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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

September 2015: Volume 175, Issue 1, Pages 1-224

  • A review of the systematics and taxonomy of Pythonidae: an ancient serpent lineage

David G Barker, Tracy M Barker, Mark A Davis and Gordon W Schuett

  • Phylogeny of the spider genus Ixchela Huber, 2000 (Araneae: Pholcidae) based on morphological and molecular evidence (CO1 and 16S), with a hypothesized diversification in the Pleistocene

Alejandro Valdez-Mondragon and Oscar R Francke

  • DNA-based species delimitation separates highly divergent populations within morphologically coherent clades of poorly dispersing beetles

Yun Li, Nicole Gunter, Hong Pang and Ladislav Bocak

  • Phylogenetic reassessment and biogeography of the Ectateus generic group (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Platynotina)

Marcin Jan Kaminski

  • Geometric morphometric and phylogenetic analyses of Arizona Sky Island populations of Scaphinotus petersi Roeschke (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

Karen A Ober and Craig T Connolly

  • Here be dragons - phylogeography of Pteraeolidia ianthina (Angas, 1864) reveals multiple species of photosynthetic nudibranchs (Aeolidina: Nudibranchia)

Nerida G Wilson and Ingo Burghardt

  • Comparative morphology, phylogeny, and classification of West Aftrican callopanchacine killifishes (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae)

Wilson J E M Costa

  • Biogeography and evolution of Central American cloud forest salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Cryptotriton), with the description of a new species

Sean M Rovito, Carlos R Vasquez-Almazan, Theodore J Papenfuss, Gabriela Parra-Olea and David B Wake

  • Diversification and biogeographical history of Neotropical plethodontid salamanders

Sean M Rovito, Gabriela Parra-Olea, Ernesto Recuero and David B Wake

  • Long forsaken species diversity in the Middle American lizard Holcosus undulates (Teiidae)

Rubi Nelsi Meza-Lazaro and Adrian Nieto-Montes de Oca

  • A review of the subspecies status of the Icelandic Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima littoralis

Derek A G Barisas, Julien Amouret, Gunnar T Hallgrimsson, Ronald W Summers and Snaebjorn Palsson