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Ana Nahirnić-Beshkova
Ana Nahirnić-Beshkova

Ana Nahirnić-Beshkova

(Researcher)
phone: (+359) 89 6869601, (+381) 69 1227987; e-mail:

Born on: 27 December 1987, Kruševac, Serbia.

Education: Faculty of Biology, University in Belgrade; Bachelor Biologist (2010); MSc Ecologist (2012); speciality: entomology, ecology.


Research interests

Taxonomy, faunistics, biogeography and ecology of Zygaenidae; faunistics of butterflies and Psychidae of the Balkan Peninsula.

Specialisations and international cooperation

Research guest visits in Zygaenidae collection in Tiroler Landesmuseen, Ferdinandeum Naturwissenschaftliche Abteilung, Innsbruck, Austria, during 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 (11 weeks)
Research guest in Zygaenidae collection in National Museum of Natural History in Sofia in 2014 (2 weeks)
Research guest in Zygaenidae collection in Natural History Museum in London 2015 (2 weeks)
Research guest in Zygaenidae collection in Museum Witt München and Zoologische Staatssammlung München in 2015 (1 month)
Research guest in Zygaenidae collection in Nature Museum Bolzano in 2017 (7 weeks)

Field research

Albania (2016—2019), Bosnia & Herzegovina (2017), Bulgaria (2013—2015, 2018—), Greece (2016—2019), Montenegro (2011—2017, 2019), North Macedonia (2010, 2015—2019), Serbia (2005—), Turkey (2018).

Projects

The Zygaenidae of the Balkan Peninsula (ODINS — Österreichische Digitalisierungsinitiative naturkundlicher Sammlungen: Südostwind)
Zygaena purpuralis complex (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae) (Synthesys: Berlin, Budapest, Prague, Vienna)
Biodiversity of the green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in Serbia (RP BioDiv CHRYSER 2015—2016)

Membership

SEL — Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica

Most recent publications


Nahirnić-Beshkova, A., Beshkov, S., Kucherenko, E. E., Efetov, K. A., 2021. Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808) rediscovered in the Republic of North Macedonia by using sex attractant traps (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae). — SHILAP Revta. lepid., 49 (193): 161—170. [PDF]

Beshkov, S., Nahirnić-Beshkova, A., 2021. Paracossulus thrips (Hübner, 1818) (Lep. Cossidae) re-discovered in Bulgaria with notes of some other surprising findings in the Dragoman Natura 2000 Protected Area. — Entomologist’s Rec. J. Var., 133: 22—30. [PDF]

Beshkov, S., Nahirnić-Beshkova, A., 2021. Contribution to knowledge of the Balkan Lepidoptera II (Lepidoptera: Macrolepidoptera). — Ecologica Montenegrina, 42: 1—44. doi:10.37828/em.2021.42.1 [PDF]

Albu, V., Nahirnić-Beshkova, A., 2021. Contribution to the identities and distribution patterns of Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera) from Romania. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 42: 25—30. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.42.051

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

Plant, C. W., Beshkov, S., Nahirnić, A., 2020. A new species of Elegia (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Phycitinae) from the Balkan Peninsula. — Nota Lepidopterologica, 43: 311—318. doi:10.3897/nl.43.54508 [PDF]

Jakšić, P., Nahirnić-Beshkova, A., 2020. New records of Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera) from Montenegro. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 41: 91—94. [PDF] doi:10.48027/hnb.41.12001

Dvořák, L., Nahirnić, A., Devetak, D., 2020. The first record of Panorpa rufostigma Westwood, 1846 from North Macedonia (Mecoptera: Panorpidae). — Acta entomologica slovenica, 28 (1): 59—64. [PDF]

Devetak, D., Plant, C. W., Nahirnić, A., 2020. The Brown lacewing Megalomus tineoides (Rambur, 1841) in the Balkan Peninsula. — Acta entomologica slovenica, 28 (2): 131—139. [PDF]

Beshkov, S., Plant, C. W., Nahirnić, A., King, A., Jakšić, P., 2020. A contribution to knowledge of Balkan Lepidoptera: moths collected in May-June 2018 in Austria, Slovenia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania. — Entomologist’s Rec. J. Var., 132: 24—45. [PDF]


More complete list of publications — section e-Natura | Staff publications