Department of Evolutionary Zoology and Human Biology
University of Debrecen
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Rita Rácz
biologist
PhD student

Contact details:
Department of Evolutionary Zoology and Human Biology

University of Debrecen

H-4032 Debrecen, Hungary, Egyetem tér 1.

Phone:

+36 52 512900/62352

E-mail:

ritaracz89@gmail.com

Research interests:
  • Population genetic, phylogenetic and phylogeographic studies in insects
  • Investigation of Lethrus apterus' mating system and genetic background of parental care
  • Selected publications:

    Pilakouta N, Halford C, Rácz R, Smiseth PT (2016) Effects of contest experience and contest outcome on female reproductive investment and offspring fitness. The American Naturalist, DOI 10.1086/687392.

    Bereczki, J., Rácz, R., Varga, Z., Tóth, J.P. (2015) Controversial patterns of Wolbachia infestation in the social parasitic Maculinea butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Organisms Diversity and Evolution, DOI 10.1007/s13127-015-0217-7.

    Rácz, R., Bereczki, J., Sramkó, G., Kosztolányi, A., Tóth, J. P., Póliska, Sz., Horváth, A., Barta, E., Barta, Z. (2015) Isolation and characterisation of 15 microsatellite loci from Lethrus apterus (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae). Annales Zoologici Fennici, 52(1-2): 45-50.

    Kovács, T., Merkl, O., Rácz, R. (2014) Distribution of Lethrus apterus (Laxmann, 1770) in Hungary (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae). Folia Historico-Naturalia Musei Matraensis, 38: 67–73.

    Pecsenye K, Rácz R, Bereczki J, Bátori E, Varga Z (2014) Loss of genetic variation in declining populations of Aricia artaxerxes in Northern Hungary. Journal of Insect Conservation, DOI 10.1007/s10841-014-9634-8.