100 Endemic Plants of Greece

Greece has approximately 1000 endemic plant species (out of a total of approximately 5800 species). This book offers a portrait of 100 endemic plants, belonging to 24 families and 46 genera.

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Τhe butterflies of the C Aegean island of Iraklia

Giannis Gavalas is the leading naturalist of the Kiklades (Cyclades) islands. Over the last years he has been recording the nature of the islands.

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Parnassiana Archives

Parnassiana Archives, is a journal published by Wild Greece Editions, with articles about wild life of Greece.

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Parnassiana Archives

Parnassiana Archives is published by Wild Greece Editions. The journal publishes papers concerning wild life of Greece (Taxonomy, check-lists, new records, e.tc). Papers must be written in English and will be reviewed by at least one reviewer.   

Copies of Parnassiana Archives (all papers within one year are one volume of the journal) are deposited in the following libraries (more libraries will be added):  


Agricultural University of Athens, Library and Information Center, ATHENS, Greece

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Library and Information Center, THESSALONIKI, Greece

Botanic Garden and Botanic Museum (BGBM) Library and Biology Dipatrment Library, Freie Iniversität, BERLIN, Germany

Goulandris National History Museum (GNHM), KIFISIA, Greece

Museo National de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN), MADRID, Spain

National History Museum of Crete, Library, HERAKLION, Greece  

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Biology, Depatrment of Ecology and Systematics, ATHENS, Greece

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Library and Information Center, ATHENS,  Greece

National Museum of Natural History (NMNHS), Library, SOFIA, Bulgaria

University of Patras, Library and Information Center, PATRAS, Greece

Zoological Museum of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (ZMUA)/Hellinic Zoological Society, ATHENS, Greece


Publisher:  Wild Greece Editions, Str. Makrigianni 3A, Koropi 194 00, Attiki, Greece      

Editor: Sotiris Alexiou

Print ISSN: 2241-7834                                                

On-Line ISSN: 2241-7842                                          

Instructions to Authors   [PDF]           



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 pp. 3-50:  Alexiou, S. & Sfenthourakis, S.  

  •   The terrestrial Isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) of Greece  [PDF]

                                           published online 9 June 2013                    published online 9 June 2013                 

  pp. 51-58: Alexiou, S., Di Russo, C. & Rampini, M. 

  •    The family Rhaphidophoridae (Orthoptera) in Greece      [PDF]

                                           published online 30 July 2013 

   pp. 59-73: Alexiou, S. 

  •    The genus Colchicum L. (Colchicaceae) in Greece            [PDF]     

                                           published online 13 November 2013            




  • pp. 3-5: Alexiou, S.

          New locality for Bellevalia trifoliata (Hyacinthaceae) from mainland Greece    [PDF]

                                             published online 22 January 2014

  • pp. 7-11: Alexiou, S.

          The Solifuges (Arachnida: Solifugae) of Greece     [PDF]

                                             published online 3 February 2014  


  •  pp. 13-16: Gioutlakis, G. & Alexiou, S.

           Two new localities for Limoniastrum monopetalum (Plumbaginaceae) from Greece   PDF

                                             published online 9 February 2014  

  •  pp. 17-20: Koudros, V. & Alexiou, S. 

          The first lowland locality for rare Erythronium dens-canis (Liliaceae) from Greece    [PDF]

                                             published online 12 February 2014

  • pp. 21-23: Korakis, A.  

          Neotinea lactea (Orchidaceae), a new taxon for Samos island, Greece     [PDF]

                                             published online 11 March 2014  

  • pp. 25-52: Alexiou, S.

          The butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea & Hesperioidea) of Mt. Imittos, Attiki, Greece        [PDF]

                                              published online 16 March 2014       

  • pp. 53-54: Nerantzis, X., Koudros, V. & Alexiou, S.

          New localities for Colchicum atticum (Colchicaceae) from NE Greece     [PDF]

                                              published online 1 April 2014   

  • pp. 55-59: Fakas, G. Korakis, A. & Alexiou, S.

          Colchicum atticum (Colchicaceae), a new taxon for Samos island, Greece  [PDF]

                                              published online 9 April 2014

  • pp. 61-64: Pastrikos, G. & Galanos, Ch.

         Arum creticum (Araceae), first record from the island of Rodos, Greece     [PDF] 

                                              published online 14 April 2014 

  • pp. 65-70: Constantinidis, Th., Korakis, A. & Fakas, G. 

          Not a Cretan area endemic any longer: the discovery of Crepis tybakiensis (Asteraceae: Cichorieae) in Samos (East Aegean Islands, Greece)    [PDF]       published online 26 September 2014


  • pp. 71-81: Alexiou, S., Bakolitsas, K., Di Russo, C., Latella, L., Rampini, M. & Zacharias, S.

          Biospeleological notes on the caves of the Parnassos, Giona and Vardousia mountains (Central Greece)   [PDF]  

                                   published online 12 December 2014




  • pp. 3-6: Papadopoulos, E. & Dvořák, L. 

          Oestrus ovis (Linnaeus, 1761) (Diptera, Oestridae), first record of an adult from Greece   [PDF] 

          published online 14 January 2015


  • pp. 7-10: Georgiadis, Ch. & Trager, J.C.

          Myrmecology: is it the correct term?      [PDF]   

                  published online 11 May 2015  


  • pp. 11-17: Kalogeropoulos, E. & Delipetrou, P. 

           Aegean floristic elements in Attiki: new records for Silene holzmannii Heldr. ex. Boiss. and Ophrys basilissa C. Alibertis, A. Alibertis & H. R. Reinhard     [PDF] 

               published online 17 June 2015   


  • pp.  19-24: Alexiou, S. & Kofinas, G. 

           Closing the gaps: new remote localities of Iurus dufoureius (Scorpiones: Iuridae) from Peloponnisos, Greece    [PDF]

           published online 4 October 2015 


  •  pp. 25-36: Gavalas, G. & Alexiou, S.  

           Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea & Hesperioidea) of the Greek Central Aegean Island of Iraklia, and a synopsis of the taxa recorded from the nearby Islands of Paros, Naxos, Ios and Amorgos    [PDF]

              published online 31 December 2015   





  • pp. 3-17: Germann, Ch. & Braunert, C. 

          An annotated checklist of the weevils of Lesbos Island, Greece (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea)     [PDF]    

          published online 5 May 2016  


  •  pp. 19-21: Alexiou, S.

           First record of Dorcadion (Carinatodorcadion) aethiops strumense Danilevsky, 2014 (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) in Greece     

           published online 16 August 2016         [PDF]


  • pp. 23-26: Goula, K. & Konsoulas, G

        Colchicum chimonanthum (Colchicaceae): confirmation of old reports and discovery of new populations   [PDF]

          published online 23 September 2016        


  • pp. 27-32: Georgiev, D.

          Snail fauna of the Pangeo Mts. (N. Greece): a synopsis of published data and new records     [PDF]

          published online 1 October 2016          


  • pp. 33-34: Dvořák, L.

          The first record of Sylvicola punctatus (Diptera: Anisopodidae) from Greece   [PDF]   

           published online 25 October 2016





  • pp. 3-9: Constantinidis, Th. & Gavalas, I. 

          Trachelium caeruleum subsp. caeruleum (Campanulaceae), a new alien plant in the Greek flora  [PDF]

           published online 30 January 2017 


  • pp. 11-27: Cheke, A.S. & Ashcroft, R.E. 

          Mammals and butterflies new to Amorgos (Kiklades), with notes on reptiles and amphibians   [PDF]

                published online 31 January 2017


  • pp. 29-34: Alexiou, S., Zacharias, S. & Bakolitsas, K.

          The Gryllomorphinae (Gryllidae, Orthoptera) of Greece. A synopsis and new distribution data  [PDF]

                published online 25 May 2017        


  • pp. 35-44: Haenni, J.-P. & Ramel, G. 

          The Bibionidae (Diptera) from the Kerkini area (Macedonia, Northern Greece)    [PDF]

                published online 7 June 2017

  •  pp. 45-50: Grano, M. & Cattaneo, C.  

           Stellagama stelio daani (Beutler & Fror, 1980) as a prey of Falco tinnunculus Linnaeus, 1758 on Tilos Island (Dodecanese, Aegean Sea) [PDF]        published online 1 July 2017


  • pp. 51-55: Georgiev, D.

          Psocoptera records from the island of Samothraki (N Aegean, Greece)      [PDF]

                published online 21 August 2017 


  • pp. 57-59: Karidas, A., Giannakis, T. & Antonopoulos, Z. 

          A new locality for Colchicum soboliferum (Colchicaceae) from Macedonia, Greece    [PDF]   

               published online 21 November 2017 


  • pp. 61-66: Zografidis, A.

          New floristic records in Greece     [PDF]

               published online 10 December 2017





  • pp. 3-6: Dvořák, L. & Georgiev, D.

          New and interesting records of Neuroptera from Samothraki Island, North Aegean Islands, Greece  [PDF]

               published online 16 January 2018 


  • pp. 7-9: Dvořák, L.

          New records of the scorpionfly Panorpa rufostigma Westwood, 1846 (Mecoptera, Panorpidae) from Greece  [PDF]

             published online 24 January 2018


  • pp. 11-13: Pastrikos, G.   

          Carthamus caeruleus (Cardueae, Asteraceae), a new record for Rodos Island, Greece   [PDF]

             published online 30 January 2018

  • pp. 15-20: Georgiev, D., Schneppat, U.E. &  Dedov, I. 

          A short study on the terrestrial Gastropoda fauna of Amouliani Island (Northern Aegean, Greece)   [PDF]

             published online 28 February 2018


  • pp. 21-23: Germann, Ch.

          Second known locality for Coenopsimorphus europaeus Colonnelli, 2016 with description of the female genitalia (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)  [PDF] 

          published online 18 April 2018


  •  pp. 25-40: Germann, Ch. & Braunert, C. 

           Contribution to the weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea) of Kefalonia Island (Greece)   [PDF]

           published online 29 May 2018


  • pp. 41-53: Cattaneo, C. & Grano, M. 

          Contribution to the flora of Tilos Island (Dodecanese Islands, Greece)  [PDF]

          published online 22 June 2018 


  • pp. 55-62: Georgiev, D. & Ivanova, V. 

          Study on the Psocoptera fauna of Corfu (Kerkyra) Island, Greece  [PDF]

          published online 27 September 2018 


  • pp. 63-88: Kargopoulos, N.  

          The skulls of the Greek mammals: The macromammals    [PDF]

          published online 30 November 2018






  • pp. 3-7: Georgiev, D. & Ivanova, V.

     Psocoptera records from Elafonisos Island, South Peloponnesus, Greece   [PDF]

      published online 25 February 2019



  • pp. 9-13: Alivizatos, H., Ioannidis, I., Shogolev, E. & Papandropoulos, D. 

     Bats (Chiroptera) of Schinias-Marathon National Park, Greece  [PDF]

     published online 7 March 2019


  •  pp. 15-19: Galanos, Ch.,J. & Kritikos, S.

      Diadema setosum (Leske, 1778) (Echinodermata, Echinoidea, Diadematidae), first record for Simi Island, Hellas, Eastern Mediterranean  [PDF]

      published online 13 May 2019