MSc. Simona Georgieva, Ph.D.

Job Position: Postdoc - Laboratory of Helminthology

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Phone: +420 387775491
Room: 217

Curriculum vitae


Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

  • PhD. thesis (since2010): Comparative ecological and molecular approaches to parasite diversity in freshwater molluscs in Europe (Supervisor: Aneta Kostadinova)

Total found: 26 records
Hernández-Orts J., Georgieva S., Landete D.N., Scholz T. (2019) Heterophyid trematodes (Digenea) from penguins: A new species of Ascocotyle Looss, 1899, first description of metacercaria of Ascocotyle (A.) patagoniensis Hernández-Orts et al. (2012), and first molecular data. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 8 : 94–105.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2018.12.008
Pérez-Del-Olmo A., Dallarés S., Georgieva S., Constenla M., Kostadinova A., Carrassón M. (2019) Species of Lepidapedon Stafford, 1904 (Digenea: Lepidapedidae) from deep-sea fishes in the Western Mediterranean: molecular and morphological evidence Systematic Parasitology 96 : 149–169.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-019-09845-z
Faltýnková A., Georgieva S., Kostadinova A., Bray R. (2017) Biodiversity and evolution of digeneans of fishes in the Southern Ocean. In: H. Mehlhorn and S. Klimpel (Eds.), Biodiversity and Evolution of Parasitic Life in the Southern Ocean Springer 49-75.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46343-8
Georgieva S., Blasco-Costa M. I., Kostadinova A. (2017) "Molecular characterisation of four echinostomes (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) from birds in New Zealand, with descriptions of Echinostoma novaezealandense n. sp. and Echinoparyphium poulini n. sp." Systematic Parasitology 94 : 477-497.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-017-9712-x
Hernandez Orts J., Brandão M., Georgieva S., Raga J., Crespo E., Luque J., Aznar F. (2017) From mammals back to birds: Host-switch of the acanthocephalan Corynosoma australe from pinnipeds to the Magellanic penguin Spheniscus magellanicus PLOS ONE 12 : e0183809.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183809
Kudlai O., Oros M., Kostadinova A., Georgieva S. (2017) Exploring the diversity of Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in fishes from the River Danube using mitochondrial DNA barcodes Parasites & Vectors 10 : 592.
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-017-2518-5
Palacios-Abella J.F., Georgieva S., Mele S., Raga J., Isbert W., Kostadinova A., Montero F. (2017) Skoulekia erythrini n. sp. (Digenea: Aporocotylidae): a parasite of Pagellus erythrinus (L.) (Perciformes: Sparidae) from the western Mediterranean with an amendment of the generic diagnosis Systematic Parasitology 94 : 669-688.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-017-9733-5
Rima M., Marzoug D., Perez Del Olmo A., Kostadinova A., Bouderbala M., Georgieva S. (2017) New molecular and morphological data for opecoelid digeneans in two Mediterranean sparid fishes with descriptions of Macvicaria gibsoni n. sp. And M. crassigula (Linton, 1910) (sensu stricto) Systematic Parasitology 94 : 739-763.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-017-9736-2
Soldánová M., Georgieva S., Roháčová J., Knudsen R., Kuhn J.A., Henriksen E.H., Siwertsson A., Shaw J.C., Kuris A., Amundsen P.-A., Scholz T., Lafferty K., Kostadinova A. (2017) Molecular analyses reveal high species diversity of trematodes in a sub-Arctic lake International Journal for Parasitology 47 : 327-345.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.12.008
Stoyanov B., Georgieva S., Pankov P., Kudlai O., Kostadinova A., Georgiev B. (2017) Morphology and molecules reveal the alien Posthodiplostomum centrarchi Hoffman, 1958 as the third species of Posthodiplostomum Dubois, 1936 (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in Europe. Systematic Parasitology 94 : 1-20.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-016-9680-6
Antar R., Georgieva S., Gargouri L., Kostadinova A. (2015) "Molecular evidence for the existence of species complexes within Macvicaria Gibson & Bray, 1982 (Digenea: Opecoelidae) in the western Mediterranean, with descriptions of two new species" Systematic Parasitology 91 : 211-219.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-015-9577-9
Faltýnková A., Georgieva S., Soldánová M., Kostadinova A. (2015) A re-assessment of species diversity within the 'revolutum' group of Echinostoma Rudolphi, 1809 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) in Europe. Systematic parasitology 90 : 1-25.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-014-9530-3
O'Dwyer K., Faltýnková A., Georgieva S., Kostadinova A. (2015) An integrative taxonomic investigation of the diversity of digenean parasites infecting the intertidal snail Austrolittorina unifasciata Gray, 1826 (Gastropoda: Littorinidae) in Australia Parasitology Research 114 : 2381-2397.
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-015-4436-9
Selbach C., Soldánová M., Georgieva S., Kostadinova A., Sures B. (2015) Integrative taxonomic approach to the cryptic diversity of Diplostomum spp. in lymnaeid snails from Europe with a focus on the ‘Diplostomum mergi’ species complex Parasites & Vectors 8 : 300.
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-0904-4
Blasco-Costa I., Faltýnková A., Georgieva S., Skírnisson K., Scholz T., Kostadinova A. (2014) Fish pathogens near the Arctic Circle: molecular, morphological and ecological evidence for unexpected diversity of Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in Iceland International Journal for Parasitology 44 : 703-7015.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.04.009
Faltýnková A., Georgieva S., Kostadinova A., Blasco-Costa I., Scholz T., Skírnisson K. (2014) Diplostomum von Nordmann, 1832 (Digenea: Diplostomidae) in the sub-Arctic: descriptions of the larval stages of six species discovered recently in Iceland Systematic Parasitology 89 : 195-213.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-014-9517-0
Georgieva S., Faltýnková A., Brown R., Blasco-Costa I., Soldánová M., Sitko J., Scholz T., Kostadinova A. (2014) Echinostoma 'revolutum' (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) species complex revisited: species delimitation based on novel molecular and morphological data gathered in Europe Parasites & Vectors 7 : 520.
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-014-0520-8
Marzoug D., Rima M., Boutiba Z., Georgieva S., Kostadinova A., Perez Del Olmo A. (2014) A new species of Saturnius Manter, 1969 (Digenea: Hemiuridae) from Mediterranean mullet (Teleostei: Mugilidae) Systematic Parasitology 87 : 127-134.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-013-9468-x
Pérez-Del-Olmo A., Georgieva S., Pula H., Kostadinova A. (2014) Molecular and morphological evidence for three species of Diplostomum (Digenea: Diplostomidae), parasites of fishes and fish-eating birds in Spain Parasites & Vectors 7 : 502.
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-014-0502-x
Selbach C., Soldánová M., Georgieva S., Kostadinova A., Kalbe M., Sures B. (2014) Morphological and molecular data for larval stages of four species of Petasiger Dietz, 1909 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) with an updated key to the known cercariae from the Palaearctic Systematic Parasitology 89 : 153-166.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-014-9513-4

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