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December 2007

In 2007, Zootaxa published 1058 papers (including 57 monographs) in 285 issues and 23,530 pages; weekly, Zootaxa publishes on average 20 papers (including 1 monograph)  in 5.5 issues and 450 pages. An average paper is about 22 pages (excluding correspondences and errata). The largest paper in 2007 is a 872-page monograph on Copepoda Harpacticoida (Crustacea) by John Wells (New Zealand) in Zootaxa 1568.
21/12/07
During the week of  17 December to 21 December 2007, 50 articles, 4 monographs and 1 correspondence on Amphibia, Mammalia, Pisces, Echinodermata, Annelida, Nematoda, Coelenterata PlatyhelminthesPorifera, CrustaceaPyconogonida, Myriapoda, Acari, Amblypygi, Palpigradi, Ricinulei, Schizomida, Solifugae, Pseudoscorpiones, Uropygida, and insects (Coleoptera, DipteraLepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Trichoptera, Thysonoptera) with a total of 1446 pages were published by 135 authors representing 25 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
19/12/07 Dr. Allen Collins (COLLINSA@si.edu) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Hydrozoa.
19/12/07 The number authors from USA has exceeded 700 and that from China over 300.

14/12/07
During the week of  10 December to 14 December 2007, 24 articles on Crustacea, Amphibia, PlatyhelminthesCoelenterata, and insects (Coleoptera, DipteraLepidoptera, Collembola, EphemeropteraBlattodea,  Hymenoptera, ) with a total of 264 pages were published by 45 authors representing 17 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
12/12/07
Dr. James W. Amrine
(jamrine@wvu.edu) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Eriophyoidea.
7/12/07
During the week of  3 December to 7 December 2007, 24 articles on Crustacea, Amphibia, MyriapodaPisces, Mollusca, Annelida, and insects (Coleoptera, DipteraLepidoptera, Collembola, EphemeropteraHemiptera, Hymenoptera, ) with a total of 399 pages were published by 54 authors representing 15 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australaisa.

November 2007

30/11/07 Dr. Peter Mullin (mullin.peter@gmail.com) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Nematoda.
30/11/07
During the week of  26 November to 30 November 2007, 13 articles, 2 correspondences and 3 monographs on Crustacea, Nematoda, Tardigrada, Pisces, Acari, Mollusca, Platyhelminthes, Araneae, Annelida, Coelenterata and insects (Coleoptera, DipteraHemiptera, Hymenoptera, ) with a total of 502 pages were published by 40 authors representing 12 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and
Australaisa.
26/11/07
Dr. Gerardo Perez
(ppdleon@servidor.unam.mx) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Nematoda.
23/11/07
During the week of  19 November to 23 November 2007, 21 articles, 2 correspondences and 1 monograph  on Crustacea, Reptilia, and insects (Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Diptera, Odonata, Hemiptera, Ephemeroptera, Hymenoptera, Thysanoptera, Lepidoptera, Collembola) with a total of 393 pages were published by 57 authors representing 16 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australaisa.

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/11/07
During the week of  12 November to 16 November 2007, 24 articles  on Pisces, Araneae, Acari, Mammalia, Amphibia, MyriapodaCrustacea, and insects (Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Diptera, Neuroptera, Lepidoptera, Collembola, ) with a total of 329 pages were published by 62 authors representing 18 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
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/11/07 During the week of  5 November to 9 November 2007, 20 articles  on Pisces, Araneae, Platyhelminthes, EchinodermataCrustacea, and insects (Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Diptera, Phthiraptera, Megaloptera, CollembolaHemiptera, Trichoptera,) with a total of 334 pages were published by 42 authors representing 14 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
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/11/07 During the week of  29 October to 2 November 2007, 28 articles and 2 correspondences on AmphibiaMollusca, Tardigrada, Protozoa, Coelenterata, Pseudoscorpiones, Pisces, Nematoda, Araneae, Acari, Crustacea, and insects (Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Diptera, Plecoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Trichoptera, Thysanoptera, Ephemeroptera) with a total of 394 pages were published by 70 authors representing 24 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
2/11/07 Dr. T. Chesser
(chessert@si.edu) of USA has joined Zootaxa as editor for Aves.

October 2007

31/10/07 Dr P. Rasmussen
(rasmus39@msu.edu) of USA has joined Zootaxa as editor for Aves.
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/10/07 During the week of  23 October to 26 October 2007, 15 articles and 1 correspondence on AmphibiaAnnelida, Rotifera, Scorpione, Araneae, Acari, Crustacea, and insects (Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Phthiraptera, DipteraHymenoptera, Ephemeroptera) with a total of 267 pages were published by 42 authors representing 21 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australaisa.
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/10/07 During the week of  15 October to 19 October 2007, 27 articles and 1 correspondence on PiscesAmphibiaMollusca, Nematoda, PlatyhelminthesAcari, Crustacea, and insects (Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Mantodea, Hymenoptera, Ephemeroptera) with a total of 398 pages were published by 82 authors representing 22 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
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/10/07 During the week of  8 October to 12 October 2007, 21 articles and 1 correspondence on PiscesAmphibiaReptilia, MyriapodaPoriferaAscidiacea, Acari, Annelida Coelenterata, Crustacea, and insects ( Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera, Ephemeroptera  ) with a total of 333 pages were published by 60 authors representing 22 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
10/10/07 Dr K. Meland (Kenneth.Meland@bio.uib.no) of Norway has joined Zootaxa as editor for Crustacea. Dr H. Song  (hojun_song@byu.edu) of USA has joined Zootaxa as editor for Orthoptera
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/10/07 During the week of  1 October to 5 October 2007, 27 articles and 2 Correspondences on PiscesAmphibiaPlatyhelminthes, Reptilia, MammaliaEchinodermata, MyriapodaMollusca Coelenterata, Crustacea, and insects (HemipteraColeoptera, Neuroptera, Lepidoptera, Trichoptera, Phthiraptera, ) with a total of 330 pages were published by 69 authors representing 19 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
3/10/07 Dr A. Short (aezshort@ku.edu)
has joined Zootaxa as editor for Coleoptera. Dr Pedro Cordeiro-Estrela (pedrocometa@gmail.com) has joined as editor for Mammalia.

September 2007

28/09/07 During the week of  24 September to 28 September 2007, 14 articles and 8 monographs on  PiscesAmphibiaScorpione, Annelida,   MolluscaPorifera, Coelenterata, Crustaceaand insects (HemipteraColeoptera, Hymenoptera, Orthoptera, Diptera) with a total of 1253 pages were published by 44 authors representing 21 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australaisa.
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/09/07
The number of pages published in Zootaxa  has exceeded 70,000!
21/09/07
During the week of  17 September to 21 September 2007, 25 articles and 2 correspondences on  PiscesAmphibiaTardigradaPlatyhelminthes, Mammalia, Mollusca ReptiliaCrustacea, Acari  and insects (HemipteraColeopteraEphemeroptera, Diptera ) with a total of 399 pages were published by 59 authors representing 22 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
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/09/07 During the week of  10 September to 14 September 2007, 30 articles and 1 correspondence on  PiscesAmphibia, Ascidiacea, Tardigrada, Amphibia, Platyhelminthes, Pisces, Protozoa, Scorpione, Reptilia Crustacea, AraneaeNematoda, Myriapoda and insects (Hemiptera,   Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Ephemeroptera, Orthoptera, Mantodea, Lepidoptera  ) with a total of 464 pages were published by 65 authors representing 21 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, and Australaisa.
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/09/07
During the week of  3 September to 7 September 2007, 21 articles and 3 correspondences on  PiscesAmphibia, Mollusca, Crustacea, Araneaeand insects (Hemiptera,   Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Thysanoptera, Neuroptera, Diptera ) with a total of 403 pages were published by 52 authors representing 17 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.

August 2007

31/08/07 During the week of  27 August to 31 August 2007, 18 articles and 9 monographs on PlatyhelminthesCrustacea, Araneae,  PiscesAmphibia, Mollusca, Rotifera, Myriapoda and insects (HemipteraOrthopteraColeoptera, Hymenoptera, Ephemeroptera, Protura) with a total of 1993 pages were published by 59 authors representing 18 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australaisa.
31/08/07 Dr Mike Hodda  (mike.hodda@csiro.au) of CSIRO Entomology has joined Zootaxa as editor for Nematoda.
24/08/07 During the week of  20 August to 24 August 2007, 26 articles and 3 correspondence on PlatyhelminthesCrustacea, Araneae, Acari,  PiscesAmphibia, Reptilia, Opiliones, Annelida, Protozoa and insects (HemipteraDipteraPlecoptera, Isoptera, Neuroptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 469 pages were published by 70 authors representing 24 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
24/08/07 Drs C.L. Bellamy (cbellamy@cdfa.ca.gov), A.R. Cline (acline@cdfa.ca.gov) and W. Moore (wmoore@calacademy.org) have joined Zootaxa as editors for Coleoptera, and Dr
David Gower (d.gower@nhm.ac.uk) has joined as editor for Reptilia (snakes).
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/08/07 The number of new taxa described in Zootaxa has exceeded 6000; about 70% of these are insects. The number of new taxa of two mega-diverse groups (Diptera and Coleoptera) has exceeded 1000.
17/08/07 During the week of  13 August to 17 August 2007, 22 articles and 1 correspondence on PlatyhelminthesCrustacea, Araneae, Acari,  PiscesCoelenterata, Mollusca, and insects (HemipteraDipteraOrthoptera, Lepidoptera, Phthiraptera, Thysanoptera, Collembola, Neuroptera, HymenopteraColeoptera) with a total of 399 pages were published by 52 authors representing 19 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australaisa.
13/08/07 Dr Penny Greenslade
(penny.greenslade@anu.edu.au) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Collembola
09/08/07 During the week of  6 August to 9 August 2007, 23 articles and 2 correspondences on   PlatyhelminthesCrustacea, Araneae, Acari,  Pisces,  and insects (HemipteraDipteraOrthoptera, Odonata, Neuroptera, HymenopteraColeoptera) with a total of 335 pages were published by 52 authors representing 17 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australaisa.
02/08/07
During the week of  30 July to 2 August 2007, 9 articles, 6 monograph and 2 correspondences on  Myriapoda, PlatyhelminthesCrustacea, ReptiliaNematoda, RicinuleiPiscesAmphibiaand insects (HemipteraDiptera,    Coleoptera) with a total of 1023 pages were published by 32 authors representing 14 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Africa and Australaisa.
02/08/07 Dr Tom Karanovic (tomislav.karanovic@utas.edu.au) of University of Tasmania (Australia) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Copepoda.

July 2007

26/07/07 During the week of  23 July to 26 July 2007, 18 articles, 3 correspondences on  Myriapoda, Pycnogonida, Crustacea, Reptilia, Acari, LepidopteraPiscesAmphibiaand insects (Hemiptera, Collembola, Diptera, Neuroptera, Phasmatodea, Plecoptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 264 pages were published by 50 authors representing 17 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
19/07/07
During the week of  16 July to 19 July 2007, 14 articles, 3 correspondences on  Myriapoda, Mammalia, Platyhelminthes, AraneaePiscesAmphibia and insects (Hemiptera, Collembola, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 200 pages were published by 39 authors representing 13 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, and Asia.

12/07/07
During the week of  9 July to 12 July 2007, 18 articles, 1 monograph and 2 correspondences on Acari, Reptilia, Protozoa, Myriapoda, Coelenterata, Mammalia, Platyhelminthes, Mollusca, AraneaePiscesAmphibiaCrustacea and insects (Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ) with a total of 332 pages were published by 54 authors representing 16 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa, and Asia.
09/07/07
The number of papers published in Zootaxa has exceeded 3000!
05/07/07 Dr  Peter Kerr (pkerr@cdfa.ca.gov) has replaced Shuan Winterton as editor for insect small orders not covered by other editors;  Shuan will continue as editor for Neuroptera.
Dr Danny Tang  (copepods@gmail.com) has joined as editor for Copepoda; Dr Walker-Smith will take leave and will return next year.
05/07/07 During the week of  2 July to 5 July 2007, 15 articles and 3 correspondences on Acari, Annelida, PiscesAmphibiaCrustacea and insects ( Diptera, ColeopteraPlecoptera, Orthoptera, PhthirapteraCollembola  ) with a total of 208 pages were published by 36 authors representing 13 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Africa and Asia.

June 2007

28/06/07 During the week of  25 June to 28 June 2007, 13 articles, 1 monograph and 2 correspondences on Acari, Aves, Ascidiacea Platyhelminthes, AmphibiaCrustaceaReptilia and insects ( Lepidoptera, ColeopteraOrthoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Collembola  ) with a total of 344 pages were published by 34 authors representing 17 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Africa and Asia.
21/06/07
During the week of  18 June to 21 June 2007, 23 articles and 3 correspondences on Acari, Opiliones, Platyhelminthes, AmphibiaCrustaceaPisces and insects ( Diptera, LepidopteraLepidoptera, Coleoptera, Phthiraptera, Mollusca, Megaloptera, Plecoptera, Collembola  ) with a total of 336 pages were published by 52 authors representing 16 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa, and Asia.
14/06/07
During the week of  11 June to 14 June 2007, 17 articles and 1 monograph on  Mammalia,  ReptiliaCrustacea and insects (Hemiptera,   Diptera, Lepidoptera Coleoptera,  Hymenoptera) with a total of 413 pages were published by 48 authors representing 13 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa, and Asia.
07/06/07
During the week of  4 June to 7 June 2007, 24 articles and 1 correspondences on  Mammalia, Mollusca,  Acari,   ReptiliaCrustacea, Nematoda Amphibia, and insects (Hemiptera,   Diptera, Collembola,  Coleoptera, Phasmatodea,  Hymenoptera) with a total of 399 pages were published by 63 authors representing 20 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Africa and Asia.

May 2007

31/05/07 During the week of  28 May to 31 May 2007, 21 articles, 7 monographes and 2 correspondences on Coelenterata,  Araneae,  Acari, Myriapoda, Echinodermata, Reptilia, Pisces, Crustacea Amphibia, and insects (Hemiptera, Trichoptera, Neuroptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Mantodea, Plecoptera,Thysanoptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 1245 pages were published by 68 authors representing 19 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
31/05/07 To authors who have manuscripts porcessed by Dr Carter Gilbert, please contact
Dr L. Page (lpage1@ufl.edu) about further information.
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/05/07
During the week of  21 May to 24 May 2007, 18 articles and 2 Correspondence on Platyhelminthes, Tardigrada, Araneae,  Acari, Mollusca,   Amphibia, and insects (Hemiptera, Ephemeroptera, Collembola,  Coleoptera,  Hymenoptera) with a total of 330 pages were published by 45 authors representing 12 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
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/05/07 The number of pages published in Zootaxa  has exceeded 60,000!
17/05/07
During the week of  14 May to 17 May 2007, 16 articles and 1 Monograph on Platyhelminthes,  Annelida,  Aves,  Acari, Mollusca,  ReptiliaPisces, Amphibia, and insects (Hemiptera, Diptera, Orthoptera,  Coleoptera,  Hymenoptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 36 authors representing 11 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
10/05/07
During the week of  03 May to 10 May 2007, 28 articles and 1 Correspondence on  Crustacea, Mollusca,  Reptilia, Scorpione,  Mammalia, Pisces, Amphibia, Opiliones, Tardigrada, and insects (Hemiptera, Diptera, Orthoptera, Lepidoptera, Phthiraptera, Odonata, Coleoptera,  Collembola,  Hymenoptera) with a total of 399 pages were published by 70 authors representing 23 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Africa and Asia.
03/05/07
During the week of  30 Apr. to 3 May 2007, 23 articles and 2 Correspondence on  Crustacea, Acari, Myriapoda, Uropygida, Reptilia,
Porifera, Myriapoda, Mammalia, Pisces, and insects (Hemiptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Plecoptera, Ephemeroptera, Collembola,  Hymenoptera) with a total of 550 pages were published by 59 authors representing 19 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, and Asia.

April 2007

30/04/07
Dr J. Friel of Cornell University (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Pisces (African freshwater). Dr J. K. Braun (USA) resigned as editor for mammals. 
27/04/07 During the week of  23 Apr. to 27 Apr. 2007, 24 articles and 2 monographes on Annelida, Crustacea, Acari, Myriapoda, Araneae, Protozoa, Nemertea, Nematoda, and insects (Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Plecoptera, Odonata, Hymenoptera, ) with a total of 550 pages were published by 53 authors representing 18 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, and Asia.
19/04/07
During the week of  16 Apr. to 19 Apr. 2007, 19 articles and 1 correspondences on Pisces, Annelida, Crustacea, Acari, Myriapoda, Araneae, Reptilia,
and insects (Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera) with a total of 340 pages were published by 39 authors representing 14 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Africa and Asia.
12/04/07
During the week of  9 Apr. to 12 Apr. 2007, 25 articles and 1 correspondences on Amphibia, Pisces, Annelida, Crustacea, Nemertea, Acari, Myriapoda, Acanthocephala, Araneae, Reptilia, and insects (Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Diptera, Blattodea) with a total of 340 pages were published by 62 authors representing 16 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, Australaisa, and Asia.
09/04/07
The number of Zootaxa authors  has exceeded 3000 and the number new taxa published in Zootaxa has exceeded 5000!
05/04/07 During the week of  2 Mar. to 5 Mar. 2007, 26 articles and 3 correspondences on Amphibia, Pisces, Annelida, Crustacea, Coelenterata, MolluscaOnychophoraMyriapoda, and insects (Collembola, Protura, Odonata, Megaloptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 70 authors representing 19 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, Australaisa, and Asia.
05/04/07 The number of Zootaxa authors from Brazil (world's top mega-biodiversity country) has exceeded 500!

March 2007

30/03/07 Zootaxa as a rapid, high-quality peer review  journal is regarded highly as a model for taxonomic publishing in a recent Commentary published in Nature 446, 261-262 (15 March 2007) | doi:10.1038/446261a
29/03/07 During the week of  26 Mar. to 2 Mar. 2007, 1monograph, 21 articles and 1 correspondence on Annelida, Platyhelminthes, Sipuncula, Porifera, EchinodermataAmphibia, Pisces, PycnogonidaAcari, Crustacea and insects (Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera) with a total of 418 pages were published by 56 authors representing 18 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, Australaisa, and Asia.
22/03/07 During the week of  19 Mar. to 23 Mar. 2007, 2 monographs, 7 articles and  correspondence on  Reptilia, Acari, Crustacea and insects (Coleoptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 305 pages were published by 22 authors representing 8 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, Australaisa, and Asia.
15/03/07 Hot papers: during the last week, FERRARIS's monograph on "Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types" in Zootaxa 1418 received 5676
hits and PAUL DOUGHTY et al.'s "A new species of taipan (Elapidae: Oxyuranus) from central Australia" in  Zootaxa 1422 received 3159 hits.
15/03/07 During the week of  11 Mar. to 16 Mar. 2007, 1 monograph, 17 articles and 4 correspondences on Coelenterata, Mollusca, Amphibia, Reptilia, Pisces, Crustacea and insects (Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 266 pages were published by 51 authors representing 15 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Africa and Asia.
08/03/07 During the week of  5 Mar. to 9 Mar. 2007, 6 monographs, 11 articles and 1 correspondence on Coelenterata, Mollusca, Amphibia, Reptilia, Pisces, Crustacea and insects (Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 1348 pages were published by 31 authors representing 13 countries from N.&S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
01/03/07 During the week of  26 Febauary to 1 Mar. 2007, 1 monograph, 6 articles and 2 correspondences on Echinodermata and inscets (Diptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera) with a total of 190 pages were published by 10 authors representing 8 countries from N. America, Europe, Australaisa and Africa.
01/03/07 The Information for authors has been revised and updated. All authors, editors and reviewers are advised to read the new guidelines. 

February 2007

22/02/07 During the week of  19 Febauary to 25 February  2007, 12 papers on Crustacea, Pisces, and inscets (Diptera, Coleoptera,) with a total of 204 pages were published by 24 authors representing 11 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
15/02/07 During the week of  12 Febauary to 18 February  2007, 13 papers on Reptilia, AraneaeCrustacea, Acari, Pseudoscorpiones, Ricinulei and inscets (Diptera, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera, Trichoptera) with a total of 214 pages were published by 33 authors representing 11 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
08/02/07 During the week of  5 Febauary to 11 February  2007, 8 papers on Amphibia, Platyhelminthes and inscets (Hemiptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 202 pages were published by 19 authors representing 10 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
01/02/07 During the week of  29 January to 4 February  2007, 14 papers on Reptilia, Crustacea, Amphibia, Pisces, Nematoda, Porifera, Echinodermata, Myriapoda, Annelida, Coelenterata with a total of 272 pages were published by 37 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Afica.

January 2007

25/01/07 During the week of  22 January  to 28 January  2007, 19 papers on Acari, Reptilia, Crustacea, Amphibia, Pisces, Nematoda, Araneae, Porifera, Mollusca and insects (Diptera, Phasmatodea, Hemiptera)with a total of 288 pages were published by 45 authors representing 17 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Asian and Afica.
18/01/07 During the week of  15 January  to 21 January  2007, 16 papers on Acari, Reptilia, Crustacea, Amphibia, Myriapoda, Pseudoscorpiones, Pisces, Nematoda, Annelida, Araneae, and insects (Hymenoptera)with a total of 272 pages were published by 37 authors representing 12 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Asian and Afica.
11/01/07 During the week of  8 January  to 14 January  2007, 22 papers on Aves, Acari, Reptilia, Mollusca, Crustacea, Tardigrada, Amphibia, and insects (Diptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera) with a total of 272 pages were published by 45 authors representing 17 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Asian and Afica.
04/01/07 During the week of  1 January  to 7 January  2007, 7 papers on Acari, Pisces, Pseudocorpiones, Echinodermata with a total of 68 pages were published by 16 authors representing 10 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Australaisa.

December 2006

21/12/06 During the week of  17 December  to 23 December  2006, 11 papers on CrustaceaAcari, Annelida, Mammalia, and insects (Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, ) with a total of 204 pages were published by 25 authors representing 10 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
14/12/06 During the week of  10 December  to 16 December  2006, 17 papers on Crustacea, Pisces, Reptilia, Opliones, Protozoa, Porifera, Myriapoda, and insects (Collembala, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Phthiraptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Trichoptera) with a total of 561 pages were published by 36 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
7/12/06 During the week of  3 December  to 9 December  2006, 26 papers on Crustacea, Pisces, Pisces, Annelida, Tardigrada, and insects  (Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Phthiraptera, Neuroptera, Phasmatodea, DipteraHemiptera ) with a total of 408 pages were published by 59 authors representing 14 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa, Afica and Asia.
04/12/06 Top five most- accessed papers in November 2006.
04/12/06 The Information for authors has been revised and updated. All authors, editors and reviewers are advised to read the new guidelines. 

November 2006

30/11/06 During the week of  26 November  to 2 December  2006, 22 papers on Crustacea, Platyhelminthes, Araneae, Pisces, Porifera, Reptilia, Pisces, Acari, Opiliones, Coelenterata, and insects  (Coleoptera, Trichoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, Collembola, Phthiraptera, ) with a total of 340 pages were published by 46 authors representing 14 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australaisa and Asia.
23/11/06 During the week of  19 November  to 25 November  2006, 22 papers on Crustacea, Platyhelminthes, Aves, Araneae, Amphibia, Pisces, and insects  (Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Trichoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera) with a total of 340 pages were published by 54 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
16/11/06 During the week of  12 November  to 18 November  2006, 13 papers on Acari, Crustacea Coelenterata, Porifera, and insects  (Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Trichoptera, Hymenoptera, Neuroptera, ) with a total of 282 pages were published by 23 authors representing 16 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
09/11/06 During the week of  5 November  to 11 November  2006, 21 papers on Myriapoda, Amphibia, Acari, Annelida, Crustacea and insects  (Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Ephemeroptera, Trichoptera, Hymenoptera, Neuroptera, Collembola ) with a total of 342 pages were published by 43 authors representing 16 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
2/11/06 During the week of  29  October  to 4 November  2006, 15 papers on Araneae,
Pisces, Porifera, Myriapoda, Amphibia, Nematoda, and insects  (Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, PsocopteraHemiptera) with a total of 802 pages were published by 31 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia, Afica and Asia.
02/11/06 Top five most accessed papers in October 2006:
2831 hits Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by R. BIELER & R.E. PETIT;
2577 hits Zootaxa 1324 on helminth parasites by G. SALGADO-MALDONADO (Mexico)

1384 hits Zootaxa 377 on Mollusca by R.E. PETIT;
1303 hits Zootaxa 1345 on catfish families Sisoridae and Erethistidae by A.W. THOMSON & L.M. PAGE (USA)
1095 hits Zootaxa 1180 on Diptera by B.J. SINCLAIR & J.M. CUMMING;

October 2006

26/10/06 During the week of  22  October  to 28 October  2006, 17 papers on Araneae, Crustacea, Mollusca, Pisces, Porifera, Coelenterata, and insects  (Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Phthiraptera, Isoptera) with a total of 338 pages were published by 41 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia, and Asia.
19/10/06 During the week of  15  October  to 21 October  2006, 16 papers on Amphibia, Platyhelminthes, Annelida, Crustacea, Mollusca and insects  (Coleoptera, HymenopteraLepidoptera, Hemiptera, Odonata, Phthiraptera, Trichoptera, Ephemeroptera) with a total of 404 pages were published by 36 authors representing 18 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia, Afica and Asia.
16/10/06
Reduced cost for authors and subscribers. From 2007, the print matter size of Zootaxa will be increased from the current size (14 x 21 cm) to a new format (17 x 25 cm). This will allow more material to be published each issue. It will also reduce open access page charge for authors and subscription price for subscribers.
12/10/06 During the week of  8  October  to 14 October  2006, 16 papers on Amphibia, Platyhelminthes, Pisces, AscidiaceaOpiliones, Annelida, Crustacea and insects  (Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera,   Lepidoptera, Hemiptera, Odonata) with a total of 272 pages were published by 31 authors representing 11 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
05/10/06 During the week of  1  October  to 7 October  2006, 19 papers on ReptiliaAmphibia, Platyhelminthes, Mollusca, Pisces, Echinodermata, Acari, Araneae, and insects  (Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera,   Lepidoptera, Hemiptera ) with a total of 272 pages were published by 46 authors representing 22 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
05/10/06 Top five most accessed papers in September 2006:
2437 hits Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by R. BIELER & R.E. PETIT;
1188 hits Zootaxa 377 on Mollusca by R.E. PETIT;
973 hits Zootaxa 1311 pp 13-50 on Coleoptera by G. GONZáLEZ & N. J. VANDENBERG
926 hits Zootaxa 1180 on Diptera by B.J. SINCLAIR & J.M. CUMMING;
829 hits Zootaxa 273 on Coleoptera by T. L. ERWIN & R. F. MEDINA.

September 2006

28/09/06 During the week of  24  September to 30 September 2006, 37 papers on ReptiliaAmphibia, Platyhelminthes, Aves, Mollusca, Pisces, Myriapoda, Pseudoscorpiones, Opiliones, Porifera, Crustacea, and insects  (Coleoptera, Diptera, HymenopteraAcari, Araneae, Psocoptera ) with a total of 1234 pages were published by 62 authors representing 22 countries from N.-S. America, Africa, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
21/09/06 During the week of  17  September to 23 September 2006, 15 papers on ReptiliaPlatyhelminthes, Aves, Mollusca, Pisces, Echinodermata, Mammalia, and insects  (Hemiptera, Coleoptera, ) with a total of 272 pages were published by 34 authors representing 12 countries from N.-S. America, Africa, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
14/09/06 During the week of  10  September to 16 September 2006, 15 papers on  Crustacea, Reptilia, PycnogonidaPorifera, Platyhelminthes, and insects  (Diptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Collembola, Neuroptera) with a total of 268 pages were published by 36 authors representing 16 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Australasia.
11/09/06 More open access papers from Australia: Australian Museum will fund the open access of papers published by its taxonomists in Zootaxa.  Dr Les C hr istidis, Assistant Director and Head of Research and Collections said "The number of journals willing to publish large taxonomic monographs is diminishing. Zootaxa is an exception in that it actively supports large monographic papers. I am therefore happy for the Australian Museum to support Zootaxa by purchasing pdf’s of papers from AM scientists."  
07/09/06 During the week of  3 September to 8 September 2006, 17 papers on  Acari, Araneae, Crustacea, Amphibia, Annelida, Mollusca and insects  (Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, LepidopteraPlecoptera) with a total of 272 pages were published by 35 authors representing 16 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
04/09/06 Top five most accessed papers in July 2006:
3716 hits Zootaxa 1281 pp 1-19 on Echinodermata by S.E. COPPARD & H.A.G. SCHULTZ  
2838 hits Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by R. BIELER & R.E. PETIT;
1501 hits Zootaxa 377 on Mollusca by R.E. PETIT
1092 hits Zootaxa 1180 on Diptera by B.J. SINCLAIR & J.M. CUMMING;
738 hits Zootaxa 273 on Coleoptera by T. L. ERWIN & R. F. MEDINA.

August 2006

31/08/06 During the week of  28 August to 1 September 2006, 18 papers on  Pisces, Acari, Crustacea, Reptilia, Araneae, Annelida, Protozoa, Pseudoscorpiones and Insects  (Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Ephemeroptera,) with a total of 272 pages were published by 36 authors representing 11 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
24/08/06 During the week of  21 August to 25 August 2006, 14 papers on  Pisces, Amphibia, AcariScorpioners, Crustacea and Insects  (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, OdonataLepidoptera, Coleoptera, Ephemeroptera, Megaloptera) with a total of 264 pages were published by 32 authors representing 12 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
17/08/06 During the week of  14 August to 18 August 2006, 32 papers on Protozoa, Platyhelminthes, Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Annelida, Tardigrada, Araneae, Acari, Crustacea and Insects  (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Siphonaptera, Phthiraptera, OdonataLepidoptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 1425 pages were published by 68 authors representing 19 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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/08/06
The number of papers published in Zootaxa has exceeded 2000. The 1000th paper was published on 27 May 2005.
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/08/06
During the week of  7 August to 11 August 2006, 30 papers on Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Annelida, Araneae, Echinodermata, Araneae, Crustacea and Insects  (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Phasmatodea, Plecoptera, CollembolaLepidoptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 56 authors representing 17 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Asia.
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/08/06
During the week of 31 July  to 4 August 2006, 22 papers on Pisces, Amphibia, Annelida, Araneae, Echinodermata, Acari, Crustacea and Insects  (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Ephemeroptera, Lepidoptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 45 authors representing 14 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
03/08/06 Top five most accessed papers in July 2006: 
1880 hits Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by R. BIELER & R.E. PETIT;
1360
hits Zootaxa 377 on Mollusca by R.E. PETIT
1168 hits Zootaxa 1180 on Diptera by B.J. SINCLAIR & J.M. CUMMING;
912 hits Zootaxa 1251 on Coleoptera by J.L. NAVARRETE-HEREDIA et al.;
911 hits Zootaxa 273 on Coleoptera by T. L. ERWIN & R. F. MEDINA.

July 2006

27/07/06 During the week of 24 July  to 28 July 2006, 21 papers on Mollusca, Platyhelminthes, Amphibia, Araneae, Crustacea and Insects  (Thysanoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 404 pages were published by 47 authors representing 14 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
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/07/06
During the week of 17 July  to 21 July 2006, 12 papers on Mollusca, Platyhelminthes, Amphibia, Araneae, Crustacea and Insects  (Thysanoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 901 pages were published by 24 authors representing 9 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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/07/06
During the week of 10 July  to 14 July 2006, 32 papers on Mollusca, Coelenterata, Annelida, Scorpiones, Araneae, Crustacea, Acari and Insects  (Siphonaptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 73 authors representing 20 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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/07/06
During the week of 3 July  to 7 July 2006, 17 papers on Pisces, Porifera, Myriapoda, Crustacea, Acari and Insects  (Siphonaptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 410 pages were published by 38 authors representing 14 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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/07/06 The Information for authors has been revised and updated. All authors, editors and reviewers are advised to read the new guidelines. 

03/07/06 During January-June 2006, 145 issues of Zootaxa were published on 54 occasions in a total of 10939 pages.
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/07/06 Top five most accessed papers in June 2006: 
Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by R. BIELER & R.E. PETIT  (2185 hits);
Zootaxa 1200: 1-12 on a new species of monkey by A.R.M. PONTES et al. (2158 hits);
Zootaxa
1180 on Diptera by B.J. SINCLAIR & J.M. CUMMING (1185);
Zootaxa 273 on Coleoptera by T. L. ERWIN & R. F. MEDINA (1118 hits);
Zootaxa 377 on Mollusca by R.E. PETIT  (979 hits).

June 2006

29/06/06 During the week of 26 June  to 30 June 2006, 21 papers on Nemertea, Nematoda, Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Protozoa, Crustacea, Echinodermata and Insects  (Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Ephemeroptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 400 pages were published by 40 authors representing 17 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/06/06
During the week of 19 June  to 23 June 2006, 30 papers on Rotifera, Mammalia, Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Tardigrada, Crustacea, Opiliones, Acari and Insects  (Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 544 pages were published by 73 authors representing 18 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/06/06
During the week of 12 June  to 16 June 2006, 16 papers on Bryozoa, Coelenterata, Pisces, Amphibia, Mollusca, Tardigrada, Crustacea and Insects  (Tricoptera, Phasmatodea, Hymenoptera, Plecoptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 403 pages were published by 28 authors representing 11 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/06/06
The 100th monograph in Zootaxa was published today.  In Zootaxa, monographs are defined as papers of 60 or more pages.
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/06/06
During the week of 5 June  to 9 June 2006, 27 papers on Platyhelminthes, Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Myriapoda, Crustacea, Acari, and Insects  (Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 64 authors representing 23 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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/06/06
During the week of 29 May to 2 June 2006, 17 papers on Platyhelminthes, Coelenterata, Mollusca, Crustacea, Acari and Insects  (Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 272 pages were published by 39 authors representing 23 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
01/06/06 Top five papers in May 2006 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1200: 1-12 on a new monkey by A.R.M. PONTES et al. (7254 hits).
Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by R. BIELER & R.E. PETIT  (3029 hits);
Zootaxa 377 on Mollusca by
R.E. PETIT  (12
38 hits);
Zootaxa 1180 on Diptera by B.J. SINCLAIR & J.M. CUMMING (1168)
Zootaxa 936 on Hymenoptera by P.S. WARD (719 hits).

May 2006

26/05/06 During the week of 22 May to 26 May 2006, 23 papers on Platyhelminthes, Porifera, Annelida, Amphibia, Pisces, Crustacea, Acari and Insects  (Blattodea, Trichoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 1216 pages were published by 47 authors representing 23 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia, Africa and Asia.
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/05/06
During the week of 15 May to 19 May 2006, 25 papers on Nematoda, Tardigrada, Annelida, Reptilia, Pisces, Crustacea, Araneae, Acari and Insects  (Phthiraptera, Trichoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 54 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
15/05/06
The number of Zootaxa authors has exceeded 2000. It reached 1000 on 27 Jan. 2005.
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/05/06 During the week of 8 May to 12 May 2006, 24 papers on Myriapoda, Coelenterata, Mammalia, Crustacea, Acari and Insects  (Plecoptera, Trichoptera, Megaloptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 47 authors representing 13 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
04/05/06
During the week of 1 May to 5 May 2006, 20 papers on Porifera, Nematoda, Annelida, Platyhelminthes, Reptilia, Crustacea, Acari and Insects  (Protura, Collembola, Ephemeroptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 416 pages were published by 43 authors representing 176 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, and Asia.
01/05/06 Top five papers in April 2006 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by R. BIELER & R.E. PETIT  (
2568 hits);
Zootaxa 377 on Mollusca by
R.E. PETIT  (1283
hits);
Zootaxa
936
on Hymenoptera by P.S. WARD
(862 hits)
Zootaxa 1180 on Diptera by B.J. SINCLAIR & J.M. CUMMING (856)
Zootaxa 353 on Coleoptera by V.I. GUSAROV (733 hits).

April 2006

28/04/06 During the week of 24 Apr. to 28 Apr. 2006, 25 papers on Ctenophora, Coelenterata, Amphibia, Reptilia, Crustacea, Mollusca and Insects  (Protura, Collembola, Ephemeroptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 408 pages were published by 46 authors representing 16 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
21/04/06
During the week of 17 Apr. to 21 Apr. 2006, 27 papers on Myriapoda, Pisces, Nematoda, Annelida, CrustaceaAcari and Insecta  (Phthiraptera, Orthoptera, Megaloptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 981 pages were published by 45 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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During the week of 10 Apr. to 14 Apr. 2006, 21 papers on Gnathostomulida, Pisces, Amphibia, Tardigrada, CrustaceaAraneae and Insecta  (Phthiraptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 340 pages were published by 37 authors representing 17 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
06/04/06
During the week of 3 Apr. to 7 Apr. 2006, 25 papers on Annelida, CoelenterataAscidiacea, Pisces, Aves, Tardigrada, CrustaceaAcari and Insecta  (Thysanoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 340 pages were published by 55 authors representing 16 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Asia.
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/04/06 Top five papers in March 2006 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by
R. BIELER & R. E. PETIT  (3010 hits);
Zootaxa 377 on
Mollusca by R. E. PETIT  (2877 hits);
Zootaxa
936
on Hymenoptera by P.S. WARD
(1129 hits)

Zootaxa 1110: 59-68 on Amphibia by C.L. BARRIO-AMORÓS  (970 hits)
Zootaxa 353 on Coleoptera by V. I. GUSAROV (940 hits).

March 2006

30/03/06 During the week of 27 Mar. to 31 Mar. 2006, 20 papers on   Nemertea, PlatyhelminthesAcari and Insecta  (Blattodea, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopteraDiptera) with a total of 340 pages were published by 39 authors representing 11 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia, and Asia.
27/03/06 Attention authors of accepted manuscripts: please check the status of accepted manuscripts from the links on left-middle of Zootaxa home page to find information about your manuscript; if your accepted manuscript is not on the list, please contact your editors.
23/03/06
During the week of 20 Mar. to 24 Mar. 2006, 18 papers on   Myriapoda, Pisces, Echinodermata, Porifera, Acari and Insecta  (Plecooptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraHemipetraDiptera) with a total of 346 pages were published by 39 authors representing 17 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
17/03/06
During the week of 13 Mar. to 17 Mar. 2006, 20 papers on  Amphibia, Pisces, Crustacea, Platyhelminthes, Acari, Araneae and Insecta  (Collembola, Thysanoptera, Phthiraptera,, Orthoptera, ColeopteraHemipetraDiptera) with a total of 272 pages were published by 38 authors representing 19 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
10/03/06
During the week of 6 Mar. to 10 Mar. 2006, 19 papers on   Mammalia, Pisces, Crustacea, Platyhelminthes, Acari, Araneae and Insecta  (Plecoptera,, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraLepidopetraDiptera) with a total of 1070 pages were published by 56 authors representing 17 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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/03/06
Dr S. L. Winterton (swinterton@cdfa.ca.gov of Plant Pest Diagnostics Branch, California Department of Food & Agriculture (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Neuroptera and small orders of insects not covered by other editors;  Dr W. M. Weiner  (weiner@isez.pan.krakow.pl) of Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland) has joined as editor for  Collembola.
02/03/06 During the week of 17 Feb. to 3 Mar. 2006, 14 papers on  CoelenterataMollusca, Echinodermata, Crustacea, Acari, and Insecta  (Plecoptera,, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraDiptera) with a total of 268 pages were published by 29 authors representing 9 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
02
/03/06 Top five papers in February 2006 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1101 on Mollusca by
R. BIELER & R. E. PETIT  (2945 hits);
Zootaxa 377 on
Mollusca by R. E. PETIT  (1174 hits);
Zootaxa 353 on Coleoptera by V. I. GUSAROV
(1123 hits);
Zootaxa
936
on Hymenoptera by P.S. WARD
(992 hits)
Zootaxa 1099 on Coleoptera by G. E. BALL & D. SHPELEY (835 hits)
02/03/06 Attention authors: when erecting new genera, please check the free online Nomenclator Zoologicus.

February

23/02/06 During the week of 19 Feb. 2006, 14 papers on  PlatyhelminthesNematoda, Pisces, Reptilia, Araneae, Acari, and Insecta  (Trichoptera, Plecoptera,, Lepidoptera, ColeopteraDiptera) with a total of 272 pages were published by 36 authors representing 15 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Asia.
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/02/06 During the week of 12 Feb. 2006, 14 papers on  CrustaceaMollusca, Pisces, Polifera and Insecta  (Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, ColeopteraDiptera) with a total of 271 pages were published by 27 authors representing 12 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/02/06 During the week of 5 Feb. 2006, 17 papers on  TardigradaNematoda, Pisces, Acari and Insecta  (Collembola, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, ColeopteraDiptera) with a total of 272 pages were published by 37 authors representing 14 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/02/06 Top five papers in January 2006 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1101 by
R. BIELER & R. E. PETIT  (2954 hits);
Zootaxa 377 by
R. E. PETIT  (1487hits);
Zootaxa 1100 by J. PRENA (1256 hits);
Zootaxa 1099 by G. E. BALL & D. SHPELEY (1013 hits)
Zootaxa 936 by P.S. WARD (777 hits)
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/02/06 Dr. N. Scharff (nscharff@zmuc.ku.dk ) of
Zoological Museum (Denmark) and Dr. Christian Kropf (christian.kropf@nmbe.unibe.ch) of Natural History Museum Bern (Switzerland) 
have joined Zootaxa as editor for Araneae.

January 2006

27/01/06 During the week of 22 Jan 2006, 15 papers on  Protozoa,  AmphibiaCrustacea, Annelida, Pisces, Araneae, Acari and Insecta  (Hymenoptera, Diptera) with a total of 268 pages were published by 36 authors representing 13 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/01/06 Dr Jon Martin  (J.Martin@nhm.ac.uk) of the Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum (London) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Hemiptera (aphids & psylloids).
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/01/06 During the week of 15 Jan 2006, 16 papers on  Mollusca,  Amphibia, Nematoda, Tardigrada, Crustacea, Annelida, Pisces,and Insecta  (Collembola, Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Diptera) with a total of 268 pages were published by 27 authors representing 12 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/01/06 During the week of 8 Jan 2006, 15 papers on  Mollusca,  Amphibia, Reptilia, Nematoda, Rotifera, Tardigrada, Myriapoda, Crustacea, Scopiones, Acari,and Insecta  (Megaloptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Plectoptera, Diptera) with a total of 271 pages were published by 30 authors representing 12 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
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/01/06 Top five papers in December 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1101 by
R. BIELER & R. E. PETIT  (4092 hits);
Zootaxa 1100 by
J. PRENA (1668 hits);
Zootaxa 377 by
R. E. PETIT  (937hits);
Zootaxa 936 by P.S. WARD (926 hits)
Zootaxa 1099 by G. E. BALL & D. SHPELEY (786 hits)
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/01/06  Dr D. A. Pollock (darren.pollock@enmu.edu) of Eastern New Mexico University (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Coleoptera ( (CUCUJIFORMIA, particularly Tenebrionoidea, Cucujoidea)
05/01/06 The Library of Netherlands Entomological Society (Amsterdam) and Zoological Museum Library of University of Oslo (Norway) have gained access to Zootaxa.

December  2005

28/12/05  In 2005, Zootaxa published 310 issues with 575 papers in 12677 pages. Since the start of Zootaxa in 2001, 1103 issues of Zootaxa have been published in a total of 31038 printed pages, with contributions from 1619 authors describing 2337 new taxa. Authors from biodiversity-rich developing nations are fairly well represented. See further information.
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/12/05 Zootaxa production team will be on holiday from 23 Dec. 2005 to 4 Jan. 2005.   Publication will resume on 5 Jan. 2006. We thank our editors, reviewers and authors for their hard work and support during 2005. Best wishes to everyone for a happy holiday!
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/12/05 During the week of 18 December 2005, 10 papers on  Mollusca, Acari, and Insecta  (Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Orthoptera) with a total of 731 pages were published by 20 authors representing 7 countries from N. America, Europe and Asia.
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/12/05 During the week of 11 December 2005, 11 papers on  Crustacea,  Pisces, Myriapoda, and Insecta  (Diptera, Coleoptera, Plecoptera) with a total of 251 pages were published by 21 authors representing 10 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Australasia.
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/12/05 O. Seeman  (owen.seeman@qm.qld.gov.au) of Queensland Museum (Australia) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Acari (Acariformes), replacing  Dr H. Proctor (University Alberta, Canada), who has decided to step down to concentrate on her university work. We thank Dr Proctor for her excellent editorship during the last few months.
08/12/05 During the week of 4 December 2005, 15 papers on Annelida, Tardigrada, Crustacea, MolluscaPisces, Reptilia, Acari, and Insecta  (Diptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 196 pages were published by 33 authors representing 12 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
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/12/05 Dr J. Svavarsson  (jorundur@hi.is) of the University of Iceland (Iceland) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Crustacea (Isopoda), replacing  Dr N. Bruce (NIWA, New Zealand), who has decided to step down to concentrate on his own research. We thank him for his excellent editorship and leadership over the last fews for the Crustacea section.
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/12/05 During the week of 27 November 2005, 21 papers on Annelida, Coelenterata, Crustacea, Platyhelminthes and Insecta (Neuroptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 252 pages were published by 41 authors representing 13 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
02/12/05 Top five papers in November 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 936 by P.S. WARD (979 hits);
Zootaxa 337 by E. COLONNELLI  (817 hits);
Zootaxa 273 by
T. L. ERWIN & R. F. MEDINA (470 hits);
Zootaxa 752 by MARTIN SPIES & OLE A. SAETHER (456 hits)
Zootaxa 810 by S. W. HAMILTON & R. W. HOLZENTHAL (391 hits).

November 2005

29/11/05 Dr G.W. Courtney (gwcourt@iastate.edu) of Iowa State University (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Diptera (Culicoidea) and  Dr R.C. Dalgleish (zootaxa@phthiraptera.org) as editor for chewing lice. 
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/11/05 25/11/05 During the week of 20 November 2005, 13 papers on Annelida, Coelenterata, Crustacea, Platyhelminthes and Insecta (Neuroptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 188 pages were published by 25 authors representing 11 countries from S. America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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/11/05 A mailing list has been set up for authors, readers and editors of Zootaxa. If you wish to join the group to discuss issues related to systematic zoology and receive content alerts and other information about Zootaxa, contact the Chief Editor.
18/11/05 During the week of 13 November 2005, 16 papers on Echinodermata, Pisces, Sipuncula, Acari and Insecta (Pscoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera) with a total of 264 pages were published by 42 authors representing 13 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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/11/05 Dr T. Andersen (trond.andersen@zmb.uib.no) of The Natural History Collections Bergen Museum (Norway) has joined Zootaxa as Editor for Chironomidae (Diptera: Nematocera). Dr D. Judd of Oregon State University has stepped down as editor for Culicidae.
11/11/05 During the week of 6 November 2005, 8 papers on Echinodermata, Pisces, Sipuncula, Acari and Insecta (Pscoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera) with a total of 188 pages were published by 24 authors representing 10 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Africa and Australia.
04/11/05
Top five papers in October 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 337 by E. COLONNELLI  (1328 hits);
Zootaxa
936
by P.S. WARD (1099 hits);
Zootaxa 273 by
T. L. ERWIN & R. F. MEDINA (972 hits);
Zootaxa 1056: 1-18 by
J. KATHIRITHAMBY & S. J. TAYLOR (633 hits);
Zootaxa 752 by MARTIN SPIES & OLE A. SAETHER (600 hits)

04/11/05 During the week of 30 October 2005, 8 papers on Protozoa, Reptilia, Tardigrada, Mollusca and Insecta (Hymenoptera,, Coleoptera, Hemiptera) with a total of 256 pages were published by 17 authors representing 10 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

October 2005

28/10/05 During the week of 23 October 2005, 13 papers on Pisces, Amphibia, Aves, Annelida, Mollusca, Platyhelminthes, Crustacea, Araneae, Acari and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera, Trichoptera) with a total of 240 pages were published by 28 authors representing 10 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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/10/05 The National Library of Australia has placed a standing order for all print issues of Zootaxa with papers on Australian animals or by Australian authors.
14/10/05 During the week of 9 October 2005, 13 papers on Annelida, Acanthocephala, Platyhelminthes, Myriapoda, Acari and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Trichoptera) with a total of 264 pages were published by 22 authors representing 9 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, and Australia.
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/10/05 During the week of 2 October 2005, 16 papers on Pisces, Amphibia, Nematoda, Tardigrada, Opiliones, Acari and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 224 pages were published by 30 authors representing 7 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
11/10/05 University of Guelph (Canada) has gained access to Zootaxa online edition.
04/10/05 Top three papers in September 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 337 by E. COLONNELLI  (1973 hits);
Zootaxa 936 by P.S. WARD
(986 hits);
Zootaxa 273 by TERRY L. ERWIN & RAUL F. MEDINA (720 hits)
04/10/05 Zentralbibliothek Zuerich (Switerland) has gained access to Zootaxa online edition.

September 2005

30/09/05 During the week of 25 September 2005, 14 papers on Pisces, Amphibia, Nematoda, Tardigrada, Opiliones, Acari and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 184 pages were published by 29 authors representing 9 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Asia.
23/09/05 During the week of 18 September 2005, 14 papers on Pisces, Amphibia, Nematoda, Tardigrada, Opiliones, Acari and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 184 pages were published by 29 authors representing 8 countries from N.-S. America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
23/09/05 Paul Valentich-Scott (pvscott@sbnature2.org) of Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (California, USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Mollusca. Lnce A. Durden (ldurden@georgiasouthern.edu) of Georgia Southern University (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Phthiraptera.
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/09/05 During the week of 11 September 2005, 14 papers on Echinodermata, Crustacea, Acari and Insecta (Phthiraptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Thysanoptera) with a total of 182 pages were published by 25 authors representing 7 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Asia.
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/09/05 During the week of 4 September 2005, 12 papers on Aves, Pisces, Amphibia and Insecta (Phthiraptera, Hemiptera, Diptera, Megaloptera) with a total of 182 pages were published by 24 authors representing 7 countries from N.-S. America, Europe and Asia.
08/09/05 Dr. D. S. Jones (jonesd@museum.wa.gov.au) of Western Australian Museum (Australia) and Dr. R. F. Maddocks (RMaddocks@uh.edu) of University of Houston ( U.S.A.) have joined Zootaxa as editors for Crustacea. 
05/09/05 Top five papers in August 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1004: 15-28
by R. RAVEN (
1192 hits);
Zootaxa 337 by E. COLONNELLI  (1142
hits);
Zootaxa
936
by P.S. WARD
(995 hits);
Zootaxa 463 by A. BEZDEK (833 hits);
Zootaxa 1033: 1-62 by G
.A.P. GIBSON (698 hits)
05/09/05 During the week of 27 August 2005, 14 papers on Crustacea, Pisces, ReptiliaTardigrada, Araneae and Insecta (Collembola, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 188 pages were published by 21 authors representing 12 countries from N. America, Australasia, Europe and Asia.

August 2005

30/08/05 The University of Auckland (New Zealand) has recognized the value of Zootaxa and gained access to its online edition.
26/08/05 During the week of 21 August 2005, 11 papers on Crustacea, PiscesOnychophora, Acari, and Insecta (Trichoptera, Diptera) with a total of 204 pages were published by 23 authors representing 7 countries from N.- S. America, Australasia, Africa, Europe and Asia.
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9/08/05 During the week of 14 August 2005, 17 papers and 1 short communication on Crustacea, Reptilia, PiscesPorifera, Annelida, Tardigrada, Acari, and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 245 pages were published by 37 authors representing 12 countries from N.- S. America, Australasia, Europe and Asia.
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/08/05 During the week of 7 August 2005, 9 papers on Crustacea, Reptilia, MyriapodaAcari, and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera) with a total of 318 pages were published by 15 authors representing 8 countries from N.- S. America, Australasia, Europe and Asia.
11/08/05 Dr P.J. Schwendinger (peter.schwendinger@mhn.ville-ge.ch)  of  Museum of Natural History, Geneva (Switzerland)  has joined Zootaxa as editor for Opiliones.
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/08/05 During the week of 31 July 2005, 8 papers on Crustacea, Acari, and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 120 pages were published by 13 authors representing 7 countries from N.- S. America, Australasia and Asia.
05/08/05 Attention: Information for Authors has been revised to reflect a slight change in the scope of manuscripts considered for publication in Zootaxa.
05/08/05 Dr Storrs Olson  (olsons@si.edu)  of  Smithsonian Institution (USA)  has joined Zootaxa as editor for Aves.
02/08/05
Top five papers in July 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 936 by P.S. WARD
(1264 hits);
Zootaxa 337 by E. COLONNELLI  (
1230 hits);
Zootaxa 1000 by R. RODILES-HERNÁNDEZ et al.  (
1192 hits);
Zootaxa 752 by M. SPIES & O.A. SĆTHER (
769
hits);
Zootaxa 273 by T.L. ERWIN & R.F. MEDINA (605 hits).

July 2005

29/07/05 During the week of 24 July 2005, 11 papers on Crustacea, Tardigrada, and Insecta (Ephemeroptera, Siphonaptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 1262 pages were published by 24 authors representing 9 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
22/07/05
During the week of 17 July 2005, 10 papers on Crustacea, Pisces , Aranea, Acari and Insecta (Thysanoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera) with a total of 189 pages were published by 18 authors representing 7 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
15/07/05
During the week of  9 July 2005, 9 papers on Crustacea, Coelenterata , Myriapoda, Amphibia and Insecta (Diptera, Hymenoptera) with a total of 124 pages were published by 23 authors representing 6 countries from N.- S. America, Europe and Asia.
12/07/05
Dr D.G. Fautin  (fautin@ku.edu) of the University of Kansas (USA)  has joined Zootaxa as editor for Anemones and other groups of Cnidaria not covered by co-editors.
05/07/05
Top five papers in June 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa 1000 by R. RODILES-HERNÁNDEZ et al.  (5064
hits);
Zootaxa
1004: 15-28
by R. Raven (1262 hits);
Zootaxa
752 by M. SPIES & O.A. SĆTHER (1058
hits);
Zootaxa 337 by E. COLONNELLI  (1040 hits);
Zootaxa 936 by P.S. WARD (1001 hits)

June 2005

30/06/05 During the week of 26 June 2005, 9 papers on Bryozoa, Crustacea, Porifera , Mollusca, Reptilia and Insecta (Diptera, Coleoptera, Isoptera) with a total of 124 pages were published by 19 authors representing 9 countries from N.- S. America, Europe and Asia.
30/06/05 Dr Carden Wallace (carden.wallace@mtq.qld.gov.au) of the Museum of Tropical Queensland (Australia) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Scleractinia. 
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/06/05 During the week of 19 June 2005, 7 papers on Annelida and Insecta (Diptera, Hymenoptera, Ephemeropetera) with a total of 128 pages were published by 15 authors representing 9 countries from N.- S. America, Europe,  Australasia and Asia.
24/06/05
Dr Mark
Wilkinson has resigned from editorship of Amphibia. Dr S Carranza will handle manuscripts on Amphibia until a replacement is found.
24/06/05 Dr Dale Calder (dalec@rom.on.ca) of  Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Hydrozoa.

17/06/05 During the week of 12 June 2005, 13 papers on Crustacea, Araneae, Tardigrada , Pisces, Platyhelminthes and Insecta (Diptera, Hymenoptera, Trichopetera) with a total of 184 pages were published by 31 authors representing 12 countries from N.- S. America, Europe,  Australasia and Asia.
10/06/05
During the week of 5 June 2005, 12 papers on Myriapoda, Araneae, Porifera , Pisces, Amphibia and Insecta (Diptera, Coleoptera, Orthopetera, Collembola) with a total of 192 pages were published by 25 authors representing 12 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Africa, Australasia and Asia.
03/06/05 Drs R. B. Halliday (Bruce.Halliday@csiro.au), H. Klompen  (klompen.1@osu.edu) and H. Proctor  (hproctor@ualberta.ca) have joined Zootaxa  as editors for Acari, replacing Dr Z.-Q. Zhang, who will concentrate on general operation of the journal.
03/06/05
Top five papers in May 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa
337
by E. COLONNELLI  (1236 hits);
Zootaxa 1000 by R. RODILES-HERNÁNDEZ et al.  (992 hits);
Zootaxa 936 by P.S. WARD (893 hits);
Zootaxa 752 by M. SPIES & O.A. SĆTHER (892 hits);
Zootaxa 945 by M.S. RODRÍGUEZ  & A.M. MIQUELARENA (611 hits).

May 2005

27/05/05 The first issue of Zootaxa was published on 28 May 2001. Since then, 1000 issues of Zootaxa have been published. From issue 1001, short papers will be combined into issues of 60-68 pages, but monographs of 60 or more pages will be separately issued with ISBNs as before. This will not affect the speed of publication, but will save the use of paper and reduce printing/delivery cost.
27/05/05 During the fourth week of May 2005, 9 papers on Crustacea, Tardigrada, Arari, Annelida , Pisces, Amphibia and Insecta (Diptera) with a total of 153 pages were published by 19 authors representing 7 countries from N.- S. America, Europe and Asia.
19/05/05
The impact factor of Zootaxa increased from 0.197 in 2003 to 0.448 in 2004.
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9/05/05 During the third week of May 2005, 9 papers on Crustacea, Tardigrada, Araneae, Scorpiones and Insecta (Phthiraptera, Coleoptera, Diptera) with a total of 155 pages were published by 19 authors representing 7 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
13/05/05
During the second week of May 2005, 5 papers on Annelida and Insecta (Orthoptera, Diptera) with a total of 118 pages were published by 8 authors representing 5 countries from N.- S. America, Europe and Asia.
06/05/05
During the first week of May 2005, 9 papers on Annelida, Pisces, Araneae and Insecta (Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Diptera) with a total of 146 pages were published by 16 authors representing 9 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
06/05/05
Top five papers in April 2005 by number of downloads: 
Zootaxa
337
by E. COLONNELLI  (1792 hits);
Zootaxa 936 by
P.S. WARD (807 hits);
Zootaxa 882 by J.W. ARMBRUSTER  & D.C. WERNEKE  (750 hits);
Zootaxa 752 by M. SPIES & O.A. SĆTHER (709 hits);
Zootaxa 275 by A.L. Prather (671 hits).

April 2005

29/04/05 During the fourth week of Apr. 2005, 10 papers on Porifera, Crustacea, Nematoda, Myriapoda and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera) with a total of 141 pages were published by 24 authors representing 8 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
29/04/05
Dr John Hooper of Queensland Museum (Australia) has resigned as editor of Porifera and Dr Gert Wörheide of  Geoscience Centre Göttingen (Germany) has suceeded him as editor of Porifera.
22/04/05 During the third week of Apr. 2005, 12 papers on Platyhelminthes, Reptilia, Pisces, Araneae and Insecta (Orthoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera & Lepidoptera) with a total of 1134 pages were published by 20 authors representing 8 countries from N.- S. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
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/04/05 Top three papers in March 2005 by number of downloads:
Zootaxa
882 by J.W. ARMBRUSTER  & D.C. WERNEKE  (2424 hits)
Zootaxa
752 by M. SPIES & O.A. SĆTHER (988 hits); 
Zootaxa 337 by E. COLONNELLI  (962 hits).
Top paper in February 2005:
Zootaxa 852 by D.M. OPRESKO  (992 hits).
Top paper in January 2005: Zootaxa 752 by M. SPIES & O.A. SĆTHER (430 hits).
15/04/05 During the second week of Apr. 2005, 6 papers on Araneae and Insecta (Diptera & Hymenoptera) with a total of 175 pages were published by 14 authors representing 4 countries from N.- S. America and Asia.
08/04/05
During the first week of Apr. 2005, 6 papers on Scorpiones, Pisces and Insecta (Diptera & Ephemeroptera) with a total of 206 pages were published by 16 authors representing 5 countries from N.- S. America and Asia.
08/04/05 Dr P. Naskrecki (p.naskrecki@conservation.org) of Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (USA) and Dr D. Rentz (
orthop@zoomnet.com.au) of Queensland (Australia) have joined Zootaxa as editors for Orthoptera.

March 2005

31/03/05 During the fifth week of Mar. 2005, 11 papers on Crustacea, Coelenterata, Pisces and Insecta (Hymenoptera, Diptera & Coleoptera) with a total of 206 pages were published by 23 authors representing 10 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia.
24/03/05 During the fourth week of Mar. 2005, 11 papers on Crustacea, Mollusca, Mammalia, Scopiones and Insecta (Hemiptera, Diptera & Coleoptera) with a total of 197 pages were published by 20 authors representing 9 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
21/03/05 The Instituto de Biología, UNAM (Mexico) has recognised the value of Zootaxa to their researchers and has gained access to all issues of Zootaxa.
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/03/05 Dr Angel Solis of INBio (Costa Rica) has resigned as editor for Coleoptera. 
18/03/05 During the third week of Mar. 2005, 11 papers on Coelenterata, Araneae and Insecta (Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera & Coleoptera) with a total of 201 pages were published by 18 authors representing 8 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
18/03/05 Dr C. Gilbert (carter@flmnh.ufl.edu) of Florida Museum of Natural History (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Pisces. He will handle manuscripts on freshwater fishes except Siluriformes and Percidae. 
10/03/05 During the second week of Mar. 2005, 14 papers on Mollusca, Reptilia, Tardigrada, Coelenterata, Acari and Insecta (Plecoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera & Coleoptera) with a total of 184 pages were published by 31 authors representing 14 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Asia.
04/03/05 During the first week of Mar. 2005, 9 papers on Mollusca, Pisces, Tardigrada, Crustacea and Insecta (Hymenoptera & Coleoptera) with a total of 151 pages were published by 17 authors representing 7 countries from N. America, Europe, Australasia and Asia.
04/03/05  Dr P. Hutchings (path@austmus.gov.au) of  Australian Museum, Australian, Dr G.B. Read (g.read@niwa.co.nz) of National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, New Zealand and Dr A. Nygren (arne.nygren@zool.gu.se) of Göteborg University, Sweden has joined Zootaxa as Editor for Annelida. They will handle manuscripts on Polychaeta.
01/03/05 In February 2005, 30 issues of Zootaxa with a total of 1024 pages were published on 8 occasions; average paper length: 31 pages; range: 4 to 282 pages.
01/03/05  The University of Chicago (USA) has gained access to the online edition of Zootaxa.

February 2005

25/02/05  Dr D.D. Judd (juddd@science.oregonstate.edu) of Oregon State University (USA) has joined Zootaxa as Editor for Diptera. She will handle manuscripts on Culicidae.
25/02/05 
During the fourth week of Feb. 2005, 10 papers on Mollusca, Porifera, Araneae, Scorpiones, Crustacea and Insecta (Lepidoptera, Coleopetera, Hemiptera, Thysanoptera & Diptera) with a total of 147 pages were published by 20 authors representing 8 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Australasia-Oceania.
23/02/05  Over 2000 new taxa have been descibed in Zootaxa since May 2001. The number of pages published in Zootaxa has exceeded 20000.
23/02/05 
Dr Greg Rouse of South Australian Museum has resigned as editor for Annelida.
18/02/05  During the third week of Feb. 2005, 7 papers on Nemertea, Porifera, Reptilia, Crustacea and Insecta (Lepidoptera & Diptera) with a total of 716 pages were published by 14 authors representing 9 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Africa.
11/02/05  During the second week of Feb. 2005, 5 papers on Coelenterata and Insecta (Hemiptera, Hymenoptera & Diptera) with a total of 110 pages were published by 8 authors representing 6 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Australasia.
11/02/05  The Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand) has has gained access to Zootaxa.
04/02/05  During the first week of Feb. 2005, 8 papers on Porifera, Pisces, Tardigrada, Araneae and Insecta (Hemiptera, Coleoptera & Lepidoptera) with a total of 151 pages were published by 17 authors representing 6 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Asia.
01/02/05  The Canadian Agriculture Library (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) has recognised the value of Zootaxa to their researchers and has gained access to all issues.

January 2005

7/01/05  During the fourth week of January 2005, 13 papers on Crustacea, Nematoda, Araneae and Insecta (Collembola, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera & Lepidoptera) with a total of 194 pages were published by 25 authors representing 11 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
27/01/05 Dr P. F. CLARK (Natural History Museum, London) becomes the 1000th author in Zootaxa. Since the start of Zootaxa in May 2001, 1003 authors from 67 countries all over the world have published in Zootaxa.
24/01/05 The Zoological Museum of the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) has recognised the value of Zootaxa to their researchers and has gained access to all issues of Zootaxa.
20/01/05 During the third week of January 2005, 13 papers on Mammalia, Pisces, Mollusca, Crustacea, Acari and Insecta (Hemiptera, Diptera & Coleoptera) with a total of 183 pages were published by 25 authors representing 12 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Asia.
14/01/05 During the second week of January 2005, 15 papers on Pisces, Mollusca, Tardigrage, Pycnogonida and Insecta (Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Tricoptera & Plecoptera) with a total of 183 pages were published by 27 authors representing 11 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
12/01/05 Dr Greg Rouse (rouse.greg@saugov.sa.gov.au) of South Australian Museum has joined Zootaxa as editor for Annelida.
07/01/05 During the first week of January 2005, 8 papers on Pisces, Crustacea, Aves, Myriapoda and Insecta (Hymenoptera & Plecoptera) with a total of 94 pages were published by 14 authors representing 8 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Asia.

December 2004

31/12/04 In 2004, Zootaxa published 398 issues/papers in 9581 pages, which are 2000 pages more than the combined total pages published in Journal of Natural History (3360 pages), Zoological Journal of Linnean Society (582 pages), Invertebrate Systematics (702 pages), Zoosystema (ca 750 pages), Zoological scripta (594 pages), Zoomorphology (225 pages), Systematic Parasitology (714 pages) and Systematic Entomology (572 pages). The print edition of Zootaxa in 2004 is priced at US$3484.20 for library subscription, which is about a quarter of the combined total of these eight journals.
31/12/04
In December 2004, 50 issues of Zootaxa with a total of 998 pages were published on 9 occasions; average paper length: 20 pages; range: 4 to 120 pages.
24/12/04
During the third week of December 2004, 15 papers on Pisces, Mammalia, Reptilia, Crustacea and Insecta ( Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Ephemeroptera  & Hemiptera) with a total of 248 pages were published by 33 authors representing 9 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australasia.
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/12/04 Dr Robert Robbins (Robbins.Robert@nmnh.si.edu) of National Museum of Natural History (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Lepidoptera (Butterflies). Dr A.B.T.Smith (asmith@unlserve.unl.edu) of Canadian Museum of Nature (Canada) and Dr V.V. Grebennikov, (GrebennikovV@inspection.gc.ca) of Centre for Plant Quarantine Pests, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (Canada) have joined Zootaxa as editors for Coleoptera.
17/12/04 During the second week of December 2004, 15 papers on Pisces, Platyhelminthes, Reptilia and Insecta (Diptera, Coleoptera & Hymenoptera) with a total of 187 pages were published by 36 authors representing 13 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australasia.
17/12/04 Manuscripts accepted by editors after this week will be published in January 2005 because our printer will be closed from 23 Dec. 2004 to 4 Jan. 2005.
10/12/04
During the first week of December 2004, 10 papers on Pisces, Crustacea, Acari and Insecta (Diptera, Coleoptera & Lepidoptera) with a total of 140 pages were published by 14 authors representing 8 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Asia and Australasia.
01/12/04 Dr C.J. Hodgson (HodgsonCJ@Cardiff.ac.uk) of The National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, UK has joined Zootaxa as associate editor for Coccoidea (Hemiptera) and Dr J. Kathirithamby (jeyaraney.kathirithamby@zoo.ox.ac.uk) of Oxford University, UK has joined Zootaxa as associate editor for Strepsiptera.
01/12/04
In November 2004, 35 issues of Zootaxa with a total of 679 pages were published on 8 occasions (twice per  week); average paper length: 19 pages; range: 5 to 72 pages.

November 2004

25/11/04 Dr L. Packer (bugsrus@yorku.ca) of York University, Toronto, Ontario and M.L. Buffington (mbuff001@student.ucr.edu)  University of California, Riverside, USA have joined Zootaxa as associate editors for Hymenoptera
25/11/04
During the fourth week of November 2004, 9 papers on Tardigrada, Amphibia, Pisces, Mollusca, Crustacea, and Insecta (Diptera, Lepidoptera) with a total of 151 pages were published by 21 authors representing 8 countries from N. & S. America, Europe and Asia.
22/11/04 Dr Patricia Kott of Queensland Museum,  Australia (patricia.mather@qm.qld.gov.au) has joined Zootaxa as an associate editor for Tunicata, Ascidiacea.
18/11/04 During the third week of November 2004, 12 papers on Ascidiacea, Reptilia, Pisces, Mollusca, Porifera, Crustacea, Acari, and Insecta (Diptera, Coleoptera, Hemiptera and Collembola) with a total of 195 pages were published by 24 authors representing 12 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Africa and Australasia.
15/11/04 Dr James P. Pitts of Utah State University,  USA (jpitts@biology.usu.edu) has joined Zootaxa as an associate editor for Hymenoptera.
15/11/04 The 50th monograph (i.e. paper of at least 60 pp.) is published in Zootaxa today.
11/11/04 During the second week of November 2004, 8 papers on Amphibia, Crustacea and Insecta (Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera) with a total of 157 pages were published by 16 authors representing 7 countries from N. & S. America, and Europe.
04/11/04
During the first week of November 2004, 6 papers with a total of 176 pages were published by 13 authors representing 7 countries from N. & S. America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
04/11/04
CSIRO (Australia) has gained access to all issues of Zootaxa.

October 2004

29/10/04 In October 2004, 47 issues of Zootaxa with a total of 2644 pages were published on 11 occasions (ca 3 times per  week); average paper length: 56 pages; range: 5 to 1295 pages.  
18/10/04
The number of Zootaxa authors from Brazil has exceeded 200, which is just under a quarter of all authors who have published in Zootaxa.
14/10/04 Dr. Marcelo R. de Carvalho (mrcarvalho@ffclrp.usp.br)of Universidade de Săo Paulo (Brazil) has joined Zootaxa as Associate editor for Pisces. He will handle manuscripts on Chondrichthyes (sharks, rays, chimaeras).
12/10/04
This is a record day for Zootaxa: four monographs are published today with a total of 1808 pages; the shortest 80 pages, the longest 1295 pages.

September 2004

9/09/04 In September 2004, 39 issues of Zootaxa with a total of 747 pages were published on 12 occasions (ca 3 times per  week); average paper length: 19 pages; range: 4 to 70 pages.  
22/09/04
Zootaxa has been selected by ISI for coverage in Science Citation Index Expanded and Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences. Indexing of Zootaxa papers starts with the first issue in 2004.
08/09/04
The number of authors from USA has reached 200, which is just over a quarter of all authors who have published in Zootaxa.

August 2004

30/08/04 In August 2004, 34 issues of Zootaxa with a total of 587 pages were published on 9 occasions (> twice each week); average paper length: 17 pages; range: 4 to 82 pages.
25/08/04 Dr G. Walker-Smith
(Genefor.Walker-Smith@tmag.tas.gov.au) of The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (Australia) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Copepoda.
09/08/04
Dr R.E. DeWalt (edewalt@inhs.uiuc.edu)
of Illinois Natural History Survey (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Plecoptera & Megaloptera.
09/08/04 As of today, 600 issues of Zootaxa have been published in 13231 pages, with 1423 new taxa by 732 authors worldwide.
09/08/04 As of today, 600 issues of Zootaxa have been published in 13231 pages, with 1423 new taxa by 732 authors worldwide.

July 2004

30/07/04 In July 2004, 35 issues of Zootaxa with a total of 531 pages were published on 10 occasions (> twice each week); average paper length 15 pages, range 4-66 pages.
21/07/04
Dr S. Carranza
(scarranza@ub.edu) of Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Raptiles.
19/07/04 Authors of Zootaxa papers have exceeded 700 in number; 180 of them are from USA.
16/07/04 Dr P.H. Adler (padler@clemson.edu) of Clemson University (USA) has joined Zootaxa as editor for Diptera (Nematocera).
09/07/04 Special reduced flat rate for subscriptions to online edition of Zootaxa in July 2004. Tell your librarian about this!
09/07/04 James Cook University (Australia) has purchased online access to Zootaxa.

June 2004

25/06/04 Dr D.J. Bickel (danb@austmus.gov.au) of Australian Museum and Dr J.E. O'Hara (oharaj@agr.gc.ca) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada have joined Zootaxa as editors for Diptera.
25/06/04 Dr Andrew Whittington, editor for Diptera and small insect orders, resigned this week. His excellent service has been a great help to many authors.
14/06/04 Corrigenda page was updated. If you have corrections, please send them to the editor.

May 2004

14/05/04 A detailed guide on preparing plates for publications in Zootaxa is now available, thanks to Associate Editor Dr Daniel Geiger.

April 2004

21/04/04 Dr V.I. Gusarov (vlad@ku.edu) of USA, Dr Á. Solís (asolis@inbio.ac.cr) of Costa Rica and Dr Q. Wang (Q.Wang@massey.ac.nz) of New Zealand have joined Zootaxa as Associate Editor for Coleoptera.
02/04/04 During January to March 2004, 85 papers were published in a total of 2835 pages in Zootaxa. Papers ranges from 4 pages to 494 pages in length, with an average length of 33 pages per paper.

March 2004

25/03/04 Dr Catherine Duckett of USA (Duckett.Catherine@nmnh.si.edu) has joined Zootaxa as Associate Editor for Coleoptera.
19/03/04 Dr Bill Shear of USA (wshear@email.hsc.edu) has joined us as Associate Editor for Myriapoda.
04/03/04 To make it easier for libraries who have a fixed budget each year, an annual flat rate for the online edition is introduced. 

February 2004

23/02/04 Faculté Universitaire des Sciences Agronomiques (Belqium) has subscribed to Zootaxa (print edition).
12/02/04
The Australian Museum has purchased the print edition of Zootaxa and also gained access to all issues online.
06/02/04
As of today, Zootaxa has published over 1000 new taxa in 10000 printed pages since its inception in May 2001.
06/02/04 Dr Roger Bamber (The Natural History Museum, London) has joined Zootaxa editorial board as Associate Editor for Pycnogonida. Any future manuscripts on this taxon should be submitted to him directly.
06/02/04 Our Coleoptera editor Dr Chuck Bellamy resigned this week. His excellent service is greatly appreciated. All future manuscripts on beetles should be submitted to Dr Paul Johnson until 15 March 2004 when a replacement for Dr Bellamy is announced.
03/02/04
The University of Illinois Library (USA) has acquired all backfiles of Zootaxa and also the access to current issues. In deciding to purchase Zootaxa, Beth Wohlgemuth, Head Librarian  of Illinois Natural History Survey Library, said: ' Every time I ask a researcher here what they think of this serial it is always very positive'.

January 2004

28/01/04 Museo Civico di Storia Naturale “G. Doria” (Italy) has gained access to Zootaxa by purchasing  the print edition of this series.
22/01/04 New statistics on rejection rates and time needed for review and revision of manuscripts before acceptance is added to the
Statistics page.
12/01/04 Significant discount is now offered to libraries/institutions of Zootaxa authors.  Be quick and ask your librarian to subscribe to Zootaxa The orders must be placed during January of 2004 for the discount.
09/01/04
Texas A&M University (USA) has recognized the value of Zootaxa to its biologists by adding both the print and online edition of Zootaxa to its libraries.
09/01/04 A new page named  Corrigenda has been created.  Authors can now announce corrections to published papers.
09/01/04 Prices for paper reprints are reduced significantly from January 2004. 
09/01/04 Dr Andre-Denis G. Wright (andre-denis.wright@csiro.au) of CSIRO Australia has joined Zootaxa as an Associate Editor for Protozoa.


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