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Check out a new Monograph on Caucasian m...

Check out a new Monograph on Caucasian millipedes

Antić & Reip recently published a monography in the European Journal of Taxonomy about the millipede genus Leucogeorgia Verhoeff, 1930 in the Caucasus. The monography contains a revision of Caucasian Leucogeorgiini and the description of eleven new species. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.713

Lessons Learned and Contribution of Acce...

The CaBOL project is featured in a publication about 20 ABS partnerships from different regions of the world. Based on these partnerships, which involve the use of genetic resources for commercial or scientific purposes, the publication highlights lessons learned, emerging good practices and contributions to the SDGs. The publication is a first document of a […]

A first molecular assessment of the fres...

A first molecular assessment of the freshwater fish diversity of Georgia

Epitashvili et al. 2020 just published a first estimation of the molecular diversity of the freshwater fishes of Georgia in the Biodiversity Data Journal. This study lays a solid base for DNA, based biodiversity assessment within the recently started CaBOL (Caucasus Barcode Of Life) project. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.8.e57862

CaBOL on Instagram

The Caucasus Barcode of Life Project is on instagram. Follow us to be updated on the latest developments and get the most beautiful pictures of the fauna and flora of the Caucasus.

Checklist of hover flies (Diptera, Syrph...

Checklist of hover flies (Diptera, Syrphidae) of the Republic of Georgia

In early 2020, Ximo Mengual and various co-authors published a checklist on the Syrphidae of Georgia in Zookeys. The data was mainly collected as part of the GGBC fieldwork initiatives in 2018 and they provide the first DNA barcodes for the syrphid fauna of Georgia.

New CaBOL Website … Under Construction

New CaBOL Website … Under Construction

Dear friends of Caucasus Biodiversity, we are happy to announce that in June, 2020, the CaBOL Project has finally started, despite all difficulties related to the Covid-19 pandemy in this year. We are currently remaking the hompage based on webpages of the very successful pilot project GGBC 2018-2019. Please come back in the next days […]

Report on 2018 and 2019 BioBlitz events

Report on 2018 and 2019 BioBlitz events

A report on the BioBlitz events 2018 (Kintrishi) and 2019 (Kazbegi) has been published in Bonn zoological Bulletin.   URL to article (fulltext PDF): https://www.zoologicalbulletin.de/BzB_Volumes/Volume_68_2/275_georgien_report_20191211.pdf Citation: Thormann, J., Ahrens, D., Anderson, C., Astrin, J.J., Mumladze, L., Rulik, B., Tarkhnishvili, D., Espeland, M., Geiger, M., Hein, N., Iankoshvili, G., Karalashvili, E., Mengual, X., Morkel, C., Neiber, […]

Illustrated Field Guide to Georgian Flor...

Illustrated Field Guide to Georgian Flora

Illustrated Field Guide to the Flora of Georgia by E. Fischer, A. Gröger, W. Lobin published in 2018 Georgia comprises an extraordinary range of ecosystems, from humid Colchic forest to continental steppe, from Mediterranean vegetation along the Black Sea coast to alpine meadows next to glaciated peaks. So, this small country is an important component […]

BioBlitz 2019

BioBlitz 2019

Following up on 2018’s successful Georgian-German BioBlitz in Kintrishi (Lesser Caucasus, see ggbc.eu/kintrishi/), 2019’s BioBlitz will take place in the Stepantsminda area (Kazbegi), in the Greater Caucasus. Core dates will be July 4th until July 7th.