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Toshko Ljubomirov

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Curriculum vitae

Name:
Toshkov, Toshko Ljubomirov

Birthplace:
Bulgaria: town of Vratsa

Birthdate:
February 17th 1971

Office Address:
Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1. Tzar Osvoboditel Boulevard
Sofia 1000
Bulgaria

Home address:
6. Georgi Rakovski Str., ap. 5
Vratsa 3000
Bulgaria

Education:
Primary education – July 1986, Comparative School Christo Botev, Vratsa
Secondary education – July 1990, Comparative School Christo Botev, Vratsa
Higher education – August 1995, University of Saint Kliment Ochridsky, Sofia

Prior Experience:
MSc. – August 1995. St. Kliment Ochridsky University. Sofia
PhD – March 2001. Institute of Zoology. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Language skills:
English – reading, speaking, talking, Latin - reading, Russian – reading, speaking, talking, Serbo-Croatian – reading

Research interests

Taxonomy, Faunistics, Zoogeography, and Phylogeny of Arthopoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera

Publications

Ljubomirov, T. 1995. On the specific staff of the digger wasps from the genus Miscophus Jurine (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Bulgaria. – Vith Scientific Session of Biological Faculty St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, May 1995, Sofia: 177-178 (In Bulgarian and English) & Ljubomirov, T. 1997. On the specific staff of the digger wasps from the genus Miscophus Jurine (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Bulgaria. – Annuaire de l`Université de Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski", 88, (4): 119-121.

Ljubomirov, T. 1995. The Digger Wasps from the Genus Harpactus Shuckard, 1837 (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Bulgaria. – Acta entomologica bulgarica, 1, (2): 11-12 (in Bulgarian).

Stoyanov, I., Ljubomirov, T. 1998 (1997). A preliminary faunistic list and zoogeographical analysis of the gold and digger wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae, Sphecidae) from the Rila mountain. – Acta entomologica bulgarica, 3, (3&4): 24-29.

Georgiev, G., Luvchiev, V., Ljubomirov, T., Markova, E., Bochev, N. 1999 (1998). Species of Sphecidae, Syrphidae and Muscidae dwelling larval galleries of Poplar Clearwing Moth (Paranthrene tabaniformis Rott.) (Lepidoptera, Sesiidae) in Bulgaria. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 50, (1): 19-22.

Ljubomirov, T. 1999. Overview of the Species composition and the Distribution of the Digger Wasp Tribe Alyssontini (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) from Bulgaria. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 51, (1): 21-23.

Ljubomirov, T. 1999. Preliminary studies on the digger wasp fauna (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Vitosha Mountain. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 51, (2&3): 43-59.

Lyubomirov, T. 2000 (February). Hymenoptera. In: Entomofaunistic Diversity of the Cental Balkan National Park. Biological diversity of the Central balkan National Park. – United State Agency for International Development. Sofia: 333, 347, 573-574 (I-XII & 1-616).

Lyubomirov, T. 2000 (February). Hymenoptera. In: Entomofaunistic Diversity of the Rila National Park. Biological diversity of the Rila National Park. – United State Agency for International Development. Sofia: 300, 315, 584-586 (I-XII & 1-649).

Ljubomirov, T. 2000. Revised check-list of digger wasps (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) from the collection of N. Nedelkov at the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia. – Historia naturalis bulgarica, 12: 5-15.

Stoyanov, I. & Ljubomirov, T. 2001 (2000). Notes on Woodwasp Families Siricidae, Xiphydriidae and Orussidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Bulgaria. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 52, (3): 37-39.

Georgiev, G., Ljubomirov, T. 2001 (2000). Species of Sphecidae (Hymenoptera) Reared from Swellings of Saperda populnea (L.) (Coleoptera: Cerambicidae) in Bulgaria. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 52, (3): 41-44.

Ivanov, K. & Ljubomirov, T. 2001. Hymenoptera (Insecta) in Kresna Gorge (SW Bulgaria). In: Beron, P. (editor). Biodiversity of Kressna Gorge. – National Museum of Natural history & Institute of Zoology. Sofia: 205-215 (1-349) (in Bulgarian).

Ljubomirov, T. 2001. A new species of Harpactus Shuckard (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) from the Balkan Peninsula. – Revue suisse de Zoologie, 108: 905-910.

Georgiev, G., Mirchev, P., Ljubomirov, T. 2001. Odontepyris erucarus (Szelényi) (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) – a New Species to the Fauna of Bulgaria and the Balkans. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 53, (3): 41-43.

Ljubomirov, T. 2001. Further Investigations on the Digger Wasp Fauna (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Vitosha Mountain. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 53, (3): 45-59.

Georgiev, G., Ljubomirov, T., Petrov, J. 2002. New and little-known phytophagous insects of the family Tenthredinidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) on poplars and willows in Bulgaria. – Forest Science, 39, (1): 85-88.

Georgiev, G., Raikova, M., Ljubomirov, T., Ivanov, K. 2004. New parasitoids of Saperda populnea (L.) (Col. Cerambycidae) in Bulgaria. – Journal of Pest Science, 77: 179-182.

Georgiev, G., Ljubomirov, T., Raikova, M., Ivanov, K. Sakalian, V. 2004. Insect inhabitants of old larval galleries of Saperda populnea (L.) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in Bulgaria. – Journal of Pest Science, 77: 235-243.

Zettel, H., Ljubomirov, T., Steiner, F., Schlick-Steiner, B., Grabenweger, G., Wiesbauer, H. 2004. The European ant hunters Tracheliodes curvitarsus and T. varus (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae): taxonomy, species discrimination, distribution, and biology. – Myrmecologische Nachrichten, 6: 39-47.

Steiner, F., Schlick-Steiner, B., Sanetra, M., Ljubomirov, T., Antonova, V., Christian, E., Stauffer, C. 2005. Towadrd DNA-aided biogeography: An example form Tetramorium ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). – Annales Zoologici Fennici, 42: 23-35.

Yildirim, E., Ljubomirov, T. 2005. Contribution to the knowledge of Sphecidae and Crabronidae fauna of Turkey (Hymenoptera, Aculeata). – Linzer biologische Beiträge, 37: 1785-1808.

Ljubomirov, T. 2006. The mutillid wasp collection of the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). – Historia naturalis bulgarica, 17: 81-92.

Ljubomirov , T. 2006. A survey of the faunistic investigations on the Hymenopteran families Siricidae, Orussidae, Stephanidae, Chrysididae, Bethylidae, Sapygidae, Scoliidae, Tiphiidae, Mutillidae, Pompilidae, Sphecidae, and Crabronidae from Western Rhodopes – Bulgaria and Greece (Insecta: Hymenoptera). In: Biodiversity of Bulgaria. 3. Biodiversity of Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece). I. Pensoft & National Museum of Natural History. Sofia: 527-545 (1-974).

Ljubomirov, T., Raikova, M., Georgiev, G. 2006. Ibaliidae and Embolemidae (Insecta, Hymenoptera), New Families to the Fauna of Bulgaria. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 58, (3): 425-430.

Живков, М. & Любомиров, Т. 2006. Сбирка на проф. Георги Бъчваров – дар на института по зоология. – Информационен бюлетин на БАН, 95: 15.

Yildirim, E. & Ljubomirov, T. 2007. Faunistic Records on Sphecidae and Crabronidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Turkey with Some Taxonomical Notes. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 59: 115-124.

Ljubomirov, T. & Yildirim, E. 2008. Annotated catalogue of the Ampulicidae, Sphecidae, and Crabronidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) of Turkey. – Pensoft. Sofia: 1-316.

Ljubomirov, T. & Ban–Calefariu, C. 2008. Faunistic records of Crabronidae (Hymenoptera) from Maramureş (Romania). – Travaux du Museum National d` Histoire Naturelle «Grigore Antipa », 51: 201-207.

Ljubomirov, T. 2008. Digger wasp fauna (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Crabronidae) of La Palma (Canary Islands) – a survey with description of a new species. – Graellsia, 64, (2): 255-264.

Guéorguiev, B. & Ljubomirov, T. 2009. Coleoptera and Hymenoptera (Insecta) from Bulgarian Section of Maleshevska Planina Mountain: Study of an Until Recently Unknown Biodiversity. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 61: 235-276.

Ban-Calefarui, C. & Ljubomirov, T. 2009. New data on the distribution of some Megachilini (Apoidea: Megachilidae) in Romania. – Linzer biologische Beiträge, 41: 1803-1816.

Ljubomirov, T. 2011. Range re-evaluation and morphological recognition in two West Palaerctic species of Myrmilla Wesmael, 1851 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). – Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. B, 112: 19-72.

Japoshvili, G. & Ljubomirov, T. 2012 (2011). New records of Chrysididae, Mutillidae, Crabronidae, and Sphecidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Gölcük National Park, Isparta, Turkey. – Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 31: 95-97.

Ljubomirov, T. & Ghahari, H. 2012. An annotated checklist of Mutillidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Iran. – Zootaxa, 3449: 1-25.

Tyufekchieva, V., Kalcheva, H., Vidinova, Y., Yaneva, I., Stoyanova, T., Ljubomirov, T. 2013. Distribution and Ecology of Taeniopterygidae (Insecta: Plecoptera) in Bulgaria. – Acta zoologica bulgarica, 65: 89-100.

Affiliation

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

History

Member for
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