Here you will find all the news and updates about Dr.Mostafa R. Sharaf.
Date and place of Birth:
FORMER POSITION: Lecturer of Entomology at Biology Department, Teachers College, King Khaled University, Abha, PO Box 249, Saudi Arabia from 2003 till 2 July, 2008.
CURRENT POSITION: Assistant professor, Collegeof Food Sciences and Agriculture, King SaudUniversity, Riyadh .
CURRENT ADDRESS: College of Food Sciences and Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, P. O. Box 2454, Kingdome of Saudi Arabia.
WEB SITES: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~plzfg/ants/ants_of_egypt_2007/cover.htm
RESEARCH INTEREST: Study of the Egyptian and Arabian ant faunas.
Dr.Mostafa Sharaf Helps NGT in Natural Geo-Team web series [Ants' Empire ]
A research article done by Abdulrahman S. Aldawood,Mostafa R. Sharaf and Brian Taylor.
"First record of the myrmicine ant genus CarebaraWestwood, 1840 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)from Saudi Arabia with descriptionof a new species, C. abuhurayri sp. n."
Abstract:- The myrmicine ant genus Carebara is recorded for the fi rst time in Saudi Arabia from the Arabian Peninsulaas a whole. A new species Carebara abuhurayri sp. n. is described based on workers collected fromAl Bahah region. One of the smallest ant species known to occur in Arabia, C. abuhurayri is found in anarea inhabited by many ant species including Tetramorium sericeiventre Emery, 1877, Pheidole minusculaBernard, 1952, Pheidole sp., Monomorium destructor (Jerdon, 1851), Monomorium exiguum (Forel, 1894)and Monomorium sp. and Crematogaster sp.
Dr.Mostafa R. Sharaf has finished writing two manuscripts, one describing a new species of Carebara ants, and the second revising the Arabian ants of the genus Plagiolepis with description of two new species Plagiolepis boltoni (refered to the famous British ant taxonomist, Barry Bolton) and P. juddi (referred to Dr Stephen Judd, Director of the World Museum, Liverpool).
FEEL FREE TO CHECK DR.MOSTAFA WORK IN THESE FILES
Dr. Mostafa Sharaf has participated with a paper in the the First International Conference of Biological Sciences, describing a new ant species of the genus Monomorium from Yemen with Dr Abdulrahman S. Aldawood (Vice dean for quality and development,College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University).
This is a letter from Prof. Dr. Reda F. Bakr (Ain Shams University, Faculty of Science, Entomology Dept.) to Dr. Mostafa congratulating him for his work in the First International Conference of Biological Sciences and making it a huge success.
Feel free to contact Dr. Mostafa Rezk Sharaf on his email
for any questions about this confrence.
You will find below the
Recommendations of the First International Conference of Biological
About the future prospects of biological science and its applications
Cairo (27 to 29 September 2010)
in Arabic and in English.
Natural Geo-Team congratulate Dr. Mostafa for all his great work in this confrence...
Dr. Mostafa just came back from a very important ten days field trip for expedition of an interesting area of Saudi Arabia, this area is called Baha. Ants and other insects there are collected for the first time! Dr. Mostafa believes that he will have interesting discoveries including many new species! for people who don't know, Baha is highly elevated area of Saudi Arabia (more than 2000 masl) with Afrotropical ant and insect fauna!
Above you can see pictures Taken from this exciting field Trip!
Dr. Mostafa also got a request from Algeria to help with ants in Ph.D. thesis.
And NGT want to congratualte Dr. Mostafa Sharaf for his great work!
*A NEW DISCOVERY!!!"Monomorium dentatum Sharaf, 2007"
For the First time, the queen of Egyptian Ant species Monomorium dentatum Sharaf, 2007 was discovered by Dr. Mostafa Sharaf .
*A new Discovery by Dr. Mostafa Sharaf in Saudi Arabia!!!
DR. Mostafa sharaf discovered a new species of the technomyrmex albipes group in saudi Arabia.
see Dr. Mostafa work here....