Ilia Gjonov

About me

A citizen Entomologist interested by Fulgoromorpha and Cicadomorpha (Hemiptera)

My info

Full name
Ilia Gjonov
I am
a citizen scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


32 objects curated
5 taxa curated
3 images set as exemplar
0 articles selected for Overview
1 preferred classification selected

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0 common names curated

6 taxa commented
9 comments submitted
1 article added
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Curator qualifications

I'm a citizen scientist, Projects: 1998-2000: Zemen gorge (SW Bulgaria) faunistics investigations 1998-2000 2003-2004: Fauna Europaea - Bulgarian Auchenorrhyncha species list 2011: Mapping and Identification of Conservation Status of Natural Habitats and Species - Phase I (Lot 1: Mapping and Determining Conservation Status of Invertebrate Animals) Expeditions: Bulgaria 2000 - 1 month collecting excursions with Alexandr Emeljanov and Vladimir Gnezdilov (Russia); Italy 2001 - two weeks individual collecting excursion in the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park; 2008-2010 - Cicadidae recording excursions in Bulgaria with Matija Gogala and Tomi Trilar (Slovenia); 2009-2011 - Collecting excursions in Strandzha mountain (SW Bulgaria and Turkey) 2011 - Collecting excursion in South Bulgaria with Mike Wilson (UK) Education: MSc, Sofia University, Faculty of Biology Member of: Study group leafhoppers and planthoppers of Central Europe Papers: 1. Emeljanov AF, Gnezdilov VM, Gjonov I. Addenda to the Fauna of Cicadina (Hemiptera) of Bulgaria. Acta Entomologica Slovenica. 2002;10(1):83-90. 2. Gjonov I. Cicadina (Insecta: Homoptera) of the Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria). In: Biodiversity of Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece). ; 2004. pp. 315-330. 3. Gjonov I. Data on the Bionomics and Distribution of Balcanocerus balcanicus (Horváth, 1903) (Homoptera, Cicadina, Cicadellidae) in Bulgaria. Entomological Review. 2002;81(2):338-339. 4. Gjonov I. Ricania japonica Melichar, 1898 – a representative of family Ricaniidae (Homoptera, Fulgoromorpha), new to the fauna of Bulgaria. ZooNotes [Internet]. 2011;23:1-3. Available from: 23_2011_Gjonov.pdf
Curation scope
Balkan Peninsula Fulgoromorpha and Cicadomorpha (Homoptera)