Gábor R. Rácz

Division of Mammals

Museum of Southwestern Biology
Department of Biology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1091






List of publications

Rácz, G. R., Bán, E., Ferenczi, E. ang Berencsi, Gy. 2006. A Simple Spatial Model to Explain the Distribution of Human Tick-Borne Encephalitis Cases in Hungary. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 6(4): 369-378

Gannon, W. L. and Rácz, G. R. 2006. Character displacement and ecomorphological analysis of two long-eared Myotis (M. auriculus and M. evotis). Journal of Mammalogy 87(1): 171-179

Ferenczi, E., Rácz, G., Faludi, G., Czeglédi, A., Mezey, I. and Berencsi, Gy. 2005. Natural foci of classical and emerging viral zoonoses in Hungary. Pp. 43-49 In Berencsi, G., A. S. Khan and J. Halouzka (eds.): Emerging Biological Threat. IOS Press, Amsterdam

Rácz, G. R. and Gannon, W. L. 2005. Improving collection maintenance through innovation: bar-code labeling to track specimens in the processing stream. Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals 1: 227-241

Rácz, G. R., Gubányi, A. and Vozár, A 2005. Morphometric differences among root vole (Muridae: Microtus oeconomus) populations in Hungary. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 51: 135-149

Ferenczi, E., Rácz, G., Szekeres, J., Balog, K., Tóth, E., Takács, M., Csire, M., Mezey, I., Berencsi, Gy., and Faludi, G., 2003. Novel data on the examination of public health importance of domestic hantaviruses. Orvosi Hetilap 144(10): 464-474 (in Hungarian)

Papp, T., Gubányi, A. and Rácz, G. 2000. Establishing the Use of Microsatellite Analysis in Locally Endangered Populations of Root Vole (Microtus oeconomus). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 46: 259-264

Rácz, G. and Demeter, A 1998. Character displacement in mandible shape and size in two species of water shrews (Neomys, Mammalia: Insectivora). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 44: 165-175

Demeter, A., Rácz, G. and Csorba, G. 1996. Identification of house mice, Mus musculus, and mound-building mice, Mus spicilegus, based on distance and landmark data. Pp. 359-369. In Marcus, L.F., M. Corti, A. Loy, G.J.P. Naylor and D.E. Slice (eds): Andvances in Morphometrics. Plenum Press, New York.

Congress presentations

Rácz , G. R. and Ferenczi, E. 2002. Correlation between landscape characteristics and the distribution of hantavirus infection in Hungary. 82nd Annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists; Missoula, Montana

Rácz , G. R. and Fegyveres, O. 2001. Morphometric differences among bank vole (Clethrionomys glareolus) populations in Hungary. 81st Annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists; Lake Charles, Louisiana

Rácz, G., Ferenczi, E., Faludi, G. and Berencsi, Gy. 1998. Hantaviruses in Hungary: The role of mammals in the maintenance and circulation of multiple viruses in nature.  p. 215. In: Abstracts of the Euro-American Mammal Congress; 1998 July 19-24; Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Rácz, G., Ferenczi, E., Faludi, G. and Berencsi, Gy. 1998. Surveying distribution of different types of Hantavirus in Hungary: A preliminary assessment. p. 133. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on HFRS and Hantaviruses; 1998 Mar 5-7; Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 1998.

Rácz, G., Dragoo, J.W., Gannon, W.L., Wilber, P.G. and Yates, T.L. 1997. Locator database for managing collections for systematic studies. p. 282. In: Abstracts of the 7th International Theriological Congress. 1997 Sept. 6-11; Acapulco, Mexico

Rácz, G. and Demeter, A. 1997. Mapping the distribution of two closely related species of water shrews, genus Neomys, in Hungary. p. 294 In: Abstracts of the 7th International Theriological Congress. 1997 Sept. 6-11; Acapulco, Mexico

Rácz, G. and Demeter, A. 1996. A study of variation in mandible shape in two species of water shrews (Neomys) using traditional and geometric morphometrics. p. 282 In: Abstracts of the 5th International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology. 1996 Aug. 17-24; Budapest, Hungary

Demeter, A., Csorba, G. & Racz, G. 1993. Species Identity and Distribution of the Mound-building Mouse in Hungary. p72 In: Abstracts of the 6th International Theriological Congress, Sydney, Australia, 1993 July

Other publications

Rácz , G. R. 2003. Book review: Macdonald D. W., and P. Barrett. 2001. Mammals of Europe. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. 312 pp. In Journal of Mammalogy 84(3): 1124-1125

Rácz , G. R. 1995. Hazai vízicickányok (Neomys fodiens, Neomys anomalus) állkapcsának vizsgálata morfometriai módszerekkel. Szakdolgozat. Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Természettudományi Kar. (Morphometric analysis of jaw size and shape of two species of water shrews (Neomys). Thesis)


Research Interest

-Mammalian taxonomy, ecology and population biology

-The ecology of infectious diseases and the role of mammals in maintaining infectious diseases

E-mail: Gábor Rácz