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David Tarkhnishvili

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Team leader; professor, director, Institute of Ecology, Ilia State University, Tbilisi; Georgian State Commission for Endangered Species (chairman). Biographical data, publications etc. see at 
General management of the database; Amphibians & Reptiles; occasional contribution to different animal and plant taxa.


Giorgi Chaladze

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Researcher of the Institute of Ecology, Ilia State University. Website Development/ management; Insects, beetles, ground beetles. Giorgi is also coordinating the Georgian team within the PESI project (Pan-European Species Inventories, and linking checklists used in this database with the Fauna Europaea portal (


Maia Akhalkatsi

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Professor Associate of the Institute of Ecology and Institute of Botany, Ilia State University. Orchids.


Diego Rodríguez Martínez

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Biologist by University of Granada (Spain) and author of project Mycogeorgia. Along 2011 and 2012 he made a sampling of Georgian mushrooms within several Natural Protected Areas under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment Protection of Georgia.


Natia Kopaliani

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Professor of Ilia State University, Head of the Program for Ecology and Conservation of Large Mammals


George Japoshvili

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Director of Institute of Entomology, Professor of Agraricultural University of Georgia


Maka Murvanidze

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Associate Professor of Agraricultural University of Georgia


Guram Iremashvili

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Herpetologist, editor of Viperidae


Armen Seropian

Amateur entomologist, photographer. Contributor to Arthropoda



 Giorgi Iankoshvili

 Master Student of Ilia State University




Levan Mumladze

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Assistant Researcher of the Institute of Ecology, Ilia State University. Molluscs.


We appreciate contribution into the Database/website Development provided by the following persons: Sandro Tarkhan-Mouravi (development of the first versions of the website and website management in 2006-2010), Zezva Asanidze, Rusiko Mamradze, Ketino Odikadze (inputting information, in particular species checklists). Other contributors are listed on the pages of the Database that they have developed or edited.

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Taxon: Carabus SPtest
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