Márton Szabó

Department of Palaeontology, Eötvös Loránd University / Department of Palaeontology, Hungarian Natural History Museum


Research subject:

Late Cretaceous microvertebrate faunas of Hungary with special attention on fish; Neogene elasmobranch faunas of Hungary; arthropod inclusions of the Late Cretaceous ajkaite amber


Research projects:

Taxonomical set-up of the Iharkút (Bakony Mts., Hungary) microvertebrate fauna (incl. fish)

Bony and cartilaginous fishes of various localities in the Bakony Mts. and Mecsek Hills

Arthropod fauna of the Late Cretaceous (Santonian) ajkaite amber (Ajka, Hungary)


Contact info:

Tel: 06 1 210 1075/2317 extension

e-mail: szabo.marton.pisces@gmail.com

adress: Hungarian Natural History Museum, H-1083 Budapest, Ludovika tér 2, Hungary




Most important publications:

Szabó, M., Gulyás, P., Ősi, A. (2016): Late Cretaceous (Santonian) Atractosteus (Actinopterygii, Lepisosteidae) remains from Hungary (Iharkút, Bakony Mountains). Cretaceous Research, 60, 239-252.


Szabó, M., Kocsis, L. (2016): A new Middle Miocene selachian assemblage (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Central Paratethys (Nyirád, Hungary): implications for temporal turnover and biogeography. Geologica Carpathica, 67(6), 573-594., doi: 10.1515/geoca-2016-0036


Szabó, M., Botfalvai, G., Kocsis, L., Carnevale, G., Sztanó, O., Evanics, Z., Rabi, M. (2017): Upper Oligocene marine fishes from nearshore deposits of the Central Paratethys (Máriahalom, Hungary). Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, DOI: 10.1007/s12549-017-0285-0


Szabó, M., Ősi, A. (2017): The continental fish fauna of the Late Cretaceous (Santonian) Iharkút locality (Bakony Mountains, Hungary). Central European Geology, 60/2, 230-287., DOI: 10.1556/24.60.2017.009


Kocsis, L., Razak, H., Briguglio, A., Szabó, M. (2018): First report on a diverse Neogene fossil cartilaginous fish fauna from Borneo (Ambug Hill, Brunei Darussalam). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2018.1468830