Costică Adam, Ph.D.

Contact

Institution address – M.N.I.N.G.A.
Tel: (+4 021) 312.88.26 / press 6
E-mail: cadam[at]antipa.ro

Section

Editorial office, Library and Archive

Systematic group under study

Insecta: Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera (Feather lice / Mallophaga)

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Head of the Editorial office, Library and Archive

Fields of interest and professional competence

— Morphology, systematic and ecology of mallophaga (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) parasites on birds;
— Morphology, taxonomy and systematic of mallophaga genera Penenirmus and Philopterus (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) parasites on birds in the Passeriformes order;":http://www.cercetare-antipa.ro/phthiraptera-revision/
— Taxonomy, zoogeography and ecology of the birds from Sylviidae family (Aves: Passeriformes);
— Avian ectoparasitology;
— Organization and development of the collections of phthiraptere, acariens and araneae of the museums;
— Management and marketing of scientific publications.

Member in scientific societies

International Society of Phthirapterists
Association of Parasitologues from Romania
Association for the Protection of Birds and Nature ‘’Milvus Group’’

Scientific expeditions

— „Dakhla 2012” Expedition to MAROCCO

Published scientific works in the fields of parasitology and ornitology

  • PAP, P. L., C. ADAM, C. I. VÁGÁSI, Z. BENKŐ, O. VINCZE, 2013 – Sex ratio and sexual dimorphism of three lice species with contrasting prevalence parasitizing the house sparrow. The Journal of Parasitology, 99 (1), in press. [citește]
  • AÇICI, M., C. ADAM, A. T. GÜRLER, K. ERCIYAS, C. S. BÖLÜKBAŞ, Ş. UMUR, 2011 – Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera)from some wild birds in the Kızılırmak Delta (Turkey). Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 54 (2): 395-407. [citește]
  • SYCHRA, O., R. L. PALMA, A. K. SAXENA, A. AHMAD, N. BANSAL, C. ADAM, 2011 – Chewing lice of the genus Philopterus (Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) from drongos (Passeriformes: Dicruridae). Zootaxa, 2868: 51-61. [citește]
  • CHIŞAMERA, G., V. POCORA, M. GOGU-BOGDAN, C. ADAM, 2010 – Phenology and biometrics of Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon (Passeriformes: Sylviidae) in Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 53: 319-328. [citește]
  • ADAM, C., G. CHISAMERA, S. J. DAROCZI, A. D. SANDOR, M. GOGU-BOGDAN, 2009 – Data on the chewing louse fauna (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from some wild and domestic birds of Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 52: 177-232.
  • NAZ, S., C. ADAM, S. A. RIZVI, 2009 – Heleonomus adnani, a new species of chewing louse (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from Common crane, Grus grus (Gruiformes: Gruidae), in Pakistan. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 52: 151-175.
  • ADAM, C., 2007 – Data on the chewing louse fauna (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from some Romanian autochthonous and exotic birds. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 50: 145-210.
  • ADAM, C., 2007 – Bibliographia Phthirapterologica Romaniae. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 50: 135-144.
  • ADAM, C., G. CHIŞAMERA, 2006 – Remarks on two chewing louse species (Phthiraptera: Amblycera) collected from the individuals of a Sand Martin – Riparia riparia (L.) colony from southern Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 49: 129-143.
  • ADAM, C., S. J. DARÓCZI, 2006 – The chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) collected on some Falconiformes and Strigiformes (Aves) from Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 49: 145-168.
  • ADAM, C., A. D. SÀNDOR, 2005 – New data on the chewing louse fauna (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from Romania. Part II. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 48: 65-86.
  • ADAM, C., 2004 – Some morphological aspects of the species Meropoecus meropis (Denny, 1842) (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera). Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 47: 129-137.
  • ADAM, C., A. D. SÀNDOR, 2004 – New data on the chewing louse fauna (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from Romania. Part I. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 46: 75-82.
  • ADAM, C., 2003 – Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) collected on some bird species of Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 45: 159-172.
  • ADAM, C., 2003 – Some morphological aspects of the hind extremities of the abdomen in the species Falcolipeurus quadripustulatus (Burmeister, 1838) (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera). Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 45: 173-178.
  • ADAM, C., S. J. DARÓCZI, 2003 – Carnus hemapterus Nitzsch, 1818 (Diptera: Carnidae) parazit pe Buteo buteo L., 1758 (Aves: Accipitridae) în centrul României. Revista Română de Parazitologie, 13 (2): 46-47. (in Romanian)
  • PETRESCU, A., C. ADAM, 2001 – Interspecific relations in the populations of Merops apiaster L. (Aves: Coraciiformes) of southern Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 43: 305-322.
  • ADAM, C., 2001 – Specificitatea parazitară la câteva specii de malofage (Mallophaga Nitzsch) cercetate. Analele Brăilei, Serie Nouă, An IV, Brăila, 4: 359-362. (in Romanian)
  • PETRESCU, A., C. ADAM, 2000 – Carnus hemapterus Nitzsch, 1818 (Diptera: Carnidae) parasite on Merops apiaster L. (Aves: Meropidae) in southern Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 42: 221-224.

Published scientific works in the field of arachnology

  • ADAM, C., 2007 – Pardosa saltans Töpfer-Hofmann, 2000 (Araneae: Lycosidae), a new report for the Romanian fauna. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 50: 105-110.
  • ADAM, C., 2006 – New data on the spider fauna (Arachnida: Araneae) of Piatra Craiului National Park. In: POP, O. & HANGANU, H. (Eds.), Research in Piatra Craiului National Park, Edit. Universităţii Transilvania, Braşov, 3: 177-183.
  • STERGHIU, Cl., C. ADAM, 2004 – Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from southern romanian littoral of the Black Sea. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa”, 47: 23-29.

Abstracts published in the volumes of international conferences

  • ADAM, C., G. CHIŞAMERA, C. R. STANCIU, S. I. CHERKAOUI, 2012 – Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from wild birds of Morocco [Scientific results of “DAKHLA” (2012) expedition]. Pp.: 107. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The Fourth Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 21-23 noiembrie 2012, Bucureşti, România)
  • ADAM, C., G. CHIŞAMERA, V. POCORA, 2011 – Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from wild birds – Taxonomical and parasitological novelties. Pp.: 107-108. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The Third Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 23-25 noiembrie 2011, Bucureşti, România)
  • ADAM, C., G. CHIŞAMERA, V. POCORA, 2010 – Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from wild birds in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (Romania). Taxonomical and parasitological data. Pp.: 80. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The Second Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 17-19 noiembrie 2010, Bucureşti, România)
  • POCORA, V., G. CHIŞAMERA, C. ADAM, 2010 – Preliminary results of bird ringing campaigns from Letea grind (the Danube Delta, Romania) in 2008-2010 period. Pp.: 115. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The Second Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 17-19 noiembrie 2010, Bucureşti, România)
  • ADAM, C., A. SANDOR, G. CHIŞAMERA, 2010 – Checklist of the chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from the birds of Romania. Turkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 34 (1): 52. (Fourth International Conference on Phthiratera, 13-18 iunie 2010, Urgup, Cappadocia, Turcia)
  • ADAM, C., G. CHIŞAMERA, 2010 – A new species of Bruelia Keler, 1936 and the first record of Philopterus citrinellae (Schrank, 1776) (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Phthilopteridae) on Bucanetes githagineus (Lichtenstein, 1823) (Aves: Passeriformes: Fringillidae) from Tunisia. Turkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 34 (1): 86. (Fourth International Conference on Phthiratera, 13-18 iunie 2010, Urgup, Cappadocia, Turcia)
  • ADAM, C., G. CHIŞAMERA, V. POCORA, S. J. DARÓCZI, M. GOGU-BOGDAN, 2009 – New data on the chewing louse fauna (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (Romania). Pp.: 37. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The First Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 12-13 noiembrie 2009, Bucureşti, România)
  • ADAM, C., C. BURGHELEA, 2009 – Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) collected on some wild birds (Aves) from southern and south-western Moldova (Romania). Pp.: 38. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The First Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 12-13 noiembrie 2009, Bucureşti, România)
  • ADAM, C., P. L. PAP, C. I. VÁGÁSI, 2009 – Variation in morphological characteristics of three chewing louse species parasitizing different house sparrow (Passer domesticus) populations in Romania. Pp.: 83. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The First Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 12-13 noiembrie 2009, Bucureşti, România)
  • IORGU, E. I., O. P. POPA, C. ADAM, C. PÂRVU, C. BAN-CALEFARIU, D. RUŞTI, M. STAN, F. AIOANEI, M. STĂVRESCU, V. TUDOR, V. BĂLAN, L. O. POPA, 2009 – Agroecosistems fauna diversity and their role in bioconservation – Case study: Moara Domnească Experimental Centre. Pp.: 87. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The First Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 12-13 noiembrie 2009, Bucureşti, România)
  • GOGU-BOGDAN, M., C. HODOR, C. ADAM, V. R. BOŞCAIU, C. CHIRECEANU, T. ION, 2009 – Bird population dynamics in the Danube Delta in 2007-2009 period. Pp.: 112. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The First Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 12-13 noiembrie 2009, Bucureşti, România)
  • GOGU-BOGDAN, M., M. OPREA, C. ADAM, V. R. BOŞCAIU, 2009 – The importance of bird populations in spreading invertebrates and microorganisms. Pp.: 113. In: Murariu D., C. Adam, G. Chişamera, E. Iorgu, L. O. Popa, O. P. Popa (eds), Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum – Book of abstracts. “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History, Bucharest, Romania. (The First Annual Zoological Congress of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 12-13 noiembrie 2009, Bucureşti, România)