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2019

How did amber get its aquatic insects? Water-seeking polarotactic insects trapped by tree resin

Horváth, G., Egri, Á., Meyer-Rochow, V. B. & Kriska, G., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Historical Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
2018

Method to reduce motion artifacts of sequential imaging polarimetry: Long enough exposures minimize polarization blurs of wavy water surfaces

Egri, Á., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Sep 10 2018, In : Applied Optics. 57, 26, p. 7564-7569 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Atypical feeding of woodpeckers, crows and redstarts on mass-swarming Hydropsyche pellucidula caddisflies attracted to glass panes

Pereszlényi, Á., Horváth, G. & Kriska, G., Dec 1 2017, In : Urban Ecosystems. 20, 6, p. 1203-1207 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

How can Asphalt Roads Extend the Range of In Situ Polarized Light Pollution? A Complex Ecological Trap of Ephemera danica and a Possible Remedy

Egri, Á., Pereszlényi, Á., Farkas, A., Horváth, G., Penksza, K. & Kriska, G., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Insect Behavior. 30, 4, p. 374-384 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Method to improve the survival of night-swarming mayflies near bridges in areas of distracting light pollution

Egri, Á., Száz, D., Farkas, A., Pereszlényi, Horváth, G. & Kriska, G., Nov 15 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 11, 171166.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Mayflies are least attracted to vertical polarization: A polarotactic reaction helping to avoid unsuitable habitats

Farkas, A., Száz, D., Egri, Á., Barta, A., Mészáros, Á., Hegedüs, R., Horváth, G. & Kriska, G., Sep 1 2016, In : Physiology and Behavior. 163, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Polarization sensitivity in Collembola: An experimental study of polarotaxis in the water-surface-inhabiting springtail Podura aquatica

Egri, Á., Farkas, A., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Aug 15 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 219, 16, p. 2567-2576 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Polarized light pollution of matte solar panels: anti-reflective photovoltaics reduce polarized light pollution but benefit only some aquatic insects

Száz, D., Mihályi, D., Farkas, A., Egri, Á., Barta, A., Kriska, G., Robertson, B. & Horváth, G., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 20, 4, p. 663-675 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Lamp-lit bridges as dual light-traps for the night-swarming mayfly, Ephoron virgo: Interaction of polarized and unpolarized light pollution

Szaz, D., Horvath, G., Barta, A., Robertson, B. A., Farkas, A., Egri, A., Tarjanyi, N., Racz, G. & Kriska, G., Mar 27 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 3, e0121194.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Anthropogenic polarization and polarized light pollution inducing polarized ecological traps

Horváth, G., Kriska, G. & Robertson, B., Jan 1 2014, Polarized Light and Polarization Vision in Animal Sciences, Second Edition. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 443-513 71 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Phototaxis and polarotaxis hand in hand: Night dispersal flight of aquatic insects distracted synergistically by light intensity and reflection polarization

Boda, P., Horváth, G., Kriska, G., Blahó, M. & Csabai, Z., May 2014, In : Naturwissenschaften. 101, 5, p. 385-395 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonality and daily activity of male and female tabanid flies monitored in a Hungarian hill-country pasture by new polarization traps and traditional canopy traps

Herczeg, T., Blahó, M., Száz, D., Kriska, G., Gyurkovszky, M., Farkas, R. & Horváth, G., Oct 17 2014, In : Parasitology research. 113, 11, p. 4251-4260 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Unexpected attraction of polarotactic water-leaving insects to matt black car surfaces: Mattness of paintwork cannot eliminate the polarized light pollution of black cars

Blaho, M., Herczeg, T., Kriska, G., Egri, A., Szaz, D., Farkas, A., Tarjanyi, N., Czinke, L., Barta, A. & Horvath, G., Jul 30 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 7, e103339.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A horizontally polarizing liquid trap enhances the tabanid-capturing efficiency of the classic canopy trap

Egri, A., Blahó, M., Száz, D., Kriska, G., Majer, J., Herczeg, T., Gyurkovszky, M., Farkas, R. & Horváth, G., Dec 1 2013, In : Bulletin of Entomological Research. 103, 6, p. 665-674 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

A new tabanid trap applying a modified concept of the old flypaper: Linearly polarising sticky black surfaces as an effective tool to catch polarotactic horseflies

Egri, Á., Blahó, M., Száz, D., Barta, A., Kriska, G., Antoni, G. & Horváth, G., Jun 1 2013, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 43, 7, p. 555-563 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Orientation with a Viking sun-compass, a shadow-stick, and two calcite sunstones under various weather conditions

Bernáth, B., Blahó, M., Egri, Á., Barta, A., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Sep 1 2013, In : Applied Optics. 52, 25, p. 6185-6194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Stripes disrupt odour attractiveness to biting horseflies: Battle between ammonia, CO2, and colour pattern for dominance in the sensory systems of host-seeking tabanids

Blahó, M., Egri, Á., Száz, D., Kriska, G., Åkesson, S. & Horváth, G., Jul 2 2013, In : Physiology and Behavior. 119, p. 168-174 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Cavemen Were Better at Depicting Quadruped Walking than Modern Artists: Erroneous Walking Illustrations in the Fine Arts from Prehistory to Today

Horvath, G., Farkas, E., Boncz, I., Blaho, M. & Kriska, G., Dec 5 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 12, e49786.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

How can horseflies be captured by solar panels? A new concept of tabanid traps using light polarization and electricity produced by photovoltaics

Blahó, M., Egri, Á., Barta, A., Antoni, G., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Oct 26 2012, In : Veterinary Parasitology. 189, 2-4, p. 353-365 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

New kind of polarotaxis governed by degree of polarization: Attraction of tabanid flies to differently polarizing host animals and water surfaces

Egri, Á., Blahó, M., Sándor, A., Kriska, G., Gyurkovszky, M., Farkas, R. & Horváth, G., May 1 2012, In : Naturwissenschaften. 99, 5, p. 407-416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

No evidence for behavioral responses to circularly polarized light in four scarab beetle species with circularly polarizing exocuticle

Blahó, M., Egri, Á., Hegedüs, R., Jósvai, J., Tóth, M., Kertész, K., Biró, L. P., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Feb 28 2012, In : Physiology and Behavior. 105, 4, p. 1067-1075 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Polarotactic tabanids find striped patterns with brightness and/or polarization modulation least attractive: An advantage of zebra stripes

Egri, Á., Blahó, M., Kriska, G., Farkas, R., Gyurkovszky, M., Åkesson, S. & Horváth, G., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 5, p. 736-745 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)

Spottier targets are less attractive to tabanid flies: on the tabanid-repellency of spotty fur patterns.

Blaho, M., Egri, A., Bahidszki, L., Kriska, G., Hegedus, R., Akesson, S. & Horvath, G., 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Bridges as optical barriers and population disruptors for the mayfly Palingenia longicauda: An overlooked threat to freshwater biodiversity?

Málnás, K., Polyák, L., Prill, É., Hegedüs, R., Kriska, G., Dévai, G., Horváth, G. & Lengyel, S., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 15, 6, p. 823-832 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of cattail (Typha spp.) mowing on water beetle assemblages: Changes of environmental factors and the aerial colonization of aquatic habitats

Molnár, Á., Hegedüs, R., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 15, 3, p. 389-399 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Polarotaxis in non-biting midges: Female chironomids are attracted to horizontally polarized light

Horváth, G., Móra, A., Bernáth, B. & Kriska, G., Oct 24 2011, In : Physiology and Behavior. 104, 5, p. 1010-1015 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)
2010

An unexpected advantage of whiteness in horses: The most horsefly-proof horse has a depolarizing white coat

Horváth, G., Blahó, M., Kriska, G., Hegedüs, R., Gerics, B., Farkas, R. & Åkesson, S., Jun 7 2010, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 277, 1688, p. 1643-1650 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

Asphalt surfaces as ecological traps for water-seeking polarotactic insects: How can the polarized light pollution of asphalt surfaces be reduced?

Malik, P., Hegedüs, R., Kriska, G., Akesson, S., Robertson, B. & Horváth, G., Dec 1 2010, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 47 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Asphalt surfaces as ecological traps for water-seeking polarotactic insects: How can the polarized light pollution of asphalt surfaces be reduced?

Malik, P., Hegedüs, R., Kriska, G., Åkesson, S., Robertson, B. & Horváth, G., Dec 1 2010, Asphaltenes: Characterization, Properties and Applications. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 81-119 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Glass buildings as bird feeders: Urban birds exploit insects trapped by polarized light pollution

Robertson, B., Kriska, G., Horváth, V. & Horváth, G., 2010, In : Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae. 56, 3, p. 283-293 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Optics of sunlit water drops on leaves: Conditions under which sunburn is possible

Egri, Á., Horváth, Á., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Mar 1 2010, In : New Phytologist. 185, 4, p. 979-987 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing the maladaptive attractiveness of solar panels to polarotactic insects

Horváth, G., Blahó, M., Egri, Á., Kriska, G., Seres, I. & Robertson, B., Dec 1 2010, In : Conservation Biology. 24, 6, p. 1644-1653 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)
2009
52 Citations (Scopus)

Erroneous quadruped walking depictions in natural history museums

Horváth, G., Csapó, A., Nyeste, A., Gerics, B., Csorba, G. & Kriska, G., Jan 27 2009, In : Current Biology. 19, 2, p. R61-R62

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

5 Citations (Scopus)

Polarized light pollution: A new kind of ecological photopollution

Horváth, G., Kriska, G., Malik, P. & Robertson, B., Aug 1 2009, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 7, 6, p. 317-325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

107 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Do brown pelicans mistake asphalt roads for water in deserts?

Kriska, G. Y., Barta, A., Suhai, B., Bernáth, B. & Horváth, G., 2008, In : Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae. 54, SUPPL.1, p. 157-165 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Glass buildings on river banks as "polarized light traps" for mass-swarming polarotactic caddis flies

Kriska, G., Malik, P., Szivák, I. & Horváth, G., May 1 2008, In : Naturwissenschaften. 95, 5, p. 461-467 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

Imaging polarimetry of glass buildings: Why do vertical glass surfaces attract polarotactic insects?

Malik, P., Hegedüs, R., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Aug 20 2008, In : Applied Optics. 47, 24, p. 4361-4374 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Polarization vision in aquatic insects and ecological traps for polarotactic insects

Horváth, G. & Kriska, G., Jul 30 2008, Aquatic Insects: Challenges to Populations. CABI Publishing, p. 204-229 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

33 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ventral polarization vision in tabanids: Horseflies and deerflies (Diptera: Tabanidae) are attracted to horizontally polarized light

Horváth, G., Majer, J., Horváth, L., Szivák, I. & Kriska, G., Nov 1 2008, In : Naturwissenschaften. 95, 11, p. 1093-1100 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)

Wagtails (Aves: Motacillidae) as insect indicators on plastic sheets attracting polarotactic aquatic insects

Bernáth, B., Kriska, G., Suhai, B. & Horváth, G., 2008, In : Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae. 54, SUPPL.1, p. 145-155 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Ecological traps for dragonflies in a cemetery: The attraction of Sympetrum species (Odonata: Libellulidae) by horizontally polarizing black gravestones

Horváth, G., Malik, P., Kriska, G. & Wildermuth, H., Sep 1 2007, In : Freshwater Biology. 52, 9, p. 1700-1709 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)
40 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A 'polarisation sun-dial' dictates the optimal time of day for dispersal by flying aquatic insects

Csabai, Z., Boda, P., Bernáth, B., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Jul 1 2006, In : Freshwater Biology. 51, 7, p. 1341-1350 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)

Why do highly polarizing black burnt-up stubble-fields not attract aquatic insects? An exception proving the rule

Kriska, G., Malik, P., Csabai, Z. & Horváth, G., Dec 1 2006, In : Vision Research. 46, 26, p. 4382-4386 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Why do red and dark-coloured cars lure aquatic insects? The attraction of water insects to car paintwork explained by reflection-polarization signals

Kriska, G., Csabai, Z., Boda, P., Malik, P. & Horvát, G., Jan 1 2006, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 273, 1594, p. 1667-1671 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Stereo videopolarimetry: Measuring and visualizing polarization patterns in three dimensions

Mizera, F., Bernáth, B., Kriska, G. & Horváth, G., Jul 1 2001, In : Journal of Imaging Science and Technology. 45, 4, p. 393-399 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)