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Zoological Bibliography

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This is dedicated to two pioneers in this field Charles Davies Sherborn 1861-1942 and Charles Wallace Richmond 1868-1932. It will feature articles relating to dates of publication, especially of works that appeared in parts.

An occasional publication reporting on investigations into the bibliography of zoology, chiefly relating to dates of publication (especially of works issued in parts), problems of authorship, examples of cancellantia, and other bibliographical features that might have a bearing on nomenclatural problems. Since publication will be only online, most papers can be published very rapidly.

Guidelines to authors are provided at the end of every issue, and also may be downloaded [HERE].

Editorial Board:

  • Kraig Adler, USA [Herpetology]
  • Patrice Bouchard, Canada [Entomology]
  • Les Christidis, Australia [Ornithology]
  • Alfred Gardner, USA [Mammalogy]
  • Maurice Kottelat, Switzerland [Ichthyology]
  • Andrea Kourgli, Austria [Zoology Librarian]
  • Christopher Lyal, United Kingdom [Entomology]
  • Svetlana Nikolaeva, United Kingdom [Paleontology]
  • Constance Rinaldo, USA [Zoology Librarian]
  • Ray Williams, United Kingdom [Parasitology; Cnidaria]
  • Edward Dickinson, UK [Acting Editor]

Further appointments will be made to represent other disciplines in zoology.

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