Scientific Name
Neurergus derjugini derjugini
Author
(Nesterov, 1916)
Synonym/s
Rhithrotriton derjugini derjugini (original combination)
Common Name/s
Kurdistan newt
Locality
Iran (western)
Last Record
?
Rediscovered in
June 2013
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/19659/neurergus-derjugini
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Nestrov, P. V. (1916). Three new species of amphibian from Kurdistan. Ann. Mus. Zool. l’Acad. Sci. Petrograd 21: 1-30.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Barabanov, A. V. and Litvinchuk, S. N. (2015). [url=https://www.academia.edu/13380481/A_new_record_of_the_Kurdistan_newt_Neurergus_derjugini_in_Iran_and_potential_distribution_modeling_for_the_species]A New Record of the Kurdistan Newt (Neurergus derjugini) in Iran and Potential Distribution Modeling for the Species[/url]. Russian Journal of Herpetology 22(2): 107-115.

Bozorgi, Farnaz, Kiabi BH, Kami HG, Mohammadi R., Alizadeh K. (2015). [url=http://www.rjh.folium.ru/index.php/rjh/article/view/947]Rediscovery of [i]Neurergus derjugini derjugini[/i] Nesterov 1916 (Amphibia: Caudata: Salamandridae) in Western Iran[/url]. Russian Journal of Herpetology 22(2): 103-106.

Hendrix R. J., Fleck W., Schneider C., Schneider D., Geller A., Olgun A. K., and Steinfart S. (2014). First comprehensive insights into nuclear and mitochondrial DNA based population structure of Near East mountain brook newts (Salamandridae: genus Neurergus) suggest the resurrection of Neurergus derjugini. Amphibia–Reptilia 35(2): 173-187.

Najafimajd, E. and Kaya, U. (2010). A newly found locality of the critically endangered Yellow Spotted Newt Neurergus microspilotus (Nesterov, 1916), nourishes hope for its conservation (Salamandridae: Caudata). Zool. Middle East 51: 51-56.

Schneider, W. and Schneider, C. (2013). Fieldnotes on the distribution of Neurergus derjugini (Nesterov, 1916), Neurergus microspilotus (Nesterov, 1916), and Neurergus kaiseri Schmidt, 1952, in Iran (Caudata: Salamandridae. Herpetozoa 26(1-2): 27-38.

Zarei, Fatah et al. (2017). [url=https://www.biotaxa.org/hn/article/viewFile/31728/30153]A new locality of the Kurdistan newt, [i]Neurergus derjugini derjugini[/i] (Nesterov, 1916) (Urodela: Salamandridae) represents a large population in Iran: Implication for conservation[/url]. Herpetology Notes 10: 611-614.
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