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Teodora Toshova

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Address: Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Blvd. Tsar Osvoboditel 1
Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
e-mail: teodora_toshova@yahoo.com

http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8743-9216
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Teodora_Toshova

Curriculum vitae

Education:
2001: PhD in Zoology, Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
1997: MSc in Biology (Entomology), University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

Award:
2002-2003 (twelve months): Royal Society postdoctoral fellowship, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, United Kingdom

Employment:
2010-at present: Associate Professor, Institute of Zoology; Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2002-2010: researcher, Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1997-1998: biologist, Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1996-1997: technical assistant, Institute of Zoology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Research projects:
National Research Program “Healthy foods for a strong bioeconomy and quality of life” (http://www.nnp-food.au-plovdiv.bg/), funded by Ministry of Education and Science, Bulgaria, 2018-2022, participant in Component 2 "Plant health and safety in food systems", program coordinator: Prof. Vladislav Popov (Agrarian University, Plovdiv)

Faunistic diversity of Sarnena Gora Mountains, 2018-2020, participant, project coordinator: Assoc. Prof. DSc Dilian Georgiev (Plovdiv University)

Pheromone and kairomone (plant) attractants for beetle pests (Insecta: Coleoptera), joint research project between Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, BAS, Bulgaria and Plant Protection Institute, HAS, Hungary, 2013-2015, project coordinator Bulgarian part

Biologically-based approaches for control of the grey corn weevil Tanymecus dilaticollis Gyllenhal, 1834 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), funded by National Scientific Fund, 2009-2012, project coordinator

Development and optimizing of pheromone and floral baits and their use in investigations on the ecology and biodiversity of insects, funded by National Scientific Fund, 2009-2012, participant, project coordinator: Prof. DSc Mitko Subchev

Teaching:
2005-2007: Ecological bases of pest control, University of Sofia, practical course for MSc students

Research interests

Insect chemical ecology, insect behaviour, electrophysiology, usage of pheromones and plant attractants in IPM, plant-insect interactions, agricultural pests, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera

Publications

Vrenozi, B., Burman, J., Toshova, T. B., Tarmann, G. M. 2020. The application of sex attractant traps for studying the Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera) fauna of Albania. Entomologist's Gazette, 71, 2: 135-148. DOI:10.31184/G00138894.712.1751

Sanaei, E., Husemann, M., Seiedy, M., Rethwisch, M., Tuda, M., Toshova, T., Kim, M. J., Atanasova, D., Kim, I. 2019. Global genetic diversity, lineage distribution and Wolbachia infection of the alfalfa weevil Hypera postica (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Ecology and Evolution, 9, 17: 9546-9563. DOI:10.1002/ece3.5474

Toshova, T. B., Tóth, M., Velchev, D. I., Meregalli, M., Talamelli, F., Abaev, V. D., Imrei, Z., Lohonyai, Z., Subchev, M. 2019. Grandisol as an attractant for the sugar beet pest Bothynoderes affinis and data on other Lixinae species. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 167, 9: 794-802. DOI:10.1111/eea.12832

Tóth, M., Furlan, L., Szarukán, I., Nagy, A., Vuts, J., Toshova, T., Velchev, D., Lohonyai, Z., Imrei, Z. 2019. The addition of a pheromone to a floral lure increases catches of females of the click beetle Agriotes ustulatus (Schaller) (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Journal of Chemical Ecology, 45, 8, 667-672. DOI:10.1007/s10886-019-01087-z

Velchev, D., Toshova, T., Todorov, I., Beshkov, S., Kalushkov, P., Tóth, M. 2019. Effect of the hue of yellow colour on Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte captures in KLP+ traps baited with dual lures. Journal of Mountain Agriculture on the Balkans, 22, 6: 140-150.

Vrenozi, B., Toshova, T. B., Efetov, K. A., Kucherenko, E. E., Rredhi, A., Tarmann, G. M. 2019. The first well-documented record of the vine bud moth Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808) in Albania established by field screening of sex pheromone and sex attractant traps (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae, Procridinae). SHILAP Revista de lepidopterología, 47, 187: 567-576.

Imrei, Z., Lohonyai, Z., Kováts, Z., Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M., Fail, J., Vuts, J., Harmincz, K., Szarukán, I., Tóth, M. 2018. Lucernacincer (Plagionotus floralis) csapda fejlesztése vizuális és kémiai ingerek kombinálásával. Növényvédelem, 79 (54), 8: 325-332

Mumun, N., Atanasova, D., Toshova, T. 2018. Seasonal monitoring of the vine bud moth Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle 1808) by pheromone traps in the region of Kardzhali. Scientific Works, Academic Publishing House of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv, LХI, 1: 73-79. DOI:10.22620/sciworks.2018.01.009.

Toshova, T. B., Boyadzhiev, P., Todorov, I., Draganova, S. 2018. Parasitoids and fungal pathogens of Phyllonorycter issikii (Kumata, 1963) from Bulgaria. Biologia, 73, 12: 1237-1245. DOI:10.2478/s11756-018-0141-3

Razov, J., Efetov, K. A., Franin, K., Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M. A. 2017. The application of sex pheromone traps for recording the Procridinae fauna in Croatia (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae). Entomologist's Gazette, 68, 1: 49-53.

Toshova, T. B., Atanasova, D., Stalev, B. S., Nahirnić, A. 2017. New data on the distribution and seasonal flight of the vine bud moth Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808) in Bulgaria - investigations by pheromone-baited traps. Ecologia Balkanica, 9, 1: 79-89.

Toshova, T. B., Velchev, D. I., Abaev, V. D., Kalushkov, P. K., Orgován, E., Lohonyai, Zs., Tóth, M., Koczor, S. 2017. Nontarget Coleoptera species captured in coloured sticky traps in maize crops in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Supplement 9: 237-246.

Toshova, T. B., Velchev, D. I., Abaev, V. D., Subchev, M. A., Atanasova, D. Y., Tóth, M. 2017. Detection and monitoring of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, 1858 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) by KLP+ traps with dual (pheromone and floral) lures in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Supplement 9: 247-254.

Toshova, T., Zlatkov, B., Subchev, M., Tóth, M. 2017. Monitoring the seasonal flight activity of three tortricid pests in Bulgaria with a single sex pheromone-baited trap. Acta zoologica bulgarica, 69, 2: 283-292.

Tóth, M., Szarukán, I., Nagy, A., Furlan, L., Benvegnù, I., Rak Cizej, M., Ábri, T., Kéki, T., Körösi, S., Pogonyi, A., Toshova, T., Velchev, D., Atanasova, D., Kurtulus, A., Kaydan, B., Signori, A. 2017. European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis Hbn., Lepidoptera: Crambidae): comparing the performance of a new bisexual lure with that of synthetic sex pheromone in five countries. Pest Management Science, 73, 12: 2504-2508. DOI:10.1002/ps.4645

Subchev, M. A., Efetov, K. A., Toshova, T. B., Koshio, C. 2016. Sex pheromones as isolating mechanisms in two closely related Illiberis species - I. (Primilliberis) rotundata Jordan, 1907, and I. (P.) pruni Dyar, 1905 (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae, Procridinae). Entomologist's Gazette, 67, 1: 51-57.

Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M., Abaev, V., Vuts, J., Imrei, Z., Koczor, S., Galli, Z., Van De Ven, R., Tóth, M. 2016. Responses of Pseudovadonia livida adults to olfactory and visual cues. Bulletin of Insectology, 69, 2: 161-172.

Efetov, K. A., Tarmann, G. M., Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M. A. 2015. Enantiomers of 2-butyl 7Z-dodecenoate are sex attractants for males of Adscita mannii (Lederer, 1853), A. geryon (Hübner, 1813) and Jordanita notata (Zeller, 1847) (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae, Procridinae) in Italy. Nota Lepidopterologica, 38, 2: 161-169. DOI:10.3897/nl.38.6312

Nahirnić, A., Petrović, S., Krivošej, Z., Jakšić, P., Toshova, T. B. 2015. Using pheromone traps for the detection and monitoring of the seasonal flight of the vine bud moth Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808) (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae, Procridinae) in Serbia. Entomologist's Gazette, 66, 3: 175-181.

Imrei, Z., Kováts, Z., Toshova, T., Subchev, M., Harmincz, K., Szarukán, I., Domingoe, M. G., Tóth, M. 2014. Development of a trap combining visual and chemical cues for the alfalfa longhorn beetle, Plagionotus floralis. Bulletin of Insectology, 67, 2: 161-166.

Todorov, I., Toshova, T., Tóth, M. 2014. First record of Pteromalus varians (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) parasitizing on Tischeria ekebladella (Lepidoptera: Tischeriidae) in Hungary. Folia Entomologica Hungarica, 75: 133-138. DOI:10.17112/FoliaEntHung.2014.75.133

Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Andreev, R. A., Petrova, V. D., Maneva, V. D., Spasova, T. S., Marinova, N. T., Minkov, P. M., Velchev, D. I. 2013. Catches of target and non-target scarab pests in floral-chemical baited color traps in Bulgaria. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 48, 1: 87-94. DOI:10.1556/APhyt.48.2013.1.8

Subchev, M., Koshio, C., Toshova, T., Efetov, K., Francke, W. 2013. (2R)-butyl (7Z)-dodecenoate is a main sex pheromone component in Illiberis pruni (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae: Procridinae)? Acta zoologica bulgarica, 65, 3: 391-396.

Subchev, M., Toshova, T. B., Atanasova, D. I., Petrova, V. D., Tóth, M. 2013. Seasonal flight of the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in three regions in Bulgaria established by pheromone traps. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 48, 1: 75-86. DOI:10.1556/APhyt.48.2013.1.7

Takov, D., Draganova, S., Toshova, T. 2013. Gregarine and Beauveria bassiana infections of the grey corn weevil Tanymecus dilaticollis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 48, 2: 309-319. DOI:10.1556/APhyt.48.2013.2.12

Tóth, M., Furlan, L., Vuts, J., Bálintné Csonka, E., Szarukán, I., Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M., Velchev, D. I., Woodcock, C. M., Caulfield, J. C., Mayon, P., Pickett, J. A., Birkett, M. A. 2013. Efforts to develop female-targeted attractants for click beetles - a summary. IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 90: 227-230.

Draganova S., Takov, D., Toshova, T. B. 2012. Fungal pathogens on Tanymecus (Episomecus) dilaticollis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and bioassays with some Beauveria bassiana isolates. Acta zoologica bulgarica, 64, 3: 289-294.

Molnár, B., Tröger, A., Toshova, T., Subchev, M., van Nieukerken, E., Sjaak, J., Koster, C., Szőcs, G., Tóth, M., Francke, W. 2012. Identification of the female-produced sex pheromone of the oak leaf-miner moth, Tischeria ekebladella. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 38, 10: 1298-1305. DOI:10.1007/s10886-012-0184-9

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Andreev, R., Petrova, V., Maneva, V., Spasova, T., Marinova, N., Minkov, P., Velchev, D. 2012. Using floral baited colour traps for detection and seasonal monitoring of Oxythyrea funesta (Poda) (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae) in Bulgaria. Acta zoologica bulgarica, 64, 4: 439-443.

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Andreev, R., Petrova, V., Maneva, V., Velchev, D. 2012. Use of floral baited traps in plant protection: seasonal monitoring of Tropinota (Epicometis) hirta (Poda) (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae). Proceedings of the 22nd international scientific-expert conference on agriculture and food industry, 28 September - 1 October, 2011, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, In: Blesić, M. (Ed.), pp. 166-168.

Subchev, M. A., Koshio, C., Toshova, T. B., Efetov, K. A. 2012. Illiberis (Primilliberis) rotundata Jordan (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae: Procridinae) male sex attractant: optimization and use for seasonal monitoring. Entomological Science, 15: 137-139. DOI:10.1111/j.1479-8298.2011.00485.x

Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Andreev, R. A., Petrova, V. D., Spasova, T. S., Maneva, V. D., Velchev, D. I., Abaev, V. D. 2012. Detection and seasonal monitoring of Anomala solida Erichson (Coleoptera: Rutelidae) by pheromone traps in Bulgaria. Acta entomologica bulgarica, 15, 1/2: 9-13.

Toshova, T. B., Velchev, D. I. 2012. Field attraction of two polyphagous weevil (Curculionidae: Entiminae) pests to the same synthetic floral lure in Bulgaria. Acta entomologica bulgarica, 15, 1/2: 100-106.

Vuts, J., Tolasch, T., Furlan, L., Balintné Csonka, E., Felföldi, T., Marialigeti, K., Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M., Xavier, A., Toth, M. 2012. Agriotes proximus and A. lineatus (Coleoptera: Elateridae): a comparative study on the pheromone composition and cytochrome c oxydase subunit I gene sequence. Chemoecology, 22, 1: 23-28. DOI:10.1007/s00049-011-0091-5.

Atanasova, D., Toshova, T., Subchev, M. 2011. Seasonal monitoring on the Latticed heath, Chiasmia clathrata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) by pheromone traps in two regions of Bulgaria. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hingarica, 46, 2: 247-252. DOI:10.1556/APhyt.46.2011.2.8

Efetov, K. A., Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Kiselev, V. M. 2011. Attraction of Zygaenoprocris taftana (Alberti, 1939) and Jordanita horni (Alberti, 1937) (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae, Procridinae) by synthetic sex pheromones in Armenia. Entomologist’s Gazette, 62: 113-121.

Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Andreev, R. A., Petrova, V. D., Maneva, V. D., Spasova, T. S., Marinova, N. T., Minkov, P. M., Velchev D. I. 2011. Employing floral baited traps for detection and seasonal monitoring of Tropinota (Epicometis) hirta (Poda) (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae) in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 63, 3: 269-276.

Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Andreev, R. A., Petrova, V. D., Maneva, V. D., Spasova, T. S., Marinova, N. T., Minkov, P. M., Velchev, D. I. 2011. Possibilities for use of floral baited colour traps for detection of scarabaeid beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) pests. Zbornik predavanj in referatov 10. slovenskega posvetovanja o varstvu rastlin z mednarodno udeležbo Podčetrtek, 1–2. marec 2011, Društvo za varstvo rastlin Slovenije, Ljubljana, pp: 321-325. ISBN:9789619095058

Atanasova, D. I., Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M. A. 2010. Seasonal monitoring of the Yellow alfalfa geometrid, Isturgia arenacearia (Denis and Schiffermuller, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), by pheromene traps in three regions of Bulgaria. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 45, 2: 305-311. DOI:10.1556/APhyt.45.2010.2.7

Efetov, K. A., Can, F., Toshova, T. B., Francke, W., Subchev, M. 2010. New sex attractant for Jordanita anatolica (Naufock) (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae: Procridinae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 62, 2: 315-319.

Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Mladenov, E. M., Furlan, L., Toth, M. 2010. Click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and their seasonal swarming as established by pheromone traps in different plant habitats in Bulgaria: 4. Tobacco. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 62, 2: 187-192.

Subchev, M., Efetov, K. A., Toshova, T., Parshkova, E. V., Tóth, M., Francke, W. 2010. New sex attractants for species of the zygaenid subfamily Procridinae (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae). Entomologia Generalis, 32, 4: 243-250. DOI:10.1127/entom.gen/32/2010/243

Toshova, T. B., Atanasova, D. I., Tóth, M., Subchev, M. A. 2010. Seasonal activity of Plagionotus (Echinocerus) floralis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae, Cerambycinae) adults in Bulgaria established by attractant baited fluorescent yellow funnel traps. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 45, 2: 391-399. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/APhyt.45.2010.2.17

Toshova, T. B., Velchev, D. I., Subchev, M. A., Tóth, M., Vuts, J., Pickett, J. A., Dewhirst, S. Y. 2010. Electrophysiological responses and field attraction of the grey corn weevil, Tanymecus (Episomecus) dilaticollis Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to synthetic plant volatiles. Chemoecology, 20: 199-206. DOI:10.1007/s00049-010-0051-5

Vuts, J., Baric, B., Razov, J., Toshova, T., Subchev, M., Sredkov, I., Tabili, R., Di Franco, F., Tóth, M. 2010. Performance and selectivity of floral attractant-baited traps targeted for cetoniin scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Central and Southern Europe. Crop Protection, 29, 10: 1177-1183. DOI:10.1016/j.cropro.2010.05.007

Vuts, J., Szarukán, I., Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Tóth, M. 2010. Improving the floral attractant to lure Epicometis hirta Poda (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae). Journal of Pest Sciences, 83, 1: 15-20. DOI:10.1007/s10340-009-0263-z

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Koshio, C., Franke, S., Tröger, A., Twele, R., Francke, W., Pickett, J. A., Wadhams, L. J., Woodcock, C. M. 2009. Identification and biological activity of sex pheromone components from females of the plum moth Illiberis rotundata Jordan (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae: Procridinae). Chemoecology, 19, 1: 47-54. DOI:10.1007/s00049-009-0008-8

Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M. A., Atanasova, D. I., Velázquez de Castro, A. J., Smart, L. 2009. Sitona weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) caught by traps in alfalfa fields in Bulgaria. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 23, Supplement 1: 132-135. DOI:10.1080/13102818.2009.10818383

Toshova, T., Csonka, É., Subchev, M., Tóth, M. 2009. The seasonal activity of flea beetles in Bulgaria. Journal of Pest Science, 82, 3: 295-303. DOI:10.1007/s10340-009-0254-0

Toshova, T., Subchev, M., Tóth, M. 2009. The diversity of species of Ceutorhynchinae captured in traps in the region of Sofia, Bulgaria. Bulletin of Insectology, 62, 1: 27-33.

Tóth, M., Vuts, J., Difranco, F., Tabilio, R., Barić, B., Ražov, J., Toshova, T., Subchev, M., Sredkov, I. 2009. Detection and monitoring of Epicometis hirta and Tropinota squalida Scop. with the same trap. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 44, 2: 337-344. DOI: 10.1556/APhyt.44.2009.2.10

Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Drosu, S., Cazacu, S., Efetov, K. A. 2008. Recent records of Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808), in Romania. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera), Lyon, France, Les Cahiers du musée des Confluences, Lyon, Vol 2: L’expérimentation, pp. 59-63.

Subchev, M. A., Toshova, T. B., Efetov, K. A., Tarmann, G. 2008. Recent distribution of Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808) in Europe estimated by pheromone traps. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera), Lyon, France, Les Cahiers du musée des Confluences, Lyon, 2 L’expérimentation, pp. 65-76.

Tóth, M., Furlan, L., Xavier, A., Vuts, J., Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M., Szarukán, I., Yatsynin, V. 2008. New sex attractant composition for the click beetle Agriotes proximus: Similarity to the pheromone of Agriotes lineatus. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 34, 1: 107-111. DOI: 10.1007/s10886-007-9398-7

Toshova, T. B., Subchev, M. A., Tóth, M. 2007. Role of olfactory and visual stimuli in the mating behaviour of male vine bud moths, Theresimima ampellophaga (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae). European Journal of Entomology, 104, 1: 57-65. DOI:10.14411/eje.2007.009

Tóth, M., Csonka, E., Bakcsa, F., Benedek, P., Szarukan, I., Gomboc, S., Toshova, T., Subchev, M., Ujváry, I. 2007. Species spectrum of flea beetles (Phyllotreta spp., Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) attracted to allyl isothiocyanate-baited traps. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, 62, 9-10: 772-778. DOI:10.1515/znc-2007-9-1022

Birkett, M. A., Chamberlain, K., Khan, Z. R., Pickett, J. A., Toshova, T., Wadhams, L. J., Woodcock, C. M. 2006. Electrophysiological responses of the lepidopterous stemborers Chilo partellus and Busseola fusca to volatiles from wild and cultivated host plants. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 32, 11: 2475-2487. DOI:10.1007/s10886-006-9165-1

Chamberlain, K., Khan, Z. R., Pickett, J. A., Toshova, T., Wadhams, L. J. 2006. Diel periodicity in the production of green leaf volatiles by wild and cultivated host plants of stemborer moths, Chilo partellus and Busseola fusca. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 32, 3: 565-577. DOI:10.1007/s10886-005-9016-5

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Furlan, L., Tóth, M. 2006. Click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and their seasonal swarming as established by pheromone traps in different plant habitats in Bulgaria: 3. Potato. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 58, 3: 361-370.

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Tsitsipis, J. A., Zarpas, K. D., Margaritopoulos, J. T. 2006. Distribution and seasonal flight of Theresimima amphellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808) in Greece estimated by pheromone traps. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 58, 3: 345-354.

Subchev, M., Raikova, M., Toshova, T., Vasev, I. 2005. Poplar twig borer, Gypsonoma aceriana (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) - investigations by pheromone traps in Bulgaria. Acta Entomologica Bulgarica, 11, 1-2: 65-72

Subchev, М., Raikova, M., Vasev, I., Toshova, T., Griepink, F. 2005. Seasonal flight of the poplar clearwing moth Paranthrene tabaniformis Rott. in Bulgaria, established by pheromone traps. Acta Entomologica Bulgarica, 11, 1-2: 73-81.

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Furlan, L., Tóth, M. 2005. Click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae), and their seasonal swarming as established by pheromone traps in different plant habitats in Bulgaria: 2. Maize. Acta zoologica bulgarica, 57, 3: 321-332.

Toshova, T., Subchev, M. 2005. Circadian rhythm of female calling and mating in Procridinae (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae). Acta Entomologica Bulgarica, 11, 1-2: 57-64.

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Tóth, M., Furlan, L. 2004. Click Beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and their seasonal swarming as established by pheromone traps in different plant habitats in Bulgaria: 1. Meadow. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 56, 2: 187-198.

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Tóth, M., Voigt, E., Mikulás, J., Francke, W. 2004. Catches of vine bud moth Theresimima ampellophaga (Lep., Zygaenidae: Procridinae) males. Journal of Applied Entomology, 128, 1: 44-50. DOI:10.1046/j.1439-0418.2003.00805.x

Subchev, M., Voigt, E., Mikulás, J., Tóth, M., Toshova, T., Francke, W. 2003. Using pheromone traps for the detection of the vine-bud moth Theresimima ampellophaga (Bayle-Barelle, 1808) (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae, Procridinae) and monitoring its seasonal flight period. In: Efetov, K. A., Tremewan, W. G. & Tarmann, G. M. (Eds). Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Zygaenidae (Lepidoptera) Innsbruck (Austria), 4-8 September 2000, Crimean State Medical University Press, Simferopol, Crimea, pp. 138-144.

Toshova, T., Subchev, M. 2003. Sex pheromone communication in Theresimima ampellophaga Bayle-Barelle (Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae): female calling behaviour and male electroantennographic response to synthetic pheromone compounds. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 55, 1: 43-51.

Toshova T., Subchev M., Plass E., Francke W. 2003. Scoliopteryx libatrix (L.) (Lep., Noctuidae) male reaction to the synthetic main sex pheromone component and its isomers - wind tunnel and field investigations. Journal of Applied Entomology, 127, 4: 195-199. DOI:10.1046/j.1439-0418.2003.00749.x

Тошова, Т., Събчев, М. Сезонен летеж на вредителя по върбата и тополата Scoliopteryx libatrix (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Acta Entomologica Bulgarica, 1, 2, 2002, 34-39.

Тошова, Т., Събчев, М. 2002. Сезонен мониторинг на лозовата пъстрянка Theresimima ampellophaga (Lepidoptera, Zygaenidae) с феромонни ловилки. Acta Entomologica Bulgarica, 1, 2: 5-9.

Francke, W., Franke, S., Bergmann, J., Tolasch, T., Subchev, M., Mircheva, A., Toshova, T., Svatos, A., Kalinova, B., Karpati, Z., Szocs, G., Tóth, M. 2002. Female sex pheromone of Cameraria ohridella Desch. and Dim. (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): Structure confirmation, synthesis and biological activity of (8E,10Z)-8,10-tetradecadienal and some analogues. Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section C Journal of Biosciences, 57, 7-8: 739-752. DOI:10.1515/znc-2002-7-832

Furlan, L., Tóth, M., Parker, W. E., Ivezic, M., Pancic, S., Brmez, M., Muresan, F., Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Molnar, Z., Ditsch, B., Voigt, D. 2001. The efficacy of the new Agriotes sex pheromone traps in detecting wireworm population levels in different European countries. Proceedings book of XXI IWGO Conference, 27 October - 3 November 2001b Legnaro (Italy), Veneto Agricultura, Legrano, pp. 293-303.

Francke, W., Plass, E., Zimmermann, N., Tietgen, H., Franke, S, Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Pickett. J. A., Wadhams, L. J., Woodcock, C. M. 2000. The major sex pheromone component of the female herald moth, Scoliopteryx libatrix (L.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is the novel branched alkene (6Z,13)-methylheneicosene. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 26, 5: 1135-1149. DOI:10.1023/A:1005475725742

Subchev, M., Toshova, T., Stanimirova, L., Stan, Gh., Embacher, G., Francke, W., Reckziegel, A., Ferreira, T., Priesner, E. 2000. 1-methyl octanoate, a new lepidopteran sex pheromone from the bagworm Megalophanes viciella. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 26, 2: 487-495. DOI:10.1023/A:1005421808497

Subchev, M., Tóth, M., Wu, D., Stanimirova, L., Toshova, T., Karpati, Z. 2000. Sex attractant for Diloba caeruleocephala (L.), (Lep., Dilobidae) - (Z)-8-tridecenyl acetate. Journal of Applied Entomology, 124, 3-4: 197-199. DOI:10.1046/j.1439-0418.2000.00452.x

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Department
Animal Diversity and Resources
Division
Biodiversity and Ecology of Invertebrates
Research group
Chemical Ecology of Insects

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