Giorgi Chaladze

Research interest: Animal movement modeling, Biodiversity, Population modeling, Database development

Institute of Ecology, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia




Chaladze, G. (2020). Estimation of Ground Dwelling Arthropod Densities Using Pitfall Traps: Individual Based Simulations. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 5(1), 1. PDF

CHALADZE, GIORGI, LEVAN KALATOZISHVILI, ZURAB JANIASHVILI, and GIORGI BAKURADZE. (2017) Pterostichus neilgaimani sp. nov., a new species of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from relict sacred grove in Eastern Georgia. Zootaxa 4329(1): 91-95. DOI: PDF

Chaladze, G. Kalatozishvili L. (2017). Linnaeus 5-Dataset for Machine Learning HTML

Chaladze, G. (2017). Taxonomy should be more photography based-eliminate need of physical specimen to study morphology. Zootaxa, 4247(3), 331-331. DOI:

Chaladze, G. (2017). Man-made microrefugium of Pterostichus anthracinus. HTML

Chaladze, G. (2016). Illustrated Checklist of Georgian Stag beetles (Coleoptera, Lucanidae). Proceedings of The Institute of Zoology. Vol. XXV. 43-45. PDF

Chaladze, G. (2016). Heterosexual Male Carriers Could Explain Persistence of Homosexuality in Men: Individual-Based Simulations of an X-Linked Inheritance Model. Archives of sexual behavior, 1-7. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0742-2. PDF

de Jong, Y., Kouwenberg, J., Boumans, L., Hussey, C., Hyam, R., Nicolson, N., ... & Boegh, P. S. (2015). PESI-a taxonomic backbone for Europe. Biodiversity data journal, (3). DOI: PDF

Chaladze, G. (2015). Invertebrate Biodiversity modeling and database development in The Caucasus Ecoregion. PhD dissertation Ilia State University. PDF

Chaladze, G., Otto, S., & Tramp, S. (2014). A spider diversity model for the Caucasus Ecoregion. Journal of insect conservation18(3), 407-416. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-014-9649-1. PDF

Chaladze, G. (2012). Climate-based model of spatial pattern of the species richness of ants in Georgia. Journal of Insect Conservation16(5), 791-800. DOI: 10.1007/s10841-012-9464-5. PDF

Chaladze. G. 2008. Checklist of diving beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera, Dytiscidae) of Georgia. Proceedings of the institute of zoology of Georgia, 124-130. PDF

Reck, N., & Chaladze, G. (2004). Checklist of the Ground Beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) of Georgia. Proc. Inst. Zool, 22, 127-157.

Angus, R. B., Galián, J., Wrase, D. W., & Chaladze, G. (2008). The western Palaearctic species of the Pterostichus nigrita (Paykull) complex, with the description of a new species from Spain and a new subspecies of P. nigrita from Anatolia (Coleoptera, Carabidae). Nouv Rev Entomol25, 297-316. PDF



Georgian Biodiversity Database

The resource includes the lists of the species from different taxonomic groups ever recorded in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems of Georgia.

Tarkhnishvili, D. & Chaladze, G. 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. URL:

The Register of the Fauna of Adjara

Register includes 4627 species registered in Ajara.

Bukhnikashvili A., Kvavadze E, Eliava I, Natradze I, Kandaurov A, Beltadze N, Begelauri K, Chaladze G. 2012. The Register of the Fauna of Adjara. 2012. URL: