548