Directorate Taxonomy and Phylogeny - Zoltan Tamas Nagy

Zoltan Tamas Nagy

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Key Publications
C. Kindler, Moosig, M. , Branch, W. R. , Harvey, J. , Kehlmaier, C. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Prokop, H. , Siroky, P. , and Fritz, U. , Comparative phylogeographies of six species of hinged terrapins (Pelusios spp.) reveal discordant patterns and unexpected differentiation in the P. castaneus/P. chapini complex and P. rhodesianus, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 117, pp. 305-321, 2016.
T. Bourguignon, Scheffrahn, R. H. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , Host, B. , and Roisin, Y. , Towards a revision of the Neotropical soldierless termites (Isoptera: Termitidae): redescription of the genus Grigiotermes Mathews and description of five new genera, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 176, pp. 15 - 35, 2016.
C. Kindler, Moosig, M. , Branch, W. R. , Harvey, J. , Kehlmaier, C. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Prokop, H. , Siroky, P. , and Fritz, U. , Comparative phylogeographies of six species of hinged terrapins (Pelusios spp.) reveal discordant patterns and unexpected differentiation in the P. castaneus/P. chapini complex and P. rhodesianus, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 117, pp. 305 - 321, 2016.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Van Riet, S. , Sonet, G. , Greenbaum, E. B. , Kusamba, C. , Gvozdik, V. , Matthyssen, S. , Bodongola, A. , and Verheyen., E. , DNA barcoding Congolese snakes, in Genome (Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference), 2015, vol. 58, p. 260.
V. Versteirt, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Roelants, P. , Denis, L. , Breman, F. C. , Smitz, N. , Damiens, D. , Dekoninck, W. , Backeljau, T. , and Coosemans, M. , Identification of Belgian mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae) by DNA barcoding, in Genome (Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference), 2015, vol. 58, p. 292.

2016

C. Kindler, Moosig, M. , Branch, W. R. , Harvey, J. , Kehlmaier, C. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Prokop, H. , Siroky, P. , and Fritz, U. , Comparative phylogeographies of six species of hinged terrapins (Pelusios spp.) reveal discordant patterns and unexpected differentiation in the P. castaneus/P. chapini complex and P. rhodesianus, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 117, pp. 305-321, 2016.
T. Bourguignon, Scheffrahn, R. H. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , Host, B. , and Roisin, Y. , Towards a revision of the Neotropical soldierless termites (Isoptera: Termitidae): redescription of the genus Grigiotermes Mathews and description of five new genera, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 176, pp. 15 - 35, 2016.
C. Kindler, Moosig, M. , Branch, W. R. , Harvey, J. , Kehlmaier, C. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Prokop, H. , Siroky, P. , and Fritz, U. , Comparative phylogeographies of six species of hinged terrapins (Pelusios spp.) reveal discordant patterns and unexpected differentiation in the P. castaneus/P. chapini complex and P. rhodesianus, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 117, pp. 305 - 321, 2016.

2015

Z. Tamás Nagy, Van Riet, S. , Sonet, G. , Greenbaum, E. B. , Kusamba, C. , Gvozdik, V. , Matthyssen, S. , Bodongola, A. , and Verheyen., E. , DNA barcoding Congolese snakes, in Genome (Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference), 2015, vol. 58, p. 260.
V. Versteirt, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Roelants, P. , Denis, L. , Breman, F. C. , Smitz, N. , Damiens, D. , Dekoninck, W. , Backeljau, T. , and Coosemans, M. , Identification of Belgian mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae) by DNA barcoding, in Genome (Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference), 2015, vol. 58, p. 292.
G. Sonet, Pauly, A. , Smitz, N. , Virgilio, M. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Jordaens, K. , Molle, S. , Backeljau, T. , and De Meyer, M. , High-throughput sequencing of PCR amplicons: a test to barcode a bee species complex (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae) and survey Wolbachia infections, in Genome (Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference), 2015, vol. 58, p. 283.
G. Sonet, Delsinne, T. , Donoso, D. , Troya, A. , Leponce, M. , Dekoninck, W. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Lattke, J. , and Backeljau, T. , Large-scale DNA barcoding of ants from Ecuador, in Genome (Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference), 2015, vol. 58, p. 283.
G. Sonet, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Smitz, N. , Virgilio, M. , Jordaens, K. , Backeljau, T. , De Meyer, M. , and Network, T. BeBoL. , A special issue on DNA barcoding edited by the Belgian Network for DNA Barcoding (BeBoL), in Genome (Scientific abstracts from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference), 2015, vol. 58, p. 283.
A. Pauly, Devalez, J. , Sonet, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, and Boevé, J. - L. , DNA barcoding and male genital morphology reveal six cryptic species in the West Palearctic bee complex Seladonia smaragdula (Vachal, 1895) (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae), in Book of abstracts of the 13th international congress on the zoogeography and ecology of Greece and adjacent regions (ICZEGAR), Irakleio, Greece, 7-11 October 2015,, 2015, p. 162.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Van Riet, S. , Kusamba, C. , Greenbaum, E. B. , Kielgast, J. , Gvozdik, V. , Matthyssen, S. , Bodongola, A. , Mebert, K. , and Verheyen., E. , Diversity of the serpent fauna in central africa: from field surveys to integrative systematics.. Abstract book of Evolution 2015, Guaruja, Brazil, 2015.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Kielgast, J. , Moosig, M. , Vamberger, M. , and Fritz, U. , Another candidate species of Pelomedusa (Testudines: Pelomedusidae) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo?, Salamandra, vol. 51, pp. 212-214, 2015.
J. Mortelmans, Van Den Broek, R. , Almeida, J. M. , Fidalgo, P. A. , and Nagy, Z. Tamás, Revision of the genus Paraphamartania Engel with description of two new species and comments on the related nearctic genus Cophura Osten Sacksen (Diptera Asilidae), BV news - Publicacione Cientificas, vol. 55, pp. 83-102, 2015.
A. Feldman, Bauer, A. M. , Castro-Herrera, F. , Chirio, L. , Das, I. , Doan, T. M. , Maza, E. , Meirte, D. , Nogueira, Cde Campos, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Torres-Carvajal, O. , Uetz, P. , and Meiri, S. , The geography of snake reproductive mode: A global analysis of the evolution of snake viviparity, Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 24, pp. 1433-1442, 2015.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Marion, A. B. , Glaw, F. , Miralles, A. , Nopper, J. , Vences, M. , and S Hedges, B. , Molecular systematics and undescribed diversity of Madagascan scolecophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes), Zootaxa, vol. 4040, pp. 31-47, 2015.
J. Mortelmans, van den Broek, R. , Almeida, J. Mota, Fidalgo, P. Alvarez, and Nagy, Z. Tamás, Revision of the genus Paraphamartania Engel with description of two new species and comments on the related Nearctic genus Cophura Osten Sacken (Diptera: Asilidae), BV news Publicaciones Cientificas, vol. 4, pp. 83-102, 2015.
K. Jordaens, Breman, F. C. , Sonet, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, and Louette, M. , The mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I gene reveals phylogeographic structure in the African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro (Accipitridae), Ostrich, vol. 86, pp. 261 - 266, 2015.
B. Göçmen, Nagy, Z. Tamás, çiçek, K. , and Akman, B. , An unusual juvenile coloration of the whip snake Dolichophis jugularis (Linnaeus, 1758) observed in Southwestern Anatolia, Turkey, Herpetology Notes, vol. 8, pp. 531-533, 2015.

2014

J. Kielgast, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Z Kusamba, C. , A Lokasola, L. , J Bodongola, A. , Mebert, K. , and Loetters, S. , Knowledge-gaps and novelty in the amphibian diversity of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, p. 190.
E. Greenbaum, Conkey, N. , Z Kusamba, C. , Pramuk, J. , Carr, J. , Roedel, M. O. , Jackson, K. , Kielgast, J. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, and Penner, J. , Systematics of Congo Basin true toads (Anura: Bufonidae: Amietophrynus) reveals widespread cryptic speciation, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, pp. 72-73.
G. Sonet, Smitz, N. , Virgilio, M. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Winant, V. , Huyse, T. , Backeljau, T. , and De Meyer, M. , Quantity but also quality: choosing a next-generation sequencing approach to address specific questions in systematics, in Abstract book - Zoology2014, 21st Benelux Congress of Zoology, Liège, Belgium, 12-13 December 2014, 2014, p. 233.
C. Z Kusamba, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Greenbaum, E. , Kielgast, J. , Gvozdik, V. , and Mebert, K. , L{'}herpetofaune de la Cuvette Centrale en R.D. Congo, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, pp. 96-97.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Z Kusamba, C. , Greenbaum, E. , Gvozdik, V. , Matthyssen, S. , J Bodongola, A. , Verheyen., E. , Mebert, K. , and Kielgast, J. , Assessing the diversity of Congolese snakes with DNA barcoding, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, pp. 145-146.
G. Sonet, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Beudels-Jamar, R. C. , Lafontaine, R. - M. , Robert, H. , and Verheyen., E. , Identifying Congolese birds from feathers using DNA barcodes, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, p. 158.
C. Z Kusamba, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Greenbaum, E. , Kielgast, J. , Gvozdik, V. , and Mebert, K. , L'herpetofaune de la Cuvette Centrale en R.D. Congo, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, pp. 96-97.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Verheyen., E. , Vreven, E. , Sonet, G. , Breman, F. C. , Jordaens, K. , Van Houdt, J. , Hanssens, M. , Mizani, C. Danadu, and Snoeks, J. , Towards the DNA barcoding of the Congolese riverine fish fauna, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, p. 177.
C. Z Kusamba, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Kielgast, J. , Collet, M. , Mebert, K. , and Gvozdik, V. , Reptiles and amphibians as bushmeat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Abstract book - 1st International Conference on Biodiversity in the Congo Basin, Kisangani, DR Congo, 6-10 June 2014, 2014, pp. 186-187.
P. Grootaert, Sonet, G. , Mortelmans, J. , Vandewynkel, C. , De Gruyter, J. , Monjardez, M. , Shamshev, I. , and Nagy, Z. Tamás, Using DNA barcodes for diversity assessment in Hybotidae (Diptera, Empidoidea). 8th Insternational Congress of Dipterology, Potsdam, 2014.
M. Mezzasalma, Andreone, F. , Branch, W. R. , Glaw, F. , Guarino, F. M. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Odierna, G. , and Aprea, G. , Chromosome evolution in pseudoxyrhophiine snakes from Madagascar: a wide range of karyotypic variability, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 112, pp. 450-460, 2014.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Gvozdik, V. , Meirte, D. , Collet, M. , and Pauwels, O. S. G. , New data on the morphology and distribution of the enigmatic Schouteden{'}s sun snake, Helophis schoutedeni (de Witte, 1922) from the Congo Basin, Zootaxa, vol. 3755, pp. 96-100, 2014.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Gvozdik, V. , Meirte, D. , Collet, M. , and Pauwels, O. S. G. , New data on the morphology and distribution of the enigmatic Schouteden's sun snake, Helophis schoutedeni (de Witte, 1922) from the Congo Basin, Zootaxa, vol. 3755, pp. 96-100, 2014.
J. Mortelmans, Tomasovic, G. , and Nagy, Z. Tamás, A remarkable new species of Paraphamartania Engel from Portugal (Diptera, Asilidae), Zootaxa, vol. 3814, pp. 409-418, 2014.
G. Sonet, Colyn, M. , Verheyen., E. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Wendelen, W. , Van Rompaey, H. , and Hulselmans, J. , Afrotropical forest-dwelling mongooses (Mammalia: Herpestidae: Crossarchus ) investigated by craniometry and mitochondrial DNA, Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, vol. 52, pp. 323 - 330, 2014.
R. G. B. Perl, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , Glaw, F. , Wollenberg, K. C. , and Vences, M. , DNA barcoding Madagascar's amphibian fauna, Amphibia-Reptilia, vol. 35, pp. 197-206, 2014.
R. G. B. Perl, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , Glaw, F. , Wollenberg, K. C. , and Vences, M. , DNA barcoding Madagascar{'}s amphibian fauna, Amphibia-Reptilia, vol. 35, pp. 197-206, 2014.
A. D. Liston, Savina, H. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , and Boevé, J. - L. , Taxonomy, phylogeny and host plants of some Abia sawflies (Hymenoptera, Cimbicidae), Zootaxa, vol. 3821, pp. 125-132, 2014.
F. Glaw, Kucharzewski, C. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Hawlitschek, O. , and Vences, M. , New insights into the systematics and molecular phylogeny of the Malagasy snake genus Liopholidophis suggest at least one rapid reversal of extreme sexual dimorphism in tail length, Organisms, Diversity & Evolution, vol. 14, pp. 121-132, 2014.

2013

C. Kusamba, Resetar, A. , Wallach, V. , Lulengo, K. , and Nagy, Z. Tamás, Mouthful of snake: An African snake-eater's (Polemon fulvicollis graueri) large typhlopid prey, Herpetology Notes, vol. 6, pp. 235-237, 2013.
F. Glaw, Kucharzewski, C. , Koehler, J. , Vences, M. , and Nagy, Z. Tamás, Resolving an enigma by integrative taxonomy: Madagascarophis fuchsi (Serpentes: Lamprophiidae), a new opisthoglyphous and microendemic snake from northern Madagascar, Zootaxa, vol. 3630, pp. 317-332, 2013.
F. C. Breman, Jordaens, K. , Sonet, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Houdt, J. , and Louette, M. , DNA barcoding and evolutionary relationships in Accipiter Brisson, 1760 (Aves, Falconiformes: Accipitridae) with a focus on African and Eurasian representatives, Journal of Ornithology, vol. 154, pp. 265-287, 2013.

2012

M. Vences, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , and Verheyen., E. , DNA Barcoding Amphibians and Reptiles, in DNA Barcodes: Methods and Protocols, vol. 858, J. W. Kress and Erickson, D. L. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 2012, pp. 79-107.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Sonet, G. , Glaw, F. , and Vences, M. , First large-scale DNA barcoding assessment of reptiles in the biodiversity hotspot of Madagascar, in Third European Conference for the Barcode of Life, Brussels, Belgium, 17-20 September 2012, 2012.
J. Mortelmans, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , and Grootaert, P. , Using DNA barcodes for assessing diversity of dance flies (Diptera: Empidoidea) and as a basis for phylogenetic research, in Third European Conference for the Barcode of Life, Brussels, Belgium, 17-20 September 2012, 2012.
M. Louette, Breman, F. C. , Sonet, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Haring, E. , Gamauf, A. , and Jordaens, K. , Molecular data elucidate species limits and some relationships of Ploceus weavers, in Pan-African Ornithological Congress, Arusha, Tanzania, 14-21 October 2012, 2012.
C. Havermans, Sonet, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Riehl, T. , Brix, S. , Martin, P. , and d'Udekem d'Acoz, C. , Molecular and morphological evidence for the existence of several species with restricted range within the cosmopolite eurybathic deep-sea Lysianassoid amphipod Eurythenes gryllus sensu lato, in 10th Colloquium Crustecea Decapoda Mediterranea., Athens, Greece, 2012, p. Book of abstracts: 30.
C. Havermans, Sonet, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Riehl, T. , Brix, S. , Martin, P. , Held, C. , and d'Udekem d'Acoz, C. , Molecular and morphological evidence for several species within the cosmopolitan eurybathic deep-sea lysianassoid amphipod Eurythenes gryllus sensu lato, in 19th Benelux Congress of Zoology, Brussels, Belgium, 19-20 October 2012, 2012.
G. Sonet, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Breman, F. C. , De Meyer, M. , Backeljau, T. , and Jordaens, K. , Integrating DNA barcoding in taxonomic practice: Experience from a joint initiative of two natural history museums., in Abstracts of 19th Benelux Congress of Zoology, Brussels, Belgium, 19-20 October 2012, 2012, p. 62.
Z. Tamás Nagy, Sonet, G. , Glaw, F. , and Vences, M. , First Large-Scale DNA Barcoding Assessment of Reptiles in the Biodiversity Hotspot of Madagascar, Based on Newly Designed COI Primers, PLoS ONE, vol. 7, p. e34506, 2012.
S. E. W. Opitz, Boevé, J. - L. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , Koch, F. , and Müller, C. , Host Shifts from Lamiales to Brassicaceae in the Sawfly Genus Athalia, PLoS ONE, vol. 7, p. e33649, 2012.
O. Hawlitschek, Nagy, Z. Tamás, and Glaw, F. , Island evolution and systematic revision of Comoran snakes: why and when subspecies still make sense, PLoS ONE, vol. 7, p. e42970, 2012.

2011

M. Louette, Herremans, M. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, de Roland, L. - A. R. , Jordaens, K. , Van Houdt, J. , Sonet, G. , and Breman, F. C. , The Frances{'} Sparrowhawk Accipiter francesiae (Aves: Accipitridae) radiation on the Comoro islands, Bonner Zoologische Monographien, vol. 57, pp. 133 - 143, 2011.
G. Sonet, Breman, F. C. , Louette, M. , Montanes, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Jeroen, V. Houdt, and Verheyen., E. , Applicability of DNA barcoding to museum specimens of birds from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bonner Zoologische Monographien, pp. 117-131, 2011.
C. Havermans, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , De Broyer, C. , and Martin, P. , DNA barcoding reveals new insights into the diversity of Antarctic species of Orchomene sensu lato (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea), Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, vol. 58, pp. 230 - 241, 2011.
M. Louette, Herremans, M. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, de Roland, L. - A. R. , Jordaens, K. , Van Houdt, J. , Sonet, G. , and Breman, F. C. , The Frances' Sparrowhawk Accipiter francesiae (Aves: Accipitridae) radiation on the Comoro islands, Bonner Zoologische Monographien, vol. 57, pp. 133 - 143, 2011.

2010

C. Havermans, Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , De Broyer, C. , and Martin, P. , Incongruence between molecular phylogeny and morphological classification in amphipod crustaceans: A case study of Antarctic lysianassoids, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 55, pp. 202 - 209, 2010.
M. Colyn, Hulselmans, J. A. N. , Sonet, G. , Oudé, P. , Winter, J. A. N. D. E. , Natta, A. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, and Verheyen., E. , Discovery of a new duiker species (Bovidae: Cephalophinae) from the Dahomey Gap, West Africa, Zootaxa, vol. 30, pp. 1-30, 2010.
T. Bourguignon, Scheffrahn, R. H. , Křeček, J. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Sonet, G. , and Roisin, Y. , Towards a revision of the Neotropical soldierless termites (Isoptera : Termitidae): redescription of the genus Anoplotermes and description of Longustitermes, gen. nov., Invertebrate Systematics, vol. 24, pp. 357 - 370, 2010.
F. C. Breman, Jordaens, K. , Sonet, G. , Van Houdt, J. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, and Louette, M. , Preliminary molecular systematics of the African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro (Daudin, 1800), Journal of Afrotropical Zoology, vol. Special Issue, pp. 101-102, 2010.

2009

J. - L. Boevé, Sonet, G. , Nagy, Z. Tamás, Symoens, F. , Altenhofer, E. , Häberlein, C. , and Schulz, S. , Defense by Volatiles in Leaf-Mining Insect Larvae, Journal of Chemical Ecology, vol. 35, pp. 507 - 517, 2009.
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