Irina Urbanavichene

Irina Urbanavichene

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Senior Researcher

E-mail: urbanavichenein@binran.ru

Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-11

Research interests:

  • Species diversity and ecology of epiphytic lichens in mountain taiga forests.
  • Inventory of lichen flora of Russian Reserves.

Keywords: Lichenology, ecology, biogeography, biodiversity, lichen flora of mountain taiga forests, Baikal, Caucasus

Education and work experience:

1986 graduated from the Faculty of Biology and Soil Science of Kazan State University.
1995 Applicant for the degree of candidate of biological sciences (Ph.D.) of the Laboratory of Lichenology and Bryology of Komarov Botanical Institute RAS under the guidance of prof. N.S. Golubkova.
1997 Ph.D. (Candidate of Science in Biology), Komarov Botanical Institute RAS. Specialty - 03.00.05 - mycology. Thesis topic: Lichens of the Baikal Nature Reserve.

1986 Senior Laboratory Assistant, and then Research Scientist of the Baikal State Natural Biosphere Reserve.
2007 until now Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Lichenology and Bryology, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Project leader:

  • 2013. Grant RFBR 13-04-90934 mol_in_nr Comparative analysis of the diversity and ecology of epiphytic lichens and mosses of deciduous forests near the border of the range in Latvia and Russia.
  • 2012. Grant RFBR 12-04-90711-mob_st Scientific work of the Russian young scientist Ismailov A. B. at the Komarov Botanical Institute RAS. Study of lichen flora of Dagestan.
  • 2009. Grant RFBR 09-04-90755-mob_st Scientific work of the Russian young scientist Tarasova V. N. at the Komarov Botanical Institute RAS. Species composition and features of the formation of lichen biota in urban ecosystems of Karelia.
  • 2008. Grant RFBR 08-04-90728-mob_st Scientific work of the Russian young scientist T. M. Kharpukhaeva at the Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
  • 2004. Grant RFBR 04-04-58665-z Participation in the 5th International Symposium of the International Lichenological Association (IAL) Lichens in focus.

Member of research team:

  • 2018-2020. Grant RFBR 18-05-60093 Arctic Spatial and temporal changes in lichen- and bryophyte flora of Russian Arctic and adjacent territories in relation to natural processes and anthropogenic influence.
  • 2015-2018. Grant RFBR 15-29-02396 ofi_m North Caucasian Lichen Flora: taxonomic structure, diversity, specificity, systematics of individual taxa and contribution to the diversity of the lichen flora of Russia.
  • 2014-2016. Grant RFBR 14-04-01411 A Families Bacidiaceae, Coenogoniaceae, Gyalectaceae, Lecanoraceae and Umbilicariaceae in the lichen flora of Russia: taxonomy, ecology and geography.
  • 2013. Grant RFBR 13-04-10034 K Scientific project of expedition to the highlands of Kodar glacial area in the western part of the Stanovoye Plateau, aimed to study the diversity and distribution of the family Parmeliaceae and the lichen flora of the area.
  • 2012. Grant RFBR 12-04-10076-k Organization and realization of expedition to the mountain tundra in the western part of the Stanovoye Plateau (Eastern Siberia, Russia), with the object of study the taxonomy of the family Parmeliaceae and the lichen flora of the area.
  • 2011-2013. Grant RFBR 11-04-00901-a Lichen flora of Russia - anatomy, morphology, geography and ecology of the Parmeliaceae family.
  • 2008-2010. Grant RFBR 08-04-00569-a Lichen flora of the North-Eastern Eurasia: calicioid and parmelioid lichens.
  • 2006-2007. Grant RFBR 06-04-49467-a The systematic and geographic of poorly study genera lichens of families Clavariaceae, Physciaceae, Tricholomataceae in Russia.

Professional memberships:

Expeditions:

  • Baikal and the Baikal region (Baikal State Natural Biosphere Reserve; Valley of Volcanoes; Tunkinsky National Park, Altacheysky Reserve).
  • Caucasian State Natural Biosphere Reserve.
  • Central Black Earth State Natural Biosphere Reserve.
  • Volzhsko-Kamsky State Reserve.
  • Sokhondinsky State Reserve.
  • Reserve Shulgan-Tash.
  • National Park Zyurtakul.
  • National Park Ergaki.
  • Kerzhensky state reserve.
  • Lapland State Reserve.
  • North Ossetian State Reserve.
  • Reserve Erzi.
  • Mordovian nature reserve.
  • Reserve Kologrivsky forest.
  • Reserve Utrish.
  • National Park Elbrus.
  • Kola Peninsula.
  • Svalbard.

Editorial activity:

Scientific-organizational and teaching activities:

Selected publications:

Monographs:

Urbanavichene I.N., Borg M. ield Guide to lichens of the Baikal Reserve. SPb., 2017. 180 p. [In Russian, English, Finnish]

Urbanavichene I.N. Genus Physcia (Schreb.) Michx. Keys to lichens of Russia. SPb., Science. 2008. 10: 258276. [In Russian]

Urbanavicius G.P., Urbanavichene I.N. Genus Lichenomphalia. Keys to lichens of Russia. SPb., Science. 2008. Issue 10: 471476. [In Russian]

Urbanavicius G.P., Urbanavichene I.N. Genus Physconia Poelt. Keys to lichens of Russia. SPb., "Science". 2008. Issue 10: 281302. [In Russian]

Bredkina L.I., Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavicius G.P. Genus Toninia A. Massal. Keys to lichens of Russia. SPb. 2003. Issue 8: 6895. [In Russian]

Papers:

Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavichus G.P. Additions to the lichen flora of the Kerzhensky Nature Reserve and Nizhny Novgorod Region. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2020. 54(1): 127138.[In Russian]

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. Four lichen species new for Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2020. 57: 58.

Urbanavichus G., Vondrák J., Urbanavichene I., Palice Z., Malíček J. Lichens and allied non-lichenized fungi of virgin forests in the Caucasus State Nature Biosphere Reserve (Western Caucasus, Russia). Herzogia. 2020. 33(1): 90138.

Davydov E.A., Yakovchenko L.S., Urbanavichene I.N., Konoreva L., Chesnokov, S., Kharpukhaeva T., Obermayer W. Umbilicaria orientalis a new species of Umbilicaria subg. Papillophora with East Asian distribution: morphological delimitation and molecular evidence. The Lichenologist. 2020. 52(6): 112.

Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavichus G.P. Gyalecta ophiospora (Gyalectaceae) a new species for lichen flora of Central Russia from the Republic of Mordovia. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2020. 105(4): 384386. [In Russian]

Urbanavichene I., Urbanavichus G. New records of lichens and allied fungi from the Kostroma Region, Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2019. 56: 5362.

Urbanavichene I., Urbanavichus G. Contributions to the lichen flora of the North Ossetia Nature Reserve (Republic of North Ossetia Alania). I. Cluster Shubi. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2019. 53(2): 349368. [In Russian]

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. New records of lichens and lichenicolous fungi from the Central Caucasus (Russia). Herzogia. 2019. 32(1): 127135.

Vondrák J., Urbanavichus G., Palice Z., Malíček J., Urbanavichene I., Kubásek J., Ellis C. The epiphytic lichen biota of Caucasian virgin forests: an exceptional new baseline for European conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation. 2019. 28(12): 32573276.

Urbanavichus G.P., Urbanavichene I.N. Lichens and lichenicolous fungi of terricolous habitats in alpine-nival belts of Mount Elbrus (North Caucasus, Russia). Phyton. 2018. 58(2): 117122.

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. New and noteworthy records of lichens and lichenicolous fungi from Abrau Peninsula (NW Caucasus, Russia). Fl. Medit. 2017. 27: 175184.

Urbanavichus G.P., Urbanavichene I.N. Contribution to the lichen flora of Erzi Nature Reserve, Republic of Ingushetia, North Caucasus, Russia. Willdenowia. 2017. 47(3): 227236.

Urbanavichene I.N., Palice Z. Rare lichen species from the territory of the Baikal Reserve additions for Lichen Flora of Russia. Turczaninowia. 2016. 19(1): 4246.

Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavichus G.P. Contribution to the lichen fl ora of the Shakhe River valley (Krasnodar Territory, Western Transcaucasia). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2016. 50: 243256. [In Russian]

Urbanavichene I.N. The genus Parmelina (Parmeliaceae) in the Russian Caucasus. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2017. 51: 204219.

Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavichus G.P. Micarea tomentosa (Pilocarpaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) new to Russia from the Republic of Mordovia. Turczaninowia. 2017. 20(1): 3034. [In Russian]

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. New records and noteworthy lichens and lichenicolous fungi from Pasvik Reserve, Murmansk Region, Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2017. 54: 3136.

Urbanavichus G.P., Urbanavichene I.N. Tylophoron hibernicum (Arthoniaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) the first record of the genus and species for Russia. Turczaninowia. 2017. 20(4): 8286. [In Russian]

Urbanavichus G., Vondrak Ya., Urbanavichene I. Genus Porina (Porinaceae, Lichenes) in the lichen flora of the Caucasus. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2017. 102(4): 563576. [In Russian]

Ismailov A.B., Urbanavichus G.P., Yakovchenko L.S., Urbanavichene I.N. The genus Candelariella (Candelariaceae, Candelariales) in the lichen flora of the Caucasus. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2017. 102(6): 780796. [In Russian]

Vondrak J., Frolov I., ... Urbanavichene I. et al. The extensive geographical range of several species of Teloschistaceae: evidence from Russia. The Lichenologist. 2016. 48(3): 171189.

Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavichus G.P. Lichen flora of the Mordovian Nature Reserve (annotated list of species). Flora and fauna of Reserves. ., 2016. Issue. 126/ 41 . [In Russian]

Urbanavichene I.N. New and rare findings of lignicolous lichen species for the Southern Siberia from the Baikal Nature Reserve. Turczaninowia. 2015. 18(1): 2731. [In Russian]

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. New records of lichens and lichenicolous fungi from the NW Caucasus (Russia). Herzogia. 2015. 28(1): 185-192.

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. A contribution to the lichen flora of Utrish Nature Reserve. Turczaninowia. 2015. 18(2): 8695.

Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavichus G.P. Contribution to the lichen flora of the Achipse River valley (SW Caucasus, Krasnodarsky Kray). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2014. 48: 315326. [In Russian]

Urbanavichene I., Urbanavichus G. Bacidia pycnidiata discovered in European Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2014. 51: 109111.

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. An inventory of the lichen flora of Lagonaki Highland (NW Caucasus, Russia). Herzogia. 2014. 27(2): 285319.

Urbanavichus G., Urbanavichene I. Addition to the lichen flora of Russia. II. Bacidia pycnidiata. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2013. 47: 297301. [In Russian]

Urbanavichene I.N., Urbanavichus G.P. To the lichen flora of Oka Plateau (Eastern Sayan, Republic of Buryatia). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2009. 43: 229245.

Urbanavichus G.P., Ahti T., Urbanavichene I.N. Catalogue of lichens and allied fungi of Murmansk Region, Russia. Norrlinia. 17. Botanical Museum, Finnish Museum of Natural History. Helsinki. 2008. 80 p.

Urbanavichene I.N. Ecology of epiphytic lichens growing on Abies sibirica along the south of Baikal. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2001. 86(9): 8091. [In Russian]