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Yana Dimitrova

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2 Yurii Gagarin Street
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria


Curriculum vitae

Master degree: Parasitology
presently: PhD student in Parasitology and helminthology

Research interests

Taxonomy and morphology of cestodes


Dimitrova YD, Mariaux J, Georgiev BB (2013) Pseudangularia gonzalezi n. sp. and Gibsonilepis swifti (Singh, 1952) n. g., n. comb. (Cestoda, Dilepididae) from the House Swift, Apus affinis (J.E. Gray) (Aves, Apodiformes) from Franceville, Republic of Gabon. Systematic Parasitology 86(3): 215-233 (link)

Mariaux J, Tkach VV, Vasileva GP, Waeschenbach A, Beveridge I, Dimitrova YD, Haukisalmi V, Greiman SE, Littlewood DTJ, Makarikov AA, Phillips AJ, Razafiarisolo T, Widmer V & Georgiev BB 2017. Cyclophyllidea van Beneden in Braun, 1900. In Planetary Biodiversity Inventory (2008–2017): Tapeworms from Vertebrate Bowels of the Earth. J. N. Caira and K. Jensen (eds.). University of Kansas, Natural History Museum, Special Publication No. 25, Lawrence, KS, USA, pp. 77–148. (link)

Dimitrova YD, Mariaux J, Georgiev BB (2017) Redescriptions of four Palaeotropical species of the cestode genus Notopentorchis Burt, 1938 (Cyclophyllidea: Paruterinidae). Zootaxa 4290 (1): 061-082 (

Dimitrova YD, Georgiev BB, Mariaux J, Vasileva GP (2019) Two new cestode species of the family Hymenolepididae Perrier, 1897 (Cyclophyllidea) from passerine birds in Ethiopia, with the erection of Citrilolepis n. g. Systematic Parasitology 96: 279–297 (

Dimitrova, Y.D.; Vasileva, G.P.; Mariaux, J.; Georgiev, B.B. (2023) Two and a Half Centuries after Houttuyn: A Review of Avian Cestodes (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) from Africa. Diversity 15(5): 634. (


Animal Diversity and Resources
Biodiversity and Ecology of Parasites
Research group
Taxonomy, Evolution and Ecology of Helminths


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