Book ID: 92222
Biogeography and Ecology of Bulgaria. 2007. ( Monographiae Biologicae,82). illus. 480 p. Hardcover.
The book includes 22 chapters by 28 authors united bythe single theme: biogeography and ecology of Bulgaria.From the single-celled organisms in the Black Sea sandto the endemic cave crustaceans, from the mountain glacialrelict insects to the most diverse bird fauna in Europe, theunique fauna of Bulgaria has been a subject of study of mostly Bulgarian zoologists for more than a century. This is the first monograph in English broadly addressing all vertebrate and many key invertebrate groups of Bulgaria, theirfaunistics, origin, geographical and ecological distribution,and conservation. Focus is on zological aspects, but there are alsotwo chapters on vegetation and phytogeography and florogeographicalelements and evolutionary trends in the Bulgarian flora.