Activities

 

Scientific reports:

Scientific report: 2013

Scientific report: 2014

Scientific report: 2015

Scientific report: 2016

 

Fieldwork:

 

2013

10.10.2013 Valea Arieșului

 

2014

03-16.03.2014 Târgu-Jiu, Arad / Oltenia

05-06.05.2014 Cheile Vârghișului

16-19.05.2014 Bistriţa-Baia Mare-Sighetu Marmaţiei

16-19.05. 2014 - Maramureș-Gutin

22.05, 08.06, 14.07 - Carpații Occidentali

24-30.05.2014 Carpatii Meridionali

02-04.06.2014 - Muntele Cozia

06.07.2014 - Cheile Someșului Cald

19-27.08.2014 - Carpații Orientali

25-30.08.2014 - Ucraina

 

2015

19-20.05.2015 Cluj-Napoca

23-24.05.2015 Baile Herculane

01-03.06.2015 Poiana Marului - Caras Severin

03-04.06.2015 Baile Herculane

21-22.07.2015 Obarsia Lotrului

15-17.08.2015 Padis

18-23.08.2015 Arges

12-15.09.2015 Padurea Neagra

18-21.09.2015 Muntii Oriental: Ditrau

27.09.2015-01.10.2015 Slovacia

23-26.09.2015 Miercurea Ciuc

19-22.10.2015 Caransebes

5-8.11.2015 Sf. Gheorghe

8-11.11.2015 Marghita

 

2016

29.02-3.03.2016 Muntii Apuseni: Padis

23-26.06.2016 Muntii Oriental

29.07-02.08.2016 Muntii Meses

11-20.04.2016 Muntii Maramuresului si Muntii Rodnei

10-11.08.2016 Muntii Bucegi

3-8.08.2016 Muntii Cindrel si Tarcau

 

 

Conferences:

Oral presentations:

Keresztes, L., Dénes, A. L., Kolcsár, L. P. - Diversity and distribution of the micro endemic Pedicia straryi group (Insecta, Diptera) reveal complex evolutionary history in the Carpathian Area. Biogeography of the Carpathians First Interdisciplinary Symposium. 26-28 September 2013, Krakow, Poland. abstract

Lucian Al. Teodor, Vlad Milin, Lujza Keresztes - Comunităţi de curculionide (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) în unele ecosisteme montane din Carpaţi cu referire specială la taxonii cu caracter relictar. BIOTA: Biodiversitate: Tradiţii şi Actualitate, 8-9 november 2013, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (in Romanian)

Kunigunda Macalik, Reka Tamas, Levente-Peter Kolcsár, Lujza Keresztes - Syringa josikae Jacq., o specie endemică de pe paleta diversității florisice a Carpaților. BIOTA: Biodiversitate: Tradiţii şi Actualitate, 8-9 november 2013, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (in Romanian).

Bartha L, Sramkó G, Volkova PA, Surina B, Ivanov AL, Banciu HL Transylvanian basin: novel extra – Mediterranean refuge and source of diversity for the temperate herb Erythronium dens-canis (Liliaceae). BioDivEvo2014. 15th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Systematics (GfBS) held in concert with the 22nd International Symposium “Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology” of the German Botanical Society (DBG). 24-27 March 2014, Dresden, Germany. abstract

Dénes A.L., Kolcsár L.P., Keresztes L.(2014)The role of the Carpathians as cumulative refugia: a case study of the relic-endemic cranefly, Pedicia staryi Savchenko, 1986 group (Diptera: Pediciidae). 8th International Congress of Dipterology, 10–15 August, Potsdam.abstract

Dénes A.L., Kolcsár L.P., Keresztes L.: A Kárpátok mikorendémikus fajainak molekuláris genetikai és morfometriai vizsgálata: a Pedicia staryi Savch. fajcsoport (Diptera, Pediciidae). The 15th Biology Days, 2014, 4-6 April, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (in Hungarian). abstract

Kolcsár Levente-Péter, Török Edina, Dénes Avar-Lehel, Keresztes Lujza: A genetikai és morfológiai variabilitás mintázatainak összehasonlítása a Dicranota (Ludicia) lucidipennis (Edwards, 1921) (Diptera: Pediciidae) esetében. The 15th Biology Days, 2014, 4-6 April, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (in Hungarian). abstract

Török Edina, Kolcsár Levente-Péter, Keresztes Lujza: Egy Európa szerte szélesen elterjedt vízi rovarfaj, a Ptychoptera albimana Fabr. (Diptera, Ptychopteridae) morfológiai és genetikai strukturálódásának összehasonlító vizsgálata. The 15th Biology Days, 2014, 4-6 April, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (in Hungarian). abstract

Teodor, L. A., Milin, V. - Contribuţii la cunoaşterea unor curculionide endemice din România (Curculionidae: Entiminae) Al XXIV-lea Simpozion naţional SLR, 26-27 aprilie 2014, Cluj-Napoca “Cunoaşterea, protecţia şi conservarea insectelor din România”

Teodor, L. A., Milin, V.- Some endemic weevils in Romania (Curculionidae: Entiminae) - 8-th International Meeting of the CURCULIO Institute 17-24.05.2014, Sturovo, Slovakia

Teodor, L. A., Milin, V., Czekes, Zs., Keresztes, L. - Weevils of the Elechranus and Magnanotius subgenus of the Otiorhynchus genus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Entiminae) in Romania. - BIOTA Symposium, 27-28 March 2015, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Czekes, Zs., Teodor L. A., Keresztes L. - Intraspecific morphometric variability in the endemic weevil Otiorhynchus (Elechranus) remotegranulatus Stierlin, 1891 - The 16th Biology Days, 2015, 16-18 April, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (in Hungarian). abstract

Bartha L, Macalik, K., Szabó, E., Keresztes, L.: Testarea teoriei de refugiu glaciar în Bazinul Carpatic pe geofite din păduri de foioase - BIOTA: BIOdiversitate: Tradiţii şi Actualitate – ediţia a doua, 27-28 martie 2015, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Macalik, K., Bartha, L., Keresztes, L.: Diversitatea filogenetică a speciei Erythronium dens-canis L. în Transilvania, implicaţii în genetica conservării - BIOTA: BIOdiversitate: Tradiţii şi Actualitate – ediţia a doua, 27-28 martie 2015, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Macalik, K., Bartha, L., Keresztes, L.: Caracterizarea filogeografică a populaţiilor de Erythronium dens-canis L. din Bazinul Carpatic (A kakasmandikó (Erythronium dens-canis L.) Kárpát-medencei populációinak filogeográfiai elemzése) - Zilele biologice din Cluj, ediţia a XVI., 16-19 aprilie, 2015

Keresztes L. Hidden diversity: revision of the Carpathian endemic semiaquatic Pedicia staryi Savchenko, 1986 group (Diptera: Pediciidae). Volum de Abstracte, pp. - International Entomological Congress organizată de Deutsche Gesselschaft fur Allgemenie und Angewandte Entomologie (DGaaE),  Frankfurt am M., 2-5 Martie, 2015. abstract

Dénes A.-L., Kolcsár L.-P., Török E. & Keresztes L.: Pediciidae from the Carpathians Biodiversity Hotspots: from general patterns to case studies. -The 8th Central European Dipterological Conference, Kezmarske Zlaby, High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia Septembrie 28-30, 2015. abstract

 

 

Posters:

Bartha, L., Sramkó, G., Volkova, P.A., Surina, B., Ivanov, A., Banciu, H. - Carpathians as major geographic barriers shaping the phylogeographic history of Erythronium dens-canis (Liliaceae) in Europe: insights from plastid DNA sequences. Biogeography of the Carpathians First Interdisciplinary Symposium. 26-28 September 2013, Krakow, Poland. abstract

Török, E., Keresztes, L., Kolcsár, L. P. (2013) Ptychoptera albimana Fabricius, 1787 (Diptera, Ptychopteridae), a complex with important lineage divergencies in the Carpathian Area. Biogeography of the Carpathians First Interdisciplinary Symposium. 26-28 September 2013, Krakow, Poland. abstract

Dénes, A.L., Kolcsár, L.P., Dragoș,. N., Keresztes, L. - Diversitatea și distribuția grupului de specii Pedicia (Crunobia) staryi Savch. (Insecta, Diptera) in Muntii Carpati. BIOTA: Biodiversitate: Tradiţii şi Actualitate, 8-9 november 2013, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (in Romanian).

Macalik K, Bartha L, Keresztes L When ploidy meets nuclear gene data: a textbook example of allotetraploidy in the genus Hepatica (Ranunculaceae). BioDivEvo2014. 15th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Systematics (GfBS) held in concert with the 22nd International Symposium “Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology” of the German Botanical Society (DBG), 24-27 March, Dresden, Germany. abstract

Török, E., Kolcsár, L.P., Dénes A.L., Keresztes, L. (2014) The European widespread Ptychoptera albimana Fabricius, 1787 (Diptera: Ptychopteridae): deep morphological divergences, low genetic variability. 8th International Congress of Dipterology,10–15 August, Potsdam (Germany).abstract


Kolcsár, L.P., Dénes A.L., Török, E., Keresztes, L.(2014) Comparing morphological diversity with genetic structuring in the case of the Dicranota (Ludicia) lucidipennis (Edwards, 1921) (Diptera: Pediciidae). 8th International Congress of Dipterology, 10–15 August,Potsdam (Germany).abstract

Avar ‐Lehel Dénes, Levente Péter Kolcsár, Lujza Keresztes: Complex evolution of aquatic and semi aquatic habitats in the Carpathians: case study of the micro endemic Pedicia straryi group (Insecta, Diptera), 1st Central European Symposium for Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Research April 10‐13 2014, Szarvas, Hungary abstract

Czekes Zsolt, Kovács Gábor, Pap Zsolt, Baia Lucian: The Photocatalytic Activity and Ecotoxicological risk Assessment of TiO2 Nanocrystals - 21st International Conference on Chemistry, Șumuleu Ciuc, September 23-27, 2015

Kolcsar L-P. First record of Pentacyphona in the Palaearctic Area with description of a new species, Diptera, Pediciidae”. International Entomological Congress organizată de Deutsche Gesselschaft fur Allgemenie und Angewandte Entomologie (DGaaE),  Frankfurt am M., 2-5 Martie, 2015. absract.

Torok E. Molecular taxonomy can help to detect, describe and discriminate between larvae of Tipula balcanica species group, Diptera, Tipulidae, - International Entomological Congress organizată de Deutsche Gesselschaft fur Allgemenie und Angewandte Entomologie (DGaaE),  Frankfurt am M., 2-5 Martie, 2015. abstract

Edina Török, Hanna Jöst, Horváth Cintia, Daniel Cadar, Alexandru Tomazatos, Renke Lühken,  Norbert Becker, Lujza Keresztes, Octavian Popescu, Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit: Longitudinal mosquito surveillance study in Danube Delta and the first report of Ochlerotatus hungaricus (Mihalyi, 1955) in Romania. The 8th Central European Dipterological Conference, Kezmarske Zlaby, High Tatra Mountains, Slovakia Septembrie 28-30, 2015. abstract

 

scientific articles:

 

Macalik K., Tamás R., Kolcsár L.-P., Keresztes L. (2013) Present status of the Syringa josikaea Jacq. ex Rchb., an endemic species which contributes to the diversity of the flora of the Carpathians. Studia UBB Biologia 57(2): 31-40

Kolcsár, L.-P.,Török, E., Keresztes, L. (2013) Craneflies (Diptera: Tipuloidea) and phantom craneflies (Diptera: Ptychopteridae) fauna around a metropolis (Cluj-Napoca, Romania), Acta Scientiarum Transylvanica, seria Biologia,21/1.

Török, E., Kolcsár, L.-P., Keresztes, L. (2013) An annotated list of the Romanian Tipulidae (Insecta, Diptera), Entomologica Romanica, 18 15-20.

Bartha L, Macalik K, Keresztes L (2014) Molecular evidence for the hybrid origin of Hepatica transsilvanica (Ranunculaceae) based on nuclear gene sequences. Studia UBB Biologia 59:55-62.

Bartha, L., Sramkó, G., Volkova, P. A., Surina, B., Ivanov, A. L., Banciu, H. L. (1015) Patterns of plastid DNA differentiation in Erythronium (Liliaceae) are consistent with allopatric lineage divergence in Europe across longitude and latitude. Plant Syst Evol 301:1747–1758, IF. 1.545

Bartha, L., Stepanov, N. V., Rukša, J., Banciu, H. L., Keresztes, L. (2015) Non-monophyly of Siberian Erythronium (Liliaceae) leads to the recognition of the formerly neglected Erythronium sajanense. J Plant Res 128:721–729 DOI 10.1007/s10265-015-0734-7

Previšić A., Graf W., Vitecek S., Kučinić M., Bálint M., Keresztes L., Pauls S.U. & J. Waringer (2015): Cryptic diversity of caddisflies in the Balkans: the curious case of Ecclisopteryx species (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 72: 309-329.

Waringer J., Graf W., Balint M., Kucinic M., Pauls S., Previsic A., Keresztes L., Ibrahimi H., Zivic I., Bjelanovic K., Krapac V., Vitecek S. (2015): Larvar morphology and phylogenetic position of Drusus balcanicus, Drusus botosaneanui, Drusus serbicus and Drusus tenellus (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae, Drusinae). European Journal of Entomology, 122(2): 344-361. IF. 1,076.

Ibrahimi, H., Kucinic, H., Vitecek, S., Waringer, S., Graf, W., Previsic, A., Balint, M., Keresztes, L., Pauls, S (2015): New records for the Kosovo caddisfly fauna with the description of a new species,Drusus dardanicus sp. nov. (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Zootaxa, 4032, 551-568. IF. 0.906

Török, E., Kolcsár L.-P., Denes A-L., Keresztes L. (2015): Morphologies tells more than molecules in the case of Ptychoptera albimana (Fabricius, 1787) species (Diptera, Ptychopteridae). North Western Journal of Zoology 11 (2): 304-315 IF. 0.7.

Dénes, A-L., Kolcsár L-P, Török E., Keresztes L. (2015): Phylogeogrphy of the micro-endemic Pedicia staryi group (Insecta. Diptera): evidence of relict biodiversity in the Carpathians. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12667. IF. 2,535

Márta Osváth-Ferencz, Czekes Z., Molnár G., Markó B., Vizauer T.-B., Rákosy L., Nowicki P. (2016) Population ecology and egg laying strategy in the ʻcruciataʼ ecotype of the endangered butterfly Maculinea alcon (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Journal of Insect Conservation 20(2): 255-264. IF. 1,431

Denes A-L, Kolcsar L.-P. Torok E., Keresztes L. (2015) Taxonomic revision of the Carpathian endemic Pedicia staryi species-group (Diptera, Pediciidae) based on morphology and molecular data. Zookeys 569: 81-104 doi: 10.3897/zookeys.569.7458 IF. 0,93

Kolcsar L.-P. Torok E., Keresztes L. (2016) A new species and new records of Molophilus Curtis, 1833 (Diptera: Limoniidae) from the Western Palaearctic Region. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e5466 doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e5466

Kolcsar L.-P., Dvořák, L., & Beuk, P. L. New records of Sylvicola (Diptera: Anisopodidae) from Romania. Biodiversity data journal, (4). doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7861

Német, E., Czekes, Zs., Markó, B., Rákosy, L. (2016) Host plant preference in the protected myrmecophilous Transylvanian Blue (Pseudophilotes bavius hungarica) butterfly (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and its relationship with potential ant partners. Journal of Insect Conservation 20:1-8. IF. 1,431

Török, E., Tomazatos, A., Cadar, D., Horváth, C., Keresztes, L., Jansen, S., Becker, N., Kaiser, A., Popescu, O., Schmidt-Chanasit, J., Jöst, H., Lühken, R. (2016) Pilot longitudinal mosquito surveillance study in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve and the first reports of Anopheles algeriensis Theobald, 1903 and Aedes hungaricus Mihályi, 1955 for Romania. Parasites and vectors, 9: 196 IF. 3.430

Heiss, R., Graf, W., Keresztes L., Kolcsár L-P, Török E., Vogtenhuber, P. (2016): Beitrag zur Tipuliden-Fauna Österreichs (Diptera: Tipulidae) mit Erstnachweisen für Österreich und für einzelne Bundeslander. Entomologica Austriaca. 23: 63-85.

Ibrahimi, H., Vitecek, S., Previsic, A., Kucinic, M., Waringer, J., Graf, W., Balint, M., Keresztes L., Pauls, S. (2016): Drusus sharrensis sp. n. (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae), a new species from Sharr National Park in Kosovo, with molecular and ecological notes. Zookeys. 559: 107-124. IF. 0,93

Hurdu, B.-I., Escalante, T., Pușcaș, M., Novikoff, A., Bartha, L. and Zimmermann, N.E. (2016) Exploring the different facets of plant endemism in the South-Eastern Carpathians: a manifold approach for the determination of biotic elements, centres and areas of endemism. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (accepted for publication). IF. 2,535