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Publications

Publications and Presentations:

Journal Articles:

 

  •  Esfandiari M. and Khadempur A. 2017. Aquatic and semi-aquatic bugs (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) from the Karun River, south-west Iran. Entomologist’s Gazette, 68 (1): 60–64.

         • Esfandiari M. and Muilwijk J. 2016. Records of riparian Carabidae (Coleoptera) from Karun River in Ahvaz, south-west Iran. Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 152: 295–297.

  •  Najafpour P., Rasekh A. andEsfandiari M. 2016. The effect of choice and no-choice access on host (Aphis fabae) instars preference, in different ages and sizes of Lysiphlebus fabarum (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae). Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 36(2): 101-111.

         • Cheraghi A. and Esfandiari M. 2016. The first rearing of Coelichneumon singularis (berthoumieu, 1892) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from the sugarcane borer Sesamia cretica Lederer, 1857 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Far Eastern Entomologist, 323: 14-15.

         • Sefollahi F., Esfandiari M. Mossadegh M.S. and Rasekh A. 2016. Life table parameters of the coccinellid Hyperaspis polita, a native predator in Iran, feeding on the invasive mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 19: 835–840.

         • Almasi A. Rasekh A., Esfandiari M., Askari Seyahooei M. and Ziaee M. 2016. Investigating toxicity of primicarb and imidacloprid on different growth stages of melon aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover. Plant Protection (Scientific Journal of Agriculture), 39(2): 71-83. (In Persian with English abstract).

        • Ahmadi M., Esfandiari M., Muilwijk J. and Ostovan H. 2016. A contribution to knowledge of the ground beetle fauna (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of Iran. Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 152: 183–188.

 

  • Forouzan A., Shishehbor P., Esfandiari M. and Mossadegh M.S. 2016. Biological characteristics and life table parameters of cotton mealybug Phenococcus solenopsis (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) on china-rose at different temperatures. Plant Protection (Scientific Journal of Agriculture), 39(2): 59-69. (In Persian with English abstract).
  • Forouzan A., Shishehbor P., Esfandiari M. and Mossadegh M.S. 2016. Biological characteristics and life table parameters of coccinelid Nephus arcuatus feeding on Phenacoccus solenopsis at different temperatures. Plant Protection (Scientific Journal of Agriculture), 39(1): 75-84. (In Persian with English abstract).
  • Vatankhah F., Nemati A., Esfandiari M. and Shishehbor P. 2016. Description of a new species of Gaeolaelaps(Acari: Laelapidae) from Iran, with a key to world species of the genus with short peritremes. Zootaxa, 4121 (5): 566–574.
  • Ravan B., Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S. and Rabieh M.M. 2016. Introducing some moths of Noctuinae (Lep.:Noctuidae) from southern areas of Zagros in Khuzestan and Fars provinces. Iranian Journal of Forest and Range Protection Research, 13(2): 115-134.

 

  • Muilwijk J. and Esfandiari M. 2016. First record of Oodes irakensis Andrewes (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalinae: Oodini) in Iran and a new synonym in Oodes. Zoology in the Middle East, 62 (1): 93-94.

 

  • Matov A., Rabieh M.M. and Esfandiari M. 2016. A list of Drasteriodes Hampson, 1926 species in Iran with a new record of Drasteriodes kisilkumensis (Ershov, 1874) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Shilap Revista de Lepidopterologia, 44 (173): 49-54.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Mehravar, N., Motamedi, H., Rajabi Memari H. and Rajaei H. 2015. Phylogeography of Sesamia nonagrioides (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Iran inferred from mitochondrial dna. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 61 (4): 341–359.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Rabieh M.M., Matov A. and Mossadegh M.S. 2015. A survey of Erebidae, Nolidae and Euteliidae (Lepidoptera) in southern and northeastern of Iran. Redia-Journal of Zoology, (98): 77-92.

 

  • Rabieh M.M., Esfandiari M., Seraj A.A. and Bonduriansky R. 2015. Genital and body allometry in two species of noctuid moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 116 (1): 183–196.

 

  • Hasanzadeh H., Esfandiari M., Shishehbor P. and Rajabpour A. 2015. Functional response of different developmental stages of Orius albidipennis feeding on the strawberry spider mite, Tetranychus turkestani. Plant Protection (Scientific Journal of Agriculture), 38(3): 63-74. (In Persian with English abstract).

 

  • Hasanzadeh H., Shishehbor P., Esfandiari M. and Rajabpour A. 2015. Biological characteristics and fecundity life table parameters of Orius albidipennis on strawberry spider mite, Tetrannychus turkestani at different temperatures. Plant Protection (Scientific Journal of Agriculture), 38(4):65-78. (in Persian with English abstract).

 

  • Adeli, L., Esfandiari, M., Mossadegh M.S. and Shishehbor P. 2015. The fauna of Carabid beetles in agricultural ecosystems of Jiroft (Iran). Plant Protection (Scientific Journal of Agriculture), 38(2): 113-124 (in Persian with English abstract).

 

  • Najafpour, P., Rasekh, A. and Esfandiari, M. 2015. The effect of size and age of Lysiphlebus fabarum(Marshall) (Hym.: Braconidae) on host instar preference, Aphis fabaeScopoli (Hem.: Aphididae). Plant Protection (Scientific Journal of Agriculture), 38(2): 75-90 (in Persian with English abstract).

 

  • Cheraghali Z., Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S. and Rajabi Memari M. 2015. Genetic diversity of populations of the stem borer Sesamia nonagrioides (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in southern and southwestern Iran, using RAPD-PCR. North-western Journal of Zoology, 11 (1): 70-75.

 

  • Moghaddam M. and Esfandiari M. 2014. A new species of the genus Paracoccus (Hem.: Coccomorpha, Pseudococcidae) from Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 34 (3): 57-61.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Sadeghi S. and Khadempur M. 2014. First record of Odonata nymphs from Karun River, south-west Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, 10 (2): 205-208.

 

  • Esfandiari M. 2014. Hadula vassilinini (Bang Haas, 1927) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) new to the fauna of Iran with description of its female. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, 10 (1): 73-76.

 

  • Rabieh M.M., Seraj A.A. and Esfandiari M. 2014. Contribution to the noctuid fauna of NE Iran: Noctuinae, Hadeninae and Plusiinae, with additions to Iranian fauna. Phegea, 42 (1):14-21.

 

  • Rabieh M.M., Esfandiari M. and Seraj A.A. 2013. A contribution to the fauna of subfamilies Metoponiinae, Bryophilinae and Xyleninae (Lepidoptera; Noctuidae) in NE Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, 9 (1): 1-16.

 

  • Shaverdo H.V., Esfandiari M., Khadempur A., Nasserzadeh H. and Ghodrati A. 2013. Diving beetles of Ahvaz city, Khuzestan province, Iran (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau, 83: 17-22.

 

  • Gyulai P., Rabieh M.M., Seraj A.A., Ronkay L. and Esfandiari M. 2013. Anagnorisma chamrani sp. n. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) from Iran. ZooKeys, 317: 17–25.

 

  • Rabieh M.M., Esfandiari M., Seraj A.A. and Rajaei Sh. H. 2013. A new record of Chersotis curvispina Boursin, 1961 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Iran. Zoology and Ecology, 23 (2): 111-114.

 

  • Rabieh M.M., Seraj A.A., Gyulai P. and Esfandiari M. 2013. Checklist of the genus Eugnorisma Boursin, 1946 of Iran with new records and distributional data (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Noctuinae). Shilap Revista de Lepidopterologia, 41 (163): 399-413.

 

  • Esfandiari M. and Motamedi H. 2013. Bacteria isolated from the stem borer Sesamia nonagrioides (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Iran. Munis Entomology and Zoology, 8(1):180- 184.

 

  • Shiran E., Mossadegh M.S. and Esfandiari M. 2013. Mutualistic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with aphids in central and southwestern parts of Iran. Journal of Crop Protection, 2(1): 1-12.

 

  • Alizadeh M.S., Mossadegh M.S. and Esfandiari M. 2013. Natural enemies of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and their population fluctuations in Ahvaz, Southwest Iran. Journal of Crop Protection, 2(1): 13-21.

 

  • Hasanzadeh H., Shishehbor P., Esfandiari M. and Rajabpour A. 2013. Collection of Orius species (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) in some counties of Yazd province, Iran. Munis Entomology and Zoology, 8(1):507-508.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S., Farrar N. and Fazelinejad A. 2012. Report of Streblote siva (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) damage on Conocarpus trees in south and southwestern provinces of Iran. Plant Pest Research, 2 (2): 75-80. (in Persian with English abstract)

 

  • Esfandiari M. and Soleiman-nejadian, E. 2012. Mutual interference of Telenomus busseolae Gahan, an egg parasitoid of sugarcane stem borers Sesamia spp. Journal of Entomological Research, 4(3): 189-195 (in Persian with English abstract)

 

  • Esfandiari M. and Aynehband, A. 2012. First report on damages caused by an insect pest on Amaranth crop in Iran. Plant Pest Research, 2 (1): 65-68. (in Persian with English abstract)

 

  • Mohammadi Sh., Mossadegh M.S. and Esfandiari M. 2012. Eight ant species (Hym.: Formicidae) new for the fauna of Iran. Munis Entomology and Zoology, 7 (2): 847-851.

 

  • Shalbaf Sh., Searj A.A., Esfandiari M. and Ramazani L. 2012. Insect Biodiversity in Karkheh Wild Life Refuge, SW Iran. Journal of Entomology, 9 (3): 178-182.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S. and Shishehbor P. 2011. Noctuidae s.l. (Lepidoptera) from sugarcane fields of SW Iran. Fragmenta Faunistica, 54 (2): 137-147.

 

  • Scheller U., Kavianpour M.R. and Esfandiari M. 2011. First record of Symphyla (Myriapoda) from Iran, with description of a new species in Scolopendrellopsis (Scolopendrellidae). Zootaxa, 3041: 66–68.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S. and Shishehbor P. 2011. Sesamia botanephaga Tams & Bowden, 1953 auct. in Iran, read Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefèbvre, 1827).  Munis Entomology and Zoology, 6 (1): 400-403.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S., Shishehbor P., Mikkola K. and S.H. Hodjat. 2010. Four noctuid (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) taxa new for the fauna of Iran. Phegea , 38 (2): 62-67.

 

  • Esfandiari M. and M.S. Mossadegh. 2007. Spatial distribution and sampling of Icerya purchasi Mask. (Hom.: Margarodidae) on orange trees in southwest Iran. Journal of Biological Science, 7 (7): 1239-1243.

 

  • Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S. and R. Eslamizadeh. 2007. Biology of the Cottony Cushion Scale, Icerya purchasi Mask. (Hom.: Margarodidae) in laboratory and it’s seasonal fluctuations in citrus orchards of northern Khuzestan. Journal of Science and Technology of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 10 (4B): 393-403 (in Persian with English abstract).

Presented abstracts:

•Rabieh, M.M., Esfandiari M., Seraj A.A. and Abdolrahman Rasekh. 2013. Male genital allometry in two noctuid species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). XVIII European Congress of Lepidopterology, 29 July- 04 Aug., Belagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

•Rabieh, M.M., Seraj A.A. and Esfandiari M. 2013. Faunistic study on Noctuinae, Hadeninae and Plusiinae (Noctuidae, Lepidoptera) of north-eastern Iran. XVIII European Congress of Lepidopterology, 29 July- 04 Aug., Belagoevgrad, Bulgaria. 

•Cheraghali Z., Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S., Rajabi-Memari H. and Momenzadeh M. 2013. Genetic diversity of the stem borer Sesamia nonagrioides (Noctuidae) populations in south-western Iran, using RAPD-PCR. XVIII European Congress of Lepidopterology, 29 July- 04 Aug., Belagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

• Esfandiari, M. and Soleiman-nejadian, E. 2012. Biodiversity and sugarcane monoculture in Khuzestan, SW Iran. 5th conference of Iranian sugarcane technologists. 21-23 February. Ahvaz, Iran.

• Khadempur A., M. Esfandiari and A. Jamshidnia. 2011. Aquatic insects of Karun River at Ahvaz city, SW Iran. The 3rd Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum. 23-25 November, Bucharest, Romania.

 Esfandiari M. 2011. Primary investigation on diversity of Noctuidae moths in oak forest of Mal-Agha in Khuzestan province. The first national seminar on threats to biological diversity resources and root causes of biodiversity lose in the Central Zagros. 16-17 Feb. Isfahan University of Technology, Iran.

 Esfandiari M., and M.S. Mossadegh. 2010. Pest status of citrus scale insects in southwest Iran. IXth European Congress of Entomology, 22-27 August, Budapest, Hungary.

• Esfandiari M., M.S. Mossadegh, P. Shishehbor. 2010. The Noctuidae s.l. (Lepidoptera) in sugarcane fields of Iran. IXth European Congress of Entomology, 22-27 August, Budapest, Hungary.

 Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S., Shishehbor P. and S.H. Hodjat. 2010. Male genital size variation in Sesamia nonagrioides (Lef.) populations of south and southwest Iran. 19th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, 31 Jul.- 3 Aug., Tehran, Iran. P. 114.    

 Esfandiari M. and Mossadegh M.S. 2008. Cottony cushion scale and its biological control in southwest Iran. First Biology conference for Iranian Scholars in Europe, 6-7 December, Hamburg, Germany.

• Mossadegh M.S., R. Eslamizadeh and M. Esfandiari . 2008. Biological study of mealybug Nipaecoccus viridis (New.) and possibility of its biological control by Cryptolaemous montrouzieri Mul. in citrus orchards of north Khuzestan, southwest Iran. XXIII International Congress of Entomology, 6-12 July, Durban, South Africa.

• Mossadegh M.S., M. Esfandiari, Gholamali Asadeh, Abdolreza Khodaman, Mandana Novin and Valiollah Baniameri. 2008. Natural enemies associated with Nipaecoccus viridis (New.) in Khuzestan province, southwest Iran. XXIII International Congress of Entomology, 6-12 July, Durban, South Africa.

• Mossadegh, M.S., M. Esfandiari and Z. Heidarynia. 2008. The effects of symbiotic ants on biological control of Nipaecoccus viridis (New.) by Cryptolaemous montrouzieri Mul. in citrus orchards of north Khuzestan. 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, 24-27 Aug., Hamedan, Iran. P. 36.

• Mossadegh, M.S., M. Esfandiari and H. Alvani.2008. Weeds as an important factor of secondary infestation outbreak of citrus orchards by Icerya purachasi Maskell in north of Khuzestan. 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, 24-27 Aug., Hamedan, Iran. P. 365.

• Motamedi H., Esfandiari M., Mosaddegh M. S. and M. Jasempour. 2008. Isolation of bacterial pathogens from Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefebvre) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Khuzestan. 18th Iranian Plant Protection Congress, 24-27 Aug., Hamedan, Iran. P. 55.

• Esfandiari M. and M.S. Mossadegh. 2007. Sampling Plans for Icerya purchasi Mask. (Hom.: Margarodidae) in citrus orchards of Southwest Iran. The XXVII Nordic-Baltic Congress of Entomology, 29 Jul. – 4 Aug., Uppsala, Sweden.

• Baharloo, M., Shishebor P., Mossadegh M.S., M. Esfandiari and M. Khanjani. 2007. Biodiversity of soil mites in urban landscapes of Ahvaz, southwest Iran. The XXVII Nordic-Baltic Congress of Entomology, 29Jul. – 4 Aug., Uppsala, Sweden.

• Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S. and Eslamizade R. 2006. Biology of Icerya purchasi Mask. (Hom.:Margarodidae) in north Khuzestan. The First National Seminar & Festival of Citrus, 24-25 Jan., Sari, Iran.

• Esfandiari M., Mossadegh M.S. and Eslamizade R. 2004. Icerya purchasi in Khuzestan. 16th Iranian Plant Protection Congress. 28 Aug. -1 Sept,, Tabriz, Iran.