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Evolutionary, Comparative and Functional Morphology

Editor-in-Chief: Andreas Schmidt-Rhaesa

ISSN: 0720-213X (print version)
ISSN: 1432-234X (electronic version)

Journal no. 435

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Chief Editor

Andreas Schmidt-Rhaesa
Zoological Museum and Biocenter Grindel
University of Hamburg
Martin-Luther-King-Platz 3
20146 Hamburg, Germany
email: andreas.schmidt-rhaesa@uni-hamburg.de


Thomas Bartolomaeus, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Institut für Evolutionsbiologie und Ökologie, An der Immenburg 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany
email: tbartolomaeus@evolution.uni-bonn.de

Andrea Cardini, Universitá di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento del Museo di Paleobiologia e dell Orto Botanico, via Università 4, 41100 Modena, Italy, email: alcardini@interfree.it

Romano Dallai, Università degli Studi di Siena, via A. Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy, email: dallai@unisi.it

Vincent Debat, UMR7205 OSEB, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 45 rue Buffon CP50, 75005 Paris, France, email: debat@mnhn.fr

Greg D. Edgecombe, Department of Palaeontology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK, email: g.edgecombe@nhm.ac.uk

Douglas J. Eernisse, California State University, Fullerton, Department of Biological Science, PO Box 6850, fullerton, CA 92834-6850, USA, email: deernisse@fullerton.edu

Marco Ferraguti, Laboratorio di Zoologia e Citologia, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy, email: marco.ferraguti@unimi.it

Carmelo Fruciano, School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences, Queensland University of Technology ,Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia, email: carmelo.fruciano@qut.edu.au

Gonzalo Giribet, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA, email: ggiribet@oeb.harvard.edu

Stanislav N. Gorb, Zoological Institute, Functional Morphology and Biomechanics, Kiel University, Am Botanischen Garten 9, 24118 Kiel, Germany, email: sgorb@zoologie.uni-kiel.de

Kevin M. Gribbins, Department of Biology, University of Indiana, Indianapolis, 400 East Hanna Avenue, IN 46227, USA, email: kevingribbins@gmail.com

Alexander Haas, University Hamburg, Biozentrum Grindel/Zoological Museum, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 3, 20146 Hamburg, Germany, email: alexander.haas@uni-hamburg.de

Dominique G. Homberger, Department of Zoology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA, email: zodhomb@lsu.edu

Ana Ivanovic, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Studentski trg 16, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia, email: ana@bio.bg.ac.rs

Otto  Kraus, Zoologisches Institut und Zoologisches Museum der Universität, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 3, 20146 Hamburg, Germany, email: Otto.Kraus@zoologie.uni-hamburg.de

Günter  Purschke, Universität Osnabrück, Fachbereich Biologie, Barbarastrasse 11, 49034 Osnabrück, Germany, email: purschke@biologie.uni-osnabrueck.de

Stefan Richter, University Rostock, General and Special Zoology, Universitätsplatz 2, 18055 Rostock, Germany, email: stefan.richter@uni-rostock.de

Gerhard  Scholtz, Vergleichende Zoologie, Institut für Biologie, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Philippstr. 13, 10115 Berlin, Germany, email: gerhard.scholtz@rz.hu-berlin.de

Gerhard  Steiner, Zoologisches Institut, Universität Wien, Althanstrasse 10, 1090 Wien, Österreich, email: gerhard.steiner@univie.ac.at

Elena Temereva, Moscow State University, Biological faculty, Invertebrate Zoology, Moscow 119992, Russia, email: temereva@mail.ru

Christiane Todt, University of Bergen, Department of Biology, 5020 Bergen, Norway, email: Christiane.Todt@bm.uib.no

Seth  Tyler, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maine, 5751 Murray Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5751, USA, email: styler@maine.edu

Andreas Wanninger, University of Vienna, Department of Integrative Zoology, Althanstraße 14, UZA 1, 1090 Vienna, Austria, email: andreas.wanninger@univie.ac.at

Iain C. Wilkie, Gilmorehill, College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, Graham Kerr Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, email: iain.wilkie@glasgow.ac.uk

Katrine Worsaae, University Copenhagen, Marine Biological Section, Department of Biology, Strandpromenaden 5, 3000 Helsingør, Denmark, email: kworsaae@bio.ku.dk

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