Vertebrate Zoology

Vertebrate Zoology - 67 (3) 2017

ISSN 1864-5755

Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Institute: Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Germany

Vertebrate Zoology 67 (3) 2017


VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (formerly  ZOOLOGISCHE ABHANDLUNGEN) is a scientific journal published by the Museum of Zoology Dresden, Germany.

The official website of the journal is hosted at

Research fields covered by VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY are the systematics, taxonomy, phylogenetics,
genetics, morphology/anatomy, ecology, biogeography, and palaeontology of vertebrates.

We ask authors to carefully follow the Instructions for authors, available online at the journal’s website.
All manuscripts will be reviewed by two referees.

Impact Factor: 1.059 (2016)
Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters

ISI Journal Citation Reports© Ranking (2016): 80/163  Q2 (Zoology)

open accessIndexed in
BIOSIS Previews, Biology & Environmental Sciences, Current Contents – Agriculture, Science Citation Index Expanded, SCOPUS, Zoological Record

Manuscripts and all related correspondence should be sent by e-mail to
(Old content pages Zoologische Abhandlungen, Museum für Tierkunde Dresden)

Editorial Board

Uwe Fritz (Editor-in-Chief, Reptiles)

Raffael Ernst (Amphibians)
Martin Päckert (Birds)
Clara Stefen (Mammals)
Axel Zarske (Fishes)

Museum of Zoology
Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden
Koenigsbruecker Landstrasse 159
01109 Dresden

Advisory Board
Wilson J. E. M. Costa (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
William E. Duellman (Lawrence, USA)
Jochen Martens (Mainz, Germany)
Bernd Nicolai (Halberstadt, Germany)
Olivier Rieppel (Chicago, USA)
Friederike Spitzenberger (Vienna, Austria)
Miguel Vences (Braunschweig, Germany)
Yehudah L. Werner (Jerusalem, Israel)

ISSN 1864-5755

Markward Herbert Fischer,
Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Germany


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