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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.

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

Latest articles
Five new species of Dichaetomyia from the Malagasy Subregion (Diptera: Muscidae)
https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.092


Eberhard Zielke

Five new species of the genus Dichaetomyia are described from Madagascar. Two species, Dichaetomyia analama sp. n. and D. necoa sp. n. belong to the subgenus Panaga. Three other species,…

29 June 2021 · vol. 42 [9] · pp. 65–78

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New data on the rare snail Soosia diodonta (A. Ferussac, 1821) (Gastropoda: Helicodontidae) in Bulgaria https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.091

New data on the rare snail Soosia diodonta (A. Ferussac, 1821) (Gastropoda: Helicodontidae) in Bulgaria
Ivaylo Dedov; Dilian Georgiev; Ulrich E. Schneppat; Fabia Knechtle Glogger

In the present article, we summarised all known information on the species Soosia diodonta (A. Ferussac, 1821) from Bulgaria. A new locality in urban environment, photos of live animals…

29 June 2021 · vol. 42 [9] · pp. 59–64

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Small red scorpionfish Scorpaena notata Rafinesque, 1810 (Actinopterygii: Scorpaenidae) – an unknown species for the Bulgarian Black Sea coast https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.081

Small red scorpionfish Scorpaena notata Rafinesque, 1810 (Actinopterygii: Scorpaenidae) – an unknown species for the Bulgarian Black Sea coast
Tihomir Stefanov

One adult specimen of small red scorpionfish Scorpaena notata Rafinesque, 1810 was found in the ichthyological collections of the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia, Bulgaria.…

16 June 2021 · vol. 42 [8] · pp. 55–58

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Recent expansion of the alien invasive blue crab Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun, 1896) (Decapoda, Crustacea) along the Bulgarian coast of the Black Sea https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.072

Recent expansion of the alien invasive blue crab Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun, 1896) (Decapoda, Crustacea) along the Bulgarian coast of the Black Sea
Tihomir Stefanov

Thirteen new records of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun, 1896) have been documented near the Bulgarian Black Sea coast since 2006. This is an evidence for a recent expansion…

26 April 2021 · vol. 42 [7] · pp. 49–53

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Records of terrestrial and mangrove snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Michamwi Peninsula, Unguja (Zanzibar) Island (Tanzania) https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.071

Records of terrestrial and mangrove snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Michamwi Peninsula, Unguja (Zanzibar) Island (Tanzania)
Dilian Georgiev

During a brief malacological survey, a total of 16 snail species were recorded (four mangrove amphibious, 12 terrestrial). For all the species new localities with GPS coordinates and…

26 April 2021 · vol. 42 [7] · pp. 43–48

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Guéorguiev, 2000 — Ground-beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) collected by Dr Petar Beron from the Chinese Karakorum

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