Ilya Turbanov

Ilya Turbanov
Russian Academy of Sciences | RAS · Papanin Institute of the Biology of Inland Waters

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Introduction
Ilya Turbanov currently works at the Papanin Institute of the Biology of Inland Waters, Russian Academy of Sciences.
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April 2015 - July 2017
Russian Academy of Sciences
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  • Researcher

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Publications (78)
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A new species of the genus Niphargus Schiödte, 1849 (Crustacea: Amphipoda), co-occurring with water louse Asellus cf. aquaticus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Crustacea: Isopoda) in deep wells, is described from the Tarkhankut Upland, located in the northwestern part of the Crimean Peninsula. Niphargus tarkhankuticus sp. nov. corresponds to a separate phylogene...
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Pseudoscorpiones is one of the oldest arachnid orders, known in the palaeontological record since the Middle Devonian (c. 390 Ma). The following reliable indications of fossil pseudoscorpions occur in Early Cretaceous amber: Lebanese amber (c. 135–125 Ma), Spanish Álava amber (c. 113–100 Ma), Archingeay amber (c. 100 Ma) and Burmese amber (c. 99 Ma...
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Dataset contains information on fish occurrences in the Kama River Basin (Russian Federation). The Kama River is the largest tributary (1805 km) of the Volga River and is geographically often considered the main river due to the larger volume of water at their confluence. Dataset is based on our own field studies conducted during 2008-2021. It incl...
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A new species of pseudoscorpions, Neobisium (Neobisium) adjaricum sp. nov., is described and diagnosed. It was collected in the Sphagnum habitats of Ispani lowland mires in Transcaucasia (Republic of Adjara, Georgia). The habitat of N. (N.) adjaricum sp. nov. is described. The holotype of N. (N.) vilcekii Krumpál, 1983, a species most similar morph...
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New data on the boundaries of the distribution range of the Lindholm rock lizard (Darevskia lindholmi), an endemic of the Crimean Peninsula, are presented. This petrophilous lizard inhabit a wide range of biotopes in various landscape levels of the Mountainous Crimea. The upper boundary of D. lindholmi distribution in the southwest of the Main Rang...
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New data on the boundaries of the distribution range of the Lindholm rock lizard (Darevskia lindholmi), an endemic of the Crimean Peninsula, are presented. This petrophilous lizard inhabit a wide range of biotopes in various landscape levels of the Mountainous Crimea. The upper boundary of D. lindholmi distribution in the southwest of the Main Rang...
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Based on the morpho-genetic study of stygobiotic shrimps from the genus Xiphocaridinella Sadowsky, 1930 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae), a hydrogeological connection of a number of distant caves in Central Abkhazia of the southwestern Caucasus is satisfied, which indicates the possibility of using biospeleological studies in some cases to identify k...
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Three new hypogean species of the false scorpions genus Ephippiochthonius Beier, 1930 from the caves of the Crimean Peninsula, i.e. E. tauroscythicus sp.n., E. volkeri sp.n. and E. pliginskyi sp.n. are described. Diagnostic and ecological features of these species are presented and discussed, as well as compared with the related species of this gen...
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The results of a taxonomic treatment of Diplopoda collected recently in caves of Crimea and the Caucasus are presented. They concern at least 21 species from nine families and five orders. New faunistic information is provided, allowing for the distribution of a number of millipede species to be considerably refined. Problems of their ecological cl...
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Preliminary results of studying the biota of the recently discovered Tavrida Cave (Foothill Crimea) are presented. By now, six species of arthropods (Arthropoda) have been identified, i.e. one species of spiders (Aranei), one species of diplura (Diplura), two species of springtails (Collembola) and two species of flies (Diptera). The obtained resul...
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A new species of the family Agnaridae, Lucasioides altaicus sp. nov., is described from the Altai Mountains, southwestern Siberia, based both on morphological characters and molecular data. This species is the first record of Lucasioides from Russia, whose location is the northernmost habitat of terrestrial isopods in indigenous habitats presently...
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We provide a description of two new false scorpions species of the genus Pseudoblothrus Beier, 1931, P. arcanus sp.n. and P. golovatchi sp.n., from the caves of south-western Crimean Mountains. The species are morphologically similar, but differ in the presence of four eye spots, present in P. arcanus sp.n. and absent in P. golovatchi sp.n. The res...
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For the first time, two alien species of beetles, obligate synanthropes, namely, Attagenus smirnovi Zhantiev, 1973 (Dermestidae) and Lasioderma serricorne (Fabricius, 1792) (Ptinidae), were revealed in ant-hills (genus Formica). These records widen the spectrum of biotopes inhabited by these species outside their native ranges and specify their ada...
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Diplura is a group of entognathous hexapods, often considered a sister group to insects. They play an important role in recycling organic matter in soil and subterranean terrestrial ecosystems. The Campodeidae is the most diverse family, divided into four subfamilies. The subfamily Plusiocampinae has a subterranean life-style with many species dist...
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For the first time two alien species of beetles, obligate synanthropes, namely Attagenus smirnovi Zhantiev, 1973 (Dermestidae) and Lasioderma serricorne (Fabricius, 1792) (Ptinidae), were revealed in the anthills (genus Formica). These records widen the spectrum of biotopes inhabited by these species outside their native ranges and specify their ad...
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Two new species of pseudoscorpions, Ephippiochthonius sarmaticus sp.n. and Ephippiochthonius oryzis sp.n. are described from the Krasnodar Region, Russia. These are first valid records for this genus in Russia. Diagnostic features of these species as well as comparison with similar species within the genus are provided and discussed.
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The tineid moth, Monopis crocicapitella (Clemens, 1860) is recorded from Abkhazia, Caucasus for the first time, found there in the Adzaba Cave. Its diagnosis is given, and the main features of its biology and distribution are outlined. An identification key to troglophilic or potentially troglophilic species of the family Tineidae is presented. A c...
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The current paper summarizes old and recent herptiles records in the karst cavities of the Crimean Mountains, highlighting also the means of entry of poikilothermic vertebrates into the karst. It was found that the underground habitats are on purpose utilized by some amphibians and reptiles, characterized by mostly crepuscular and/or night activity...
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Species composition and morphology of heterotrophic flagellates in littoral and supralittoral zones of the Black Sea (southwestern part of the Crimea) were studied in September 2017. A total of 77 species and forms of heterotrophic flagellates were encountered in this survey, 35 of them are new records for the Black Sea, and one, Oscillata sevastop...
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The preliminary results of invertebrate animals study in the Veryovkina Cave, collected during research speleological expeditions in the period of 2017-2018 are presented in the paper. According to the results of these biospeleological studies at this time in the Veryovkina Cave 15 species of invertebrates were noted. Based on the findings, prelimi...
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A new species of woodlice, Protracheoniscus pokarzhevskii Gongalsky & Turbanov, sp.n. is described from Kalmykia, NE Pre-Caspian region, Russia. Protracheoniscus kryszanovskii Borutzky, 1957 from the same area is also redescribed. Diagnostic features of these species as well as affinities within the genus are provided and discussed.
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New records and illustrations are provided for three diplopod species from Crimean caves: Caucasodesmus svetlanae Golovatch et VandenSpiegel, 2015, C. tauricus Golovatch, 2011 and Syrioiulus kovali (Golovatch, 2008), comb.n. ex Amblyiulus Silvestri, 1896. The refined distributions of all five endemic, presumed troglobitic, Crimean millipede species...
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The Red Data Book of Sevastopol contains information on 384 species of plants and animals that protected in the administrative boundaries of Sevastopol region, including 176 species and subspecies of vascular plants, 11 species of algae and 19 fungi. In turn 178 animal species and subspecies, including 122 species of invertebrates and 56 species of...
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For the first time the data on troglomorphic invertebrates of the caves of Baba-Dagh (= Mangup) Outlier Massif, located in Bakhchisarai Karst area of Foothill Crimean Karst Region are given. In the context of historical geology reconstruction of possible ancestor forms of troglomorphic invertebrate’s ways penetration into the caves of the Baba-Dagh...
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Largely based on original data, the distribution and abundance of Rhinolophidae in south-western Crimea are updated and summarized, with only two species involved — Rhinolophus hipposideros and R. ferrumequinum. Their colonies, both wintering and maternity, have been found. Several breeding colonies of R. ferrumequinum have been recorded for the fi...
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The endogean flora and fauna of European Russia, including those of the northwestern Caucasus, but excluding those of Crimea, presently comprise at least 389 species or subspecies (some still unidentified) from 229 genera (a few still unidentified), 150 families, 75 orders, 48 classes and 25 phyla, among which 96 species or subspecies represent pre...
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A new diplopod species is described from a cave in western Georgia, Transcaucasia: Typhloglomeris palatovi sp.n. The new species seems to be a troglobite and joins the caucasica-group, but differs clearly from T. caucasica Golovatch, 1975, the sole other component species, a troglophile from near Sochi, Krasnodar Territory, Russian Caucasus, primar...
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We describe a new anthroleucosomatid millipede, Heterocaucaseuma deprofundum sp. nov., found in the second and third deepest caves of our planet, Krubera-Voronja and Sarma, in Abkhazia, western Caucasus. A brief discussion on its taxonomy and relationships within the Caucaseuma complex and genus Heterocaucaseuma is provided, together with new fauni...
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Based on morphological and molecular studies of material from caves in three karst regions of Crimea, the small, apparently relictual, Euro-Mediterranean and Macaronesian false scorpion genus Pseudoblothrus Beier, 1931 is shown to contain only one troglobiont species there, P. roszkovskii (Redikorzev, 1918), of which P. ljovuschkini Krumpál, 1984 a...
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The record of the representative of the new for Russian fauna stygobiotic amphipod genus Zenkevitchia and family Typhlogammaridae (Crustacea: Amphipoda) discovered in the cave August, Ahshtyr karst massif (Sochi, Krasnodar Territory) is reported. This report significantly expands the range of the family Typhlogammaridae to the northwest along the s...
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New faunistic data are presented on some findings of troglophilic and trogloxenic spiders in caves of the western Caucasus.
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The paper presents preliminary results of morphological and molecular genetic studies of the Crimean troglobiont pseudoscorpions of the genus Pseudoblothrus Beier, 1931 from caves located in three karst massifs: Tshatyr-Dagh Yayla, Dolgorukovskaya Yayla, and Karabi Yayla. The species P. roszkovskii (Redikorzev, 1918) and P. ljovuschkini Krumpál, 19...
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Possible pathways for and the time of the formation of troglobiont communities in the caves of the Crimean Peninsula are analyzed.
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A new presumed troglobiont millipede is described from a cave in the Crimea: Caucasodesmus birsteini sp.n. New data on the variability and distribution of Amblyiulus kovali Golovatch, 2008, another endemic Crimean cavernicole, are presented. At present, the diplopod fauna of the Crimea comprises 18 species, 12 genera, eight families and six orders,...
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We found the only species of false scorpions, Microbisium brevifemoratum, in the scope of the studies of two Sphagnum bog habitats in Northwestern Russia. This species was collected from all three study bogs in the habitat of Sphagnum magellanicum. In the northern part of the distribution range, M. brevifemoratum is predominantly associated with mi...
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The most likely troglobiont species Trachysphaera fragilis Golovatch, 1976, hitherto known only from several karst caves in western Georgia, Caucasus, is recorded in Abkhazia for the first time. The new samples come from two caves in the Sukhum District, both stem from the deepest parts of their caves.
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A new troglobiotic woodlouse, Typhloligidium lithophagumsp. n. (Ligiidae), is described from a vertical karst cave in the Crimea. The diagnostic features of the new species within the troglobiotic Crimean-Caucasian genus TyphloligidiumVerhoeff 1918, as well as its affinities are given and discussed.
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At least 308 species or subspecies of stygo- or troglobionts and at least 735 species or subspecies of mostly presumed stygo- or troglophiles representing 17 phyla, 38 classes, 90 orders, and 278 families of invertebrates are currently known to populate the caves and subterranean waters of Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union. The...
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The book is the official document containing the data on species and subspecies of animals protected in the territory of the Republic of Crimea. It contains 370 species: 7 species of annelids, 12 species of mollusks, 217 species of arthropods and 134 species of chordates. The description of each species is accompanied by a color illustration and a...
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Distribution of endemic troglobiont harvestman Nemaspela caeca discussed on the basis of new faunistic records and literature data. The range of this species occupies caves of the Ai-Petri karst region (Crimea) and, probably, was formed during one of the periods of the maximal raising of global ocean level.
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In this study, cryptobenthic communities of fishes and decapod in underwater caves of Tarkhankut peninsula, underwater caves of southwestern Crimea and mussel's farm in Sebastopol were described. Structure and features of cryptobenthic fauna were considered for mussel's settlements and underwater habitat (caves and grottoes), the study of which is...
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Turbanov I. & Balashov I., 205: A second record of Selenochlamys (Stylommatophora: Trigonochlamydidae) from Crimea. – Malacologica Bohemoslovaca, 4: –4. Online serial at <http://mollusca.sav.sk> -Jan-205. A live specimen of Selenochlamys was collected in a cave on the Ai-Petri massif of the Crimean Mountains in 2014. It is described and compared wi...