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Violeta Tyufekchieva

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Violeta G. Tyufekchieva
1, Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., 1000 Sofia, BULGARIA
Phones: +359 2 9885115 724
E-mail: vtyufekchieva@yahoo.com

Curriculum vitae

Education:
- 1990: MSc, Faculty of Biology, St Kliment Okhridski University of Sofia

Employment:
- April 2014 – present: Assistant professor,Department of Aquatic Ecosystems, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BULGARIA
- 2010 – April 2014: Associate researcher, Department of Aquatic Ecosystems, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BULGARIA
- 1995 - 2010: Biologist, Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BULGARIA

PhD thesis:Composition, distribution and ecology of Plecoptera (Insecta) in Bulgaria

Research interests

- Special expertise in the field of taxonomy, faunistics, distribution, ecology and bioindication of stonefly species (Plecoptera, Insecta), macrozoobenthos, saprobiology, biodiversity

Publications

1. Tyufekchieva V., V. Evtimova, D. Muranyi. 2019. First Checklist of Stoneflies (Insecta: Plecoptera) of Bulgaria, with Application of the IUCN Red List Criteria at National Level. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 71 (3), 2019, 349-358. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.278/2018)
2. Stoyanova, D., V. Evtimova, L. Kenderov, E. Varadinova, M. Kerakova, M. Ihtimanska, T. Stefanov, R. Soufi, V. Tyufekchieva, Y. Vidinova, N. Simov. 2018. New Localities and Habitat Suitability Modeling for the Riverine Water Bug Aphelocheirus aestivalis (Fabricius, 1794), Heteroptera: Aphelocheiridae, in Northern and Eastern Bulgaria. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 70 (3), 2018, 415-431. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.278)
3. Slavevska-Stamenković V., B. Rimcheska, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, M. Ristovska, S. Smiljkov, M. Paunović, D. Prelić. 2016. New data on Еphemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera from the Republic of Macedonia. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, 68 (2), 2016, 199-206. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.310)
4. Vidinova Y., V. Tyufekchieva, E. Varadinova, S. Stoichev, L. Kenderov, I. Dedov, Y. Uzunov. 2016. Taxonomic list of benthic macroinvertebrate communities of inland standing water bodies in Bulgaria. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, 68 (2), 2016, 147-158. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.310)
5. Kenderov L., M. Pavlova, T. Trichkova, V. Tyufekchieva, Y. Vidinova, D. Kozuharov, I. Botev, Z. Hubenov, Y. Uzunov, S. Stoichev, M. Beshkova, H. Kalcheva, R. Kalchev. 2014. Trophic state and trophic structure in three Bulgarian reservoirs. Acta zoologica bulgarica; 66 (2), 247-254. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.532)
6. Stoyanova T., Y. Vidinova, I. Yaneva, V. Tyufekchieva, D. Parvanov, I. Traykov, V. Bogoev. 2014. Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera as Indicators for Ecological Quality of Luda River, Bulgaria. - Acta zoologica bulgarica; 66 (2), 255-260. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.532)

7. Trichkova T., V. Tyufekchieva, L. Kenderov, Y. Vidinova, I. Botev, D. Kozuharov, Z. Hubenov, Y.Uzunov, S. Stoichev, S. Cheshmedjiev. 2013. Benthic Macroinvertebrate Diversity in Relation to Environmental Parameters and Ecological Potential of Reservoirs, Danube River Basin, North-West Bulgaria. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, 65 (3), 2013: 337-348. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.357)
8. Pavlova M., L. Pehlivanov, S. Kazakov, E. Varadinova, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, Y. Uzunov. 2012. Changes in the aquatic communities in the Rhodope Mountain Landslide Lakes (South Bulgaria) for the last 40 years. I. Taxonomic composition of the macrozoobenthos, zooplankton and the fish communities. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, Suppl. 4 - 2012, 183-191. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.309)
9. Tyufekchieva V., B. Rimcheska. 2019. Composition and Zoogeographic features of the stonefly fauna (Insecta: Plecoptera) of mountainous and semi-mountainous streams in Aegean watershed (7th Ecoregion, Eastern Balkans). Ecologia Balkanica, 2019, Special Edition (2): 91-106. (SJR: 0.1/2018)
10. Soufi, R., Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, V. Evtimova, D. Stoianova, M. Kerakova, G. Georgieva, S. Stoichev, I. Dedov, G. Wolfram. 2018. Intercalibration of macroinvertebrate-based method for status assessment of Bulgarian tributaries of the Danube River. Ecologia Balkanica, 2018, 10, (2): 63-72 ISSN:1313-9940, http://web.uni-plovdiv.bg/mollov/EB/2018_vol10_iss2/063-072_eb.18129.pdf
11. Vidinova, Y. I. Yaneva, V. Tyufekchieva. 2014. In memorian: Prof. Dr. Boris Russev (23.04.1929-26.11.2002) – Distinguished Bulgarian Hydrobiologist and Investigator of the Danube River.- Acta zoologica bulgarica; Suppl. 7, 2014, 223-226; ISSN: 0324-0770 (IF=0.532)
12. Tyufekchieva V., Y. Vidinova, V. Evtimova. 2020. Stoneflies (Plecoptera, Insecta) from Sarnena Sredna Gora Mts. – In: Georgiev, D., Bechev, D. & Yancheva, V. (Eds.) Fauna of Sarnena Sredna Gora Mts, Part 1, ZooNotes, Supplement 9, 2020, 60-65.
13. Evtimova V., Y. Vidinova, V.Tyufekchieva. 2019. Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera (Insecta) from the Bulgarian Stretch of the Danube River and Adjacent Territories. In: Shurulinkov P., Z. Hubenov et al. (Eds.) Biodiversity of the Bulgarian-Romanian Section, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Chapter: 3, 73 – 119. ISBN: 978-1-53615-663-8 (ebook)

14. Vidinova, Y., V. Evtimova, V.Tyufekchieva. 2018. Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera and Trichoptera (Insecta) from water bodies in the region of Plovdiv City.- In: (Mollov, I., D. Georgiev, O. Todorov – Eds.) Faunistic diversity of the city of Plovdiv, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum – Plovdiv, Suppl. 1, 69-79. Online [ISSN: 2534-9635]; Print ISSN: 2534-9627.
15. Tyufekchieva V., V. Evtimova, L. Kenderov. 2016. Stoneflies (Plecoptera, Insecta) from the Vrachanska Planina Mountain (Bulgaria). In: Bechev, D. & Georgiev, D. (Eds.), Faunistic diversity of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. - ZooNotes, Suppl. 3, 2016, Plovdiv University Press, Plovdiv, 79-86. http://www.zoonotes.bio.uni-plovdiv.bg/Supplements/Suppl%203/Plecopter.pdf, [ISSN: 1313-9916]
16. Evtimova V., V. Tyufekchieva, L. Kenderov. 2016. Caddisfly larvae (Trichoptera, Insecta) from the Vrachanska Mountain, Northwestern Bulgaria. In: Bechev, D. & Georgiev, D. (Eds.), Faunistic diversity of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. - ZooNotes, Suppl. 3, 2016, Plovdiv University Press, Plovdiv, 163-168. http://www.zoonotes.bio.uni-plovdiv.bg/Supplements/Suppl%203/Trichoptera..., [ISSN: 1313-9916]
17. Cheshmedjiev S., L. Kenderov, T. Stefanov, P. Ivanov, V. Evtimova, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, T. Teofilova. 2016. Ecological characteristics of the main river catchments in Vratchanski Balkan Mountain. In: Bechev, D. & Georgiev, D. (Eds.), Faunistic diversity of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. - ZooNotes, Supplemen 3, Plovdiv University Press, 291-298.http://www.zoonotes.bio.uniplovdiv.bg/Supplements/Suppl%203/Ecological%20characteristic.pdf, [ISSN: 1313-9916]
18. Varadinova, E., M. Kerakova, M. Aleksandrova, R. Soufi, S. Stoichev, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, Y. Uzunov. 2013. Bottom invertebrate communities (The Macrozoobenthos): Key biological quality elements for ecological classification of the Mesta River Basin, In: Uzunov, Y., L. Pehlivanov, B. Georgiev, E. Varadinova (Eds) Mesta River: Biological Quality Elements & Ecological status. Sofia, Professor Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House: 61-97. [ISBN 978-954-322-689-4].
19. Тюфекчиева В. 2014. Състав, разпространение и екология на разред Plecoptera (Insecta) в България. – Автореферат на Дисертация за присъждане на ОНС „Доктор“, София,38стр.http://www.iber.bas.bg/sites/default/files/2014/VTyufekchieva/VTyufekchieva_Avtoreferat.pdf
20. Tyufekchieva V., H. Kalcheva, Y. Vidinova, I. Yaneva, T. Stoyanova, T. Ljubomirov. 2013. Distribution and ecology of Taeniopterygidae (Insecta: Plecoptera) in Bulgaria.- Acta zoologica bulgarica, 65 (1), 89-100. http://www.acta-zoologica-bulgarica.eu/downloads/acta-zoologica-bulgaric..., [ISSN: 0324-0770] (IF=0.357)
21. Tyufekchieva V., K. Kumanski†, I. Yaneva. 2011. Stoneflies (Plecoptera, Insecta) from the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria) – In: Beron P. (ed.) Biodiversity of Bulgaria. 4. Biodiversity of Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) II. Pensoft & Nat. Mus. Natur. Hist. Sofia, 213-221. [P-ISBN hardback:9546422797, E-ISBN:9789546423979, P-ISSN:1312-0174]
22. Stoyanova T., I. Traykov, V. Bogoev, I. Yaneva, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, L. Kenderov. 2013. Composition of the Macrozoobenthos in Semi-mountainous River in South-Western Bulgaria. - Natura Montenegrina, 12 (3-4):803-811. [ISBN 978-86-908743-3-0, ISSN 1451-5776]
23. Vidinova Y., V. Tyufekchieva, L. Pehlivanov. 2011. First data on benthic macroinvertebrate communities in marshes on the Belene Island (Lower Danube, Bulgarian stretch) after their renewed flooding. – Natura Montenegrina, 10/3: 227-236. http://ecol-mne.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/ISEM4-The-Book-of-Abstrac..., [ISBN 978-86-908743-3-0, ISSN 1451-5776]
24. Georgieva, S., Y. Mitkova, L. Kenderov, E. Varadinova, P. Mitov, D. Parvanov, M. Pavlova, Y. Presolska, N. Simov, V. Tyufekchieva, I. Yaneva. 2013. Preliminary results on the trophic structure of the bottom invertebrate fauna from some Vitosha Mountain’s rivers (Bulgaria). - Seminar of ecology – 2013, Proceedings, 25-26 April, Sofia, 11-18.
25. Cheshmedjiev S., R. Soufi, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, I. Yaneva, Y. Uzunov, E. Varadinova. 2011. Multi-habitat sampling method for benthic macroinvertebrate communities in different river types in Bulgaria. - Water Research and Management, 1 (3), 55-58. http://www.wrmjournal.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9..., (Hard Copy) UDK: 582.26(497.2), [ISSN 2217 – 5547]
26. Pehlivanov, L. Uzunov, Y. Naumova, S. Yaneva, I. Parvanov, D. Varadinova, E. Kenderov, L. Presolska, Y. Tyufekchieva, V. Panova-Karadzhova, A. Soufi, R. Petrova, A. 2010. A Short Identification Guide on the Invertebrate Fauna (Macrozoobenthos) of the Bulgarian Rivers and Lakes. MEW, Sofia, 134 p. (In Bulgarian).
27. Stanachkova M., D. Kozuharov, T. Trichkova, I. Botev, V. Tyufekchieva. 2010. Changes in Zooplankton community of Zhrebchevo Reservoir before and after infestation by Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771). Proceedings Scientific Conference for Young Scientists „Klimentovi Dni”, 22-23 November, 2010, Sofia, 38-42.
28. Moskova G., Y. Uzunov, I. Yaneva, St. Stoichev, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, L. Kenderov. 2009. Species Content and Distribution of the Macrozoobenthos along Rilska River, South-West Bulgaria. BIO AUTOMATION, 2009, 13 (4), Sofia, 231-238. [ISSN: 1312-451X (on-line)]
29. Vidinova Y., V. Tyufekchieva, I. Yaneva, B. Zadneprovski, S. Stoichev, K. Kumanski† 2008. Species composition and structure of the macroinvertebrate communities in Arda River. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, 60 (3), 2008: 317-330. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/276859542_Species_Composition_a..., [ISSN: 0324-0770]
30. Varadinova E., Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva, I. Yaneva. 2008. Trophic Structure of Macrozoobenthos as Measure of Water Bodies Ecological State Assessment. – Journal of Balkan Ecology, vol. 11, 3, 297-308. [ISSN: 1311-0527]
31. Sakelarieva L., I. Janeva, J. Uzunov, K. Kumanski, S. Stoichev, Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva. 2008. Taxonomic Composition and Dominant Structure of Macrozoobenthos in the Blagoevgradska Bistritsa River. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, Suppl.2: 201-214. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281641055_Taxonomic_Composition..., [ISSN: 0324-0770]
32. Vidinova Y., I. Botev, V. Tyufekchieva, T. Nedyalkova, I. Yaneva, B. Zadneprovski, E. Varadinova. 2008. Results of rapid hydrobiological monitoring of watersheds from the East- and West Aegean Sea River Basin Districts in Bulgaria. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, Suppl.2: 233-242. [ISSN: 0324-0770]
33. Vidinova, Y., I. Yaneva, V. Tyufekchieva, B. Zadneprovski. 2007. Composition and abundance of macroinvertebrate communities in the Arda River (South Bulgaria) in relation to some ecological factors. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, 59(3), 309-324.
http://www.academia.edu/6279232/Results_of_Rapid_Hydrobiological_Monitor..., [ISSN: 0324-0770]
34. Vidinova, Y., I. Yaneva, V. Tyufekchieva, B. Zadneprovski, Y. Uzunov. 2005. Biodiversity and ecological status of the rivers in Strandzha mountains region: Preliminary results. - In: Bulgarian-Turkish Workshop on Challenges of Establishment and Management of a Trans-Border Biosphere Reserve Between Bulgaria and Turkey in Strandzha Mountain (N. Chipev - Ed.), (11-13 Nov, Bourgas, 2005), Unesco-BAS-MOEW, 127-134. [ISBN-10: 954-457-032-2, ISBN-13: 978-954-457-032-3]
35. Vidinova Y., I. Yaneva, V. Tyufekchieva. 2006. Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera (Insecta) from Bulgarian part of Strouma River. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, 58 (1), 125-130. http://www.ephemeroptera-galactica.com/pubs/pub_v/pubvidinovay2006p123.pdf, [ISSN: 0324-0770]
36. Vidinova, Y., I. Yaneva, V. Tyufekchieva. 2003. Boris Konstantinov Russev (1929 – 2002) (Obituary). - In: Research Update on Ephemeroptera & Plecoptera (Ed. E. Gaino), Proc. Int. Joint Meeting, 2001, Perugia (Italy), 21-27.
37. Yaneva, I., Y. Vidinova, V. Tyufekchieva 2001. Contemporary Saprobiological Characteristics of Arda River in the Section of Future “Gorna Arda” Cascade building. - Acta zoologica bulgarica, 53/2/, 37-46.
http://www.ephemeroptera-galactica.com/pubs/pub_y/pubyanevai2001p37.pdf, [ISSN: 0324-0770]
38. Vidinova, Y., I. Janeva, V. Tyufekchieva. 2000. Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera from glacial waters in Rila Mountain. - In: “Biodiversity and Evolution of Glacial Water Ecosystems in the Rila Mountains” (Golemanski, V., W. Naidenow- eds.), “Prof. M. Drinov” Academic Publishing House, S., 51-55
http://www.ephemeroptera-galactica.com/pubs/pub_v/pubvidinovay2000p51.pdf, [ISBN 954-90623-1-7]
39. Janeva, I., L. Pehlivanov, Y. Vidinova, S. Stoichev, V. Tyufekchieva, K. Kumanski. 1997. A Comparative Ecological Characterization of Lotic Benthal Zoocoenoses from two Streams under Different Anthropogene Influence. - In: “Biomonotoring Rhozen - Srednogorie. Theory and Practice” (Eds. D. Peev, K. Ammann & A. Artinian), BSBCP, Enigma Press, Sofia, 101-112.

Affiliation

Department
Aquatic Ecosystems
Division
Biodiversity and Processes in Freshwater Ecosystems
Research group
Lotic Ecosystems

History

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