Dr. Rowaida Salah Saleh Ahmed

Dr. Rowaida Salah Saleh Ahmed

Research Professor
University of British Columbia, Canada


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Taxonomy and Cytotaxonomy of Aquatic Entomofauna from London University, U.K.

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Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
100%
Cytotaxonomy
62%
Taxonomy
90%
Ecology
75%
Aquatic Invertebrate
55%

Education

1996

Ph.D.

London University, U.K.

Taxonomy and Cytotaxonomy of Aquatic Entomofauna

1992

M.Sc.

Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt

Entomology

1985

B.Sc.

Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt

Zoology

Selected Publications

  1. Lotfi, N.M., S.A. El-Shatoury, A. Hanora and R.S. Ahmed, 2016. Isolating non-O1/non-O39 Vibrio cholerae from Chironomus transvaalensis larvae and exuviae collected from polluted areas in Lake Manzala, Egypt. J. Asia Pac. Entomol., 19: 545-549.
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  2. Lotfi, M.N., R.S. Ahmed, S.A. El-Shatoury and A. Hanora, 2016. In situ morphological abnormalities in the mouthparts of Chironomus transvaalensis (Nonbiting midges) stressing their role as bioindicators. J. Entomol. Zool. Stud., 4: 1299-1305.
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  3. Saad El-Din, M., A. Gaber, M. Koch and R.S. Ahmed and I. Bahgat, 2013. Remote sensing application for water quality assessment in lake Timsah, Suez canal, Egypt. J. Remote Sens Technol., 3: 61-74.
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  4. Mohamed, M., Tawfik, Fayez M. Semida, Rowaida S. Saleh Ahmed, Gamal M. Orabi 2013. Biodiversity of the Aquatic Entomofauna at St. Katherine Protectorate and Wadi Feiran, South Sinai, Egypt Asian J. Biol. Sci., 6: 40-53.
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  5. Gadallah, N.S., R.S. Ahmed, A.H. El-Heneiday and S.M. Mahmoud, 2010. Ichneumonidae from the Suez Canal region Egypt (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonoidea). Linzer. Biol. Beitr., 42: 1293-1310.
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  6. El-Shenawy, N.S., R.S. Ahmed, F.M. Ismail and A. Abo-Ghalia, 2010. Evaluation of the efficiency of wastewater treatment and use of Chironomus calipterus (Diptera: Chironomidae) as a bioindicator in El-Tall El-Keber, Egypt. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 5: 94-105.
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  7. Mahmoud, S.M., A. El-Heneidy, N.S. Gadallah and R.S. Ahmad, 2009. Survey and abundances of common ichneumonid parasitoid species in suez canal region, Egypt. Egypt. J. Biol. Pest Control, 19: 185-190.

  8. Ahmed, R.S., F.M. Ismail, A. Abo-Ghalia and N.S. El-Shenawy, 2008. Pictorial keys of chironomid species (Order: Diptera) in El-Tall El-Keber wastewater treatment plant, Egypt. J. Entomol., 5: 334-355.
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  9. Saleh, A.R., 2006. Morphological deformities and cytogenetic alterations in Chironomus plumosus L. (Diptera: Chironomidae) larvae as biological indicators of toxic stress in temsah lake, Egypt. J. Egypt. Acad. Soc. Environ. Dev., 7: 1-27.

  10. Gadalla, S.M. and R.S. Ahmed, 2006. Taxonomic review of the family notonectidae from Egypt (Aquatic hemiptera). J. Egypt. Acad. Soc. Environ. Dev., 7: 201-222.

  11. El-Shenawy, N.S., R.S. Ahmed, M.I.S. Eddin, I.M.I. Shalaby and E.M.B. Reyad, 2006. Impact of heavy metals on bivalve, Crastoderma glaucum (Order: Veneroidae) and insect, Enochrus testaceus (Order: Coleoptera) of Manzala lake, Egypt. J. Egypt. Acad. Soc. Environ. Dev., 7: 57-97.

  12. Ahmed, R.S., N. El-Shenawy, M. Saad Eddin, I.M. Shalaby and E.M. Reyad, 2006. Bioassesment of macroinvertebrate communities in relation to water quality in Manzala Lake, Egypt. J. Egypt. Acad. Soc. Environ. Dev., 7: 109-146.

  13. Ahmed, R.S., 2006. Secretion-grooming behavior in the Egyptian diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae and Noteridae). African J. Biol. Sci., 2: 15-19.

  14. Gadalla, S.M. and R.S. Ahmed, 2005. Contribution to the study of heteroptera, gerromorpha (Semiaquatic bugs). VI-hebridae and hydrometridae from Egypt. Efflatounia, 5: 16-25.
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  15. Ahmed, R.S. and S.M. Gadalla, 2005. Contribution to the study of heteroptera, gerromorpha (Semiaquatic bugs). check-list of gerromorpha of Egypt with a new record. J. Asia-Pacific Entomol., 8: 339-344.
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  16. Ahmed, R.S. and S.M. Gadalla, 2005. Contribution to the study of heteroptera, gerromorpha (Semiaquatic bugs). V. water crickets (Family veliidae) from Egypt. J. Asia-Pacific Entomol., 8: 219-226.
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  17. Ahmed, R.S., 2004. Some new records of diving beetles from Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 81: 29-42.

  18. Ahmed, R.S., 2004. Contribution to the study of heteroptera, gerromorpha (semi-aquatic bugs). IV- A new record of marine water strider Halobates micans eschscholtz, 1822 (Gerridae) from mangrove in the sinai peninsula. J. Egypt. German Soc. Zool., 44: 1-18.

  19. Gadalla, S.M., H. El-Hamouly and R.S. Ahmed, 2001. Taxonomic review of the families Belostomatidae, Nepidae and Pleidae from Egypt (aquatic Hemiptera). J. Egypt. German Soc. Zool., 36E: 103-128.

  20. Ahmed, R.S., 2001. First record of the tribe vatellini sharp and its genus Derovatellus sharp (dytiscidae- coleoptera) from shallow water pool in Hurghada, Egypt. J. Egypt. German Soc. Zool., 36E: 29-38.

  21. Ahmed, R.S., 2001. Contribution to the study of heteroptera, gerromorpha (semi-aquatic bugs). II- Chromosomal analysis of Limnogonus cereiventris (Signoret, 1862) (Gerridae) (water striders) with notes on the wing polymorphism. J. Egypt. German Soc. Zool., 34E: 7-17.

  22. Ahmed, R.S. and N.S. El-Shenawy, 2001. Anisops sardeus sardeus Herrich-Schaeffer (Heteroptera: Notonectidae) as a bioindicator of heavy metals in wastwater treatment plant at Ismailiya, Egypt. Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. Fish, 5: 129-146.

  23. Zalat, S., R.S. Ahmed, R.B. Angus and A. Kaschef, 2000. Diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae and noteridae) of Egypt. Egypt. J. Natl. History, 2: 1-107.
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  24. Gadalla, S.M. and R.S. Ahmed, 2000. Contribution to the study of heteroptera, gerromorpha (Semiaquatic bugs). III- Water treaders (Family: Mesoveliidae) from Egypt. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 78: 189-204.

  25. Ahmed, R.S., R.B. Angus, S. Zalat and F. Shaarawi, 2000. Chromosomal analysis of some Egyptian diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Egypt. J. Biol., 2: 76-84.
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  26. Ahmed, R.S. and R.B. Angus, 2000. Chromosomal analysis of Neohydrocoptus jaechi (Wewalka) and Canthydrus diophthalmus (reiche and saulcy) (Coleoptera: Noteridae). Aquat. Insects, 22: 165-170.
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  27. Gadalla, S.M. and R.S. Ahmed, 1999. Contribution to the study of Heteroptera, Gerromorpha (Semiaquatic bugs). I- A systematic revision of the family gerridae, heteroptera (water striders) of Egypt. J. Union Arab Biol., 11A: 91-110.

  28. Ahmed, R.S. and R.B. Angus, 1998. Laccophilus poecilus klug, 1834- the valid name for L. ponticus sharp, 1882. Latissimus, 10: 3-6.

  29. Ahmed, R.S., R.B. Angus, S. Zalat and A. Kaschif, 1997. Taxonomy and chromosomal analysis of Egyptian Synchortus imbricatus (Klug) (Coleoptera: Noteridae). Aquat. Insects, 19: 107-116.
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