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40 YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHES IN WADI RAMM

 
 

Some interesting discoveries in this area permitted to precise about a species not yet identified.

Mellivora capensis has been found in the northern area: but it results a very rare species.

Walterinnesia aegyptia (black cobra) at times found in southern area.

Branchipus schäefferi (Crustacea) unknown in the area and found in a pathole of Wadi Ramm and Wadi Afir.

The presence of some Lepidoptera and Coleoptera not known in the area has been verified: Campalita algiricum the presence of which fills a gap between Iranian and African regions; Phoracanta semipunctata which comes in the area from the Australian continent with the eucalyptus.

Information regarding the relict species from Mediterranean, Iranian and Sindian regions are published.

Studies on he diffusion of the Dromedary in Near East within 7.000 an 6.000 years ago from a genetic mutation of the central Asian Camel: as a result of a genetic drift it could maintain in the beginning a second little hump as pointed out by some ancient rock engraving in the area.

 

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