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

Abundance and microhabitat use of rodent species in crop fields and bushland in Ethiopia
Kiros WELEGERIMA, Yonas MEHERETU, Tsegazeabe H. HAILESELASSIE, Brhane GEBRE, Dawit KIDANE, Apia W. MASSAWE, Nsajigwa E. MBIJE and Rhodes H. MAKUNDI
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(2): 20054 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20054
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Published on: 10 September 2020

Integrative taxonomic revision of the Ethiopian endemic rodent genus Stenocephalemys (Muridae: Murinae: Praomyini) with the description of two new species

Daniela MIZEROVSKÁ, Ondřej MIKULA, Yonas MEHERETU, Veronika BARTÁKOVÁ, Anna BRYJOVÁ, Danila S. KOSTIN, Radim ŠUMBERA, Leonid A. LAVRENCHENKO and Josef BRYJA
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(2): 20031 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20031
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Published on: 10 September 2020

Thermal independence of energy management in a tailed amphibian

Senka BAŠKIERA and Lumír GVOŽDÍK
J. Vertebr. Biol. 2020, 69(4): 20057 DOI:10.25225/jvb.20057
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Published on: 1 September 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