Mgr. Matúš Hyžný, PhD.

Contact:

Prírodovedecká fakulta
Katedra geológie a paleontológie
Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave
Mlynská dolina, Ilkovičova 6
SK-842 15
Bratislava
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Biography:

2003-2006 Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia) - Bachelor in Geology/Palaeontology

2006-2008 Comenius University in Bratislava - Master in Palaeontology cum laude

2008-2012 Comenius University in Bratislava - PhD. in Palaeontology

2013-2015 Natural history Museum in Vienna (Austria) - Lise Meitner Postdoc position

since 2012 Comenius University in Bratislava - researcher

 

Research interests:

Systematics and biogeography of Cenozoic decapod crustaceans

Systematics, fossil record and phylogeny of "thalassinidean" shrimp (Decapoda: Axiidea, Gebiidea)

Fossil record of isopod crustaceans

Neogene geology and palaeontology of the Central Paratethys

Evolution and fossil record of ecdysozoans

 

Teaching:

Systematická paleontológia bezstavovcov

Určovanie makrofosílií

 

Publications:

in press/accepted

 

Hyžný, M. & Dávid, A. (accepted): A remarkably well-preserved terrestrial isopod (Peracarida: Isopoda: Armadillidiidae) from the upper Oligocene of Hungary, with remarks on the oniscidean taphonomy. Palaeontologia Electronica.

 

Hyžný, M., Jakobsen, S.L. & Fraaije, R.H.B. (accepted): Reappraisal of the burrowing lobster Axius (Malacostraca: Decapoda: Axiidea) in the fossil record with notes on palaeobiogeograpy and description of a new species. Bulletin de la Sociéte géologique de France.

 

Nagler, Ch., Hyžný, M. & Haug, J. (in press): 168 million years old “marine lice” and the evolution of parasitism within isopods. BMC Evolutionary Biology.

 

Charbonnier, S., Audo, D., Garassino, A. & Hyžný, M. (in press): Fossil Crustacea of Lebanon. Mémoires du Muséum national d''Histoire naturelle, 210.

2016

 

Devillez, J., Charbonnier, S., Hyžný, M. & Leroy, L. 2016: Review of the Early Cretaceous erymid lobsters (Crustacea: Decapoda) from the Western Tethys. Geodiversitas, 38: 515–541.

 

Hyžný, M. & Gross, M. 2016: From the palaeontological collection of the Universalmuseum Joanneum – The Cenozoic Decapod Crustaceans (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Decapoda). Joannea Geologie und Paläontologie, 12: 73–127.

 

Hyžný, M. & Zorn, I. 2016: A Catalogue of the Type and figured Fossil Decapod Crustaceans in the Collections of the Geological Survey of Austria in Vienna. Jahrbuch der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 156: 127–177.

 

Hyžný, M., Fraaije, R.H.B., Martin, J.E., Perrier, V. & Sarr, R. 2016: Paracapsulapagurus poponguinensis, a new hermit crab (Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) from the Maastrichtian of Senegal. Journal of Paleontology, 90: 1133–1137.

 

Hyžný, M. & Gross, M. 2016: A new iphiculid crab (Crustacea, Brachyura, Leucosioidea) from the Middle Miocene of Austria, with notes on palaeobiogeography of Iphiculus. Zootaxa, 4179: 263–270.

 

Hyžný, M. 2016: Diversity and distribution of the Oligocene and Miocene decapod crustaceans (Crustacea: Malacostraca) of the Western and Central Paratethys. Geologica Carpathica, 67: 471–494.

 

Hyžný, M., Charbonnier, S., Merle, D., Ahmed Lashari, R., Bartolini, A. & Métais, G. 2016: New Early Cenozoic ghost shrimps (Decapoda, Axiidea, Callianassidae) from Pakistan and their palaeobiogeographic implications. Geodiversitas, 38: 341–353.

 

Hyžný, M., Haug, C. & Haug, J.T. 2016: Mesoprosopon triasinum from the Triassic of Austria revisited: The oldest eumalacostracan larva known to date and its significance for interpreting fossil cycloids. Gondwana Research, 37: 86–97.

 

Artal, P. & Hyžný, M. 2016: An appraisal of Typilobus Stoliczka, 1871 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Leucosioidea), with description of a new family and genus. Zootaxa, 4117(3): 387–398.

 

Hyžný, M., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M. & Ledvák, P. 2016: Euryhaline preferences of the decapod crab Mioplax socialis enabled it to survive the Badenian/Sarmatian extinction (Miocene) in the Central Paratethys. Geologica Carpathica, 67: 165–176.

 

Košťák, M., Schlögl, J., Hudáčková, N., Kroh, A., Halásová, E., Gašparič, R., Hyžný, M. & Wanzenböck, G. 2016: Sepia from the Miocene of the Central Paratethys: new taxa and notes on late Cenozoic cuttlefish diversity. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 14: 1033–1057.

 

Klompmaker, A.A., Hyžný, M., Portell, R.W. & Kowalewski, M. 2016: Growth, inter- and intraspecific variation, palaeobiogeography, taphonomy, and systematics of the Cenozoic ghost shrimp Glypturus. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 14: 99–126.

 

Hyžný, M. 2016: Balsscallichirus Sakai, 2011 (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) in the fossil record: systematics and palaeobiogeography. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 118: 39–63.

 

Hyžný, M., Perrier, V., Robin, N., Martin, J.E. & Sarr, R. 2016: Costacopluma (Decapoda: Brachyura: Retroplumidae) from the Maastrichtian and Paleocene of Senegal: A survivor of K/Pg events. Cretaceous Research 57: 142–156.

 

2015

 

Hyžný, M., Van Bakel, B.W.M., Dulai, A., Fraaije, R.H.B., Jagt, J.W.M. & Krobicki, M. 2015: In Memoriam Pál Mihály Müller (14 July 1935-13 September 2015). Crustaceana 88: 1457–1462.

 

Hyžný, M., Hudáčková, N. & Szalma, Š. 2015: Taphonomy and diversity of Middle Miocene decapod crustaceans from the Novohrad-Nógrad Basin, Slovakia, with remarks on palaeobiogeography. Acta Geologica Slovaca 7: 139–154.

 

Hyžný, M. & Klompmaker, A.A. 2015: Systematics, phylogeny, and taphonomy of ghost shrimps (Decapoda): a perspective from the fossil record. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 73: 401–437.

 

Hyžný, M., Schlögl, J., Charbonnier, S., Schweigert, G., Rulleau, L. & Gouttenoire, M. 2015: Intraspecific variation and taphonomy of a new erymid lobster (Crustacea: Decapoda) from the Middle Jurassic of Belmont (Beaujolais, France). Geobios 48: 371–384.

 

Hyžný, M., Starzyk, N., Robins, C.M. & Kočová Veselská, M. 2015: Taxonomy and palaeoecology of a decapod crustacean assemblage from Oxfordian of Stránská skála (Southern Moravia, Czech Republic). Bulletin of Geosciences 90: 633–650.

 

Hyžný, M., Harzhauser, M. & Danninger, W. 2015: Decapod crustaceans of the Central Paratethyan Ottnangian Stage (middle Burdigalian): implications for systematics and biogeography. Geologica Carpathica. 66: 217–233.

 

Klompmaker, A.A., Hyžný, M. & Jakobsen, S.L. 2015: Taphonomy of decapod crustacean cuticle and its effect on the appearance as exemplified by new and known taxa from the Cretaceous - Danian crab Caloxanthus. Cretaceous Research 55: 141–151.

 

Hyžný, M., Šimo, V. & Starek, D. 2015: Ghost shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) as producers of an Upper Miocene trace fossil association from sublittoral deposits of Lake Pannon (Vienna Basin, Slovakia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 425: 50–66.

 

Hyžný, M. & Kroh, A. 2015: Barremian decapod crustaceans from Serre de Bleyton (Drôme, SE France). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A 117: 121–152.

 

Gašparič, R. & Hyžný, M. 2015: An early Miocene deep-water decapod crustacean faunule from the Slovenian part of the Styrian Basin, and its palaeoenvironmental and palaeobiogeographical significance. Papers in Palaeontology: 1: 141–166.

 

2014

 

Hyžný, M. & Ledvák, P. 2014: On the occurrence of the fossil crab Mioplax socialis in deposits of the Stretava Formation in the East Slovakian Basin. Natura Carpatica 55: 27–30. [in Slovak with English summary]

 

Hyžný, M. & Dulai, A. 2014: Deep-water fossorial shrimps from the Oligocene Kiscell Clay of Hungary: Taxonomy and palaeoecology. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 59(4): 947–965.

 

Garassino, A., Pasini, G., De Angeli, A. & Hyžný, M. 2014: The decapod fauna (Axiidea, Anomura, Brachyura) from the Late Pleistocene of Trumbacà, Reggio Calabria (Calabria, southern Italy). Natural History Sciences. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 1(2): 119–130.

 

Hyžný, M., Gašparič, R., Robins, C.M. & Schlögl, J. 2014: Miocene squat lobsters (Decapoda, Anomura, Galatheoidea) of the Central Paratethys – a review, with description of a new species of Munidopsis. In: Fraaije, R.H.B., Hyžný, M., Jagt, J.W.M., Krobicki, M. & Van Bakel, B.W.M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Mesozoic and Cenozoic Decapod Crustaceans, Krakow, Poland, 2013: A tribute to Pál Mihály Müller. Scripta Geologica 147: 241–267.

 

Hyžný, M., Van Bakel, B.W.M. & Guinot, D. 2014: Etisus evamuellerae, a new xanthid crab (Decapoda, Brachyura) from the Middle Miocene of Austria and Hungary. In: Fraaije, R.H.B., Hyžný, M., Jagt, J.W.M., Krobicki, M. & Van Bakel, B.W.M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Mesozoic and Cenozoic Decapod Crustaceans, Krakow, Poland, 2013: A tribute to Pál Mihály Müller. Scripta Geologica 147: 221–231.

 

Hyžný, M., Van Bakel, B.W.M., Fraaije, R.H.B., Jagt, J.W.M., Krobicki, M. & Magyar, I. 2014: A tribute to Pál Müller; his life, career and scientific output. In: Fraaije, R.H.B., Hyžný, M., Jagt, J.W.M., Krobicki, M. & Van Bakel, B.W.M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Mesozoic and Cenozoic Decapod Crustaceans, Krakow, Poland, 2013: A tribute to Pál Mihály Müller. Scripta Geologica 147: 9–20.

 

Hyžný, M., Hoch, I., Schram, F.R.& Rybár, S. 2014: Crangopsis Salter, 1863 from the Lower Carboniferous (Mississippian) of the Ostrava Formation – the first record of Aeschronectida (Malacostraca: Hoplocarida) from continental Europe. Bulletin of Geosciences 89(4): 707–717.

 

Poore, G.C.B, Ahyong, S.T., Bracken-Grissom, H.D., Chan, T.-Y., Chu, K.H., Crandall, K.A., Dworschak, P.C., Felder, D.L., Feldmann, R.M., Hyžný, M., Karasawa, H., Lemaitre, R., Komai, T., Li, X., Mantelatto, F.L., Martin, J.W., Ngoc-Ho, N., Robles, R., Schweitzer, C.E., Tamaki, A., Tsang, L.M. & Tudge, C.C. 2014: On stabilising the names of the infraorders of thalassinidean shrimps, Axiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 and Gebiidea de Saint Laurent, 1979 (Decapoda). Crustaceana 87(10): 1258–1272.

 

Hyžný, M. & Gašparič, R. 2014: Ghost shrimp Calliax de Saint Laurent, 1973 (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) in the fossil record: systematics, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography. Zootaxa 3821(1): 37–57.

 

Hyžný, M., Kočová Veselská, M.& Dvořák, P. 2014: On the occurrence of Ctenocheles (Decapoda, Axiidea, Callianassidae) in the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. Bulletin of Geosciences 89: 245–256.

 

Hyžný, M. 2014: Harpactoxanthopsis quadrilobata (Desmarest, 1822) from the Eocene of Slovakia and Italy: the phenomenon of inverted images of fossil heterochelous crabs. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 40: 23–27.

 

Pasini, G., Garassino, A., Hyžný, M., Baldanza, A., Bizzarri, R. & Famiani, F. 2014: The bathyal decapod crustacean community from the early Pleistocene of Volterra (Pisa, Tuscany, central Italy). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 271(3): 243–259.

 

2013

 

Tóth, Cs. & Hyžný, M. 2013: Prodeinotherium bavaricum (Proboscidea, Mammalia) from Middle Miocene tuffaceous sediments near Svinná (Danube Basin, Slovakia). Acta Geologica Slovaca 5(2): 135–140.

 

Hyžný, M., Bahrami, A., Klompmaker, A.A., Yazdi, M., Portell, R.W. & Neumann, Ch. 2013: The fossil record of Glypturus (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) revisited with additional observations and description of a new species. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology 132(2): 129–139.

 

Gibert, J.M. de, Muñiz, F., Belaústegui, Z. & Hyžný, M. 2013: Fossil and modern fiddler crabs (Uca tangeri, Ocypodidae) and their burrows from SW Spain: ichnologic and biogeographic implications. Journal of Crustacean Biology 33: 537–551.

 

Bermúdez, H.D., Gómez-Cruz, A. de J., Hyžný, M., Moreno-Bedmar, J.A., Barragán, R., Moreno Sánchez, M. & Vega, F.J. 2013: Decapod Crustacea from the Cretaceous San Gil Group (Aptian-Albian) at Villa de Leyva section, Central Colombia. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 267: 255–272.

 

Hyžný, M., Bruce, N. & Schlögl, J. 2013: An appraisal of the fossil record for the Cirolanidae (Malacostraca: Peracarida: Isopoda: Cymothoida), with a description of a new cirolanid isopod crustacean from the early Miocene of the Vienna Basin (Western Carpathians). Palaeontology 56: 615–630.

 

Hyžný, M., Vega, F.J. & Coutiño, M.A. 2013: Ghost shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) of the Maastrichtian (Late Cretaceous) Ocozocoautla Formation, Chiapas (Mexico). Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 65: 255–264.

 

Baldanza, A., Bizzarri, R., Famiani, F., Garassino, A., Hyžný, M. &Pasini, G. 2013: The bathyal decapod crustacean community from the Poggio i Sodi quarries (Siena Basin, Tuscany, Italy). Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 65: 335–353.

 

Hyžný, M., Józsa, Š., Dunlop, J.A. & Selden, P.A. 2013: A fossil arachnid from Slovakia: the Carboniferous trigonotarbid Anthracomartus voelkelianus Karsch, 1882. Arachnology 16: 21–26.

 

2012

 

Hyžný, M. 2012:Calliaxina chalmasii (Brocchi, 1883) comb. nov. (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae: Eucalliacinae), a ghost shrimp from the Middle Miocene of Europe, with reappraisal of the fossil record of Eucalliacinae. Zootaxa 3492: 49–64.

 

Hyžný, M. & Hudáčková, N. 2012: Redescription of two ghost shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) from the Middle Miocene of the Central Paratethys: systematics, intraspecific variation, and in situ preservation. Zootaxa 3210: 1–25.

 

Hyžný, M. & Müller, P.M. 2012: The fossil record of Glypturus Stimpson, 1866 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Axiidea, Callianassidae) revisited, with notes on palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography. Palaeontology 55: 967–993.

 

Hyžný, M. & Muñiz, F. 2012: Podocallichirus laepaensis, a New Ghost Shrimp (Crustacea, Decapoda, Callianassidae) from the Late Miocene of Southwest Spain. Journal of Paleontology 86: 616–625.

 

Schlögl, J., Košťák, M. & Hyžný, M. 2012: First record of a gladius-bearing coleoid Teudopsis bollensis Voltz (Cephalopoda, Coleoidea) in the Toarcian of the Western Carpathians (Slovakia). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 86: 367–375.

 

Hyžný, M. & Zágoršek, K. 2012: The Priabonian bryozoan-decapod association from the Borové Formation (the Ďurkovec quarry, NE Slovakia) and its palaeoecological implications. Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae Series B – Historia Naturalis 68(1–2): 15–22.

 

Hyžný, M., Hudáčková, N., Biskupič, R., Rybár, S., Fuksi, T., Halásová, E., Zágoršek, K., Jamrich, M. & Ledvák, P. 2012: Devínska Kobyla – a window into the Middle Miocene shallow-water marine environments of the Central Paratethys (Vienna Basin, Slovakia). Acta Geologica Slovaca 4(2): 5–21.

 

Hyžný, M. & Karasawa, H. 2012: How to distinguish Neocallichirus, Sergio, Podocallichirus and Grynaminna (Decapoda: Callianassidae: Callichirinae) from each other in the fossil record? Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 38: 59–68.

 

2011

 

Hyžný, M. & Schlögl, J. 2011: An early Miocene deep-water decapod crustacean faunule from the Vienna basin (Western Carpathians, Slovakia). Palaeontology 54: 323–349.

 

Hyžný, M., Schlögl, J. & Krobicki, M. 2011: Tanidromites insignis (von Meyer, 1857) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Late Jurassic non-biohermal facies of the Western Tethys (Pieniny Klippen Belt, Western Carpathians, Slovakia). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 262: 213–226.

 

Hyžný, M. 2011: Synopsis of fossil decapod crustaceans from Slovakia (Western Carpathians). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 260: 165–171.

 

Hyžný, M. 2011: Revision of Jaxea kuemeli Bachmayer, 1954 (Decapoda: Gebiidea: Laomediidae) from the Miocene of Europe, with remarks on the palaeobiogeography of the genus Jaxea Nardo, 1847. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 260: 173–184.

 

Hyžný, M. 2011:In situ mud shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae) preserved within their burrows from the middle Miocene of the Central Paratethys. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 37: 37–46.

 

Hlavatá Hudáčková, N., Józsa, Š., Reháková, D., Sabol, M., Zahradníková, B., Kováčová, M., Vlačiky, M., Schlögl, J., Joniak, P., Hyžný, M., Holec, P., Vašíček, Z. & Pivko, D. 2011: Významné paleontologické lokality Slovenska (CD-ROM). Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského. 75 pp. ISBN 978-80-223-3076-3. www.paleolocalities.com

 

2010

 

Hyžný, M. & Müller, P.M. 2010: Loerenthopluma Beschin, Busulini, De Angeli & Tessier, 1996 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Retroplumidae) from the Oligocene of Hungary. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 151(2): 129–140.

 

Hyžný, M. 2010: Revision of the Eocene decapod crustaceans deposited in the Liptov museum Čierny Orol (Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia). Acta Geologica Slovaca 2(2): 117–122.

 

Hyžný, M. & Müller, P.M. 2010: The first fossil record of the genus Callichirus (Decapoda, Axiidea, Callianassidae) from the middle Miocene of Hungary, with description of a new species. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum 36: 37–43.

 

Hyžný, M. 2010: Neocallichirus rodfeldmanni, a proposed replacement name for Neocallichirus manningi Schweitzer, Feldmann, Fam, Hessin, Hetrick, Nyborg & Ross, 2003 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea: Callianassidae). Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum, 36: 129.

 

2007

 

Hyžný, M. 2007: Paleogene crab fauna of Borové Formation (localities Ďurkovec and Hlinisko), Western Carpathians, Slovakia. In: Garassino, A., Feldmann, R.M. & Teruzzi, G. (eds.) 3rd Symposium on Mesozoic and Cenozoic Decapod Crustaceans - Museo di Storia Naturale di Milano, Memorie della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 35(2): 59–61.

 

Popular (in English)

 

Hyžný, M. & Klompmaker, A.A. 2017: The abundant yet understudied fossil record of ghost shrimps. Deposits 49: 16–22.

 

Popular (in Slovak/Czech)

 

Hyžný, M. 2016: Plazy v znamení rýb. Quark 2/2016: 22–25.

 

Tóth, Cs. & Hyžný, M. 2014: Po stopách největší „hrozivé bestie“ na světě. Naše příroda 4/2014: 36–38.

 

Hyžný, M. & Harzhauser, M. 2014: Najstaršie mnohobunkovce za humnom. Quark 5/2014: 51.

 

Hyžný, M. 2013: V kráľovstve krabov-huslistov. Quark 6/2013: 24–25.

 

Hyžný, M. 2012: Bojovné amazonky z ríše mravcov. Quark 9/2012: 18–19.

 

Hyžný, M. 2012: Odkiaľ sa vzali článkonožce? Quark 6/2012: 22.

 

Hyžný, M. 2009: Hmyz ako modifikované kôrovce? Quark 10/2009: 26.

 

Hyžný, M. 2008: Harpactoxanthopsis quadrilobata (Desmarest, 1822). Ochrana prírody Slovenska 4/2008: 33.

 

Hyžný, M. 2008:Pholadomya puschi (Sowerby, 1823). Ochrana prírody Slovenska 4/2008: 33.

 

Tóth, C. & Hyžný, M. 2008: Fosílne nosorožce z lokality Hajnáčka. Ochrana prírody Slovenska. 4/2008: 22–23.

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Projects (recent):

2015–2018 VEGA 02/0136/15: Tracing changes in seawater temperature during the end-Triassic mass extinction and during the Early Jurassic in the western Tethys (Western Carpathians and Eastern Alps). Leader: Adam Tomašových.

2013–2017 APVV-0436-12: Evolutionary patterns as indicated by panarthropods. Leader: Peter Vršanský

Projects (completed):

2013–2015 FWF-project M1544-B25: Cenozoic biogeography of Western Tethys decapod crustaceans (Lise-Meitner-Programme). Natural History Museum Vienna (Austria), October 2013–September 2015 (24 months). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2015 SYNTHESYS Project GB-TAF-4495: Systematic revision of the “thalassinidean” shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea & Gebiidea) deposited in NHM London. Natural History Museum London (United Kingdom), September 2015 (2 weeks). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2014 SYNTHESYS Project DK-TAF-3775: Systematic revision of the ghost shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea) from the Upper Cretaceous of Nuussuaq, West Greenland. The Geological Museum, Copenhagen (The Netherlands), September 2014 (3 weeks). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2014 APVV-SK-CZ-2013-0129: Komplexná paleobiologická analýza vybraných lokalít mezozoika a terciéru Západných Karpát. Leader: Natália Hudáčková

2013 One-month research grant – Decapod crustaceans of the Central Paratethys – taxonomic revision of the material deposited in Vienna. University of Vienna (Austria), 1 month (September 2013). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2012–2015 APVV-0099-11: Development of the Danube Basin depositional systems. Leader: Michal Kováč

2011–2012 Paleontological Association Sepkoski grant: Systematic revision of the Miocene mud shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Callianassidae and Ctenochelidae) of the Central Paratethys. Paleontological Society (USA), June 2011–June 2012 (12 months). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2011 UK/168/2011: Systematic revision of fossil Callianassidae and Ctenochelidae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Axiidea) of the Western Carpathians. Comenius University (Slovakia), January 2011–December 2012 (12 months). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2010–2014 APVV-0644-10: Využitie tafonomických a geochemických metód pri zhodnotení stability morských paleospoločenstiev s bezstavovcami. Leader: Adam Tomašových.

2010 PRIFUK 19/2010: Fossil decapods (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Decapoda) from selected formations of the Western Carpathians Neogene basins. Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University (Slovakia), January 2010–December 2010 (12 months). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2009 UK/353/2009: Fossil decapods (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Decapoda) from selected Mesozoic and Cenozoic formations of the Western Carpathians. Comenius University (Slovakia), January 2009–December 2009 (12 months). Leader: Matúš Hyžný

2008–2010 APVV-0280-07: Paleobiodiverzita na území Západných Karpát v období mezozoika a kenozoika ako odraz paleoklimatických, paleogeografických a paleoceánografických zmien. Leader: Daniela Reháková.