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Трудове - 2018 г.

Научни публикации в издания, индексирани в WoS и Scopus

Aneva I., Zhelev P., Stoyanov S. Alien species as a part of plant composition in the periphery of agricultural fields.. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Suppl., 11, 2018, ISSN:0324-0770, 173-176. ISI IF:0.369 (Q4)
Aneva I., Zhelev P., Topchieva M. Evaluation of natural habitats in Western Balkan range and in Pazardzhik-Plovdiv region in relation to sustainable agriculture. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 11, 2018, 169-172. ISI IF:0.413 (Q4)
Angelov G., M. Szczepaniak. Isoenzyme variation and systematic affinities among four Elymus species (Poaceae: Triticeae) with different genomic constitution. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 71, 4, 2018, ISSN:1310–1331, 483-490. SJR:0.206, ISI IF:0.251 (Q4)
Angelov G., M. Szczepaniak. Seed proteins variation and systematic affinities among four taxa of genus Elymus (Triticeae - Poaceae).. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 71, 3, 2018, ISSN:1310-1331, 345-350. SJR:0.207, ISI IF:0.251 (Q4)
Antić, D., Vagalinski, B., Stoev, P., Golovatch, S.. Two new species of the millipede genus Metonomastus Attems, 1937 from the Balkan Peninsula (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae). ZooKeys, 786, Pensoft, 2018, ISSN:1313–2970 (online), 1313–2989 (print), DOI:10.3897/zookeys.786.28386, 43-57. ISI IF:1.079 (Q3)
Assyov, B.. A contribution to the knowledge of larger basidiomycetes of Albania. Phytologia Balcanica, 24, 2, IBER-BAS, 2018, ISSN:1310-7771, 178-193

Bancheva, S., Delcheva, M. Diversity of Asteraceae family on Black Sea coast floristic region in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Supplementum 11, IBER-BAS, 2018, ISSN:0324-0770, 57-62. ISI IF:0.413 (Q4)

Bankov N., Todorov M., Ganeva A.. Checklist of Sphagnum-dwelling testate amoebae in Bulgaria. Biodiversity Data Journal, UNSP e25295, Pensoft Publishers, 2018, ISSN:1314–2828, DOI:10.3897/BDJ.6.e25295, SJR:0.465

Barsalote E.M., Pham H.T., Lazarova S., Peneva V., Zheng J.. Description of Longidorus cheni sp. n. (Nematoda, Longidoridae) from China. ZooKeys, 744, PENSOFT Publishers, 2018, DOI:10.3897/zookeys.744.23265, 1-18. ISI IF:1.079 (Q3)

Basheva, D., Moten, D., Stoyanov, P., Belkinova D., Mladenov, R., Teneva, I. Content of phycoerythrin, phycocyanin, alophycocyanin and phycoerythrocyanin in some cyanobacterial strains: applications. Engineering in Life Sciences, 18, 11, 2018, ISSN:1618-2863, DOI:DOI: 10.1002/elsc.201800035, 861-866. ISI IF:2.385 (Q2)

Beltcheva, M., Metcheva, R.. Ecophysiology of steppe mouse subspecies Mus spicilegius spicilegus, Peteni, 1883 (Rodentia, Mammalia) at the south boundary of its distribution.. Russian Journal of Ecology, 49, 3, Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2018, ISSN:1067-4136, DOI:10.1134/S1067413618030025, 284-289. SJR:0.246, ISI IF:0.456 (Q4)

Berov, D., Berov, N. Data integration of Scuba benthic communities’ photography surveys with physico-chemical multiparameter sensor platform as a means for more efficient coastal ecosystems studies. Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica ed Applicata, 59, 1, EBSCO Publishing Inc., 2018, ISSN:00066729, 104-105. ISI IF:0.667 (Q4)

Berov, D., Todorova, V., Dimitrov, L., Rinde, E., Karamfilov, V.. Distribution and abundance of phytobenthic communities: Implications for connectivity and ecosystem functioning in a Black Sea marine protected area. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 200, 5, Elsevier, 2018, DOI:, 234-247. SJR:0.997, ISI IF:2.176 (Q1)

Bodner, M., Vagalinski, B., Raspotnig, G.. Chemotaxonomic potential of exocrine alkyl esters in julid millipedes (Diplopoda: Julidae: Cylindroiulini). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 81, Elsevier Ltd., 2018, ISSN:0305-1978, DOI:, 1-11. SJR:0.37, ISI IF:0.847 (Q4)

Bozok, F., Taşkin, H., Büyükalaca, S., Doğan, H.H., Assyov, B.. Cryptomarasmius corbariensis (Physalacriaceae, Agaricales) in Turkey with first molecular data on the species from Eurasia. Nova Hedwigia, 107, 1-2, Schweizerbart Science Publishers, 2018, ISSN:0029-5035, DOI:, 179-187. SJR:0.52, ISI IF:0.914 (Q3)

Bozukov, V., Kovacova, M., Durisova, A., Ivanov, M.. First data about Araliaceae macroremains in Slovakia. Comptes Rendus de L'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 71, 8, БАН, 2018, ISSN:1310-1331, 1070-1075. SJR:0.21, ISI IF:0.27 (Q4)

Bozukov, V.. Family Araliaceae in the Bulgarian macrofossil flora. Phytologia Balcanica, 24, 1, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2018, ISSN:1310-7771, 3-10.

Bravo, A. J., Kothawala, D., Attermeyer, K., ..., Evtimova, V. V., Fonvielle, J., et al. The interplay between total mercury, methylmercury and dissolved organic matter in fluvial systems: A latitudinal study across Europe. Water Research, 144, Elsevier, 2018, DOI:, 172-182. SJR:2.601, ISI IF:7.051 (Q1)

Brlík, V., Ilieva, M., Lisovski, S., Voigt, C. C., Procházka, P.. First insights into the migration route and migratory connectivity of the Paddyfield Warbler using geolocator tagging and stable isotope analysis. Journal of Ornithology, 159, 2018, 879-882. ISI IF:1.954 (Q1)

Bruelheide, H., Dengler, J., Purschke, O.,..., Vassilev, K., Violle, C., et al. Global trait–environment relationships of plant communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 2018, DOI:, 1906-1917.

Bruno, M., Milia, A., Catinella, G., Bancheva, S.. Volatile Components from Aerial Parts of Centaurea diffusa and C. micrantha ssp. melanosticta and Their Biocidal Activity on Microorganisms Affecting Historical Art Crafts. Natural Product Communications, 13, 9, 2018, ISSN:1934-578X (printed); ISSN 1555-9475 (online), 1179-1182. ISI IF:0.809 (Q4)

Chervenkov, M, Ivanova, T, Stoyanova, E, Alexandrova, A, Tsvetanova, E., Tancheva, L, Georgieva, A, Kistanova, E. Effect of Melissa officinalis L. on the level of induced lipid peroxidation in mouse liver. Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 50, C, Bulgarian Chemical Society, 2018, ISSN:0324-1130, 48-51. ISI IF:0.242 (Q4)

Coll, L, Ameztegui, A, Collet, C, ..., Zlatanov, T, Ponette, Q. Knowledge gaps about mixed forests: What do European forest managers want to know and what answers can science provide?. Forest Ecology and Management, 407, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2018, ISSN:0378–1127, DOI:org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.10.055, 106-115. SJR:1.62, ISI IF:3.169 (Q1)

Damyanova, S., Velizarova, E., Fikova, R. Deposition chemistry in coniferous stands in Bulgaria. SGEM2018 Conference Proceedings, 18, 3.2, 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2018, 02-08 July,, 2018, ISBN:978-619-7408-35-5, ISSN:1314-2704, 773-779.

Dedov I. K., Fehér Z., Szekeres M., Schneppat U. E.. Diversity of terrestrial gastropods (Molluscsa, Gastropoda) in the Prespa National Park, Albania. Acta zoologica bulgarica, 70, 4, 2018, ISSN:0324-0770, 469-478. ISI IF:0.369 (Q4)

Denchev, C.M., Masaki, T., Otsubo, K., Denchev, T.T.. Notes on some Japanese smut fungi. 6. Macalpinomyces arundinellae-setosae and Sporisorium doidgeae newly recorded, and new hosts of Anthracoidea microsora. Mycotaxon, 133, Mycotaxon Ltd. / Ingenta Connect, 2018, ISSN:0093-4666, DOI:, 211-218. ISI IF:0.815 (Q4)

Denchev, T.T., Denchev, C.M.. New records of smut fungi from Korea. 3. Mycotaxon, 133, Mycotaxon Ltd. / Ingentaconnect, 2018, ISSN:0093-4666, DOI:, 387-395. ISI IF:0.815 (Q4)

Denchev, T.T., Denchev, C.M. Planetella lironis – a new record from Greenland. Mycotaxon, 133, Mycotaxon Ltd. / Ingentaconnect, 2018, ISSN:0093-4666, DOI:, 381-386. ISI IF:0.815 (Q4)

Denchev, T.T., Denchev, C.M. Tilletia tripogonellae (Tilletiaceae), a new smut fungus on Tripogonella spicata (Poaceae) from Argentina. Annales Botanici Fennici, 55, Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board, 2018, ISSN:0003-3847, DOI:, 273-277. ISI IF:0.872 (Q3)

Denchev, T.T., Denchev, C.M. Two new smut fungi on Ventenata (Poaceae): Tilletia elizabethae from Slovakia and T. ventenatae from Turkey. Willdenowia, 48, Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Germany, 2018, ISSN:0511-9618, DOI:, 177-183. ISI IF:1.5 (Q2)

Denchev, T.T., van der Zon, A.P.M., Denchev, C.M. Tilletia triraphidis (Tilletiaceae), a new smut fungus on Triraphis purpurea (Poaceae) from Namibia. Phytotaxa, 375, MAGNOLIA PRESS, 2018, ISSN:1179-3155, DOI:, 182-186. ISI IF:1.185 (Q3)

Dengler, J., Wagner, V., Dembicz, I., ..., Apostolova, I.,..., Ganeva, A., ..., Natcheva, R., ..., Vassilev, K.,..., Biurrun, I. GrassPlot – a database of multi-scale plant diversity in Palaearctic grasslands. Phytocoenologia, 48, 3, 2018, DOI:DOI: 10.1127/phyto/2018/0267, 331-347. ISI IF:1.721 (Q2)

Dimitrov, D., Ilieva, M., Ivanova, K., Brlík, V., Zehtindjiev P. Detecting local transmission of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites (Apicomlexa, Haemosporida) at a Special Protection Area of Natura 2000 network. Parasitology Research, 117, 7, Springer, 2018, ISSN:0932-0113, DOI:10.1007/s00436-018-5906-7, 2187-2199. SJR:0.991, ISI IF:2.558 (Q2)

Doychev, D, Topalov, P, Zaemdzhikova, G, Sakalian, V, Georgiev, G. Additions to xylophagous longhorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae ) host plants in Bulgaria. Silva Balcanica, 19, 2, 2018, ISSN:1311 – 8706, 47-54. SJR:0.126

Dundarova, H. Bat diversity in Lednitsata and Forgovskata dupka caves: two potentially important swarming sites in Western Rhodopes Mountains (Bulgaria). 70 (1), Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 2018, 139-142. ISI IF:0.369 (Q4)

Dyugmedzhiev, A, Tzankov, N, Natchev, N, Naumov, B. A non-traumatic multi-operational method for individual documentation and identification of nose-horned vipers (Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758) (Squamata, Viperidae)) allows reliable recognition of recaptured specimens. Biharean Biologist, 12 (2), 2018, 92-96. SJR:0.16

Dyugmedzhiev, A, Tzankov, N, Naumov, B. A Case of Abnormal Pregnancy in Vipera ammodytes (L., 1758) (Reptilia: Viperidae) from Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 70 (2), 2018, 277-282. ISI IF:0.369 (Q4)

Dzhambazov, B., Moten, D., Basheva, D., Belkinova, D., Teneva, I. The allelopathic effects of toxin-producing cyanobacteria are pH-dependent. International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference - SGEM, Conference proceedings, 18, 5.2, 2018, ISSN:2367-5659, DOI:10.5593/sgem2018/5.2., 905-911.

Ellis, L.T., Aleffi, M., Bednarek-Ochyra, H., ..., Natcheva, R., ..., Wang, Q.H. New national and regional bryophyte records, 51.. Journal of Bryology, 39, 1, 2018, ISSN:0373-6687, 177-190. ISI IF:1.079 (Q3)

Emmenegger, T., Bauer, S., Dimitrov, D., Marin, J. O., Zehtindjiev, P., Hahn, S.. Host migration strategy and blood parasite infections of three sparrow species sympatrically breeding in Southeast Europe. Parasitology Research, 117, 12, Springer, 2018, ISSN:0932-0113, DOI:10.1007/s00436-018-6072-7, 3733-3741. SJR:0.991, ISI IF:2.558 (Q2)

Forrester, D, Ammer, C, Annighöfer, A, Barbeito, I, Bielak, K, Bravo-Oviedo, A, Coll, L, Del Río, M, Drössler, L, Heym, M, Hurt, V, Löf, M, Den Ouden, J, Pach, M, Pereira, M, Plaga, B, Ponette, Q, Skrzyszewski, J, Sterba, H, Svoboda, M, Zlatanov, T, Pretzsch, H. Effects of crown architecture and stand structure on light absorption in mixed and monospecific Fagus sylvatica and Pinus sylvestris forests along a productivity and climate gradient through Europe. Journal of Ecology, 106, Wiley, 2018, ISSN:0098-0331, DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.12803, 746-760. SJR:3.31, ISI IF:5.172 (Q1)

Georgiev, G., Gradinarov, D., Gjonov, I., Sakalian, V. A Check list and Areography of Longhorn Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in Strandzha Mountain – Bulgaria and Turkey. Silva Balcanica, 19, 1, 2018, ISSN:1311–8706, 89-116. SJR:0.126.

Georgiev, K. B., Thorn, S, Zlatanov, T, Nikolov, B. P., Shurulinkov, P, Daskalova, G, Gottschalk, T. K.. Evaluating the importance of managed forests as habitat for the Semi-collared Flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata). Forest Ecology and Management, 419-420, Elsevier, 2018, ISSN:0378-1127, DOI:, 123-129. ISI IF:3.169 (Q1)

Georgieva, G.T., Gocheva, K.P., Chipev, N. H. Why is it necessary to assess the ecosystems and their services - the case of Oriental beech forests in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica. Proceedings of the First European Symposium “Research, Conservation and Management of Biodiversity of European Seashores” (RCMBES), Primorsko, Bulgaria, 8-12 May 2017, Supplement 11, 2018, ISSN:0324-0770, 95-98. SJR:0.301, ISI IF:0.413 (Q4)

Gerdzhikov, G, Georgiev, K, Plachiyski, D, Zlatanov, T, Shurulinkov, P. Habitat Requirements of the White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos lilfordi (Sharpe & Dresser, 1871) (Piciformes: Picidae) in Strandzha Mountain, Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 70, 4, 2018, ISSN:0324-0770, 527-534. SJR:0.22, ISI IF:0.369 (Q4)

Gospodinov, G., Lambevska-Hristova, A., Natcheva, R., Gyosheva, M.. Vrana Park-a neglected site for bryophyte and fungal diversity in Sofia sity. Phytologia Balcanica, 24, 3, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2018, ISSN:1310-7771 (print), 1714-0027 (online), 323-329.

Granath, G., Rydin, H., Baltzer, J.L., ..., Ganeva, A., ..., Natcheva, R., et al. Environmental and taxonomic controls of carbon and oxygen stable isotope composition in Sphagnum across broad climatic and geographic ranges. Biogeosciences, 15, 16, Copernicus Publications, The Innovative Open Access Publishers, 2018, 5189-5202. ISI IF:3.441 (Q1)

Grzywacz, B., Lehmann, A., Chobanov, D.P., Lehmann, G.U.C.. Multiple origin of flightlessness in Phaneropterinae bushcrickets and redefinition of the tribe Odonturini (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea: Phaneropteridae). Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, 18, 3, Springer, 2018, ISSN:1439-6092, DOI:, 327-339. SJR:0.78, ISI IF:2.369 (Q1)

Gyosheva, M., Natcheva, R., Lambevska- Hristova, A.. New data about species diversity of macrofungi in Bulgaria. Phytologia Balcanica, 24, 3, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publising House, 2018, ISSN:1310-7771 (print), 1314-0027 (online), 305-313.

Gyosheva, M., Natcheva, R., Stoykov, D.. Genus Octospora (Ascomycota, Pezizomycetes) in Bulgaria. Phytologia Balcanica, 24, 2, Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2018, ISSN:1310-7771 (print), 1714-0027 (online), 181-186.

Hahn, S., Bauer, S., Dimitrov, D., Emmenegger, T., Ivanova, K., Zehtindjiev, P., Buttemer, W. A.. Low intensity blood parasite infections do not reduce the aerobic performance of migratory birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285, 1871, The Royal Society Publishing, 2018, DOI:10.1098/rspb.2017.2307, 20172307. SJR:2.83, ISI IF:4.847 (Q1)

Heredia-Rojas J. A., Beltcheva, M., Metcheva, R. Gomez-Flores, A. O. Rodríguez De La Fuente, O. Heredia-Rodríguez, L. E. Rodríguez-Flores, E. Castañeda-Garza. Evidence of in vivo genotoxicity induced by extremely-low frequency electromagnetic fields compared with ionizing radiation and a chemical mutagen. JEPE, vol 19, no. 3, 2018, ISSN:ISSN 1311-5065, 1261-1269. ISI IF:0.774 (Q4)

Heredia-Rojas J. A., Rodríguez-De la Fuente, A. O., Gomez-Flores, R., Heredia-Rodríguez, O., Rodríguez-Flores, L. E., Beltcheva, M., Castañeda-Garza, E.. In Vivo Cytotoxicity Induced by 60 Hz Electromagnetic Fields under a High-Voltage Substation Environment. Sustainability, 10, 8, 2018, DOI:10.3390/su10082789, 2789. ISI IF:2.075 (Q2)

Hristov, P, Sirakova, D, Mitkov, I, Spassov, N, Radoslavov, G. Balkan brachicerous cattle – the first domesticated cattle in Europe. MITOCHONDRIAL DNA Part A: The Journal of DNA Mapping, Sequencing, and Analysis, 29, 1, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018, ISSN:2470-1394, DOI:10.1080/24701394.2016.1238901, 56-61. SJR:0.176, ISI IF:0.575 (Q4)

Hristov, P, Teofanova, D, Georgieva, A, Radoslavov, G. Effect of genetic polymorphism of αS1- casein gene on qualitative and quantitative milk traits in native Bulgarian Rhodopean cattle breed. Genetics and Molecular Research, 17, 1, gmr16039868, Ribeirao Preto, SP (Brazil), 2018, ISSN:1676-5680, DOI:10.4238/gmr16039868, ISI IF:0.765 (Q4)

Hristova, V., Bozukov, V.. Fossil flower remains with in situ pollen grains from the Middle Miocene sediments of the Satovcha Graben (sw Bulgaria). Comptes rendus de l’Acad´emie bulgare des Sciences, 71, 2, БАН, 2018, ISSN:ISSN 1310-1331, 230-235. SJR:0.207, ISI IF:0.27 (Q4)

Hristova, V.. The PSRC, a pollen and spore reference collection maintained by the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.. Botanica Serbica, 42, 2, University of Belgrade, 2018, ISSN:1821-2158, 265-269. SJR:0.244

Ibrahimi, H, Grapci-Kotori, L, Kučinić, M, Slavevska-Stamenković, V, Rimcheska, B, Bilalli, A. A Study of Trichoptera of the Blinajë Hunting Reserve Including the First Records of Ironoqua dubia (Stephens, 1837) (Limnephilidae) from the Hellenic Western Balkans. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 20, 1, Gazi Entomological Research Society, 2018, ISSN:1302-0250, 11-19. SJR:0.163, ISI IF:0.293 (Q4)

Ihtimanska, M, Ilkova, J, Michailova, P. Biodiversity of family Chironomidae (Diptera) in Srebarna Lake (North-East Bulgaria) and genome instability of some species from genus Chironomus Meigen, 1803. Ecologia Balkanica, 2018, ISSN:1313-9940, SJR:0.123

Ilieva, M., Bianco, G., Åkesson, S.. Effect of geomagnetic field on migratory activity in a diurnal passerine migrant, the dunnock, Prunella modularis. Animal Behaviour, 146, 2018, 79-85. ISI IF:3.067 (Q1)

Ilkova J., Michailova P., Szarek-Gwiazda E., Kownacki A., Ciszewski D.. Prodiamesa olivacea Meigen and Prodiamesa bureshi Michailova (Diptera, Chironomidae, Prodiamesinae) as a candidate for assessing the genotoxicity of trace metals in fluvial sediments.. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 190, 542, Springer, 2018, DOI:, ISI IF:1.804 (Q3)

Ivanov, M., Bozukov, V., Tyufekchiev, K.. New data about the fossil macroflora from Blagoevgrad Graben (SW Bulgaria). Review of the Bulgarian Geological Society, 79, 3, Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, 2018, ISSN:0007-3938, 91-92.

Ivanov, P.N. Two new diatom species from family Achnanthidiaceae in Bulgaria: Achnanthidium druartii, an invasive species in Europe and Achnanthidium straubianum, new to Bulgarian diatom flora. Phytologia Balcanica, 24, 2, 2018, ISSN:1310-7771, 195-199 .

Ivanova, K., Zehtindjiev, P., Mariaux, J., Dimitrov, D., Georgiev, B.B. Avian haemosporidians from rain forests in Madagascar: Molecular and morphological data of the genera Plasmodium, Haemoproteus and Leucocytozoon. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 58, Elsevier, 2018, ISSN:1567-1348, DOI:, 115-124. ISI IF:2.885 (Q3)

Ivanova, T, Chervenkov, M, Stoeva, T, Chervenkov, St, Bosseva, Y, Georgieva, A, Tsvetanova, E., Alexandrova, A, Dimitrova, D. Samardala: specificities and changes in the ethnobotanical knowledge about Allium siculum subsp. dioscoridis (Sm.) K. Richt. in Bulgaria. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 65, 5, 2018, ISSN:0925-9864, DOI:10.1007/s10722-018-0618-5, 1349-1357. ISI IF:1.13 (Q2)

Jovanović, S., Hlavati-Širka, V., Lakušić, D., Jogan, N., Nikolić, T., Anastasiu, P., Vladimirov, V., Šinžar-Sekulić, J.. Reynoutria niche modelling and protected area prioritization for restoration and protection from invasion: A Southeastern Europe case studies. Journal for Nature Conservation, 41, 2018, 1-15. ISI IF:1.971 (Q2)

Jovtchev, G., Stankov, A., Georgieva, A., Dobreva, A., Bakalova, R., Aoki, I., Mileva, M.. Cytotoxic and genotoxic potential of Bulgarian Rosa alba L. essential oil – in vitro model study. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 32, 2, Taylor & Francis, 2018, ISSN:1310-2818, eISSN: 1314-3530, DOI:10.1080/13102818.2017.1423245, 513-518. ISI IF:1.227 (Q4)

Kaya, S., Chobanov, D.P., Heller, K.-G., Yahyaoğlu, Ö., Uluar, O., Çıplak, B.. Review of Poecilimon species with inflated pronotum: description of four new taxa within an acoustically diverse group. Zootaxa, 4462, 4, Magnolia Press, 2018, ISSN:1175-5326, DOI:, 451-482. SJR:0.26, ISI IF:0.931 (Q3)

Klayn, S., Karamfilov, V. Performance and level of agreement of macrozoobenthic indices in the shallow coastal area of the Southern Bulgarian Black Sea (Burgas Bay). Acta zoologica bulgarica, 70, 1, 2018, 89-99. ISI IF:0.369 (Q4)

Kociński, M., Grzywacz, B., Chobanov, D., Warchałowska-Śliwa, E.. New insights into the karyotype evolution of the genus Gampsocleis (Orthoptera, Tettigoniinae, Gampsocleidini). Comparative Cytogenetics, 12, 4, Pensoft, 2018, ISSN:1993–0771, DOI:, 529-538. ISI IF:1.319 (Q4)

Koynova, T., Slavchev, M., Natchev, N.. First record of the Balkan-Anatolian crested newt (Triturus ivanbureschi Arntzen & Wielstra, 2013) on the territory of the Nature Park “Shumensko plato”. ZooNotes, 131, Plovdiv University Press "Paisii Hilendarski, 2018, ISSN:1313-9916, 1-4.

Krahulcová, A., Krahulec, F., Vladimirov, V.. Impact of interspecific hybridization within a polyploid agamic complex of Pilosella (Asteraceae, Cichorieae) in Bulgaria compared with Central Europe. Willdenowia, 48, 3, 2018, 345-362. ISI IF:1.5 (Q2)

Krystufek B., Zorenko T., Bontzorlos V., Mahmoudi A., Atanasov N., Ivajnsic D.. Incipient road to extinction of a keystone herbivore in south-eastern Europe: Harting’s vole (Microtus hartingi) under climate change. Climatic Change, 149, 3-4, SPRINGER, 2018, DOI:10.1007/s10584-018-2259-2, 443-456. ISI IF:3.537 (Q1)

Kuzmanova, Y., Natcheva, I., Koleva, V., Popgeorgiev, G., Slavchev, M., Natchev, N.. Public awareness of risks and recent marketing dynamics of Pond sliders (Trachemys scripta, Schoepff, 1792) in NE Bulgaria Public awareness of risks and recent marketing dynamics of Pond sliders (Trachemys scripta, Schoepff, 1792) in NE Bulgaria. Zoology and Ecology, 28, 4, Taylor & Francis, 2018, ISSN:2165-8005, DOI:10.1080/21658005.2018.1521675, 329-336. SJR:0.24.

Kvach, I., Ondračková, M., Trichkova, T., Drobiniak, O., Zamorov, V., Jurajda, J.. Parasitisation of monkey goby, Neogobius fluviatilis (Pallas, 1814) (Actinopterygii: Gobiidae), at localities with different salinity levels. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, 47, 4, 2018, DOI:, 376-383. ISI IF:0.461 (Q4)

Lakusic, D., Tomovic, G., Gussev, Ch., Barina, Z., Siljak-Yakovlev, S., Kuzmanovic, N., Jankovic, I., Vukojicic, S.. Distribution and variability of the Balkan endemic Geum bulgaricum (Rosaceae) - a species of E uropean concern. Botanica Serbica, 42, 1, 2018, DOI:DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1173554, 71-90. SJR:0.244.

Langourov M., Simov N., Bekchiev R., Chobanov D., Antonova V., Dedov I. Notes on the invertebrate fauna of the sedge and reedbeds, not closely associated with open water in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 70, 4, 2018, ISSN:ISSN: 0324-0770, 487-500. SJR:0.22, ISI IF:0.369 (Q4)

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Nyamgeroh, B, Groen, T, Weir, M, Dimov, P, Zlatanov, T. Detection of forest canopy gaps from very high resolution aerial images. Ecological Indicators, 95, 1, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2018, ISSN:1470-160X, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.08.011, 629-636. SJR:1.41, ISI IF:3.983 (Q1)

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