The 2023 special volume on “Ontogeny and morphological diversity in immature mites” is now in full preparation.Read more about Mite Ontogeny Special volume 2023
The 2020 journal impact factor for Zootaxa is 1.091 according to the June 2021 edition of the Journal Citation Reports. This is an increase of 15% over that of last year.Read more about The 2020 journal impact factor for Zootaxa is 1.091
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is immortalized in the name of a new species of a beautiful wētā discovered in New Zealand.Read more about Newly discovered wētā species named after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
2020-10-21According to the Oct 2020 update of Journal Citation Reports (2019 edition), the impact factor of Zootaxa is 0,955; rank: 105 of 169 journals in Zoology category in JCR (Q3). Read more about 2019 journal impact factor is 0.955
The 2019 journal impact factor for Zootaxa is 0.949 and the total citations in 2019 is 20,301. Journal Profile page will appear in the JCR when the data are updated in late September 2020.
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A new species of fish, Pseudoliparis swirei, published in Zootaxa (4358: 161-177) by Gerringer, M.E et al. was voted among TOP 10 new species described in 2017.Read more about New snailfish from Zootaxa among top 10 new species (2018)
2017-11-10A new species of Madagascan crickets described by Mustafa Ünal and George Beccaloni in Zootaxa was featured in a National Geographic story. Well done Mustafa and George! Read more about National Geographic story on Madagascan crickets described in Zootaxa
A new species of wolf spider Lycosa aragogi named after Aragog—the famous fictional spider from “Harry Potter”2017-07-04
A new species of wolf spider, Lycosa aragogi, is named after Aragog—the famous fictional spider from “Harry Potter” book series by J.K. Rowling. The new species is similar to the animatronic puppet version of the character used in the film “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”, which is actually based on a wolf spider. The naming of the new species is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter book series."
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A new species of thrimp named after Pink Floyd was described in Zootaxa today:
The story about this very loud species was reported in many international media, e.g. BBC News