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Organisms Diversity & Evolution

Organisms Diversity & Evolution

Editor-in-Chief: Andreas Wanninger

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

Journal no. 13127

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Andreas Wanninger
University of Vienna
Dept. of Integrative Zoology
Althanstr. 14
1090 Vienna
Email: andreas.wanninger@univie.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-4277-76300
Fax: +43-1-4277-9763

Associate Editors
Birgit Gemeinholzer, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

Insecta and Nomenclature
Michael Ohl, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany

Andreas Wanninger, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Dominik Begerow, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Non-insect Arthropoda
Christian Wirkner, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Non-vertebrate Deuterostomia
Andreas Wanninger, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Remaining Protostomia
Tim Wollesen, EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Andreas Wanninger, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Cathrin Pfaff, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Editorial Board
Algae and Protists
Diana Lipscomb, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Gela Preisfeld, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany

Gonzalo Giribet, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Alessandro Minelli, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Peter Ng, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Mihai Costea, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Bostjan Surina, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia
David Tank, University of Idaho, ID, USA

Maria Byrne, Discipline of Anatomy Histology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Eric J. Hilton, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences, Gloucester Point, VA, USA
Marcelo Sánchez, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Emma Teeling, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Monika Eberhard, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
David Grimaldi, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA
Nathan Lo, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Jessica Ware, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA
Kazunori Yoshizawa, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
David Yeates, CSIRO Entomology, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Peter Avis, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN, USA
Pradeep K. Divakar,  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Alfredo Justo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México City, México
Andrew N. Miller, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA
Marco Thines, Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, Frankfurt, Germany

Remaining Protostomia
Andreas Hejnol, Sars Internation Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, Bergen, Norway
Greg Rouse, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Christiane Todt, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Rick Hochberg, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, USA

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    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.

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    • 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.
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