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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

December 2014: Volume 172, Issue 4, Pages 741-963

  • Species delimitation in the ground beetle subgenus Liocosmius (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidion), including standard and next generation sequencing of museum specimens

David R Maddison and Kenneth W Cooper

  • Cephalic muscles of Cyclostomes (hagfishes and lampreys) and Chondrichthyes (sharks, rays and holocephalans): comparative anatomy and early evolution of the vertebrate head muscles

Janine M Ziermann, Tetsuto Miyashita and Rui Diogo

  • Species diversity of the deep-water gulper sharks (Squaliformes: Centrophoridae: Centrophorus) in North Atlantic waters - current status and taxonomic issues

Ana Verissimo, Charles F Cotton, Robert H Buch, Javier Guallart and George H Burgess

  • Identification of gobies (Teleostei: Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the North and Baltic Seas combining morphological analysis and DNA barcoding

Thomas Knebelsberger and Ralf Thiel

  • Description of a new species and phylogenetic analysis of the subtribe Cynopoecilina, including continuous characters without discretization (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae)

Juliano Ferrer, Juliana M Wingert and Luiz R Malabarba

  • Late Palaeocene eusuchian remains from Mont de Berru, France, and the origin of the alligatoroid Diplocynodon

Jeremy E Martin, Thierry Smith, France de Lapparent de Broin, Francois Escuillie and Massiomo Delfino

  • Here be dragons: a phylogenetic and biogeographical study of the Smaug warreni species complex (Squamata: Cordylidae) in southern Africa

Edward L Stanley and Michael F Bates

  • Interspecific social dominance mimicry in birds

Richard Owen Prum

  • A newly recognized family from the Horn of Africa, the Heterocephalidae (Rodentia: Ctenohystrica)

Bruce D Patterson and Nathan S Upham