Turóci Ágnes




Department of Zoology



Current studies:

Biologist (MSc), ELTE, 2012.

PhD candidate, Zootaxonomy, Animal Ecology, Hidrobiology Program, Doctoral School of Biology, ELTE, 2019 – 2023.


PhD candidate, Zootaxonomy, Animal Ecology, Hidrobiology Program, Doctoral School of Biology, ELTE, 2019 – 2023.

Skills and expertise:

dissecting of slugs, reviewing manuscripts for scientific journals (Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Biodiversity Data Journal, Folia Malacologica, Natura Croatia, ZooKeys), technical editing tasks for a scientific journal, photographing of living slug specimens, digital microscopy, basics of photoshop

Selected publications:

Lazányi, E., Boll, P. K., Páll-Gergely, B., Simon, J., Szeder, K. H., Turóci, Á. & Katona, G. (2023): First records of alien land planarians (Platyhelminthes: Geoplanidae) in Hungary. Zootaxa, 5403(5): 592–596. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5403.5.6 IF: 1,026, Q2 

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. https://doi.org/10.3391/bir.2023.12.3.08 IF: 1.672, Q2. 

Páll-Gergely, B., Hettyey, A., Turóci, Á. & Fehér, Z. (2022): Evidence that reduction of the apertural closing apparatus has no decisive effect on water loss in the land snail family Clausiliidae (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora). Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society, 136(1): 120–126. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blac027 IF: 2,138, Q1.

Turóci, Á., Fehér, Z., Krízsik, V. & Páll-Gergely, B. (2020): Two new alien slugs, Krynickillus melanocephalus Kaleniczenko, 1851 and Tandonia kusceri (H. Wagner, 1931), are already widespread in Hungary. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 66(3): 265–282. https://doi.org/10.17109/AZH. IF: 0.923, Q3.

Páll-Gergely, B., Majoros, G., Domokos, T., Juhász, A., Turóci, A., Badacsonyi, L., Fekete, J. & Asami, T. (2019): Realtime Social Networking Service rapidly reveals distributions of non-indigenous land snails in a European capital. Bioinvasions Records, 8(4): 782–792. https://doi.org/10.3391/bir.2019.8.4.06 IF: 1.504, Q2.


Ágnes Turóci serves as the technical editor of Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, a Life Sciences journal in Akadémiai Kiadó’s portfolio AKJournals.