Historia naturalis bulgarica
ISSN 2603-3186 (online) | ISSN 0205-3640 (print)

Historia naturalis bulgarica is a peer-reviewed journal published by the National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Founded in 1989, the journal publishes scientific contributions on mineralogy, palaeontology, botany, zoology. Since 2018, volume 25, the publishing is online only.

Publisher’s address: National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria [map]

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Historia naturalis bulgarica is indexed in Crossref, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCO Research Databases, Scopus and others.
Scopus CiteScore 2022: 0.4 | SNIP 2022: 0.323

Scopus CiteScoreTracker 2023: 0.5

Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) 2023: 0.243Agricultural and Biological Sciences: Animal Science and Zoology — Q3, Aquatic Science — Q3, Insect Science — Q4, Plant Science — Q3
Archival content is accessible through Biodiversity Heritage Library (volumes 1–15) and Zenodo (research articles of volumes 16–46).

Latest articles
First records of Microstroma album (Desmazières) Saccardo, 1878 (Basidiomycota: Microstromataceae) and Phylloxera glabra (von Heyden, 1837) (Hemiptera: Phylloxeridae) in oak stands in Bulgaria https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.46.053

First records of Microstroma album (Desmazières) Saccardo, 1878 (Basidiomycota: Microstromataceae) and Phylloxera glabra (von Heyden, 1837) (Hemiptera: Phylloxeridae) in oak stands in Bulgaria
Margarita Georgieva; Katia Trencheva; Maria Dobreva; Mihaela Hristova; Vasil Velinov; Georgi Georgiev

The current study reports the first records of an aphid-like pest and leaf pathogen on oak species in Bulgaria. In 2020–2023, leaf samples presenting characteristic yellow spots and…

2 May 2024 · volume 46 (issue 5) · pp. 139–145

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Craniometrical sexual dimorphism of the grey wolf (Canis lupus, Canidae, Carnivora) in Bulgaria https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.46.052

Craniometrical sexual dimorphism of the grey wolf (Canis lupus, Canidae, Carnivora) in Bulgaria
Katelina Uzunowa; Blagoy Koychev; Stanislava Peeva; Evgeniy Raichev; Nikolai Spassov

Cranial sexual dimorphism in grey wolf (Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758) from Bulgaria has not been studied so far. Skulls from adult individuals from across the country were studied. Thirty-six…

2 May 2024 · volume 46 (issue 5) · pp. 127–138

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Long-legged flies (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae) from Vitosha Mountain, Bulgaria: first contribution and overview https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.46.051

Long-legged flies (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae) from Vitosha Mountain, Bulgaria: first contribution and overview
Mihail Kechev; Gergana Zaemdzhikova; Blagoy Koychev

The paper gives information about 41 dolichopodid species established in Vitosha Mountain. Twenty-one species are newly recorded for the studied area, and one of them, Thrypticus divisus,…

2 May 2024 · volume 46 (issue 5) · pp. 119–125

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Overlooked insects in neglected ecosystem: new records of Phoridae for Slovakia discovered in rural environment https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.46.043

Overlooked insects in neglected ecosystem: new records of Phoridae for Slovakia discovered in rural environment
Bernd Grundmann; Peter Manko; Jozef Oboňa

An understudied ecosystem such as a rural area can hold many surprises. In this paper we report the results of a collection at a rural site in eastern Slovakia using a single Malaise…

2 April 2024 · volume 46 (issue 4) · pp. 109–118

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Nikola Stanchev; Angel Dyugmedzhiev; Martin Stanchev; Irina Lazarkevich; Borislav Naumov

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Boyan Zlatkov; Stanislav Stefanov; Victor Gashtarov; Vladislav Vergilov

22 November 2020 · volume 41 [issue 12] · pp. 99–101

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Latest volumes
Volume 46 (2024) Volume 45 (2023) Volume 44 (2022) Volume 43 (2021)

Last published: issue 5 of volume 46. The publication of volume 46 is ongoing; last completed: volume 45.

Index descriptus
Archipsocus michamwiensis

Georgiev, 2024 — Archipsocus michamwiensis n. sp. – a new species of Psocoptera (Insecta) from Zanzibar (Tanzania)

Animalia: Insecta: Psocodea: Archipsocidae
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