Zoological Studies supported by the Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
We publish high quality peer-reviewed articles on animal behavior, comparative physiology, evolution, ecology, and systematics and biogeography on animals taxa from all parts of the world.

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Edited by:
Benny K.K. Chan (Editor-in-Chief)
Sen-Lin Tang (Co-Editor-in-Chief)
Daryi Wang (Co-Editor-in-Chief)

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Ranking: 2017: 89/166 (Zoology)

ISSN (E): 1810-522X
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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 and Dr. Daryi Wang 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 Li, 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 2018

Comprehensive Analysis of the Jellyfish Chrysaora pacifica (Goette, 1886) (Semaeostomeae: Pelagiidae) with Description of the Complete rDNA Sequence
Jinho Chae, Yoseph Seo, Won Bae Yu, Won Duk Yoon, Hye Eun Lee, Soo-Jung Chang, and Jang-Seu Ki (doi:
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A New Species of the Marphysa sanguinea Complex (Annelida, Eunicidae) from Hong Kong
Zhi Wang, Yanjie Zhang, and Jian-Wen Qiu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-48)
AbstractPDF (4.34MB)
From an Old Eroded Carapace: the Rediscovery of the Majid Crab Leptomithrax sinensis Rathbun, 1916 (Crustacea, Brachyura, Majidae) from Taiwan and Japan
Kingsley J. H. Wong, Peter K. L. Ng, and Ming-Shiou Jeng (doi:
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Diversity and Distribution of Peritrich Ciliates on the Snail Physa acuta Draparnaud, 1805 (Gastropoda: Physidae) in a Eutrophic Lotic System
Bianca Sartini, Roberto Marchesini, Sthefane D´ávila, Marta D'Agosto, and Roberto Júnio Pedroso Dias (doi:
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Effectiveness of Morphological Sex Determination in the East-Asian Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica gutturalis) on Spring Migration
Hyun-Young Nam, Seung-Yeon Lee, Sook-Young Cho, Chang-Yong Choi, Se-Young Park, Gi-Chang Bing, Chang-uk Park, Seul-Gi Seo, and Yangmo Kim (doi:
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Taiwanese Leucothoidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda), Including Three New Species from Dongsha Atoll
Kristine N. White and Ryuji J. Machida (doi:
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Designation of a neotype for the marine flatworm, Acanthozoon alderi (Polycladida: Cotylea: Pseudocerotidae) from India with Comments on the Taxonomical Status of the Genus
Sudhanshu Dixit, Veronica N. Bulnes, and Chelladurai Raghunathan (doi:
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Gametogenesis and Inter-annual Variability in the Spawning pattern of Acropora hyacinthus in Northwestern Philippines
Emmeline A. Jamodiong, Elizaldy A. Maboloc, Ronald D. Villanueva, and Patrick C. Cabaitan (doi:
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Effects of Greenfall on Ground-dwelling Arthropods in a Subtropical Forest
Chien-Lung Chen and Pei-Jen L. Shaner (doi:
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Hormonal Regulation of Testicular Development in the Finless Porpoise Neophocaena asiaeorientalis sunameri: Preliminary Evidence from Testicular Histology and Immunohistochemistry
Yang Xiao, Ghulam Nabi, Jiwei Yang, Yujiang Hao, and Ding Wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-41)
AbstractPDF (28.7MB)