Ekaterina Kuznetsova

Ekaterina Kuznetsova

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Research Scientist

E-mail: kuznetsovaes@binran.ru

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:

2004 – graduated with honors from St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, Department of Botany. Master's thesis: «Research of lichens of the Nizhnesvirsky reserve. Diversity and Ecology».
2005-2008 – Postgraduate student of the Department of Botany, Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, St. Petersburg State University.
2010 – PhD in Biological Sciences. Thesis topic «Lichen flora of the eastern part of the Leningrad region», Komarov Botanical Institute RAS (supervisor N.P. Cherepanova).

2005-2016 – Assistant at the Department of Botany, St. Petersburg State University.
2017 – until now – Associate Professor at the Department of Botany, St. Petersburg State University .
2008 – until now – Research Scientist of the Laboratory of Lichenology and Bryology of the Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Professional memberships:

Selected publications:

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.

Popov E.S., Chesnokov S.V., ... Kuznetsova E.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.

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.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., 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., ... Kuznetsova E. et al. The lichen genus Rinodina (Physciaceae, Caliciales) in north-eastern Asia. The Lichenologist. 2017. 49(6): 617–672.

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.

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.

Motiejūnaitė J., Berglund T., ... Kuznetsova E. 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.

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

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.