T. TEOFILOVA1, E. MARKOVA1 and N. KODZHABASHEV2
1 Sofia University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection, BG - 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
2 University of Forestry, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Hunting and Game Management, BG - 1756 Sofia, Bulgaria
TEOFILOVA, T., E. MARKOVA and N. KODZHABASHEV, 2012. The ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., 18: 370-386
The publication represents the first complete overview of the established in the area of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast species from the Carabidae family. Full checklist of the all 465 species is given. Species of ground beetles are characterized and classified by their zoogeographical belonging, degree of endemism, habitat preferences, and life form they refer to Carabid’s subsuming to the subdivisions Northern or Southern Black Sea coast is pointed.