Nataly Snegovaya

Nataly Snegovaya
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences | ANAS · Institute of Zoology

Doctor of biological science

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Introduction
Nataly Snegovaya currently works at the Institute of Zoology, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. Nataly does research in Entomology, Zoology and Systematics (Taxonomy). Their current project is 'Pseudoscorpions of Russia'.

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A new harvestman species of the family Phalangiidae, Metaplatybunus valentinae sp. n. is diagnosed, illustrated, and described from the Caucasus region of Russia. Rilaena artvinensis Kurt, 2015 is recorded for the fauna of Georgia for the first time and a drawing of the female is provided for the first time. http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank....
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In this checklist 90 lady beetles species from 14 tribes and 38 genera that have been recorded from Azerbaijan are presented. This study is based on a generalization of all available literature data.
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A new pseudoscorpion species, Dactylochelifer zaragozai n. sp., belonging to the family Cheliferidae Risso, 1827 is described from Republic Adygeya, Russia (North Caucasus) and its diagnostic characters are illustrated. The specimens were extracted from litter collected from oak-hornbeam hazel forest.
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In this checklist 209 Orthoptera species from 12 families that have been recorded from Azerbaijan are presented. This study is based on a generalization of all available literature data. The order Orthoptera, straight-winged insects, are an order which is generally well-studied across the globe. However modern generalized data on the orthopteran fa...
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The degree of reflectance of monochromatic light at wavelengths between 370 and 700 nm was applied to determine the wing scale properties of Zygaena (Mesembrynus) minos ([DENIS & SCHIFFERMÜLLER], 1775) and Zygaena (Mesembrynus) purpuralis (BRÜNNICH, 1763). The maximum reflection at ca. 400 nm and the maximum of the first derivative were used to cha...
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The species Neobisium (Neobisium) vilcekii Krumpál 1983 is redescribed and illustrated based on the adult specimens collected from Caucasian region of Russia. In addition, a new size range, a new description of the females and some morphological and minor morphometric variations within the species are provided.
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Taxonomy of the genus Cordulegaster Leach in Brewster, 1815 in the Eastern part of the Western Palaearctic is poorly resolved. A two-step approach was applied: sequences of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA fragments were used to sort specimens; poorly known or new taxa with their phenotypic variation were described. The existence of two traditional gr...
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In this checklist 166 Crane flies species from 3 families belonging to 49 genera that have been recorded from Azerbaijan are presented. This study is based on a generalization of all available literature data.
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This paper deals with some new material of Iranian harvestmen accumulated during and after 2017. These recent collections yielded 11 species from six families, including five species that had previously been known from Iran, and two families and six species which are established as being new for the fauna of the country. The latter include two newl...
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Known Plecoptera data published from Azerbaijan are critically reviewed. New records of 28 species are enumerated on the basis of specimens collected between 2017 and 2019, among them 16 are new for the fauna of Azerbaijan. Nemoura irani Aubert, 1964 is new for the whole Caucasian region, Leuctra sanainica Zhiltzova, 1960 and Plesioperla sakartvell...
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A list of 31 species of hawk moths from the territory of Azerbaijan is given, based on collection materials from the Institute of Zoology of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (Baku) and the Georgian National Museum (Tbilisi). Distribution maps for 27 species are provided.
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A key to the members of the subfamily Opilioninae is presented, including the genus Homolophus. That same genus is briefly reviewed, diagnosed, and redescribed based upon a study of approximately half of the described species. Many older museum specimens from the Zoological Institute (Saint-Petersburg, Russia) were identified and all species presen...
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A new species of carpenter moth, Phragmataecia effendii sp. n. from the Şirvan steppe of Central Azerbaijan is proposed. The new species differs from the known Palaearctic species externally (colour) and in the male genitalia. A detailed diagnosis is provided and supported by figures. http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4DF0FC49-815C-4C...
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New and additional faunistic records for 13 species of Dolichopodidae were given from Azerbaijan and Georgia. The species richness of Azerbaijan increased to 92 taxa as Sybistroma transcaucasica (Stackelberg, 1941) and Thinophilus quadrimaculatus Becker, 1902 are the new records for the Azer-baijan territory. Campsicnemus marginatus Loew, 1857, Syb...
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Faunistic sampling in the western Caucasus (Russian side) has yielded two new species belonging to the subgenus Neobisium (Neobisium) Chamberlin, 1930 which are described and illustrated here: Neobisium (N.) catherineae n. sp. and Neobisium (N.) kamenskyi n. sp. The species Neobisium (N.) speleophilum Krumpál, 1986 is redescribed and illustrated ba...
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Faunistic sampling in the western Caucasus (Russian side) has yielded two new species belonging to the subgenus Neobisium (Neobisium) Chamberlin, 1930 which are described and illustrated here: Neobisium (N.) catherineae n. sp. and Neobisium (N.) kamenskyi n. sp. The species Neobisium (N.) speleophilum Krumpál, 1986 is redescribed and illustrated ba...
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Records of 16 species of the family Dolichopodidae from Azerbaijan and Georgia are given. Four species Campsicnemus armeniacus Negrobov, Manko, Hrivniak & Obona, 2017, Chrysotus pennatus Lichtwardt, 1902, Medetera kowarzi Negrobov, 1974, Rhaphium brevicorne Curtis, 1835 represent new records for Azerbaijan and increase species richness to 90 taxa....
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A study of freshwater testate amoebae fauna of the Lankaran natural area of Azerbaijan was conducted from 2013 to 2018, revealing 126 testacean species belonging to 11 families. Long-term research in south-eastern regions of Azerbaijan demonstrated that the genus Difflugia dominated in all investigated freshwater reservoirs with high species divers...
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An overview of the Arachnida and their study in Iran is provided. Besides ancient poetry, relics (going back to 5,000 YBP), and early medical observations (at least 2,000 YBP), the first published taxonomical observations of arachnids from Iran were in 1807 about scorpions. The superorders Parasitiformes and Acariformes (mites and ticks) have recei...
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Zygaena (M.) brizae (Esper, 1800) wird untersucht, um ihre Eigenständigkeit zu bestätigen oder sie als Synonym einer transkaukasischen Subspezies zuzuordnen. Flügelfarbe und männliche Genitalarmaturen lassen sie als eigenständige Un terart, jedoch nicht als separate Art erscheinen. Contribution to Zygaena (Mesembrynus) brizae (Esper, 1800) (Lepidop...
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The structure of harvestmen populations in the yew-box tree grove of the Caucasian State Natural Bio-sphere Reserve was investigated in the area with the box tree before and after the infestation of the box tree moth (Cydalima perspectatis (Walker, 1859).
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A new genus of Phalangiidae is established for a species Rilaena crimeana Chemeris & Kovblyuk, 2005 from Crimea (Ukraine). The diagnoses of several near related genera are given: Phalangium Linnaeus, Metaphalangium Roewer, Graecophalangium Roewer, Rilaena Šilhavý and Zachaeus C.L.Koch-all of them, as Taurolaena gen. nov.-from the Mediterranean Regi...
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An annotated list of butterflies from Azerbaijan, containing 280 species, is presented. The classification and nomenclature in this work are accepted according to the key of Korb & Bolshakov (2016). The full list of species composition of butterflies of Azerbaijan numbering 280 species for today is presented for the first time, and it was supplemen...
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A new pseudoscorpion species, Neobisium (Neobisium) kovalevskayae sp. n., occurring in the beech forest litter, found in the yew, boxwood grove of the Caucasian State Nature Biosphere Re-serve is described and its diagnostic characters are illustrated.
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A new pseudoscorpion species, Ephippiochthonius caucasicus n. sp. is described and figured based on adults found in a yew and boxtree grove of the Caucasian State Nature Biosphere Reserve, Russia.
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Thirty-two species collected during 2012 from Azerbaijan are listed, three further species were identified from photographs taken in 2008. Of the resulting 35 species, six species were new for the country, the record of Cordulegaster vanbrinkae being the third locality in the world.
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There are seven species belonging to the subgenus Neobisium (Neobisium) Chamberlin, 1930 previously reported from Russia (Harvey, 2013). Description of Neobisium (N.) artaxerxesi n. sp. occurring in soil and redescription of Neobisium (N.) golovatchi Schawaller, 1983 inhabiting in wood and leaf litter are given in the present study.
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The 22 species of Opiliones recorded from Iran are known from four families: one species of Dicranolasmatidae, five species of Nemastomatidae, 15 species of Phalangiidae, and a single species of Sclerosomatidae. Five of these are recorded for the first time from the country: Dicranolasma ponticum Gruber, 1998, Opilio nabozhenkoi Snegovaya, 2010, Ph...
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A new testate amoebae, Awerintzewia minuta sp. n. and two rare species, Difflugia serbica Ogden and Živković, 1983, and Difflugia biconvata Ertl, 1965 were found during a faunistic study of the testate amoebae in two high-mountain lakes in Azerbaijan. The morphology and biometrics of these testate amoebae were described by LM and SEM investigations...
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p>Examining the Cossidae of Transcaucasia we have studied specimens of this family deposited in the collection of the Institute of Zoology of Azerbaijan National Academy of Science (Baku). The collection includes 10 species of 9 genera and 2 subfamilies collected in the middle of the 20th century on the territory of three countries: Azerbaijan, Kaz...
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This monograhy summarizes the most recent knowledge on species diversity and distribution of free-living ciliates and testate amoebae in natural waters and soils of Azerbaijan. The section on ciliates contains data on 757 species, with the indication of their distribution in 13 regions covering the entire territory of the country. The annotated spe...
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Two new opilionid species of the family Phalangiidae, Opilio rossicus sp.n. and Opilio morini sp.n. are diagnosed, illustrated and described from the Caucasus region.
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Two new harvestmen species of the family Phalangiidae, Rilaena caucasica sp. n. and Rilaena silhavyi sp. n. are diagnosed, illustrated, and described from the Caucasus region. Comparative illustration of the related Rilaena anatolica (Roewer, 1956), R. atrolutea (Roewer, 1915) and R. kelbajarica Snegovaya & Pkhakadze, 20145. Snegovaya, N. Y., & Pkh...
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A new harvestman species of the genus Mediostoma Kratochvíl, 1958, Mediostoma izmirica sp. nov., is described and illustrated based on males and females from İzmir Province, Turkey. Differences between the new species and other species of the genus Mediostoma are indicated. Scanning electron microscope photographs of its characteristic structures a...
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Rilaena kelbajarica Snegovaya et Pkhakadze, sp. n. is described from Gyamish Mt., Kelbajar District, Azerbaijan. The new species is similar to R. atrolutea (Roewer, 1915) and R. anatolica (Roewer, 1956). It differs from these species by the shape and length of the legs, armature of the eye mound and pedipalps, and the size and shape of penis Описан...
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07.12.12 г. Структура популяций сенокосцев (Arachnida, Opiliones) Кавказского государственно-го природного биосферного заповедника (Россия).-Снеговая Н. Ю., Чумаченко Ю. А.-Исследована структура популяций сенокосцев на различных участках Кавказского государственного природного биосферного заповедника. В результате исследования было отловлено 13 вид...
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This article reviews data on studies devoted to the seasonal changes of the opiliones populations in the yew and box tree grove of the Caucasian State Nature Biosphere Reserve. This study touches upon the structure of populations, seasonal changes in populations, and gives data on opiliones distribution and occurrence.
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Paranemastoma kalischevskyi (Roewer, 1951) is recorded in Turkey for the first time. The morphological characteristic features, exact locality and general distribution are provided for this species.
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Collections of 22 species of harvestmen are reported from Turkey. Three are new to science: Histricostoma mitovi sp. n., H. gruberi sp. n. and Egaenus turcicus sp. n. Three species, Odiellus zeeariensis Mkheidze 1952, Opilio insulae Roewer 1956 and Opilio sp., are reported from Turkey for the first time. Illustrated descriptions are provided for ne...
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Faunistic and taxonomic data on the harvestmen from the yew and box-tree grove (Caucasian State Natural Biospheric Reserve, Russia) are presented. 16 harvestmen species from 5 families were found in this Reserve. Four new species (Calathocratus hirsutus Snegovaya, sp. n., Calathocratus minutus Snegovaya, sp. n., Giljarovia kratochvili Snegovaya, sp...
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A new collection of 8 species of harvestmen are reported from Turkey. Two of them: Zachaeus redikorzevi (Staręga et Chevrizov, 1978) and Opilio coxipunctus (Sørensen, 1912), collected from the southern part of the country, represent new records for Turkish harvestmen fauna. These species are illustrated and their data regarding collecting sites and...
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A new genus and new species are described from the territory of Central Asia-Starengovia kirgizica gen. et sp. nov. A comparison between new genus and other nemastomatid genera is given.
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Faunistic, distributional, and taxonomic data on the genus Opilio Herbst, 1798 from the Caucasus are presented. Four new species (Opilio silvestris sp. n., Opilio arborphilus sp. n., Opilio nabozhenkoi sp. n., Opilio caucasicus sp. n.) are described. Six species (Opilio lederi Roewer, 1911, Opilio hemseni Roewer, 1952, Opilio parietinus De Geer, 17...
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During 2005-2007, 75 species of the freshwater testate amoebae were found in the vicinities of Lenkoran (SE Azerbaijan). The morphology of 14 species is described. One genus and 3 species are new to science (Difflugia pisciformis sp.n., D. pseudoclaviformis sp.n., Lenkorania gen.n., Pseudodifflugia magna sp.n.). Eleven species are new for the fauna...
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Investigations of the inland water bodies of southeast Azerbaijan (mainly near the city of Lenkoran and its suburbs) yielded 11 additional species of freshwater testate amoebae. Among these, 7 species (Oopyxis lenkoranica sp.n., Pentagonia azerbaijanica sp.n., Difflugia lenkoranica sp.n., D.talyshica sp.n., D.sapnakeranica sp.n., D.pressula sp.n.,...
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The paper presents descriptions of three new opilionid species: Egaenus turkmenicus sp.n. ( ?? ), Phalangium kopetdaghensis sp.n. ( ?? ) and Graecophalangium karakalensis sp.n. ( ?? ) from Turkmenistan. All species are diagnosed, described, figured, and their distributions are mapped.
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A new harvestman species Zachaeus shachdag is described from the northern Azerbaijan and compared with congeners. The new species is distinguished by the structure of penis: shaft with characteristic dorsal keel and without lateral constriction.
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Eight new harvestman species and one new genus are described from the mountains of Central Asia: Egaenus bajsun (Uzbekistan), Homolophus gricenkoi (Tadjikistan), H. chevrizovi (Tadjikistan), H. andreevae (Tadjikistan, Kyrgyzstan), H. silhavyi (Kyrgyzstan), H. chemerisi (Tadjikistan), Pamiropilio (gen. n.) tsurusakii (Tadjikistan) and P. naukat (Kyr...
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New faunistic data on the Opiliones of Israel are pro-vided. A total of five species of the families Nemastomatidae and Phalangiidae are (re)described. Two species, Phalan-gium venustum sp. n. (_\) and Opilio setipenis sp. n. (_\), are described as new.
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A new harvestman species Homolophus azerbaijanicus from the Lenkoran zone of Azerbaijan is described and compared with its nearest relative - H. potanini (Simon 1895). The diagnosis of the genus Homolophus Banks 1893 is revised to allow its distinctiveness from Opilio Herbst 1798.
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A new genus and species of Opilioninae (Phalangiidae), Redikorcevia platybunoides gen. & sp. n. is described from the mountains of Kazakhstan. A new tribe Scleropilionini trib. n. is established to encompass the new genus and Scleropilio Roewer.
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Summary Two new for science (Strombidium nabranicum sp. n. and Euplotes khazarica sp. n.) and one littleknown (E uplotes alatus Kahl 1932) species of freeliving ciliates from the plankton of the Caspian Sea are described.
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Summary The fauna of testate amoebae in freshwater basins of Apsheron was investigated. 110 species and varieties of testate amoebae from 5 reservoirs were found during investigation period (1996-1999). The descriptions of 33 species of testate amoebae made by in vivo observations as well as by the study of total preparations impregnated by argenti...
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Testaceous amoebae in plankton peryphithon and benthos of the Ganli-Gol lake in the Baku suburbs were investigated with respect to specific composition and number. Twenty-four of 64 species were recognized as a new faunal assemblage for the Caucasus. The largest diversity and number of species df testaceous amoebae occurred in benthos in silty depo...
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The harvest spider fauna of Caucasus is reviewed. A new collection of 10 species (Fam. Phalangiidae, Trogulidae) from different parts of the Caucasus are dealt with. Some identifications are not clear. For clarification some more revisions are necessary in the future.
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Camerobunus okucola , a new genus and species of the family Phalangiidae is de- scribed from Cameroon. The genus is compared with its closest relatives: Odontobunus , Cristina and Megistobunus .

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