Lurish Esk

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Lurish Esk or Hâjibârikow [1] (Neurergus Kaiseri) is a colourful speshie o esk that lives sooth o tha Zagros Muntains. Accordin tae tha resolution o Iran's Supreme Council o Environment, due tae tha endangerit speshies o this amphibian, buyin, sellin an transportin it is prohibitit an the guilty body will be finit an reestit.

Neurergus kaiseri
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Cless: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Faimily: Salamandridae
Genus: Neurergus
Species: Neurergus kaiseri

Lurish Esk is endemic to the soothern Zagros Muntains o Iran. It is maistlins found in upland areas wi wattercoorses surroundit bi dry bussland (bushland), but it kin be found in ponds an ither smaller bodies o watter an aw. It is kent fra anely ane area wi an extent o juist under 10 square kilometers. Durin a large part o the yeir it lives in dry lands. It then lives in the shelter o forest, which in this area is dominatit bi aiks an pistachio trees. Durin the dry saison, the individuals estivate.

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This amphibian measures roondaboot 12 cm, bein tha smawest speshies o tha genus. Tha tail is less nor hawf tha hale lenth. Tha heid is flet, somewhit longer nor wide, wi a roundit tip. Tha parotids are nae prominent. Tha trunk is roondit-form in cross section an haes nae lateral rigs. Tha skin on tha back an sides is kin o smuithe wi anely smaw warts shawin.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Mozafar Sharifi Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani Vahid Akmali, Somayeh Assadian Narengi: On distribution and conservation status of Neurergus kaiseri (Caudata: Salamandridae) Russian Journal of Herpetology, Band 15, No. 3, 2008, S. 169–172
  • Frost, Darrel R. (2009) , database. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v5.3