Name in full: Igor Georgievich PLJUSHTCH (»горь ѕЋёўЧ Russian, ≤гор ѕлющ Ч Ukrainian)
Date of birth: May 25, 1956
Place of birth: Jablonetz, Barashi distr., Zhytomir region, UKRAINE
Country of permanent residence: Ukraine
Marital status. Married. Have a daughter.
1983Ц1986. Postgraduate Course: I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology.
1973Ц1981. Kiev State University, Biological Faculty, Department of Invertebrate Zoology.
1963Ц1973. Primary & Secondary School, Kiev, Ukraine.
Highest Degree: Candidate of Sciences (=Ph. D.) in entomology, September 1988 Dissertation:
The butterflies of Ukraine (indicatory significance, protection, alteration due to economic activity). Kiev: Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, 1988: 268+450 p. (in Ukrainian) (manuscript). Cand. Sci. October 1988.
Number of Published Papers: 76.
1991 Ч current time. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine (Kiev), Section of General and Applied Entomology, Research Scientist.
1989Ц1991. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine, Section of General and Applied Entomology, Senior Research Scientist.
1977Ц1989. I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine. Senior Technician.
Current work deals mainly with study of taxonomy and circulation of the butterflies and moth of palaearctic region and with the problems of protection of insects.
Systematic, taxonomy, faunae, biology of Lepidoptera of Palaearctic (and partly Worldwide) region; protection of Insects.
Skills in foreign languages: English: fair conversation, translation and scientific writing. Other: Russian Ч fluent.
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, 2004-2009