Dmitry Himelbrant

Dmitry Himelbrant

Author Identifiers: Web of Science ResearcherID, Scopus Author ID, Russian Science Citation Index, ORCID iD

Position: Research Scientist

E-mail: himelbrantde@binran.ru

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

Research interests:

  • Biodiversity, ecology, distribution, systematics and conservation of lichens.
  • Monitoring, bioindication, protected areas.

Keywords: Lichens, biologically valuable forests, ecology, distribution, systematics, lichen conservation, monitoring, Red Data Books, education, field investigations

Education and work experience:

1992 – Specialist Degree (magna cum laud) at the Faculty of Biology (department of Botany) of Saint Petersburg State University.

2008 – until now – Research Scientist in Laboratory of Lichenology and Bryology, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1992 – until now – Employee of Department of Botany, St.-Petersburg State University.

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Total number of publications — over 120, excluding conference abstracts.

Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Ahti T., Neshataeva V.Yu. New exploration in Koryakia — the lichens of the Cape Goven, Bering Sea coast (Northern Kamchatka, Russia). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2021. 55(1): 121-162.

Kuznetsova E.S., Stepanchikova I.S., Skirina I.F., Chesnokov S.V., Himelbrant D.E. A revision of the lichen genus Platismatia (Parmeliaceae) in Russia, with a key to the species. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2021. 55(1): 179-194.

Zhurbenko M.P., Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E. New species and new records of lichenicolous fungi from the Kamchatka Territory of Russia. Herzogia. 2020. Band 33(2): 512-524.

Stepanchikova I.S., Rodionova A.A., Himelbrant D.E., Motiejūnaitė J. The lichens of Maly Island (Peninsaari) in the Gulf of Finland (Leningrad Region). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2020. 54(2): 453–466.

Popov E.S., Chesnokov S.V., ... Himelbrant D.E. et al. Stictis s. l. (Ostropales, Ascomycota) in the Russian Far East. Botanica Pacifica. A journal of plant science and conservation. 2020. 9(2): 1–8.

Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S., Motiejūnaitė J., Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A., Gagarina L.V. The lichens of the northern shore of the Gulf of Finland in the limits of St. Petersburg, Russia – diversity on the edge of megapolis. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2020. 57: 101–132.

Degtjarenko P., Mark K., Moisejevs R., Himelbrant D., Stepanchikova I., Tsurykau A., Randlane T., Scheidegger Ch. Low genetic differentiation between apotheciate Usnea florida and sorediate U. subfloridana (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) based on microsatellite data. Fungal Biology. 2020. 124(10): 892–902.

Suja A., Zhurbenko M.P., Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S., Motiejūnaitė J. Kukwaea pubescens gen. et sp. nova (Helotiales, incertae sedis), a new lichenicolous fungus on Cetraria islandica, and a key to the lichenicolous fungi occurring on Cetraria s. str. Phytotaxa. 2020. 459(1): 39–50.

Himelbrant D., Stepanchikova I., Korolev K., Motiejūnaitė J., Petrenko D. Forty species of lichens, lichenicolous and calicioid fungi new for the Kaliningrad region (former Ostpreuβen) with additional noteworthy records. Herzogia. 2020. 33(1): 38–60.

Tagirdzhanova G., Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Vyatkina M.P., Dyomina A.V., Dirksen V.G., Scheidegger C. Distribution and assessment of the conservation status of Erioderma pedicellatum in Asia. The Lichenologist. 2019. 51(6): 575–585.

Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Motiejūnaitė J., Kuznetsova E.S., Tagirdzhanova G., Frolov I.V. New records of lichens and allied fungi from the Leningrad Region, Russia. X. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2019. 56: 23–29.

Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Schiefelbein U., Motiejūnaitė J., Ahti T., Andreev M.P. The lichens of Moshchny Island (Lavansaari) — one of the remote islands in the Gulf of Finland. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2019. 56: 31–52.

Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Ahti T., Neshataeva V.Yu. The first lichenological survey in Koryakia (Northern Kamchatka, Russia) — the last unexplored part of Beringia. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2019. 53(1): 107-142.

Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Motiejūnaitė J., Ahti T., Suja A., Kuznetsova E.S., Dyomina A.V. New records of lichens and allied fungi from the Leningrad Region, Russia. IX. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2018. 55: 117–124.

Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Kuznetsova E.S., Motiejūnaitė J., Konoreva L.A. Konevets Island (Leningrad Region, Russia) – a historical refuge of lichen diversity in Lake Ladoga. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2018. 55: 51–78.

Istomina N.B., Likhacheva O.V., Stepanchikova I.S., Kuznetsova E.S., Himelbrant D.E. New and rare lichens and allied fungi from the Pskov Region, Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2018. 55: 21–31.

Sheard J.W., Ezhkin A.K., ... Himelbrant D. et al. The lichen genus Rinodina (Physciaceae, Caliciales) in north-eastern Asia. The Lichenologist. 2017. 49(6): 617–672.

Tarasova V.N., Obabko R.P., Himelbrant D.E., Boychuk M.A., Stepanchikova I.S., Borovichev E.A. Diversity and distribution of epiphytic lichens and bryophytes on aspen (Populus tremula) in the middle boreal forests of Republic of Karelia (Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2017. 54: 125–141.

Stepanchikova I.S., Andreev M.P., Himelbrant D.E., Motiejūnaitė J., Schiefelbein U., Konoreva L.A., Ahti T. The lichens of Bolshoy Tuters Island (Tytärsaari), Leningrad Region, Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2017. 54: 95–116.

Puchkova E.V., Eremin V.V., Bogdanova О.G., Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S. Distribution of 210Ро in lichen thalli. Radiochemistry. 2017. 59(2): 215–218.

Kuznetsova E.S., Kataeva O.A., Himelbrant D.E., Motiejūnaitė J. Lichens and allied fungi of the Ragusha River Protected Area (Leningrad Region, Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2016. 53: 71–80.

Himelbrant D.E. The lichens and allied fungi from the Leningrad Region and Saint Petersburg in the lichen herbarium of the University of Tartu. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2016. 53: 35–42.

Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Tagirdzhanova G.M. The lichens and allied fungi of the Oranienbaumsky Prospective Protected Area (St. Petersburg). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2016. 50: 210–230.

Motiejūnaitė J., Chesnokov S.V., ... Himelbrant D. et al. Ninety-one species of lichens and allied fungi new for Latvia with a list of additional records from Kurzeme. Herzogia. 2016. 29(1): 143–163.

Cornejo C., Nelson P.R., Stepanchikova I., Himelbrant D., Jørgensen P.-M., Scheidegger C. Contrasting pattern of photobiont diversity in the Atlantic and Pacific populations of Erioderma pedicellatum (Pannariaceae). The Lichenologist. 2016. 48(4): 275–291.

Vondrak J., Frolov I., ... Himelbrant D. et al. The extensive geographical range of several species of Teloschistaceae: evidence from Russia. The Lichenologist. 2016. 48(3): 171–189.

Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Dyomina A.V., Tagirdzhanova G.M. The lichens and allied fungi of the Zapadny Kotlin protected area and its vicinities (Saint Petersburg). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2015. 49: 265–281.

Stepanchikova I. S., Himelbrant D. E., Konoreva L. A. The lichens and allied fungi of the Gladyshevsky protected area (Saint Petersburg). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2014. 48: 291–314.

Kukwa M., Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S. The identity of two lichens described by V. P. Savicz from Kamchatka (Russia). The Lichenologist. 2014. 46(1): 129–131.

Stepanchikova I.S., Tagirdzhanova G.M., Himelbrant D.E. The lichens and allied fungi of the Smorodinka River valley (Leningrad Region). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2013. 47: 262–278.

Lishtva A.V., Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S. Parmelia asiatica (Parmeliaceae) — the first record for the lichen flora of Russia. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2013. 47: 225–229.

Motiejūnaitė J., Berglund T., ... Himelbrant D. et al. Lichens, lichenicolous and allied fungi found in Asveja Regional park (Lithuania). Botanica Lithuanica. 2012. 18(2): 85–100.

Pykälä J., Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S., Alexeeva N.M. The lichen genera Thelidium and Verrucaria in the Leningrad Region (Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2012. 49: 45–57.

Zhurbenko M. P., Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S., Stepanchikova I.S. Lichenicolous fungi from Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. The Bryologist. 2012. 115(2): 295–312.

Davydov E.A., Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S. Contribution to the study of Umbilicariaceae (lichenized Ascomycota) in Russia. II. Kamchatka Peninsula. Herzogia. 2011. 24(2): 229–241.

Kuznetsova E., Ahti T., Himelbrant D. Lichens and allied fungi of the Eastern Leningrad Region. Norrlinia. 2007. 16: 1–62 p.

Khodosovtsev A., Kuznetsova E., Himelbrant D. Lichen genus Caloplaca on the Kamchatka Peninsula (Russian Far East). Botanica Lithuanica. 2004. 10(3): 195–208.

Titov A. N., Kuznetsova E. S., Himelbrant D. E. Calicioid lichens and fungi from the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. Acta Univ. Ups. Symb. Bot. Ups. 2004. 34(1): 455–464.

Kukwa M., Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S. New records of Lepraria from Russia. Botanika Lithuanica. 2003. 9(3): 259–264.

Zhurbenko M.P., Himelbrant D.E. Lichenicolous fungi from the Kandalaksha Gulf, Karelia Keretina, Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2002. 39: 51–59.

Himelbrant D., Kuznetsova E. Lignicolous lichens on driftwood of the Keret’ archipelago (White Sea). Botanika Lithuanica. 2002. 8(4): 349–355.