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First records of bat-associated Cimex le...

First records of bat-associated Cimex lectularius (Cimicidae, Heteroptera) for Armenia and Georgia

Besides humans, the common bed bug Cimex lectularius uses bats as hosts, but no such records were available from the Southern Caucasus. Here, we record the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum) and the lesser mouse-eared bat (Myotis blythii) as hosts of C. lectularius from two Georgian and one Armenian sites. A summary of all known […]

First CaBOL Thesis – The diversity of sy

First CaBOL Thesis – The diversity of syrphids (Diptera, Syrphidae) along an elevation gradient in Kintrishi natural reserve

Master Thesis by Tinatin Chkhartishvili AbstractThe distribution of species by the elevational gradient around the world has been studied on the example of numerous animals or plants. There is not much information about the family Syrphidae in Georgia, especially about the distribution of species. For this very reason I have studied the distribution of hoverfly […]

ICDBB 2022, 25-27 May 2022

ICDBB2022 Sofia

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to inform you that the International Conference on DNA Barcoding and Biodiversity (ICDBB) will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 25th to 27th of May 2022. The event is organized by the Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as part of the BULCode project ( supported […]