Zoological Bibliography
or Opera Zoologica

Published in volumes of 4 issues each of about 40 pages or more. A small stock of printed copies is available to fill subscription orders (for volume 2 the subscription is held at £40 per volume including postage). E-mail: info@avespress.com to arrange payment. Back numbers are available.

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 the dating of publications and to authorship. It is hoped it will be possible to guarantee publication of an accepted proposal within 6 months of submission of finished MS meeting our guidelines.

Guidelines to authors are printed on the inside back cover of every issue, and each is or will be available as a download see below.

Editorial Board:

  • Kraig Adler, USA [Herpetology]
  • Patrice Bouchard, Canada [Entomology]
  • Les Christidis, Australia [Ornithology]
  • Neal Evenhuis, USA [Entomology]
  • Alfred Gardner, USA [Mammalogy]
  • Andrea Kourgli, Austria [Zoology Librarian]
  • Christopher Lyal, United Kingdom [Entomology]
  • Svetlana Nikolaeva, United Kingdom [Paleontology]
  • Constance Rinaldo, USA [Zoology Librarian]
  • Edward Dickinson, UK [Acting Editor]

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

Vol.1, No. 1 (November, 2010)
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Vol.1, No. 2 (February, 2011)
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Vol.1, No. 3 (May, 2011)
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Vol.1, No. 4 (August, 2011)
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Vol.2, No. 1 (April, 2012)
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Vol.2, No. 2&3 (November, 2012)
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Vol.2, No. 4 (August, 2013)
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