ISSN 0031-1049 printed version
ISSN 1807-0205 online version



Basic information

Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia is a peer-reviewed journal for publication of original contributions in systematics, paleontology, evolutionary biology, ecology, taxonomy, anatomy, behavior, functional morphology, molecular biology, ontogeny, faunistic studies, and biogeography. The journal is of interest to researchers and professionals from Zoology, Biodiversity, Ecology, Biology and related areas.

Its abbreviated title is Pap. Avulsos de Zool., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.

The journal has adopted a continuous flow of publication (rolling pass) in a single annual volume from 2018 on.


Indexing Sources

• Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL)
• Biological Abstracts
• BIOSIS Previews
• CAB Direct (CABI)
• Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)
• Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO)
• Zoological Records

Intellectual Property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

Articles accepted for publication became property of Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia.

The online version of the journal has open and free access.


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