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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) 9885115 (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


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]

Louy, D., Habel, J. C., Abadjiev, S., Rákosy, L., Varga, Z., Rödder, D., Schmitt, T., 2014. Molecules and models indicate diverging evolutionary effects from parallel altitudinal range shifts in two mountain Ringlet butterflies. — Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 112: 569—583. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12240 [PDF]

Louy, D., Habel, J. C., Abadjiev, S., Schmitt, T., 2013. Genetic legacy from past panmixia: high genetic variability and low differentiation in disjunct populations of the Eastern Large Heath butterfly. — Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 110: 281—290. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12144 [PDF]

Langourov, M., Simov, N., Abadjiev, S., 2013. Chilades trochylus (Freyer, [1845]) (Lep.: Lycaenidae), new for the North Aegean islands. — Entomologist’s Rec. J. Var., 125: 137—143. [PDF]

Schmitt, T., Rákosy, L., Abadjiev, S., Müller, P., 2007. Multiple differentiation centres of a non-Mediterranean butterfly species in south-eastern Europe. — Journal of Biogeography, 34 (6): 939—950. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2006.01684.x [PDF]

Abadjiev, S., Beshkov, S., 2007. Prime Butterfly Areas in Bulgaria. — Pensoft Publishers, Sofia—Moscow, 222 pp.

Bálint, Z., Abadjiev, S., 2006. An annotated list of Imre Frivaldszky’s publications and the species- and infraspecies-group names he proposed for plants and animals (Regnum Plantare and Animale). — Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici, 98: 185—280. [PDF]

Abadjiev, S., 2006. Types of Neotropical Pierinae in the collection of Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). — Zootaxa, 1143: 1—218. [PDF]


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