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.

Latest Articles

An update on the distribution and diversification of Rhabdomys sp. (Muridae, Rodentia)
Guila GANEM, Claire Marie Soleil DUFOUR, Nico L. AVENANT, Pierre CAMINADE, Seth J. EISEB, Christelle TOUGARD and Neville PILLAY
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(2): 20013 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20013
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Published on: 7 July 2020
Investigating the hidden costs of livestock guarding dogs: a case study in Namaqualand, South Africa
Marine DROUILLY, Caitlin KELLY, Bogdan CRISTESCU, Kristine J. TEICHMAN and M. Justin O’RIAIN
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(3): 20033 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20033
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Published on: 6 July 2020
Quantifying colour difference in animals with variable patterning
Tereza DRAČKOVÁ, Radovan SMOLINSKÝ, Zuzana HIADLOVSKÁ, Matej DOLINAY and Natália MARTÍNKOVÁ
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(4): 20029 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20029
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Published on: 3 July 2020

Editors' profiles

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Carl Smith

Vladimír Bejček

ISSN 2694-7684

Abbreviation: J. Vertebr. Biol.

Benefits to authors

  • Open Access
  • No publication charges
  • Rapid reviewing
  • 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