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Dr Borislav Gueorguiev, entomologist, curator of Coleoptera collections. Photo: (c) Rostislav Bekchiev
Dr Borislav Guéorguiev, entomologist, curator of Coleoptera collections. Photo: (c) Rostislav Bekchiev

Borislav Guéorguiev

(Associate Professor Dr)
phone: (+359 2) 9885116 (ext. 662); e-mail:

Born: 24 October 1967, Sofia.
Education: Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ (1992).
Speciality: entomology.
Curation: Coleoptera (Insecta).

Research interests


Taxonomy of Carabidae
Biomonitoring and conservation importance of Coleoptera

Current projects


Review of Platyderus from the Near East
New species of Orthomus from Socorta Archipelogo (with D. Wrase)
Taxonomic notes on Pterostichini from Palaearctic and Oriental Region
Review of genus Trechus in Greece (with P. M. Giachino and D. Vailati)
Catalogue of the Carabidae from FYR Macedonia (with S. Hristovki)
Mapping and identification of conservation status of natural habitats and species — Phase I (Natura 2000)

Most recent publications


Stoev, P., Deltshev, Ch., Marusik, Y., Fet, V., Kovařík, F., Guéorguiev, B., Dedov, I., Ljubomirov, T., Chobanov, D., Menliev, Sh., 2019. Fauna: Invertebrates inhabiting the soil surface. — In: Welch, J., Stoev, P. (eds). Report on scientific research supported by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds of Great Britain in the Koytendag Nature Reserve (East Turkmenistan). Advanced Books. Pensoft Publishers, Sofia, 33—38 pp. doi:10.3897/ab.e47154

Stoev, P., Deltshev, C., Marusik, Y., Fet, V., Kovařík, F., Guéorguiev, B., Dedov, I., Ljubomirov, T., Chobanov, D., Menliev, S., 2019. Surface-dwelling invertebrates, pp. 31—36. — In: Welch, G., Stoev, P. (Eds) A report of RSPB-supported scientific research at Koytendag State Nature Reserve, East Turkmenistan. — Advanced Books. Pensoft, Sofia, 88 pp. doi:10.3897/ab.e37858

Ćurčić, S., Pavićević, D., Radović, D., Vesović, N., Bekchiev, R., Ćurčić, N., Guéorguiev, B., 2019. Current and predicted distribution of the rare and threatened beetle Bolbelasmus (Bolbelasmus) unicornis (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae) in Serbia. — European Journal of Entomology, 116: 413—424. doi:10.14411/eje.2019.042

Rossi, W., Guéorguiev, B., Georgiev, G., Stoianova, D., 2018. Laboulbeniales (Ascomycota) from Bulgaria and other countries. — Plant Biosystems — An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology. doi:10.1080/11263504.2018.1454531

Guéorguiev, B., Merkl, O., Schülke, M., Fery, H., Szénási, V., Král, D., Kejval, Z., Németh, T., Szalóki, D., 2018. Coleoptera (Insecta) from Ashgabat City and Köýtendag Nature Reserve, with nine first records for Turkmenistan. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 29: 9—20.

Guéorguiev, B., 2018. Coleoptera (Insecta) collected or observed around Chelopech Village, Western Bulgaria. — Historia naturalis bulgarica, 34: 1—8.

Cvetkovska-Gjorgjievska, A., Hristovski, S., Guéorguiev, B., Prelić, D., Arsovski, K., 2018. Faunistic Records of the Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the Belasitsa Mountain, Southeastern Part of the Republic of Macedonia. — Acta zoological bulgarica, 70 (2): 165—177.

Bekchiev, R., Guéorguiev, B., Kostova, R., Chehlarov, E., Sivilov, O., 2018. New Records of Rare and Threatened Beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) in Bulgaria. — Acta zoologica bulgarica, 70 (4): 501—506.

Vrbica, M., Petrović, A., Pantelić, D., Krmpot, A. J., Rabasović, M.D., Pavlović, D., Jovanić, S., Guéorguiev, B., Goranov, S., Vesović, N., Antić, D., Marković, Đ., Petković, M., Stanisavljević, L., Ćurčić, S., 2017. The genus Pheggomisetes Knirsch, 1923 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae) in Serbia: taxonomy, morphology and molecular phylogeny. — Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx078

Radkova, M., Kalushkov, P., Chehlarov, E., Guéorguiev, B., Naumova, M., Ljubomirov, T., Stoichev, S., Slavov, S., Djilianov, D., 2017. Beneficial Arthropod Communities in Commercial Potato Fields. — Comptes rendus de l’Académie bulgare des Sciences, 70 (2): 309—316.


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