Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Life Sciences - Ecology | Organisms Diversity & Evolution - 2016 Impact Factor 2.313

Organisms Diversity & Evolution

Organisms Diversity & Evolution

Editor-in-Chief: Andreas Wanninger

ISSN: 1439-6092 (print version)
ISSN: 1618-1077 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13127

$99.00 Personal Rate e-only for the Americas
Get Subscription

Online subscription, valid from January through December of current calendar year

Immediate access to this year's issues via SpringerLink

1 Volume(-s) with 4 issue(-s) per annual subscription

Automatic annual renewal

More information: >> FAQs // >> Policy

Learn more about the metrics of this journal PB_Banner_TAGGING Editorial Contacts springe_575x60px
  • Covers all groups of eukaryotic organisms
  • Official Journal of the "Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik"
  • Supported by the partner societies of the "Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik"
  • 5-Year Impact Factor 2016: 3.632

Organisms Diversity & Evolution (published by the Gesellschaft fuer Biologische Systematik, GfBS) is devoted to furthering our understanding of all aspects of organismal diversity and evolution. Papers addressing evolutionary aspects of the systematics, phylogenetics, morphology and development, taxonomy and biogeography of any group of eukaryotes, recent or fossil, are welcome. Priority is given to papers with a strong evolutionary and/or phylogenetic focus. Manuscripts presenting important methods or tools or addressing key theoretical, methodological, and philosophical principles related to the study of organismal diversity are also welcome. Species descriptions are welcome as parts of a manuscript of broader interest that strive to integrate such taxonomic information with the other areas of interest mentioned above.

Journal rank 36 (of 161) in subject category "Zoology" of the 2015 Journal Citation Report (ISI Web of Knowledge).

Published articles are of one of the following five types:

  • Original article. Papers describing original, high-quality research in any of the areas mentioned above.
  • Methods paper. Short papers (< 5 journal pages) describing new laboratory methods, bioinformatic tools, or databases that will facilitate research into organismal diversity.
  • Forum paper. Papers discussing issues relevant to the main areas of interest of the journal and their related science politics.
  • Review. Reviews of topics relevant to the journal. If you plan to submit a review, please contact the Editor-in-Chief by email at andreas.wanninger@univie.ac.at.
  • Emerging Discussion. If you disagree with certain statements made in a paper published in Organisms Diversity & Evolution, you may want to send an “Emerging Discussion.” Please always contact the Editor-in-Chief before submission by email at andreas.wanninger@univie.ac.at.

Related subjects » Animal Sciences - Ecology - Evolutionary & Developmental Biology - Plant Sciences

Impact Factor: 2.313 (2016) * 

Journal Citation Reports®

Abstracted/Indexed in 

Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, SCOPUS, Google Scholar, CAB International, Academic OneFile, AGRICOLA, ASFA, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, Current Abstracts, Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, EBSCO Academic Search, EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCO STM Source, EBSCO TOC Premier, Elsevier Biobase, Geobase, GeoRef, OCLC, Referativnyi Zhurnal (VINITI), SCImago, Summon by ProQuest, Vitis - Viticulture and Enology Abstracts, Zoological Record

Read this Journal on Springerlink

For authors and editors


  • Journal Citation Reports®
    2016 Impact Factor
  • 2.313
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope

    Close

    Organisms Diversity & Evolution (published by the Gesellschaft fuer Biologische Systematik, GfBS) is devoted to furthering our understanding of all aspects of organismal diversity and evolution. Papers addressing evolutionary aspects of the systematics, phylogenetics, morphology and development, taxonomy and biogeography of any group of eukaryotes, recent or fossil, are welcome. Priority is given to papers with a strong evolutionary and/or phylogenetic focus. Manuscripts presenting important methods or tools or addressing key theoretical, methodological, and philosophical principles related to the study of organismal diversity are also welcome. Species descriptions are welcome as parts of a manuscript of broader interest that strive to integrate such taxonomic information with the other areas of interest mentioned above.

    Published articles are of one of the following four types:

    • Original article. Papers describing original, high-quality research in any of the areas mentioned above.
    • Methods papers. Short papers (<5 journal pages) describing new laboratory methods, bioinformatic tools, or databases that will facilitate research into organismal diversity.
    • Forum paper. Papers discussing issues relevant to the main areas of interest of the journal and their related science politics.
    • Review. Reviews of topics relevant to the journal. If you plan to submit a review, please contact the Editor-in-Chief by email at andreas.wanninger@univie.ac.at.
    • Emerging Discussion. If you disagree with certain statements made in a paper published in Organisms Diversity & Evolution, you may want to send an “Emerging Discussion.” Please always contact the Editor-in-Chief before submission by email at andreas.wanninger@univie.ac.at

  • Submit Online
  • Open Choice - Your Way to Open Access
  • Instructions for Authors

    Instructions for Authors

    Close

  • Author Academy: Training for Authors
  • Copyright Information

    Copyright Information

    Close

    Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review or thesis); that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as - tacitly or explicitly - by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work was carried out. The author warrants that this contribution is original and that he/she has full power to make this grant. The author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors. Transfer of copyright to the "Gesellschaft fuer Biologische Systematik" (GfBS)  becomes effective if and when the article is accepted for publication. After submission of this agreement signed by the corresponding author, changes of authorship or in the order of the authors listed will not be accepted by Springer.

    The copyright covers the exclusive right and license (for U.S. government employees: to the extent transferable) to reproduce, publish, distribute and archive the article in all forms and media of expression now known or developed in the future, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature.

    All articles published in this journal are protected by copyright, which covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article (e.g., as offprints), as well as all translation rights. No material published in this journal may be reproduced photographically or stored on microfilm, in electronic data bases, video disks, etc., without first obtaining written permission from the GfBS. The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, etc., in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations.

    An author may self-archive an author-created version of his/her article on his/her own website. He/she may also deposit this version on his/her institution's and funder's (funder designated) repository, including his/her final version, provided it is not made publicly available until after 12 months of official publication. He/she may not use the publisher's PDF version which is posted on www.springerlink.com for the purpose of self-archiving or deposit. Furthermore, the author may only post his/her version provided acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication and a link is inserted to the published article on Springer's website. The link must be accompanied by the following text: "The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com".

    The author is requested to use the appropriate DOI for the article (go to the Linking Options in the article, then to OpenURL and use the link with the DOI). Articles disseminated via www.springerlink.com are indexed, abstracted and referenced by many abstracting and information services, bibliographic networks, subscription agencies, library networks, and consortia.

    While the advice and information in this journal is believed to be true and accurate at the date of its publication, neither the authors, the editors, nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.

    Special regulations for photocopies in the USA. Photocopies may be made for personal or in-house use beyond the limitations stipulated under Section 107 or 108 of U.S. Copyright Law, provided a fee is paid. All fees should be paid to the Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923, USA, Tel.:+1-978-7508400, Fax:+1-978-6468600, http://www.copyright.com, stating the ISSN of the journal, the volume, and the first and last page numbers of each article copied. The copyright owner's consent does not include copying for general distribution, promotion, new works, or resale. In these cases, specific written permission must first be obtained from the publisher.

    The Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI) provides a comprehensive, world-wide document delivery service for all Springer journals. For more information, or to place an order for a copyright-cleared Springer document, please contact Client Assistant, Document Delivery, CISTI, Ottawa K1A 0S2, Canada (Tel. +1-613-9939251, Fax +1-613-9528243, e-mail: cisti.docdel@nrc.ca).

    Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg is a part of
    Springer Science+Business Media

    springer.com

    Ownership and copyright
    © Gesellschaft fuer Biologische Systematik

Alerts for this journal

 

Get the table of contents of every new issue published in Organisms Diversity & Evolution.


Additional information