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 all animals taxon 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)

Impact Factor: 1.008
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Ranking: 2016: 85/162 (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 in 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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Ten Recently Published Articles

Reproductive parameters of female long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas edwardii) from the Southwestern Atlantic
Soto Florencia Anabella, Grandi María Florencia, García Néstor Aníbal, Crespo Enrique Alberto, and Dans Silvana Laura (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-39)
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Molecular Phylogeny of the Opsariichthys Group (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) Based on Complete Mitochondrial Genomes
Shih-Pin Huang, Feng-Yu Wang, and Tzi-Yuan Wang (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-40)
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Cantopotamon: A New Genus of Freshwater Crabs from Guangdong, China, with Descriptions of Four New Species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamidae)
Chao Huang, Shane T. Ahyong, and Hsi-Te Shih (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-41)
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Species Identification of Shed Snake Skins in Taiwan and Adjacent Islands
Tein-Shun Tsai and Jean-Jay Mao (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-38)
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Description of five new species of inquiline oak gall wasps of the genus Synergus Hartig (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae: Synergini) with partially smooth mesopleurae from Mexico
Irene Lobato-Vila and Juli Pujade-Villar (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-36)
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A Historical Summary of the Distribution and Diet of Australian Sea Hares (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Aplysiidae)
Matt J. Nimbs, Richard C. Willan, Stephen D. A. Smith (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-35)
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Total Evaporative Water Loss in Birds at Different Ambient Temperatures: Allometric and Stoichiometric Approaches
Valery M. Gavrilov (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-37)
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Seasonal occurrence of gastropterids (Gastropoda: Cephalaspidea) and their habitat selection in the subtropical back-reef on Okinawajima Island (Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan)
Euichi Hirose and Daisuke Tanamura (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-34)
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An Integrated Morphological and Molecular Approach to A New Species Description of Amphipods in the Niphargidae from Two Caves in West of Iran
Mahmood Mamaghani-Shishvan, Somayeh Esmaeili-Rineh, and Cene Fišer (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-33)
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Six New Tropical Sternaspid Species (Annelida, Sternaspidae) with Keys to Identify Genera and Species
Sergio Ignacio Salazar-Vallejo (doi:10.6620/ZS.2017.56-32)
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