Shahrokh Navidpour

Research and development (R&D) Manager 

DVM (1992) Veterinary Medicine school of Chamran uni. Ahvaz.

PhD in Medical parasitology and Entomology (2001), Chamran uni. Ahvaz.

۱) Iranian society of Medical Entomology

۲) Iranian society of parasitogy

۳) New York Academy of science

۴) International Society for Arachnology

۵) Scorpion Systematics Research Group

۱) Navidpour, SH, et al (۱۹۹۶) The first outbreak of chrysomyia bezziana in khoozestan province, Iran vet. Records.

۲) Navidpour, SH, Hoghooghi – rad, N (1998) Seroprevalence of anti – Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in buffaloes in Khoozestan, Iran.Veterinary Record,77.191-194.

۳) Navidpour, SH; Jahanifard, E (2007) Tabanidae species in the Hoveizeh and Shadegan marshlands of Khoozestan, Iran. J.Exp. Zool. India, 10:2, 213-215.

۴) Navidpour, SH; et al (۲۰۰۷) studies of antibodies development in naturally in fested goats by przhevalskiana sp. using by Elisa kit. J. Exp. Zool. India, 10: 2, 301-303

۵) Navidpour, SH; et al (۲۰۰۷) Goat warble fly infestation (GWFI) by przhevalskiana app. In Khoozestan, Iran. J. Exp. Zoo. India, 10: 2, 325-327.

۶) Navidpour, SH; Vazirianzadeh, B. and Baker, A.S. (2008) New records of a parasitic mite, Allothrombium neapolitanum, oudemans, 1910 of scorpio maurus (scorpionidae) body from Boosher, South of Iran. J. Exp. Zoo. India, 11:1.

۷)Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(۲۰۰۸)  Scorpions of Iran .  Part 1.Khoozestan province.Euscorpius No.65

۸) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(۲۰۰۸)  Scorpions of Iran.    Part 2.Bushehr province.Euscorpius No.67

۹) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(۲۰۰۸)  Scorpions of Iran.  Part 3.Ilam province.Euscorpius No.69

۱۰)Navidpour,SH.;Lowe,G.(۲۰۰۸)Revised diagnosis and redescription of Apistobuthus susanae Lorenco 1998(Scorpiones,Buthidae).(in press).

۱۱)Navidpour,SH.(۲۰۰۸)A new species of psammophilic scorpion from Iran.Journal of Entomology Society of  Iran.(in press)

۱۲) Navidpour, SH (۲۰۰۸) The first report of compsobuthus jakesi (scorpions: Buthidae) from Iran (in press).

۱۳) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(2009)  Scorpions of  Iran(arachnida, scorpiones). Part IV. Kohgilouyeh & boyer ahmad province. Euscorpius No.74

۱۴) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(2009)  Scorpions of  Iran(arachnida, scorpiones). Part V. chahar mahal & bakhtiyari province Euscorpius No.78

۱۵) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(2010)  Scorpions of  Iran(arachnida, scorpiones). Part VI. Lorestan province Euscorpius No.99

۱۶) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(2011)  Scorpions of  Iran(arachnida, scorpiones). Part VII. Kerman province Euscorpius No.131

۱۷) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.;    Soleglad, M.E.;     Fet,V.(2012)  Scorpions of  Iran(arachnida, scorpiones). Part VIII. Fars province Euscorpius No.131

۱۸) Navidpour. Sh, Masihipour.B (۲۰۰۹)Study of morphometrical values of  iranobuthus krali (scorpions buthidae) from Fars province, southern iran. Archives of razi institute.

۱۹) M.baradaran, A.jolodar, A.jalali, sh.Navidpour, F.kafilzadeh (۲۰۰۱) Sequence analysis of  lysozyme C from the scorpion mesobuthus eupeus venom glands using seminested RT-PCR. Iranian Red Crescent medical journal.

۲۰) Navidpour. Sh.(۲۰۱۲) A review descriptive study on Hottentotta birula, 1908, species of Iran (scorpionida: buthidae). Archives of razi institute

۲۱) Logunov, D. V, vazirianzadeh, B., Navidpour, SH (۲۰۰۶) New faunistic records of the jumping and crab spider (Aranei: salticidae, Thomisida and philodromidae) from Iran. Arthropoda selecta, 15(3): 225-228.

۲۲) Jahani fard, E., Navidpour, SH., Mashihipour, B (2007) Pedipalps and venom vesicle Anomalies in two families of scorpions from Iran. Pakistan J. of Bio. Sci.

۲۳) Masihipour,B.;Navidpour,SH.;Taghavi Moghadam,A.(2008)The termal effects on hemolymph electrolytes in Odontobuthus bidentatus Pocock(1897) (scorpions:Buthidae). J. Exp. Zoo. India.

۲۴) Navidpour,SH.;   Kovarik,F.; Soleglad, M.E.; Fet,V.(2013)   Scorpions of Iran (Arachnida, Scorpiones). Part IX. Hormozgan Province, with a Description of Odontobuthus tavighiae sp. n. (Buthidae). Euscorpius No.170

۲۵) OMID MIRSHAMSI, SARA AZGHADI, SHAHROKH NAVIDPOUR, MANSOUR ALIABADIAN & FRANTIŠEK KOVAŘÍK(2013)  Odontobuthus tirgari sp. nov. (Scorpiones, Buthidae) from the eastern region of the Iranian Plateau. Zootaxa 3731 (1): 153–۱۷۰.

۲۶) Navidpour , Sh., Masihipour, B.(2009) Study of morphometrical values of Iranobuthus krali (Scorpiones:Buthidae) from Fars province , Southern Iran.

Archives of Razi Institute, Vol. 64, No. 2, 97-100

۲۷)  Ghafar Eskandari ; Masoud Reza Seyfiabad Shapouri ; Abbas Jolodar ; Ardeshir Bahmainmehr ; Shahrokh Navidpour(۲۰۱۴)  Production of Recombinant Alpha Neurotoxin of Scorpion Venom Mesobuthus eupeus and Analysis of its Immunogenicity.  Iran Red Cres Med J. 16(1): e9666.

۲۸) Iman Gowhari*1, SH.Pashaei Rad2, SH. Navidpour,S.Molaei Birgani(2012)

Study on Fauna Scorpion of Ilam province,Western of Iran.IN PERSIAN

۲۹) Navidpour. Sh.(۲۰۱۵)  An annotated checklist of scorpions in south and

southwestern parts of Iran, International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies 2015; 2 (3): 09-15

۳۰) Navidpour SH, Vazirianzadeh B, Mohammadi A.(۲۰۱۵)  Burrowing activities of Scorpio maurus towensendi (Arachnida: Scorpionida: Scorpionidae) in province of

Khouzestan sw Iran. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2015; 3 (1): 270-274.

۳۱) Mehran Shahi,Sayed Hamid Mousavi,Sharokh Navidpour,Javad Rafinejad (2015) A Review Study on Distribution and Medical Importance of Hemiscorpius Peters, 1861 in Iran.,J.Mazandaran med. Sci., 24(120): 107-124, in Persian.

۳۲) Elham Jahanifard1, Shahrohk Navidpour, Babak Vazirianzadeh, Seyed Abbas Moravvej”(۲۰۱۴) IDENTIFICATION OF COLLECTED SAND FLIES FROM ROFAYYEH AREA,SOUTH WEST OF IRAN. J. Exp. Zool. India Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 669-674.

۳۳) Vazirianzadeh, Jasem Saki, Jahanifard, Zarean, Kamyar Amraee, Navid Pour ,Sh.

 (۲۰۱۳)Isolation and Identification of Leishmania Species From Sandflies and Rodents Collected From Roffaye District, Khuzestan Province, Southwest of Iran.,

 Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology. Aug; 6(6): e10025.

۳۴) Rolando Teruel, František Kovařík, Shahrokh Navidpour  & Victor Fet (2014)

The first record of the genus Anomalobuthus Kraepelin, 1900 from Iran, with description of a new species (Scorpiones: Buthidae) . Euscorpius — Occasional Publications in Scorpiology. No. 192

۳۵) H. MUHAMMAD TAHIR, SHAHROKH NAVIDPOUR,AND LORENZO PRENDINI(2014) First reports of Razianus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Iraq and Pakistan, descriptions of two new species, and redescription of Razianus zarudnyi

AMERICAN MUSEUM NOVITATES,Number 3806, 26 pp. June 24.

۳۶) Sara Azghadi, Omid Mirshamsia, Shahrokh Navidpour & Mansour Aliabadian (2014) Scorpions of the genus Odontobuthus Vachon, 1950 (Scorpiones: Buthidae)

from Iran: Phylogenetic relationships inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequence data., Zoology in the Middle East, 60:2, 169-179.

۳۷) Mehran Shahi, Seyed Hamid Moosavy, Ahamd Ali Hanafi-Bojd, Shahrokh

Navidpour, Shahram Zare, Abdolhossein Madani, and Javad Rafinejad3(2016)

Spatial Distribution of Scorpion Sting in a High-Risk Area of Southern Iran, Journal of Medical Entomology, 2016, 1–۷.

۳۸) Hedieh Jafari, Fatemeh Saalabi, Abbas Jelodar, Shahrokh Navidpour, Elham Jahanifard, Alireza Forouzan and Behzad Masihipour(2018)  Phylogenetic study on Orthochirus iranus by using morphological and molecular methods (Scorpiones: Buthidae).,  Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies; 6(3): 304-309

۳۹) Shahrokh Navidpour ,Scorpion Fauna of Qazvin Province, Iran (Arachnida, Scorpiones), International Journal of Research Studies in Zoology, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2020, PP 12-19.

۴۰) Ahmad Ali Hanafi-Bojd, Mona Sharififard, Elham Jahanifard, Shahrokh Navidpour and Babak Vazirianzadeh ,Presence probability of Hemiscorpius lepturus Peters, 1861 using maximum entropy approach in the western areas of Zagros Mountains,Iran, Veterinary World, Vol.13/February-2020.

۴۱) Seyed Hamid Moosavy, Mehran Shahi, Javad Rafinejad, Shahram Zare, Abdoulhossain Madani, Shahrokh Navidpour, Epidemiological aspect of scorpion sting in Bandar Abbas, Iran, during 2009-2011, Electronic Physician, April 2016, Volume: 8, Issue: 4, Pages: 2286-2290.

۴۲|) Jafari, H., Gharibi, D. , Navidpour, Sh., Forouzan, A.  and Masihipour, B., Isolation and characterization of bacterial community in the gut of the Androctonus crassicuda, Hottentota schach and Mesobuthus epeus scorpions, Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, Vol.15, No.1, 1-8, 2019.

۴۳) Navid pour, S., Salemi *, A., Zare Mirakabadi, A., First Case Report of an Unusual Echis genus (Squamata:Ophidia: Viperidae) Body Pattern Design in Iran, Archives of Razi Institute, Vol. 74, No. 2 (2019) 197-202.

۴۴) Navidpour , Sh., Jahanifard , E., Hosseini-Vasoukolaei , N., Species composition and spatial distribution of scorpions based on eco-environmental variables in Provinces along with Oman Sea and Persian Gulf in Iran: GIS- based approach, Archives of Razi Institute,2020.

۴۵) Jafari, Forouzan Sh.,  Navidpour F., Salabi H.,  The phylogenetic and morphological analyses of Androctonus crassicuda from Khuzestan province (Scorpiones: Buthidae), Archives of Razi Institute,2020.

۴۶) Sara Zangiabadi1, Shahrokh Navidpour, Hossein Zolfagharian,Mohammad Eslampanah, Gholamhassan Vaezi,Evaluation of the interference effect of cyclosporine and Mesobut scorpion venom on some biochemical and histological parameters in parenchymal tissue of liver and kidney of male mice, Daneshvar

Medicine, No.142August- September,2019.

۴۷) Shahrokh Navidpour, Scorpion fauna (Arachnida, Scorpiones) of Hamadan Province, Iran, Global journai of zoology, 4(1): 007-0012,2019.

۴۸) Shahrokh Navidpour, Mohammad Mehdi Gharagozloyan & Iraj Pousty, Histological Study On Venom Gland Apparatus In Odontobuthus doriae (Scorpions:Buthidae), Scorpio maurus Towsendi (Scorpiones:Scorpionidea) And Hemiscorpius lepturus (Scorpions:Hemiscorpidea) From Iran, Journal of Zoological Research Volume 2, Issue 4, 2018, PP 29-34.

۴۹) Shahrokh Navidpour, František Kovařík, Michael E. Soleglad & Victor Fet,Scorpions of Iran (Arachnida, Scorpiones). Part X. Alborz, Markazi and Tehran Provinces with a Description of Orthochirus carinatus sp. n. (Buthidae),Euscorpius, February 2019– No. 276.

۵۰) Masihipour, Navidpour, Goodarzi, Morphometric Comparison of Hemispermatophore in Buthidae Family of Scorpions in Khuzestan Province, Veterinary Journal (Pajouhesh & Sazandegi) No 114 pp: 132-138,2016.

۵۱|)Mulood Mohammadi Bavani , Javad Rafinejad, Ahmad Ali Hanafi-Bojd, Mohammad Ali Oshaghi, Shahrokh Navidpour, Farrokh Dabiri, Mehdi Badakhshan, Esmaeil Ghorbani 4, Masoomeh Bagheri , Spatial Distribution of Medically Important Scorpions in North West of Iran, J Arthropod-Borne Dis, September 2017, 11(3): 371–۳۸۲.

۵۲) Sara Zangiabadi, Shahrokh Navidpour , Hossein Zolfagharian  and Gholamhassan Vaezi ,Effects of Cyclosporine Therapy on Liver and Kidney Retrieval in Poisoned Male Rats by Mesobuthus eupeus Scorpion Venom, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2020 June; 22(6):e101105.

۵۳) Mulood Mohammadi Bavani1, Javad Rafinejad, Mohammad Ali Oshaghi, Ahmad Ali Hanafi- Bojd, Farrokh Dabiri1, Shahrokh Navidpour, , Babak vazirianzadeh, Arezoo Bozorgomid, Shahin Saeedi, First Phylogenetic relationship of medically important scorpions of Iran, Zoonoses and Public Health, 2020.

۵۴) František Kovařík & Shahrokh Navidpour, Six new species of Orthochirus Karsch, 1892

from Iran (Scorpiones: Buthidae), Euscorpius, July 2020 — No. 312

۵۵) Navid pour, S., Salemi, A., Zare Mirakabadi, A., First Case Report of an Unusual Echis genus (Squamata:Ophidia: Viperidae) Body Pattern Design in Iran., Archives of Razi Institute, Vol. 74, No. 2 (2019) 197-202.

۵۶) Bagheri, A., Madani, R. Navidpour, Sh., Hoghooghi-Rad, N. , Serodiagnosis of Przhevalskiana spp. Infestation in Goats Using a Competitive ELISA, Archives of Razi Institute, Vol. 75, No. 2 (2020) 233-2391.

۵۷) Navidpour, Sh., Jahanifard, E., Hosseini-Vasoukolaei, N., Species composition and spatial distribution of scorpions based on eco-environmental variables in Provinces along with Oman Sea and Persian Gulf in Iran: GIS- based approach, Archives of Razi Institute, Vol. 75, No. 2 (2020).

۵۸) A.  Forouzan ,Sh. Navidpour.,  Salabi H,Jafari, The phylogenetic and orphological analyses of Androctonus crassicuda from Khuzestan province (Scorpiones: Buthidae), Archives of Razi Institute, Vol. 75, No. 2 (2020).

۱-Miasis in man&animals , Navidpour, SH. (۲۰۱۲)[in Persian]

۲-Laboratory studies in scorpiology, Navidpour, SH.  (۲۰۱۶)[in Persian]

۳-Illustrated catalogue of scorpions in south and southwestern Iran, Navidpour, SH.  (۲۰۱۸)[in English]

۱) Navidpour, SH., et al (۲۰۰۶) A first case report of mite parasitoid from scorpion in Iran. XI international congress of parasitology, 6-11 Aug, Glasgow – Scotland.

۲) Navidpour, SH., et al (۲۰۰۶) Preliminary study of immunization of buffalo calf using the egg and oncosphere antigens. XI international congress of parasitology, Glasgow – Scotland.

۳) Navidpour, SH, at al (۲۰۰۷) Differentional study of morphology and Elisa test in diagnosis of Hypoderma of goat of Iran. 21 international conference WAAVp, Gent – Belgium.

۴) Navidpour, SH., et al (۲۰۰۷) Study of Tabanidae (Diptera) in the Shadegan and Hovayzeh marsh and in Khoozestan province – Iran. 21 inte. Conference WAAVp, Gent – Belgium.

۵) Masihipour, B., Navidpour, SH. (۲۰۰۷) The effect of Mesobuthus eupeus scorpion venom on WBC of Albino. Toxicology congres, Shiraz – Iran.

۶) Navidpour, SH. (۱۹۹۷) Microbiology of Mesobuthus venom. Annual Khoozetsn research center – meeting – Ahvaz, Iran,

۷) Navidpour, SH. (۱۹۹۸) Study of Bacterological mortality in Mesobuthus (scorpions: Buthidae) chamran Univ. Meeting, Ahvaz, Iran.

۸) Navidpour, SH. (۲۰۰۰) Chemical controls of scorpions in Khoozestan. Scorpion and scorpionism meeting – Ahvaz – Iran.

۹) Navidpour, SH., Masihipour, B. (2000) Scorpions and scorpionism in Khoozestan province. The first Bioscience congress. Karaj – Iran.

۱۰) Navidpour, SH. (۱۹۹۷) Study of Geographilcal races of chrysomya bezziana in Iran. 3th medical parasitology cingress Sary – Iran.

۱۱) Navidpour, SH. (۱۹۹۸) The first report of old world Screw – worm myiasis in south – west Iran. 3th Zoonosis congress Tehran – Iran.

۱۲) Navidpour, SH. (۲۰۰۲) Study of przhevalskiana species in Khoozestan province. The first veterinary clinical science Ormyeh – Iran.

۱۳) Navidpour, SH. (۲۰۰۱) The zoonotic Myiasis in Iran caused by chrysomyia bezziana. The first zoonotic congress Karaj – Iran.

۱- The study of old world screw – worm outbreak in south – west of Iran. 1995-1997. *Principal investigator

۲- Differential study of morphological and serological test (Elisa) in goat warble fly diagnosis. 2003-2005.

*Principal investigator

۳- A competitive Elisa for the serodiagnosis of goat warble fly infestation. 2004-2007.

*Principle investigator

۴- Study of culicinae funa in Hovayzeh and Shadegan marshlands in Khoozestan 2005-2007.

*Priniciple investigator

۵-Study of cDNA toxins of Buthidae by RT-PCR.2007-2008

*Priniciple investigator

۶-Echomorphotype and faunestic study of scorpions in south and southwestern Iran 2010-2013

*Priniciple investigator

۷- Echomorphotype and faunestic study of scorpions in central provinces  Iran 2012-2016

*Priniciple investigator

۸- Echomorphotype and faunestic study of scorpions in northeast and northwestern provinces of  Iran 2013-2017

*Priniciple investigator

۹- Echomorphotype and faunestic study of scorpions in north parts of Iran 2016-2020

*Priniciple investigator

۱۰- Study of Fractions in Mesobuthus eupeus (scorpions) venom 2001-2002.


۱۱- Biochemical study of Odontobuthus bidentathus (scorpions) venom 2004-2006.


۱۲- Biological and Biochemical study of Apistobuthus susanae (scorpions: Buthidae) venom 2002-2004.