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Edited by:
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

Feather Evolution from Precocial to Altricial Birds
Chih-Kuan Chen, Hao-Fen Chuang, Siao-Man Wu, and Wen-Hsiung Li (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-24)
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Influence of Hydrological Heterogeneity on Rotifer Community Structure in Three Different Water Bodies in Shantou Area, Guangdong (China)
Diwen Liang, Nan Wei, Qing Wang, Christian D. Jersabek, Xuejia He, and Yufeng Yang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-23)
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Two Species of Fireworms (Annelida: Amphinomidae: Chloeia) from Hong Kong
Zhi Wang, Yanjie Zhang, Yang James Xie, and Jian-Wen Qiu (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-22)
AbstractPDF (192MB)
The Synonymy of the Supratidal Crab Parasesarma cognatum Rahayu & Li, 2013 with P. liho Koller, Liu & Schubart, 2010 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae), Based on Morphological and Molecular Evidence, with a Note on P. paucitorum Rahayu & Ng, 2009
Hsi-Te Shih, Pei-Yi Hsu, Adnan Shahdadi, Christoph D. Schubart, and Jheng-Jhang Li (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-21)
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A New Species of Lizard Endemic to Sierra de Fiambalá, Northwestern Argentina (Iguania: Liolaemidae: Phymaturus). Integrated Taxonomy Using Morphology and DNA Sequences: Reporting Variation Within the antofagastensis Lineage
Lobo Fernando, Thomas Hibbard, Matías Quipildor, and Soledad Valdecantos (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-20)
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Utility and Applicability of a Universal Set of Primers in Identifying the Sex of South and Southeast Asian Mammals
Bheem Dutt Joshi, Rahul De, and Surendra Prakash Goyal (doi:10.6620/ZS.2019.58-19)
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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)
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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)
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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)