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Zoological Journal

The Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society publishes original papers on systematic and evolutionary zoology. Including comparative, functional and other studies where relevant and studies of extinct as well as living animals.

Edited by Dr Peter J Hayward

August 2015: Volume 174, Issue 4, Pages 653-879

  • Morphology and molecular phylogeny of three new oligotrich ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) from the South China Sea

Weiwei Liu, Zhenzhen Yi, Xiaofeng Lin, Jiqiu Li, Saleh A Al-Farraj, Khaled A S Al-Rasheid and Weibo Song

  • An assessment of the status of Polycirridae genera (Annelida: Terebelliformia) and evolutionary transformation series of characters within the family

Kirk Fitzhugh, Joao Miguel de Matos Nogueira, Orlemir Carrerette and Pat Hutchings

  • Taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of the Neotropical genus Atlantoscia (Oniscidea, Philosciidae): DNA barcoding and description of two new species

Bianca L Zimmermann, Ivanklin S Campos-Filho, Marindia Depra and Paula B Araujo

  • Coding characters from different life stages for phylogenetic reconstruction: a case study on dragonfly adults and larvae, including a description of the larval head anatomy of Epiophlebia superstes (Odonata: Epiophlebiidae)

Alexander Blanke, Sebastian Busse and Ryuichiro Machida

  • Species delimitation in the Andean grasshopper genus Orotettix Ronderos & Carbonell (Orthoptera: Melanoplinae): an integrative approach combining morphological, molecular and biogeographical data

Martina E Pocco, Carolina Minutolo, Pablo A Dinghi, Carlos E Lange, Viviana A Confalonieri and Maria Marta Cigliano

  • Systematic revision of the freshwater snail Margarya Nevill, 1877 (Mollusca: Viviparidae) endemic to the ancient lakes of Yunnan, China, with description of new taxa

Le-Jia Zhang, Shi-Chao Chen, Li-Te Yang, Lei Jin and Frank Kohler

  • The comparative osteology and phylogenetic relationships of African and South American lungfishes (Sarcopterygii: Dipnoi)

Katharine E Criswell

  • Repeated evolution of sympatric, palaeoendemic species in closely related, co-distributed lineages of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) across a sky-island archipelago in Peninsular Malaysia

L Lee Grismer, Perry L Wood Jr, Shahrul Anuar, Evan S H Quah, Mohd Abdul Muin, Chan Kin Onn, Alexandra X Sumarli and Ariel I Loredo

  • Morphology-based phylogenetic analysis and classification of the family Rhinocryptidae (Aves: Passeriformes)

Giovanni Nachtigall Mauricio, Juan Ignacio Areta, Marcos Ricardo Bornschein and Roberto E Reis

  • Molecular phylogenetics and complementary geographical distributions of species of the Western Australian land snail genera Plectorhagada Iredale, 1933 and Strepsitaurus Solem, 1997 (Gastropoda: Camaenidae)

James P A Taylor, Michael S Johnson and Sean Stankowski