Irina Stepanchikova

Irina Stepanchikova

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Research Scientist

E-mail: stepanchikovais@binran.ru

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

Research interests:

  • Lichen diversity of Leningrad Region and St. Petersburg, Kamchatka Territory, Kaliningrad Region and other regions of Russia.
  • History of study and dynamics of regional lichen floras.
  • Lichens of biologically valuable forests and specially protected natural areas, lichens in the red data books.

Keywords: Lichens, biodiversity, red data books, Leningrad Region, Kamchatka Territory

Education and work experience:

Graduated from St. Petersburg State University (bachelor's, master's, postgraduate studies).

2010 – until now – employee of the Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
2012 –until now – employee of the Department of Botany, St. Petersburg State University.

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Selected publications:

Monographs:

Notov A.A., Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Volkov V.P. The lichens of the Central Forest Biosphere Reserve. Tver: Tver State University. 2016. 332 p.

Papers:

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., ... Stepanchikova I.S. 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.

Gagarina L.V., Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A., Stepanchikova I.S., Yatsyna A.P., Kataeva O.A., Notov A.A., Zhurbenko M.P. Lichens of the former manors in the Smolensk Region of Russia. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2020. 54(1): 93-116.

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.

Glazkova E.A., Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Doronina A.Yu., Ginzburg E.G., Potemkin A.D., Doroshina G.Ya., Andreev M.P. Valuable botanical objects of the Kurgalsky Nature Reserve (Leningrad region). 1. Rare and protected species. Transactions of KarRC RAS. Biogeography series. 2018. 8: 37–60.(In Rissian, English summary)

Geltman D., Himelbrant D., Konechnaya G. ... Stepanchikova I. et al. Vascular plants, bryophytes, algae, lichens, fungi and slime molds needed in regional conservation measures in the Leningrad Region. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 2018. 103(6): 764–811.(In Rissian, English summary)

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.

Konoreva L., Chesnokov S., Stepanchikova I., Frolov I., Gagarina L., Tchabanenko S. Discovery of Coenogonium isidiatum (Coenogoniaceae, Ostropomycetidae) disjunct in northeastern Asia. Opuscula Philolichenum. 2018. 17: 322–329.

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., ... Stepanchikova I. 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.

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., ... Stepanchikova I. 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.

Tarasova V.N., Sonina A.V., Androsova V.I., Stepanchikova I.S. The lichens of forest rocky communities of the hill Muroigora (Arkhangelsk Region, Northwest Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2016. 53: 111–121.

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.

Tarasova V.N., Sonina A.V., Androsova V.I., Stepanchikova I.S. The lichens of forest rocky communities of mountain Olovgora (Arkhangelsk Region, Northwest Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2015. 52: 51–62.

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.

Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S., Stepanchikova I.S. Lichenology at the Department of Botany, Saint-Petersburg University. Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta, series 3 (Biology). 2013. 3: 148–166.(In Russian, English summary).

Motiejūnaitė J., Berglund T., ... Stepanchikova I. 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.