Gergely BOROS

research fellow
IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
boros.gergo [at]
+36 28 360-122, 360-147 / 123
Brief description of the main scopes: 

1) Taxonomy, ecology and ecotoxicology of enchytraeid worms (Annelida: Clitellata).
2) Organic matter decomposition in soil, with special regard to invasive plant species, forestry treatments and climate change.

Main profile in keywords: 
ecosystem services, zoology, taxonomy
Selected publications:


Milotić T., Baltzinger C., Eichberg C., Eycott A.E., Heurich M., Müller J., Noriega J.A., Menendez R., Stadler J., Ádám R., Bargmann T., Bilger I., Buse J., Calatayud J., Ciubuc C., Boros G., Jay-Robert P., Kruus M., Merivee E., Miessen G., Must A., Ardali E., Preda E., Rahimi I., Rohwedder D., Rose R., Slade E.M., Somay L., Tahmasebi P., Ziani S., Hoffmann M. (2019): Functionally richer communities improve ecosystem functioning: Dung removal and secondary seed dispersal by dung beetles in the Western Palaearctic Journal of Biogeography 46 (1): 70-82.


Elek, Z., Kovacs, B., Aszalos R., Boros, G., Samu, F., Tinya, F., Odor, P. (2018): Taxon-specific responses to different forestry treatments in a temperate forest SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 8 Paper: 16990 , 10 p.


Joël Amossé, Klára Dózsa-Farkas, Gergely Boros, Guy Rochat, Gauthier Sandoz, Bertrand Fournier, Edward A.D. Mitchell, Renée-Claire Le Bayon (2016): Patterns of earthworm, enchytraeid and nematode diversity and community structure in urban soils of different ages. European Journal of Soil Biology 73: 46-58.


Boros, G. & Dózsa-Farkas, K. (2015): Three new Fridericia species (Oligochaeta, Enchytraeidae) from Transylvania, Romania. Zootaxa 3911 (3): 357–368