Páll-Gergely Barna




Department of Zoology

senior research fellow



Field of study and interest:

Degree in biology (MSc), University of Pécs, 2011; PhD: Shinshu University, Matsumoto, 2015

Taxonomy and systematics of land snails, invasive species; Quaternary and Holocene malacology; Methodology and importance of taxonomy for the society

Selected publications:

Páll-Gergely, B., Hunyadi, A., Vermeulen, J.J., Grego, J., Sutcharit, C., Reischütz, A., Dumrongrojwattana, P., Botta-Dukát, Z., Örstan, A., Fekete, J. & Jochum, A. (2023): Five times over: 42 new Angustopila species highlight Southeast Asia’s rich biodiversity (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora, Hypselostomatidae). ZooKeys, 1147: 1–177.

Turóci, Á., Hutchinson, J.M.C., Schlitt, B., Reise, H., Rapala, M. & Páll-Gergely, B. (2023): Five new introduced terrestrial slugs in Hungary. Bioinvasions Records, 12(3): 711–729.

Yu, T.-T., Zhuo, D. & Páll-Gergely, B. (2023): The Family Pupinidae (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Cyclophoroidea) from mid-Cretaceous Kachin amber. Cretaceous Research, 144: 105431.

Páll-Gergely, B., Sajan, S., Tripathy, B., Meng, K., Asami, T. & Ablett, J.D. (2020): Genus-level revision of the Alycaeidae (Gastropoda: Cyclophoroidea), with an annotated species catalogue. ZooKeys, 981: 1–220.

Páll-Gergely, B. (2018): Systematic revision of the Plectopylinae (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Plectopylidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 455: 1–114.

Páll-Gergely, B., Naggs, F. & Asami, T. (2016): Novel shell device for gas exchange in an operculated land snail. Biology Letters, 12: 20160151.

Páll-Gergely, B., Fehér, Z., Hunyadi, A. & Asami, T. (2015): Revision of the genus Pseudopomatias and its relatives (Gastropoda: Cyclophoroidea: Pupinidae) Zootaxa, 3937(1): 1–49.

Páll-Gergely, B. & Hunyadi, A. (2013): The family Plectopylidae Möllendorff 1898 in China (Gastropoda, Pulmonata). Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 142 (1): 1–66.

Publications and citations (MTMT):


See links (MTMT, ResearchGate, etc.) below.

Barna Páll-Gergely is the co-EiC of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology in Akadémiai Kiadó’s portfolio.