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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

April 2015: Volume 173, Issue 4, Pages 787-1018

  • Integrative taxonomy of calcareous sponges (subclass Calcinea) from the Peruvian coast: morphology, molecules, and biogeography

Fernanda Azevedo, Baslavi Condor-Lujan, Philippe Willenz, Eduardo Hajdu, Yuri Hooker and Michelle Klautau

  • Operational criteria for cryptic species delimitation when evidence is limited, as exemplified by North American Entomobrya (Collembola: Entomobryidae)

Aron D Katz, Rosanna Giordano and Felipe N Soto-Adames

  • Integrative systematics of northern and Arctic nudibranchs of the genus Dendronotus (Mollusca, Gastropoda), with descriptions of three new species

Irina Ekimova, Tatiana Korshunova, Dmitry Schepetov, Tatiana Neretina, Nadezhda Sanamyan and Alexander Martynov

  • Two new species of Saurichthys (Actinopterygii: Saurichthyidae) from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland, with implications for character evolution in the genus

Erin E Maxwell, Carlo Romano, Feixiang Wu and Heinz Furrer

  • Phenotypic plasticity raises questions for taxonomically important traits: a remarkable new Andean rainfrog (Pristimantis) with the ability to change skin texture

Juan M Guayasamin, Tim Krynak, Katherine Krynak, Jaime Culebras and Carl R Hutter

  • Multivariate analysis of neognath skeletal measurements: implications for body mass estimation in Mesozoic birds

Francisco Jose Serrano, Paul Palmqvist and Jose Luis Sanz

  • Petrosal and inner ear anatomy and allometry amongst specimens referred to Litopterna (Placentalia)

Guillaume Billet, Christian de Muizon, Rico Schellhorn, Irina Ruf, Sandrine Ladeveze and Lilian Bergqvist

  • An integrative approach to characterize Malagasy bats of the subfamily Vespertilioninae Gray, 1821, with the description of a new species of Hypsugo

Steven M Goodman, Claude Fabienne Rakotondramanana, Beza Ramasindrazana, Teresa Kearney, Ara Monadjem, M Corrie Schoeman, Peter J Taylor, Kate Maughton and Belinda Appleton