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Teodora Teofilova

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e-mail: oberon_zoo@abv.bg

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)
Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Researches (IBER)
1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.
Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria
Tel.: +35929885115/615

Curriculum vitae

Education and degrees:
2001: BSc, Ecology and Environmental Protection, Forestry University, Sofia
2004: MSc, Urban Ecology, Forestry University, Sofia; Diploma thesis in heavy metals contamination
2006: Expert in Cynology at the Forestry University, Sofia; Diploma thesis in stray dogs of Sofia
2014: PhD, Ecology and Protection of Ecosystems, Sofia University, Faculty of Biology; thesis: Composition and structure of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) coenoses in different types of ecosystems from the region of Cape Emine (central Bulgarian Black Sea coast)

Research interests

Taxonomy, faunistic researches and zoogeography of the ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae).
Ecology and ecological patterns in the spatial distribution of species and communities of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae).
Conservation biology, species with conservation significance.

Publications

1. Tsvetkova G., T. Teofilova, G. Georgiev, 2006. Effect of Naringein and Quercetin on activity of NodABC genes of strain D293 and following nodulation and nitrogen fixation response of inoculated pea plants (Pisum sativum L.). Gen. Appl. Plant Physiology, Special Issue: 67–71.
2. Teofilova Т., A. Mitsulov, T. Marinkov, 2007. Diversification in the behaviour of Canis ex-familiaris and their differences from the wild Canids. Proceedings of the Scientific Conference „Tradition and modernity in veterinary medicine“, Forestry University, Sofia, Bulgaria, pp. 59–65.
3. Teofilova T., N. Kodzhabashev, S. Gerasimov, E. Markova, 2010. Comparative characterization of the heavy metal contents in samples from two regions in Bulgaria with different anthropogenic load. Podgorica, Natural History Museum of Montenegro, Natura Montenegrina, 9(3): 897–912.
4. Teofilova T., Z. Dutskinova, N. Kodzhabashev, S. Gerasimov, E. Markova, 2010. Comparative characterization of the heavy metal contents in water and bioindicators from Bulgaria. Proceedings of the Scientific Conference “Kliment’s Days”, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University, 22–23 November 2010.
5. Markova, E., T. Teofilova, 2011. Syrphid communities (Syrphidae, Diptera) in basic types of agroecosystems in the Karlovo valley (Bulgaria). Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 17(1): 45–54.
6. Markova, E., T. Teofilova, 2011. Syrphid flies (Diptera, Syrphidae) in basic types of agroecosystems in Sliven valley (Bulgaria). Journal of Balkan Ecology, 14(1): 35–42.
7. Teofilova T., E. Markova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2011. A brief overview of the ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Science&Technologies, Nautical & Environmental studies, I(2): 40–44.
8. Markova, E., T. Teofilova, 2011. Effects of the Propiconazole fungicide on the structure of a syrphid coenose (Diptera: Syrphidae). Science&Technologies, Nautical & Environmental studies, I(2): 21–25.
9. Teofilova T., E. Markova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2012. The Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 18(3): 370–386.
10. Markova E., T. Teofilova, 2012. Effects of the fungicide preparation Vitra 50 HR on the syrphid coenose (Syrphidae, Diptera). Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 18(1): 49–54.
11. Teofilova T., E. Markova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2011. Negative anthropogenic activities and threats to the biodiversity in the area of Cape Emine. Science & Technologies, Nautical & Environmental studies, ІI(2): 13–18.
12. Markova, E., T. Teofilova, 2011. Influence of the Thiacloprid insecticide on syrphid coenose (Diptera: Syrphidae) in wheat agroecosystem. Science & Technologies, Nautical & Environmental studies, ІI(2): 8–12.
13. Teofilova T., E. Markova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2012. Habitats diversity as factor for the conservation significance of the area of Cape Emine in relation of the ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, SE/online: 127–133.
14. Teofilova T., E. Markova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2015. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the region of Cape Emine (Central Bulgarian Black sea coast). Part I. Taxonomic and zoogeographic structure, life forms, habitat and humidity preferences. ZooNotes, 68: 1–18.
15. Teofilova T., 2015. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the region of Cape Emine (Central Bulgarian Black sea coast). Part II. Ecological parameters and community structure. ZooNotes, 71: 1–12.
16. Teofilova T., N. Kodzhabashev, 2015. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the region of Cape Emine (Central Bulgarian Black sea coast). Part III. Spatial distribution and gradient analysis. ZooNotes, 78: 1–15.
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 Vrachanska Planina Mountain. In: Bechev D. & D. Georgiev (Eds.): Faunistic diversity of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. ZooNotes, Supplement 3, Plovdiv University Press, 291–298.
18. Teofilova T., 2016. Initial study of the ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and other Invertebrates from “Leshnitsa” nature reserve (Central Stara Planina Mountains, Bulgaria). Ecologia Balkanica, 8(1): 79–87.
19. Teofilova T., S. Mecheva, D. Pilarska, 2016. The lower valley of the Tundzha river and the adjacent protected areas and zones – conservation significance in terms of the invertebrate fauna. Annuaire de l’Universite de Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculte de Biologie, 101(4): 71–84.
20. Teofilova T., P. Pandakov, 2016. Survey of Aquatic Coleopterans of Bulgarka Natural Park (Central Stara Planina Mts., Bulgaria). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 68(3): 343–350.
21. Jocque M., T. Teofilova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2016. Light trapping as a valuable rapid assessment method for ground beetles (Carabidae) in a Bulgarian wetland. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 68(4): 529–534.
22. Pandakov P., T. Teofilova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2017. Theoretical bases and typification of the anthropogenic impacts on the river systems and their effect on the ichthyofaunas and ichthyocoenoses in Bulgaria. Proceedings of the Fifth student scientific conference “Еcology and environment”, 21 April 2017, Vol. 4, Konstantin Preslavsky University Press, Shumen, pp. 8 – 18.
23. Teofilova T., 2017. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and some other invertebrates from the managed nature reserves “Dolna Topchiya” and “Balabana” (Lower valley of the river of Tundzha, Bulgaria). Ecologia Balkanica, 9(1): 63–77.
24. Yanchev Y., T. Teofilova, Y. Sivkov, N. Kodzhabashev, 2017. Dietary composition of Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra Linnaeus, 1758) in the Eastern Rhodope Mountains (Bulgaria). Forestry Ideas, vol. 23, № 2 (54): 87–102.
25. Ivanova Y., T. Teofilova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2017. Distribution, sex, size and morphometric structure of the European common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus Laurenti, 1768) in the area of the Zlatiya Plateau. Science & Research, Natural and Mathematical Science, I(2): 21–27.
26. Teofilova T., 2017. New highest altitudes for some ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the Western Rhodope Mts. (Bulgaria). Ecologia Balkanica, 9(2): 23–28.
27. Teofilova T., 2018. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in grasslands. Model for assessment of species diversity and ecosystem condition in Bulgaria. North-Western Journal of Zoology (2017), 14(1): 1–12.
28. Teofilova T. M., 2018. A contribution to the study of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Western Rhodope Mts. (Bulgaria). Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, 6(3): 203–209.
29. Teofilova T. M., 2019. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from sparsely vegetated lands in Bulgaria. North-Western Journal of Zoology (2018)15(1): 30–41.
30. Teofilova T., 2019. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the region of Vrachanska Planina Mts. In: Bechev D. & D. Georgiev (Eds.): Faunistic diversity of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. Part 2. ZooNotes, Supplement 7, Plovdiv University Press, pp. 39–58.
31. Subeva M.A., L. A. Kenderov, V. V. Evtimova, D. A. Dashinov, T. M. Teofilova, D. S. Stoianova, G. N. Georgieva, Y. N. Vidinova, Y. I. Uzunov, 2019. Assessment of ecological potential and the benthic macroinvertebrates of eight reservoirs in Bulgaria. Ecologia Balkanica, 11(1): 93–107.
32. Teofilova T. M., N. D. Kodzhabashev, 2019. Dyschiriodes (Eudyschirius) gracilis (O. Heer, 1837) – new record for the Bulgarian ground beetle fauna (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Scaritinae). ZooNotes, 152: 1–4.
33. Pandakov P., T. Teofilova, N. Kodzhabashev, 2020. Status of the burbot (Lota lota L.) in the Lower Danube (Bulgaria) – a species threatened by climate changes. ZooKeys, 910: 143–161.
34. Novaković B. B., T. M. Teofilova, P. G. Pandakov, I. M. Živić, 2020. New distributional records of rare riffle beetles (Coleoptera: Elmidae) from the Balkan Peninsula. Archives of Biological Sciences, 72(1): 129–135.
35. Teofilova T. M., M. Naumova, 2020. First record of Lilioceris faldermanni (Guérin-Méneville, 1829) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Criocerinae) in Bulgaria and a new host plant. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 72(1): 27–30.
36. Teofilova T. M., B. V. Guéorguiev, N. D. Kodzhabashev, 2020. New and interesting data on the ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 72(2): 225–233.
37. Teofilova T. M., N. D. Kodzhabashev, 2020. Ecological, faunistic and zoogeographical notes on the ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the Eastern Rhodope Mts. of Bulgaria. Forestry Ideas, 26(1): 77–96.
38. Teofilova T. M., 2020. Pseudomaquises in SW Bulgaria as a habitat for the ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Zoology and Ecology, 30(1): 27–36.
39. Teofilova T., N. Kodzhabashev, 2020. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from the Sarnena Sredna Gora Mts. In: Georgiev D., Bechev D. & Yancheva V. (Eds.) Fauna of Sarnena Sredna Gora Mts, Part 1. ZooNotes, Supplement 9, Plovdiv University Press, pp. 95–114.
40. Teofilova T. M., N. D. Kodzhabashev, 2020. The ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from a significant, but poorly studied region in NW Bulgaria. Part 1: Taxonomic, faunistic and zoogeographic notes. Forestry Ideas, 26(2) [60]: 302–325.
41. Teofilova T. M., N. D. Kodzhabashev, 2020. The ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from a significant, but poorly studied region in NW Bulgaria. Part 2: Ecology. Forestry Ideas, 26(2) [60]: 435–451.
42. Zdravkova E., T. Teofilova, N. Kodzhabashev,2020. Faunistic study on the earthworms (Annelida: Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) from the Sarnena Sredna Gora Mts. In: Georgiev D., Bechev D. & Yancheva V. (Eds.) Fauna of Sarnena Sredna Gora Mts, Part 1. ZooNotes, Supplement 9, Plovdiv University Press, pp. 122–141.
43. Teofilova T. M., 2020. New records for the ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) fauna of Romania. North-Western Journal of Zoology, 16(2): 231–233.
44. Teofilova T. M., 2020. Macropterous ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) prevail in European oilseed rape fields. Ecologia Balkanica, Special Edition 3
45. Kodzhabashev N. D., S. M. Dipchikova, T. M. Teofilova, 2020. Conservationally significant small mammals in the diet of two wintering groups of long-eared owls (Asio otus L.) from the region of Silistra (NE Bulgaria). Ecologia Balkanica, Special Edition 3
46. Kodzhabashev N. D., S. M. Dipchikova, T. M. Teofilova, 2020. Landscape structure impacts the small mammals as a prey of two wintering groups of long-eared owls (Asio otus L.) from the region of Silistra (NE Bulgaria). Ecologia Balkanica, Special Edition 3
47. Teofilova T. M., D. Gradinarov, N. D. Kodzhabashev, 2020. Phosphaenus hemipterus (Goeze, 1777) (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) in Bulgaria – new species and new genus with some ecological data. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, online first.

Affiliation

Department
Animal Diversity and Resources
Division
Biodiversity and Ecology of Invertebrates
Research group
Fauna, Taxonomy and Ecology of Invertebrates

History

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