Evolúciós Állattani és Humánbiológiai Tanszék
Debreceni Egyetem
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Dr. Varga Zoltán
Biológiai tudomány doktora
professzor emeritusz

Elérhetőség:

H-4032 Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1

Telefon

+36 52 512900/62333

E-mail

zvarga"kukac"tigris.unideb.hu

Kutatási téma:

  • Taxonómia és Filogenetika (Insecta: Lepidoptera, Orthoptera)
  • Evolúcióbiológia, Evolúciógenetika (fajonbelüli variáció, genetikai polimorfizmus, fajképződés)
  • Biogeográfia, faunatörténet és filogeográfia (magashegységek biogeográfiája, Kárpát-medence faunatörténete, Ny-palaearktikus lepkék filogeográfiája)
  • Konzervációbiológia (Élőhely- és fajmegőrzés, természetvédelmi prioritások, evolúciósan szignifikáns egységek, természetvédelem és klímaváltozás)
  • Zoológiai (entomológiai) szakillusztráció (grafika és makro-fotográfia)
Válogatott publikációk:
  1. Schmitt, Th., Varga, Z. and Seitz, A. (2000): Forests as dispersal barriers for Erebia medusa (Nymphalidae, Lepidoptera). – Basic and Applied Ecology 1: 53-59. (IF: 2.247)
  2. Varga, Z. & Gyulai, P. 2001. New species of the genera: Euxoa, Dichagyris and Chersotis from Central Asia. – Esperiana (Schwanfeld) 8: 771-790.
  3. Varga, Z. (2001): A magyar zoológia múltja, jelene és perspektívái. – Közgyűlési Előadások. Biológiai Tudományok Osztálya (2000 november), pp. 413-431.
  4. Gyulai, P., László, M.Gy., Ronkay, L., Szabóky, Cs. & Varga, Z. (2001): New data of distribution of Xestia sexstrigata (Haworth, 1809) (Lep.: Noctuidae) in Hungary. /In Hung., Engl. abstr./. – Folia ent. hung. 62: 393-396.
  5. Rákosy, L. & Varga, Z. (2002): Carcharodus orientalis Reverdin, 1913 und Melitaea (punica) telona Fruhstorfer, 1908 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae, Nymphalidae) in der Fauna Rumaeniens. - Entomol. roman. 5 (2001): 45-49.
  6. Ronkay, L., Varga, Z. & Gyulai, P. (2002): Taxonomic studies on the genus Pseudohadena Alphéraky, 1889 (s.l.) Part VI. Descriptions of six new taxa of Pseudohadena (s.l.) and two new Heterographa Staudinger, 1877 species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Acta zool. hung. 48:41-77. (IF: 0.558)
  7. Varga, Z. (2002): Zoologische Forschungen in den Hochgebirgen von Zentralasien. Erlebnisse und Ergebnisse. – Humboldt Nachrichten. Berichte des Humboldt-Vereins Ungarns. 21: 3-53.
  8. Varga, Z. (2002): Die Erebien der Balkanhalbinsel und Karpaten V. Übersicht der subspezifischen Gliederung und der Verbreitung der Erebia Dalman, 1816-Arten (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) in der Balkanhalbinsel und in den Karpaten (II. Teil). – Entomol. rom. 6 (2001): 5-39.
  9. Varga, Z., Gyulai, P. & Miatleuski, J. (2002):  New species of Noctuidae, Noctuinae from Iran and Central Asia. - Esperiana (Schwanfeld) 9: 349-362.
  10. Gyulai, P. & Varga, Z. (2002):  New taxa of Noctuidae, Hadeninae from West and Central Asia. - Esperiana (Schwanfeld) 9: 363-368.
  11. Gyulai, P., Varga, Z. & Ronkay, L. (2002): Benshirachia, a new genus of Noctuidae, Noctuinae (Lepidoptera) from Iran. - Esperiana (Schwanfeld) 9: 369-374.
  12. Varga, Z. & Varga-Sipos, J. (2002): Vertical distribution of the alpine Lepidoptera in the Carpathians and in the Balkan peninsula in relation to the zonation of the vegetation. Pirineos 156: 69-86.
  13. Varga, Z. & Ronkay, L. (2002): A revision of the Palaearctic species of the Eugraphe Hübner, [1821] 1816 generic complex. Part I. The genera Eugraphe and Goniographa (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Acta zool. hung. 49: 333-374. (IF: 0.558)
  14. Varga, Z. (2003): Biodiversity and Phylogeography. – Acta biol. debr. 24: 5-38.    
  15. Jordán, F., Báldi, A., Orci, K.M., Rácz, I. & Varga, Z. (2003): Characterizing the importance of habitat patches and corridors in maintaining the landscape connectivity of a Pholidoptera transsylvanica metapopulation. – Landscape Ecology 18: 83-92. (IF: 2.061)
  16. Pecsenye, K., Vadkerti, E. & Varga, Z. (2003): Temporal and spatial pattern of genetic differentiation in Isophya kraussi (Brunner v. Wattenwyl, 1878) in North-East Hungary. – Acta zool. hung. 50:167-178. (IF: 0.558)
  17. Varga, Z. (2003): Halbtrockenrasen im pannonischen Raum als Lebensräume schutzwürdiger Orthopteren- und Lepidopterengesellschaften. – Berichte der Reinhold Tüxen-Gesellschaft 15: 115-167.
  18. Bereczki, J., Pecsenye, K., Peregovits, L. & Varga, Z. (2005): Pattern of genetic differentiation in the Maculinea alcon species group (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) in Central Europe. – Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Biology 43(2): 439-469. (IF: 1.791)
  19. Orci, K. M., Nagy, B., Szövényi, G., Rácz, I. A. & Varga, Z. (2005): A comparative study on the song and morphology of Isophya stysi Cejchan, 1958 and I. modestior Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1882. –  Zoologischer Anzeiger 244: 31-42. (IF: 0.865)
  20. Tartally, A. & Varga, Z. (2005): Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): the first data of host-ant specificity of Maculinea nausithous (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) in Hungary. – Myrmecologische Nachrichten (Wien) 7: 55-57.
  21. Schmitt, Th., Varga, Z. & Seitz, A. (2005): Are Polyommatus hispana and Polyommatus slovacus bivoltine Polyommatus coridon (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae)? The discriminatory value of genetics in taxonomy. – Organisms, Diversity, Evolution 5: 297-307. (IF: 1.493)
  22. Árnyas, E., Bereczki, J., Tóth, A., Pecsenye, K. & Varga, Z. (2006): Egg-laying preferences of the xerophilous ecotype of Maculinea alcon (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in the Aggtelek National Park. European Journal of Entomology.  103: 587-595. (IF: 0.734)
  23. Gyulai, P. & Varga, Z. (2006): New taxa of Noctuidae, Noctuinae from Iran and Central Asia (Lepidoptera). – Esperiana (Buchreihe zur Entomologie, Schwanfeld) 12: 271-281.
  24. Bereczki, J., Pecsenye, K. & Varga, Z. (2006): Geographical versus food plant differentiation in populations of Maculinea alcon (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) in Northern Hungary. – European  Journal of Entomology.  103: 725-732. (IF: 0.734)
  25. Rákosy, L. & Varga, Z. (2006): Der pannonische Raum und seine östlichen Interferenzen aus einer lepidopterologischen Perspektive. Beiträge zur Entomologie 56 (2): 377-386.
  26. Pecsenye, K., Bereczki, J., Tihanyi, B., Tóth, A., Peregovits, L. & Varga, Z. (2007): Genetic differentiation among Maculinea species (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) in eastern Central Europe. – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 91: 11-21. (IF: 2.368)
  27. Varga, Z. & Ronkay, L. (2007): On the taxonomy of the genus Diarsia Hübner [1821] 1816 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): the Holarctic species-groups of the genus. – Acta zoologica hungarica 53 (Suppl. 1): 141-209. (IF: 0.558)
  28. Pecsenye, K., Bereczki, J., Szilágyi, M. & Varga, Z. (2007): High level of genetic variation in Aricia artaxerxes issekutzi (Lycaenidae) populations in Northern Hungary. – Nota Lepidopterologica 30 (2): 225-234.
  29. Russel, P., Tennent, W.J., Pateman, J., Varga, Z., Benjamini, D., Pe’er, G., Bálint, Zs., Gascoigne-Pees, M. (2007): Further investigations into Melitaea telona Fruhstorfer, 1908 (= ogygia Fruhstorfer, 1908; = emipunica Verity, 1919) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) with observations on biology and distribution – Entomologists  Gazette 58: 137-166.
  30. Szabó, S., Árnyas, E., Tóthmérész, B. & Varga, Z. (2008): Long-term light trap study on the macro-moth (Lepidoptera: Macroheterocera) fauna of the Aggtelek National Park. Acta zool. hung. 53 (3): 257-269. (IF: 0.558)
  31. Varga, Z. & Schmitt, Th. (2008): Types of oreal and oreotundral disjunctions in the western Palearctic. – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 415–430. (IF: 2.368)
  32. Varga, Z. (2008): Mountain coniferous forests, refugia and butterflies. – Molecular  Ecology 17: 2101–2106 (IF: 5.169)
  33. Tartally, A., Rákosy, L., Vizauer, T.-C., Goia, M. & Varga, Z. (2008): Maculinea nausithous exploits Myrmica scabrinodis in Transylvania: unusual host ant species of a myrmecophilous butterfly in an isolated region (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae; Hymenoptera: Formicidae). – Sociobiology 51: 373-380. (IF: 0.557)
  34. Tartally, A., Nash, D.R., Lengyel, Sz. & Varga, Z.(2008): Patterns of host ant use by sympatric populations of Maculinea alcon and M. ‘rebeli’ in the Carpathian Basin. – Insectes Sociaux 55: 370-381. (IF: 1.391)
  35. Lengyel S., Déri E., Varga Z., Horváth R., Tóthmérész B., Henry P.-Y., Kobler A., Kutnar L., Babij V., Seliškar A., Christia C., Papastergiadou E., Gruber B. & Henle K. (2008) Habitat monitoring in Europe: a description of current practices. Biodiversity and Conservation, 17 (4): 3327-3339. (IF = 1.421)
  36. Schmeller D.S. , Bauch B., Gruber B., Juškaitis R., Budrys E., Babij V., Lanno K., Sammul M., Varga Z., Henle K. (2008): Determination of conservation priorities in regions with multiple political jurisdictions, Biodiversity and Conservation 17 (4): 3623 - 3630. (IF = 1.421)
  37. Schmeller D.S. , Gruber B., Bauch B., Lanno K., Budrys E., Babij V., Juškaitis R., Sammul M., Varga Z., Henle K. (2008): Determination of national conservation responsibilities for species conservation in regions with multiple political jurisdictions, Biodiversity and Conservation 17 (4): 3607 - 3622. (IF = 1.421)
  38. Tartally, A. & Varga, Z. (2008): Host ant use of Maculinea teleius in the Carpathian-basin (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) – Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 54: 257-268. (IF: 0.558)
  39. Árnyas, E., Bereczki, J., Tóth, A., Varga, K., Pecsenye, K., Tartally, A., Kövics, Gy., Karsa, D. & Varga, Z.(2009): Oviposition preferences of Maculinea alcon as influenced by aphid (Aphis gentianae) and fungal (Puccinia gentianae) infestation of larval host plants – Ecological Entomology 34: 90-97.  (IF: 1.741)
  40. Kenyeres, Z., Rácz, I.A. & Varga, Z.(2009): Endemism hot spots, core areas and disjunctions in European Orthoptera. – Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 52B (1-2):189-211.
  41. Varga, Z. (2009): The scientific heritage of Zdravko Lorkovic (1900-1908). Entomologia Croatica 13. ( 1): 85-94.
  42. Gyulai, P. & Varga, Z. (2010): Two new Noctuidae from Asia (Lepidoptera). Annales Musei historico-naturalis hungarici 108: xx-yy.
  43. Rákosy, L., Tartally, T., Goia, M., Mihali, C. & Zoltán Varga (2010): The Dusky Large Blue – Maculinea nausithous (Bergsträsser, [1779]) in the Transylvanian basin: New data on taxonomy and ecology. Nota Lepidopterologica 33 (1): 31-37..
  44. Rákosy, L., Pecsenye, K., Mihali, C., Tóth, A. & Varga, Z. (2010): Taxonomic review of Euphydryas maturna (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) with description of a new subspecies from Dobrogea (Romania) and notes on conservation biology. Submitted to: Acta Zoologica Hungarica.
  45. Schmitt, Th. & Varga, Z. (2010): Extra-Mediterranean refugia: The rule and not the exception. Submitted to Journal of Biogeography.

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