Vertebrate Zoology

Vertebrate Zoology (formerly  Zoo‍lo‍gi‍sche Ab‍hand‍lung‍en) is a sci‍en‍ti‍fic journal published by the Museum of Zoology Dresden, Germany.
ISSN 1864-5755
eISSN 2625-8498

Please find our new author’s instructions (Author Guidelines) on the new Vertebrate Zoology website.

Research fields covered by VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY are ta‍xo‍no‍my, mor‍pho‍logy, an‍at‍omy, phy‍lo‍ge‍ny (mo‍le‍cu‍lar and mor‍pho‍lo‍gy-based), hi‍sto‍ri‍cal bio‍geo‍gra‍phy, and pa‍lae‍on‍to‍lo‍gy of ver‍te‍bra‍tes.

> LATEST ISSUE VZ 71 / 2021

> VZ 70 (4) 2020
> VIRTUAL ISSUE 2019/2020
> ALL VOLUMES until 2020

[ Editorial Report and Reviewer Acknowledgments for 2019 (PDF) ]

Journal Impact Factor: 2.4 (2023), Journal Citation Reports©

Journal Citation Reports© Ranking (2022): 39/176 Q1 (Zoology)

Scopus CiteScore 2019: 2.1

Indexed in
BIOSIS Previews, Biology & Environmental Sciences, Current Contents – Agriculture, Science Citation Index Expanded, SCOPUS, Zoological Record

For the submission of manuscripts, please refer to the new website at

Uwe Fritz, Editor-in-Chief
Senckenberg Natural History Collections
Dresden, Germany


Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Institute: Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Germany

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