Department of Evolutionary Zoology and Human Biology
University of Debrecen
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Dr. Dávid Herczeg
Biologist
ALUMNI MEMBER

Contact details:

Behavioural Ecology Research Group 
Department of Evolutionary Zoology and Human Biology
University of Debrecen 
4032 Debrecen, Hungary, Egyetem tér 1.

E-mail: herczegdavid88@gmail.com; herczegdavid@vocs.unideb.hu

 

Research interests:
  • various aspects of herpetology including the ecology, evolutionary biology, population genetics, molecular taxonomy and behaviour of amphibians
  • host-parasite interactions
  • emerging infectious diseases of wildlife with a special focus on the chytridiomycosis in amphibians

Supervised by:

Prof. Zoltán Barta
Prof. Daniel R. Brooks
Dr. Judit Vörös

Web:Selected publications:

Eszterbauer E, Sipos D, Szakály Á, Herczeg D (2019) Distinctive site preference of fish-parasitic Myxobolus cerebralis (Cnidaria, Myxozoa) during host invasion. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica (in press)

Vörös J, Herczeg D, Fülöp A, Gál TJ, Dán Á, Harmos K, Bosch J. (2018) Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Hungary: an overview of recent and historical occurrence. Acta Herpetologica 13(2): 125-140.

Sipos D, Ursu K, Dán Á, Herczeg D, Eszterbauer E (2018) Susceptibility-related differences in the quantity of developmental stages of Myxobolus spp. (Myxozoa) in fish blood. PLoS ONE 13(9): e0204437.

Herczeg D, Rózsa L (2018) Változó éghajlat változó járványokkal – Felgyorsult area-mozgások. Élet és Tudomány 73(4): 102-104. (in Hungarian)

Herczeg D, Sipos D, Dán Á, Loy C, Kallert DM, Eszterbauer E (2017) The effect of dietary immunostimulants on the susceptibility of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) to the white spot parasite, Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica 65(4): 517-530.

Herczeg D, Vörös J, Christiansen DG, Benovics M, Mikulíček P (2017) Taxonomic composition and ploidy level among European water frogs (Anura: Ranidae: Pelophylax) in eastern Hungary. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 55(2): 129-137.

Herczeg D, Vörös J, Végvári Zs, Kuzmin Y, Brooks DR (2016) Helminth Parasites of the Pelophylax esculentus complex (Anura: Ranidae) in Hortobágy National Park (Hungary). Comparative Parasitology 83(1): 36-48.

Brooks DR, Hoberg EP, Boeger WA, Gardner SL, Galbreath KE, Herczeg D, Mejía HH, Rácz SE, Tsogsaikhan A (2014) Finding Them Before They Find Us: Informatics, Parasites and Environments in Accelerating Climate Change. Comparative Parasitology 81(2): 155-164.

Herczeg D, Gallé R, Molnár N (2012) Effects of urbanization on the occurence of Anura assemblages in the city of Szeged (Hungary). Tiscia 39: 3-8.