Liudmila Konoreva

Liudmila Konoreva

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Research Scientist


Research interests:

  • Study of the biota of lichens in the Arctic, Siberia, the Far East and Central Russia.
  • Taxonomy of the genus Micarea Fr. outside the tropical Holarctic.

Keywords: Lichens, Arctic, Far East, Siberia, biodiversity, taxonomy, geography, lichen protection

Education and work experience:

1997-2002 – studied at Belgorod State University.
2002-2004 – studied at the magistracy of St. Petersburg State University.
2005-2007 – studied at the graduate school of St. Petersburg State University.

2009 – until now – Research Scientist of the Laboratory of Flora and Plant Resources of the Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute named after V.I. Avrorina KSC RAS.
2010 – until now – Research Scientist, Laboratory of Lichenology and Bryology, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

Project leader:

  • 2019-2021. RFBR № 19-04-00074 А «Biodiversity and phylogenetic relationships of lichens of the Far East and West coast of North America on the example of the families Micareaceae and Teloschistaceae».
  • 2019-2021. RFBR № 19-44-390003 r_а «Lichenological assessment of forest ecosystems of the Kaliningrad region aimed to protect them and predict the consequences of anthropogenic transformation».
  • 2016-2018. RFBR № 16-04-01488_а «Critical revision of difficult groups of crustose lichens from the genera Pyrenodesmia and Micarea in Holarctic».
  • 2016. RFBR № 16-34-50074_mol_nr «Inventory and inseration Belarusian lichen samples of the first quarter of the XX century in the herbarium Komarov Botanical Institute RAS (LE)».

Member of research team:

  • 2020. RFBR № 19-54-50010 JF_A «Morphological and molecular-phylogenetic study for the diversity of lichenized fungi of alpine-subalpine zones in southern Far East Russia and Japan».
  • 2018-2020. RFBR № 18-44-140019 r_а «Qualitative and quantitative characteristics of lichen cryoprotectors in the Arctic and Subarctic».
  • 2018-2020. RFBR № 18-05-60093 А «Spatial and temporal changes in lichen- and bryophyte flora of Russian Arctic and adjacent territories in relation to natural processes and anthropogenic influence».
  • 2017-2019. RFBR № 17-04-01483 А «Metabolome analysis as a new approach in chemotaxonomy of lichen genus».
  • 2015-2017. RFBR № 15-44-05105_east_a «Lichens of Sakha Republic (Yakutia): systematics, biology, ecology and analysis of distribution of rare taxa for the conservation of unic plant communities in conditions of the anthropogenic impact».
  • 2015-2017. RFBR № 15-04-05971_a «Saxicolous lichens of the main mountain systems in Russia».
  • 2014-2016. RFBR № 14-04-98810_nord_a «Composition and spatial structure of phytodiversity in mountain ecosystems of Euro-Arctic region».
  • 2014-2016. RFBR № 14-04-01411_a «Families Bacidiaceae, Coenogoniaceae, Gyalectaceae, Lecanoraceae and Umbilicariaceae in the lichen flora of Russia: taxonomy, ecology and geography».

Professional memberships:

Selected publications:

Kholod S.S., Konoreva L.A. Lichens in the polar deserts of the northern tip of the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 2022. 107(1): 18-37.

Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V., Stepanchikova I.S., Spribille T., Björk C., Williston P. Nine Micarea species new to Canada including five species new to North America. Herzogia. 2021. 34: 18-37.

Frolov I.V., Vondrák J., Konoreva L.A. et al. Three new species of crustose Teloschistaceae in Siberia and the Far East. The Lichenologist. 2021. 53: 233-243.

Chesnokov S., Konoreva L. Addition to the lichen flora of Iturup Island (Sakhalin Region, Russian Far East). Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2021. 55(2): 379-392.

Galanina I. A., Chesnokov S. V., … Konoreva L.A. et al. Rinodina sibirica (Physciaceae, lichenized Ascomycota) in Eurasia. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2021. 55(2): 393-404.

6. Аristarkhova E.A., Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V. New records of a rare and protected Bryocaulon pseudosatoanum in the south of the Russian Far East. Bulluten Botanicheskogo sada-Instituta DVO RAN. 2021. 26: 7-13.

Himelbrant D.E., Stepanchikova I.S., Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A., Rodionova A.A., Kuznetsova E.S., Schiefelbein U. New records of lichens and allied fungi from the Leningrad Region, Russia. XI. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2021. 58: 51-59.

Stepanchikova I.S., Himelbrant D.E., Kuznetsova E.S., Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A., Pankova V.V. The lichens of Pukhtolova Gora (St. Petersburg, Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2021. 58: 73-86.

Konoreva L., Chesnokov S. Lichens of the Innvika Bay, Prins Oscars Land (Nordaustlandet, Svalbard). Czech Polar Reports. 2021. 11(2): 253-269.

Davydov E.A., Yakovchenko L., Konoreva L., Chesnokov S., Ezhkin A., Galanina I., Paukov A. New records of lichens from the Russian Far East. II. Species from forest habitats. Opuscula philolichenum. 2021. 20: 54-70

Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V., Tagirdzhanova G.M. Remarkable records of Micarea (Pilocarpaceae) from the Russian Far East. II. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2021. 55(1): 163-177.

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.

Konoreva L., Chesnokov S., Yakovchenko L., Ohmura Y., Davydov E.A. New records to the lichen biota of Russia, 1 – Sakhalin Region, with new records for the Russian Far East and the Asian part of Russia. Botanica Pacifica. 2020. 9(2): 161-173.

Popov E.S., Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A. et al. Stictis s.l. (Ostropales, Ascomycota) in the Russian Far East. Botanica Pacifica. 2020. 9(2): 95-102.

Tarasova V., Konoreva L., Zhurbenko M. et al. New and rare lichens and allied fungi from Arkhangelsk region, North-West Russia. Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2020. 57: 85-100.

Tarasova V., Sonina A., Androsova V., Valekzhanin A., Konoreva L. The lichens and allied fungi of forest rocky communities of the Vysokaya (Volda) Mountain (Windy Belt Ridge, Arkhangelsk Region, NW Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2020. 57: 133-146.

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

Davydov E.A., Yakovchenko L.S., Urbanavichene I., Konoreva L., Chesnokov S., Kharpukhaeva T., Obermayer W. Umbilicaria orientalis – a new species of Umbilicaria subg. Papillophora with an East Asian distribution: morphological delimitation and molecular evidence. The Lichenologist. 2020. 52(5): 353-364.

Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V., Korolev K.S., Himelbrant D.E. On the Micarea prasina group in the Kaliningrad Region. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2020. 54(2): 429-440.

Czernyadjeva I.V., Ahti T., ... Konoreva L.A. et al. New cryptogamic records. 6. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2020. 54(2): 537-557.

Yakovchenko L., Davydov E.A., Paukov A., Konoreva L., Chesnokov S., Ohmura Y. New records of arctic-alpine lichens from the Russian Far East. Herzogia. 2020. 33: 455-472.

Konoreva L., Prokopiev I., Frolov I., Chesnokov S., Rozhina S., Poryadina L., Shavarda A. Metabolite profiling of the Cladonia lichens using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 2019. 85: 3-12.

Konoreva L.A., Kholod S.S., Chesnokov S.V., Zhurbenko M.P. Lichens of Franz Josef Land archipelago. Polish Polar Research. 2019. 40(2): 139-170.

Muchnik E.E., Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V., Paukov A.G., Tsurykau A., Gerasimova J.V. New and otherwise noteworthy records of lichenized and lichenicolous fungi from central European Russia. Herzogia. 2019. 32(1): 111-126.

Yatsyna A.P., Golubkov V.V., Himelbrant D.E., Konoreva L.A., Kuznetsova E.S., Chesnokov S.V. Flora of Belarus. Lichens. Vol. 1. Minsk: Belarusian Navuka. 2019. 344 с.

Chesnokov S.V., Prokopiev I.A., Frolov I.V., Konoreva L.A., Evdokimov G.S., Shavarda A.L. Arctoparmelia collatolica (Parmeliaceae), a new species from Siberia, Russia. The Lichenologist. 2019. 51(5): 407-417.

Davydov E.A., Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A., Andreev M.P. Umbilicariaceae (lichenized Ascomycota) from the Stanovoye Nagor’e Highlands (South Siberia, Russia). Herzogi. 2019. 32(2): 472-484.

Konoreva L., Chesnokov S., Kuznetsova E., Stepanchikova I. Remarkable records of Micarea from the Russian Far East and significant extension of M. laeta and M. microareolata Range. Botanica. 2019. 25(2): 186-201.

Konoreva L., Kozhin M., Chesnokov S., Hong S.G. Lichens and vascular plants in Duvefjorden area on Nordaustlandet, Svalbard. Czech Polar Reports. 2019. 9(2): 182-199.

Muchnik E.E., Konoreva L.A., Kazakova M.V., Sobolev N.A. The lichen biota of the Meshchera National Park (Vladimir Region, Russia) and Meshchersky National Park (Ryazan Region, Russia). Nature Conservation Research. 2019. 4(1): 64-82.

Tchabanenko S.I., Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V. Lichens collected in the Sakhalin Botanical Garden: new records for Russia, the Russian Far East and Sakhalin Island. Botanica Pacifica. 2018. 7(1): 71-79.

Chesnokov S., Konoreva L., Paukov A. New species and records of saxicolous lichens from the Kodar Range (Trans-Baikal Territory, Russia). Plant and Fungal Systematics. 2018. 63(1): 11-21.

Konoreva L., Tchabanenko S., Ezhkin A., Schumm F., Chesnokov S. New and noteworthy lichen and allied fungi records from Sakhalin Island, Far East of Russia. Herzogia. 2018. 31: 276-292.

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.

Prokopiev I.A., Poryadina L.N., Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V., Shavarda A.L. Variation in the Composition of Secondary Metabolites in Flavocetraria Lichens from Western Siberia. Russian Journal of Ecology. 2018. 49(5): 401-405.

Konoreva L.A., Chesnokov S.V., Poryadina L.N. Lichen genus Micarea Fr. in Asian Part of Russia. Sakha Republic (Yakutia) and Trans-Baikal Territory. Turczaninowia. 2018. 21(3): 102-120.

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.

Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A., Andreev M.P. New records of rare and protected species of lichens on Kodar Ridge (Kalarsky District, Trans-Baikal Territory). Turczaninowia. 2017. 20(1): 80-98.

Konoreva L.A., Frolov I.V., Chesnokov S.V. Lichens and allied fungi from the Pechenga district and surroundings (Lapponia Petsamoënsis, Murmansk Region, Russia). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 2017. 54: 17-23.

Gagarina L.V., Poryadina L.N., Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A. The lichen genus Usnea Dill. ex Adans. in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Botanica Pacifica. 2017. 6(1): 31-36.

Chesnokov S.V., Konoreva L.A., Poryadina L.N., Paukov A.G., Kuznetsova E.S., Andreev M.P., Gagarina L.V. New and interesting lichen records for Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). III. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2017. 51: 220-231.

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.