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Lyubomir Zapryanov Hristov

Head Curator

Date of birth: 25/02/1955

Place of birth: Topolovgrad, Bulgaria

Phone: + 359 885595919

Е-mail :  l_z_h@abv.bg , lzhristov@gmail.com

 

Foreign languages: Russian, beginner English

 

Education:
• Sofia University Faculty of Biology
• Pedagogy of teaching in biology and chemistry
• Master
Areas of research:
Zoology of invertebrates, morphology and systematics of terrestrial snails of the family Helicidae

Previous positions:
Students canteens and campuses/hotels – Sofia (1981 - 1983)

• steward

Department of Nature History, Varna Regional Museum of History.

• Curator (1984 -)

Selected publications:

Zapryanov, L. 1987. Biometrical studies of the mollusc Bradybaena fruticum (Müller, 1774) (Gastropoda, Bradybaenidae) from Northern Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 23 (38): 211-215. (In Bulgarian)

Zapryanov, L. 1988. Find of the shells of sea gastropod Monetaria moneta Linnaeus, 1758 from the Dolishte village, Varna region. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 24 (39): 185-187. (In Bulgarian)

Zapryanov, L. 1989. Morphometric characteristic of the land snail Helix pomacella Mouson, 1854 (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 25 (40): 174-176. (In Bulgarian)

Zaprjanov, L. 1990. Morphological characteristic of the land snail Helix figulina Rossmässler, 1839 (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 26 (41): 254-258.

Zapryanov, L. 1991. Morphological characteristics of the land snail Cepaea vindobonensis (Ferussac, 1821) (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 27 (42): 232-239. (In Bulgarian)

Zapryanov, L. 1992. Morphological characteristics of the shell Scapharca inaeqvivalvis (Brugiere, 1789) (Bivalvia, Anadaridae) from the Black Sea. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 28 (43): 361-365. (In Bulgarian)

Zaprjanov, L. 1993. Morphological characteristics of the land snail Eobania vermiculata (Müller, 1774) (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 29 (44): 254-260.

Zapryanov, L. 1996-1997. Contribution to the morphology of land snails Helix pomacella Mouson, 1854 and Helix figulina Rossmässler, 1839 (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 32-33 (47-48): 305-313. (In Bulgarian)

Zapryanov, L. 2002-2003. Biometric examination of the land snail Helix pomatia Linnaeus, 1758 (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from Northern Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, 38-39 (53-54): 494-500. (In Bulgarian)

Zapryanov, L. 2004. Biometrical research of the land snail Helix lucorum Linnaeus, 1758 (GastropodaHelicidae) from Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, XL (LV): 385-394. (In Bulgarian)
Zapryanov, L. 2006. Contribution to the analysis of the anatomy and morphology of the land snail Helix lucorum Linnaeus, 1758 (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from the territory of Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, XLII (LVII): 172-177. (In Bulgarian)
Zapryanov, L. 2006. Contribution to the analysis of the anatomy and morphology of the land snail Helix pomatia Linnaeus, 1758 (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from the territory of Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, XLII (LVII): 178-184. (In Bulgarian)

Kalchev, K. Sivkov, I. Hristov, L. Atanasova, I. 2006. Taxonomic and electrophoretic study of representatives of the genus Apodaemus (subgenus Sylvaemus) from the town of Shumen. Annual of Konstantin Preslavsky University, Shumen. T. XVI B4, Faculty of Natural Science: 164-174. (In Bugarian)
Zapryanov, L. 2007. Morphological characterization of Cantareus apertus (Born, 1778) (Gastropoda, Helicidae) artificially bred in Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, XLIII (LVIII): 259-264. (In Bulgarian)

Zapryanov, L. 2008. Morphological characteristics of Cornu aspersum (Müller, 1774) (Gastropoda, Helicidae) from Bulgaria. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, (In press)

Zapryanov, L. 2008. Findings from the shells of three kinds of snails from the Varna Chalcolithic necropolis. – Bulletin du Musée National de Varna, (In press).