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Brief description of the main scopes: 

Distribution and conservation of amphibians and reptiles in Albania and the Balkan Peninsula

Ecology of the endangered Greek meadow viper

Conservation priorities for the freshwater biodiversity of Europe

Effects of restoration on the grasslands of Hortobágy

Main profile in keywords: 
amphibians, reptiles, Albania, Balkan Peninsula, Greek meadow viper, grassland restoration, Hortobágy
Selected publications:


Mizsei E, Szabolcs M, Szabó L, Boros Z, Mersini K, Rousssos SA, Dimaki M, Ioannidis Y, Végvári Zs, Lengyel Sz (2019): Priority areas based on habitat suitability, land use and climate change for an endangered cold-adapted snake on warming mountaintops Oryx, in press


Carrizo SF, Lengyel Sz, Kapusi F, Szabolcs M, Kasperidus HD, Scholz M, Markovic D, Freyhof J, Cid N, Cardoso AC, Darwall W (2017): Critical catchments for freshwater biodiversity conservation in Europe: identification, prioritisation and gap analysis Journal of Applied Ecology 54 (4): 1209-1218.
Mizsei E, Jablonski D, Végvári Zs, Lengyel Sz, Szabolcs M (2017): Distribution and diversity of reptiles in Albania: a novel database from a Mediterranean hotspot Amphibia-Reptilia 38 (2): 157-173.
Szabolcs M, Mizsei E (2017): First record of the eastern spadefoot toad (Pelobates syriacus Boettger, 1889) in Albania North-Western Journal of Zoology 13 (1): 175-176.
Szabolcs M, Mizsei E, Jablonski D, Vági B, Mester B, Végvári Zs, Lengyel Sz (2017): Distribution and diversity of amphibians in Albania: new data and foundations of a comprehensive database Amphibia-Reptilia 38 (4): 435-448.