Welcome to The Coleoptera (Insecta) of Bulgaria

The present web site and database aim to summarize all available data about the Coleoptera in Bulgaria. All literature sources, as well as the new and unpublished data, will be included. The database will be continuously updated.
In the beginning was the Staphylinidae...  ;) 

Rostislav Bekchiev
National Museum of Natural History, 1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

Rumyana Kostova
Department of Zoology and Anthropology, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University, 8 Dragan Tsankov Bvld., Bulgaria

The research is supported by:

project “Cybertaxonomic approach to phylogenetic studies of model invertebrate genera (Invertebrata, Arachnida, Insecta) clarifyng the problems of origin, formation and conservation of the Invertebrate Fauna of the Balkan Peninsula” (National Science Fund, Ministry of Education, Youth and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria, Grant KP-06-Н21/1-17.12.2018).


Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith