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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

May 2015: Volume 174, Issue 1, Pages 1-216

  • The prickly blade mapped: establishing homologies and a chaetotaxy for macrosetae of penis ventral plate in Gonyleptoidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores)

Adriano B Kury and Osvaldo Villarreal M

  • Description of six new species of Loxosceles (Araneae: Sicariidae) endemic to the Canary Islands and the utility of DNA barcoding for their fast and accurate identification

Enric Planas and Carles Ribera

  • Phylogenetic analysis of the tribe Macropelopiini (Chironomidae: Tanypodinae): adjusting homoplasies

Augusto Siri and Mariano Donato

  • Description of a new family, new genus, and two new species of deep-sea Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea), including the first known sea star from hydrothermal vent habitats

Christopher Mah, Katrin Linse, Jon Copley, Leigh Marsh, Alex Rogers, David Clague and David Foltz

  • The pseudotympanum in the Gymnotiformes (Teleostei, Ostariophysi, Otophysi): homology and evolution of a previously unexplored system in Neotropical electric fishes

Guilherme Moreira Dutra, Fernando C Jerep, Richard P Vari and Carlos David de Santana

  • Multilocus phylogeny and a new classification for Southeast Asian and Melanesian forest frogs (family Ceratobatrachidae)

Rafe M Brown, Cameron D Siler, Stephen J Richards, Arvin C Diesmos and David C Cannatella

  • Model-based approach to test hard polytomies in the Eulaemus clade of the most diverse South American lizard genus Liolaemus (Liolaemini, Squamata)

Melisa Olave, Luciano J Avila, Jack W Sites Jr and Mariana Morando

  • Phylogeny, phylogeography and geographical variation in the Crocidura monax (Soricidae) species complex from the montane islands of Tanzania, with descriptions of three new species

William T Stanley, Rainer Hutterer, Thomas C Giarla and Jacob A Esselstyn