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Biogeography and Ecology of Bulgaria

  • Victor Fet
  • Alexi Popov

Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 82)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-V
  2. Alexi Popov, Victor Fet
    Pages 1-8
  3. Zlatozar Boev, Boyan Milchev, Vasil Popov
    Pages 39-84
  4. Tihomir Stefanov
    Pages 109-140
  5. Victor Fet, Michael E. Soleglad
    Pages 405-422
  6. Petar Beron
    Pages 493-526
  7. Ivan Pandourski
    Pages 527-536
  8. Veliko Velikov, Milena Stoyanova
    Pages 589-605
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 607-687

About this book

Introduction

The book includes 22 chapters by 28 authors united by the single theme: biogeography and ecology of Bulgaria. From the single-celled organisms in the Black Sea sand to the endemic cave crustaceans, from the mountain glacial relict insects to the most diverse bird fauna in Europe, the unique fauna of Bulgaria has been a subject of study of mostly Bulgarian zoologists for more than a century.

This is the first monograph in English broadly addressing all vertebrate and many key invertebrate groups of Bulgaria, their faunistics, origin, geographical and ecological distribution, and conservation issues are addressed by the experts on each group.

Keywords

Balkan peninsula Biogeography Bulgaria Crustacea Fauna Flora Insecta Mollusca Myriapoda Orthoptera Vegetation Zoogeography biodiversity classification ecology

Editors and affiliations

  • Victor Fet
    • 1
  • Alexi Popov
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesMarshall UniversityHuntingtonUSA
  2. 2.National Museum of Natural HistoryBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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