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Benny K.K. Chan (Editor-in-Chief)
Sen-Lin Tang (Co-Editor-in-Chief)

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Zoological Studies Editorial Team

The Editor in Chief, Dr. Benny K.K. Chan, and the Co-editors in Chief, Dr. Sen-Lin Tang are professors/ research fellows at Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

The editors and co-editors in chief are supported by 25 Associate Editors including Drs. I-Ming Tso, Shen-Feng Shen, David Miller, Pung-Pung Hwang, Yeong-Choy Kam, Shou-Hsien Li, Chung-Ping Lin, John Wang, Chiun-Cheng Ko, Gray A. Williams, Ryuji Machida, Teng-Chiu Lin, Yasuyuki Hashiguchi, Yoko Nozawa, Chih-Ming Hung, Jian-Nan Liu, Chi-Chien Kuo, Hiroomi Miyamoto, Claudia Castellani, Allen Chen, Hin-Kiu Mok, James Reimer, Jens T. Hoeg, Ka-Hou Chu and Shen-Horn Yen.

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Published articles in 2019

Using Programming Languages and Geographic Information System to Determine the Spatial and Temporal Variability of a Green Turtle Foraging Population in Liuchiu Island, Taiwan
Wan-hwa Cheng, Ying-Tin Chan, Hong Haisen, Johnson Benjamin, and I-Jiunn Cheng (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-18)
AbstractPDF (9.93MB)
Local-scale Seasonality Shapes Anuran Community Abundance in a Cloud Forest of the Tropical Andes
Pedro M. Villa, Antonio J. Pérez-Sánchez, Francisco Nava, Aldemar Acevedo, and Diego A. Cadenas (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-17)
AbstractPDF (8.08MB)
Morphological Variations in the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas): A field Study on an Eastern Mediterranean Nesting Population
Bektaş Sönmez (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-16)
AbstractPDF (2.44MB)
Nest Concealment and Nest Defence by Two Passerines: Effect of Protective Nesting Association
Marcin Polak (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-15)
AbstractPDF (2.56MB)
Review of Dragon Millipedes (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae) in the Fauna of Vietnam, with Descriptions of Three New Species
Anh D. Nguyen, Manh-Ha Nguyen, Thu-Anh T. Nguyen, and Hong-Luong T. Phung (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-14)
AbstractPDF (30.1MB)
A New Species of Apple Snail in the Genus Pomacea (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Ampullariidae)
Qian-Qian Yang and Xiao-Ping Yu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-13)
AbstractPDF (2.62MB)
Resurrection of Gelasimus variegatus Heller, 1862, A Fiddler Crab Closely Related to Austruca bengali (Crane, 1975) and A. triangularis (A. Milne-Edwards, 1873) (Decapoda, Brachyura, Ocypodidae), from the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean
Hsi-Te Shih, Peter K. L. Ng, Samuthirapandian Ravichandran, and Mani Prema (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-12)
AbstractPDF (7.05MB)
Cryptic Diversity of the Widespread Asian ant Crematogaster rothneyi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Inferred from Morphological and Genetic Evidence
Shingo Hosoishi and Kazuo Ogata (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-11)
AbstractPDF (5.96MB)
Delimitation of Tigertooth Croaker Otolithes Species (Teleostei: Sciaenidae) from the Western Arabian Gulf Using an Integrative Approach, with a Description of Otolithes arabicus sp. nov.
Yu-Jia Lin, Mohammad A.Qurban, Kang Ning Shen, and Ning Labbish Cha (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-10)
AbstractPDF (18.9MB)
Responses of Phyllostomid Bats to Traditional Agriculture in Neotropical Montane Forests of Southern Mexico
Miguel Briones-Salas, Mario C. Lavariega, Claudia E. Moreno, and Joaquín Viveros (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-09)
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