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Andrei Stojanov

(MSc, zoologist)
12 January 1958 — 22 June 2016

Education: Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ (1986).
Speciality: zoology (herpetology).


Research interests


Ecology, ethology, zoogeography and somatometry of the amphibians and reptiles of Bulgaria and Balkan Peninsula.

Most recent publications


Tzankov, N., Popgeorgiev, G., Stojanov, A., Naumov, B., Westerström, A., Dyugmedziev, A., Kornilev, Y., 2014. Diurnal and seasonal activity patterns in viperid snakes (Serpentes: Viperidae) in Bulgaria. — 38 p. 4th Biology of the Vipers conference, Athens, Greece, 10th—13th October, 59 pp.

Tzankov, N., Popgeorgiev, G. S., Naumov, B., Stojanov, A., Kornilev, Y. V., Petrov, B., Dyugmedzhiev, A., Vergilov, V., Dragomirova, R., Lukanov, S., Westerström, A., 2014. Identification guide to the amphibians and reptiles in Vitosha Nature Park. — Directorate of Vitosha Nature Park, Sofia, 248 pp. [PDF]

Stojanov, A., Dyugmedziev, A., Tzankov, N., 2014. Effects of environmental factors on the activity of the Adder (Vipera berus bosniensis) in Bulgaria. — 37 p. 4th Biology of the Vipers conference, Athens, Greece, 10th—13th October, 59 pp.

Popgeorgiev, G., Tzankov, N., Kornilev, Y. V., Plachiyski, D., Naumov, B., Stojanov, A., 2014. Changes in agri-environmental practices pose a threat to the herpetofauna: a case study from Besaparski Ridove Special Protection Area (Natura 2000), southern Bulgaria. — Acta zoologica bulgarica, Supplement 5: 157—169.

Popgeorgiev, G., Tzankov, N., Kornilev, Y. V., Naumov, B., Stojanov, A., 2014. Amphibians and Reptiles in Ponor Special Protection Area (Natura 2000), western Bulgaria: species diversity, distribution and conservation. — Acta zoologica bulgarica, Supplement 5: 85—96. [PDF]

Дюгмеджиев, А., Стоянов, А., Цанков, Н., 2013. Някои аспекти от екологията и биологията на женските усойници (Vipera berus bonsiensis) на Витоша. — Студентска научна конференция ‘Екология и околна среда’ 1 март 2013, сборник с резюмета: 27—28.

Tzankov, N., Stoyanov, A., 2011. Northern Crested Newt Triturus cristatus (Laurenti, 1768). — In: Golemanski, V. (editor-in-chief), 2011. Red Data book of the Republic of Bulgaria. Volume 2. Animals. IBER-BAS & MOEW, Sofia (online edition).

Stoyanov, A., Tzankov, N., Naumov, B., 2011. Die Amphiben und Reptilien Bulgariens. — Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, 588 pp.

Naumov, B., Tzankov, N., Popgeorgiev, G., Stoyanov, A., Kornilev, Y., 2011. The Dice snake (Natrix tessellata) in Bulgaria: a contribution to the morphology and chorology. — Mertensiella, 18: 288—298.

Popgeorgiev, G., Tzankov, N., Naumov, B., Kornilev, Y. V., Stojanov, A., 2010. Species diversity of amphibians and reptilians in the special protected area ‘Ponor’. — 122 p. Northwestern Bulgaria. Annual zoological congress of ‘Grigore Antipa’ Museum, 17—19 November 2010, Bucharest — Romania, 132 pp.


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