Journal of Vertebrate Biology

 open access journal 
Institute of Vertebrate Biology
Faculty of Environmental Sciences

Journal Overview

The Journal of Vertebrate Biology (formerly Folia Zoologica, founded in 1938) publishes high-quality original research papers of broad interest. The Journal welcomes papers on the behaviour, ecology, physiology, anatomy, developmental biology, taxonomy, and evolution of vertebrates, including research at the interface of these disciplines. Published work includes both empirical and theoretical approaches with a primary focus on vertebrates, including humans.

Latest Articles

Carnivore interactions shape leopard presence

Natália MARTÍNKOVÁ and Michal ŠKROBÁNEK
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2024, 73: 23084 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.23084
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Published on: 22 February 2024

A new species of Pristimantis (Anura, Strabomantidae) from the state of Acre, Brazil

Paulo R. MELO-SAMPAIO
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2023, 72: 23044 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.23044
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Published on: 16 February 2024
Two new species of wood lizard (Hoplocercinae: Enyalioides) from Cordillera de Colán in north-eastern Peru
Pablo J. VENEGAS, Luis A. GARCÍA-AYACHI, Juan C. CHÁVEZ-ARRIBASPLATA, Axel MARCHELIE, Santiago BULLARD, Eduardo QUISPE, Juan D. VALENCIA, Jasmín ODAR and Omar TORRES-CARVAJAL
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2024, 73: 23074 DOI: 10.25225/jvb.23074
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Published on: 31 January 2024

Editors' profiles

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Carl Smith

Vladimír Bejček

e-ISSN 2694-7684

Abbreviation: J. Vertebr. Biol.

Benefits to authors

  • Open Access
  • The new IF for JVB is 1.5
  • No publication charges
  • Rapid reviewing (average of 21 days to first decision)
  • No formatting required for initial submission
  • Assistance with English correction for non-native speakers

Biennial Report

Biennial report is a traditional publication of the Institute of Vertebrate Biology (IVB). The major goal of this report is to provide both a representative overview of the extensive range of research activities undertaken at the IVB and to inform the reader about the most important news and events, all in a style that is fully accessible to the interested layperson