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Simeon Borisov

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Curriculum vitae

BSc Biology Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". 2014
MSc Entomology Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2016
PhD in Entomology Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Participation in scientific organisations:
Orthopterists’ Society, Philadelphia (USA)

Research interests

Biodiversity and systematics of Orthoptera, Phylogeography, Ecology


Iorgu, I.Ș., Iorgu, E.I., Puskás, G., Ivković, S., Borisov, S., Gavril, V.D. and Chobanov, D.P., 2016. Geographic distribution of Gryllotalpa stepposa in south-eastern Europe, with first records for Romania, Hungary and Serbia (Insecta, Orthoptera, Gryllotalpidae). ZooKeys, (605), p.73

Borissov, S.B., Bobeva, A., Çıplak, B. and Chobanov, D., 2020. Evolution of Poecilimon jonicus group (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): a history linked to the Aegean Neogene paleogeography. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 20(4), pp.803-819.

Borissov, S.B. and Chobanov, D.P., 2020. Mitochondrial phylogeny of the subgenus Hamatopoecilimon Heller, 2011. Articulata (35), p.62

Borissov, S.B., Hristov, G.H. and Chobanov, D.P., 2021. Phylogeography of the Poecilimon ampliatus species group (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) in the context of the Pleistocene glacial cycles and the origin of the only thelytokous parthenogenetic phaneropterine bush-cricket. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 79, p.401.

Chobanov, D.P., Aneva, I.Y., Iorgu, I.Ş., Ivković, S. and Borissov, S.B., 2021. Distribution and habitat of Onconotus servillei (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) within its westernmost t range (Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia): models and perspectives. Macedonian Journal of Ecology and Environment, 23(1), p.37.


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


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