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Dr Stanislav Abadjiev. Photo: (c) S. Abadjiev
Dr Stanislav Abadjiev. Photo: (c) S. Abadjiev
Prime Butterfly Areas in Bulgaria — Identifying and describing the most important sites for butterflies in the country

Stanislav Abadjiev

(Associate Professor Dr)
phone: (+359 2) 9885116 (ext. 714); e-mail:

Born 16 March 1964, Kyustendil. Entomologist, web programmer.

Education


Secondary education (1979—1982): Regional Secondary School of Mathematics, Kyustendil
MSc (Entomology) (1984—1991): Department of Zoology and Anthropology, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University
Dr (Entomology) (1996—1999): Institute of Zoology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences [thesis: Zoogeography of the butterflies of superfamilies Hesperioidea and Papilionoidea in Bulgaria (Insecta: Lepidoptera)]

Research interests


Taxonomy of Neotropical Pierinae; butterflies of the Balkan Peninsula.

Honours, research grants


2004 — Smithsonian Institution Short-Term Visitor Award for an appointment at the National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC; subject: Revision of the genus Leodonta and Types of Neotropical Pierinae [10 January — 8 February 2005]
2004 — Royal Society Grant for an appointment at The Natural History Museum, London; subject: Types of Neotropical Pierinae [11 October — 10 December 2004]
2003 — EU Grant (COLPARSYST) (IHP Programme) for 4 week access to the collections and library of the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris; subject: Type specimens of Balkan butterflies and Types of Neotropical Pieridae [6—31 October 2003]
2001 — EU Grant (SYS-RESOURCE) (IHP Programme) for 5 week access to the Entomology Department and Libraries of The Natural History Museum, London; subject: Type specimens of Balkan butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea & Papilionoidea) [12 November — 14 December 2001]

Expeditions


Karelia Coast, north of the Arctic Circle, Russia (1991); Albania (1994, 1995); Turkey, from Anatolia and the Taurus system to the Pontic Mountains (1996).

Current projects


Field studies on distribution and abundance of invertebrates, EEA

Most recent publications


Abadjiev, S., Nahirnić-Beshkova, A., 2021. Type specimens of Zygaenidae in the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia (Lepidoptera). — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 42: 9—13. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.42.031

Abadjiev, S., Langourov, M., 2020. The type specimens of Papilionoidea in the collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia (Lepidoptera). — Zootaxa, 4790 (3): 473—490. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4790.3.3

Abadjiev, S., Langourov, M., 2020. Additional types of Papilionoidea from the collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia (Lepidoptera). — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 41: 95—98. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.41.12002

Langourov, M., Simov, N., Abadjiev, S., 2019. Notes on the distribution of some species of Lepidoptera in Kazakhstan. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 36: 1—6. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.36.01001

Abadjiev, S., 2019. Gemmological samples: rock crystal from two localities in the Rhodopes, Bulgaria. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 38: 1—4. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.38.01001

Abadjiev, S., Beshkov, S., 2018. On a small collection of Swedish Lepidoptera, kept at the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 31: 1—4. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.31.01001

Abadjiev, S., 2018. Types of Balkan butterflies in the collection of Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea). — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 33: 1—12. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.33.01001

Beshkov, S., Abadjiev, S., Dimitrov, D., 2015. Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859) (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Spilomelinae) — new invasive pest moth in Bulgaria. — Entomologist’s Rec. J. Var., 127: 18—22. [PDF]

Abadjiev, S., 2015. Woodland brown Lopinga achine (Scopoli, 1763). — In: Golemanski, V. et al. (ed.), 2015. Red Data book of the Republic of Bulgaria. Volume 2. Animals. BAS & MOEW, Sofia, 59. [PDF]

Abadjiev, S., 2015. False ringlet Coenonympha oedippus (Fabricius, 1787). — In: Golemanski, V. et al. (ed.), 2015. Red Data book of the Republic of Bulgaria. Volume 2. Animals. BAS & MOEW, Sofia, 60. [PDF]


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