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Historia naturalis bulgarica is a peer-reviewed international journal published by the National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Founded in 1989, the journal publishes primarily scientific contributions on mineralogy, palaeontology, botany, zoology, as well as original articles on history of natural sciences and natural history institutions. Since 2018, volume 25, the publishing is online only.

Historia naturalis bulgarica is indexed in Crossref, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Index Copernicus International World of Journals, Scopus, Web of Science (Zoological Record).


Archival content is accessible through Biodiversity Heritage Library (volumes 1–15) and Zenodo (research articles of volumes 16–42).

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On the fauna of Psocoptera of Unguja (Zanzibar) Island (Tanzania, East Africa)
https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.061


Dilian Georgiev

A total of 28 species of 13 families were registered. All species recorded were new records to the Zanzibar autonomous region, ten to Tanzania, eight to East Africa and two (Lepidopsocus…

7 April 2021 · vol. 42 [6] · pp. 35–42

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First fossil jewel beetle (Insecta: Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from Middle Miocene deposits in Bulgaria https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.052

First fossil jewel beetle (Insecta: Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from Middle Miocene deposits in Bulgaria
Nikolay Simov; Mario Langourov; Vladimir Sakalian; Vladimir Bozukov

The first fossil jewel beetle discovered in Bulgaria is reported from deposits of the Satovcha Basin dated to the Middle Miocene.…

17 March 2021 · vol. 42 [5] · pp. 31–34

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Contribution to the identities and distribution patterns of Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera) from Romania https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.051

Contribution to the identities and distribution patterns of Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera) from Romania
Valeriu Albu; Ana Nahirnić-Beshkova

Zygaenid material collected from 25 localities in ten counties of Romania during 1967–2002 was examined. Fifteen species were found, of which Jordanita notata appears to reliably…

17 March 2021 · vol. 42 [5] · pp. 25–30

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Diversity of long-legged flies (Diptera, Dolichopodidae) of the Balkan Mountains (Bulgaria and Serbia) https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.041

Diversity of long-legged flies (Diptera, Dolichopodidae) of the Balkan Mountains (Bulgaria and Serbia)
Mihail Kechev

The present paper gives information about 61 dolichopodid species distributed in the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria and Serbia. Twenty-two species, collected from 13 localities, are new…

10 March 2021 · vol. 42 [4] · pp. 15–24

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Type specimens of Zygaenidae in the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia (Lepidoptera) https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.031

Type specimens of Zygaenidae in the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia (Lepidoptera)
Stanislav Abadjiev; Ana Nahirnić-Beshkova

This paper comprises an annotated list of the type material of Zygaenidae kept in the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia. The collection…

26 February 2021 · vol. 42 [3] · pp. 9–13

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https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.36.01001

Notes on the distribution of some species of Lepidoptera in Kazakhstan
Mario Langourov; Nikolay Simov; Stanislav Abadjiev

13 January 2019 · vol. 36 [1] · pp. 1–6

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https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.41.12003

New records of Hierodula transcaucasica Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1878 (Mantodea) from Bulgaria
Boyan Zlatkov; Stanislav Stefanov; Victor Gashtarov; Vladislav Vergilov

22 November 2020 · vol. 41 [12] · pp. 99–101

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Index descriptus
Molops rufipes denteletus

Guéorguiev, 1997 — Contribution to the study of the ground-beetle fauna of Osogovo Mountain (Bulgaria). II. Morphological and taxonomic investigations of the genus Molops Bonelli (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini)

Animalia: Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae
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