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Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia cover primarily the areas of Zoology, publishing original contributions in systematics, paleontology, evolutionary biology, ecology, taxonomy, anatomy, behavior, functional morphology, molecular biology, ontogeny, faunistic studies and biogeography.

Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia also encourage submission of theoretical and empirical studies that explore principles and methods of systematics.

All contributions must follow the rules and recommendations of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.

Relevant specimens must be deposited in an institution maintains official, public or private, non-profit.

Tissue samples should be referred to their voucher specimens and all nucleotide sequence data (aligned as well as unaligned) should be submitted to GenBank or EMBL.

 

Section Policies

Original Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All submissions to Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia are subject to analysis by at least 2 (two) referees and the Editor-in-Chief.

 

Publication Frequency

Regular, quarterly (march, june, september and december).

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Basic Information

Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia to publish original contributions in systematics, paleontology, evolutionary biology, ecology, taxonomy, anatomy, behavior, functional morphology, molecular biology, ontogeny, faunistic studies, and biogeography.

Its abbreviated title is Pap. Avulsos Zool., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.

 

Copyrights

The Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia journal is licensed under CC-BY Creative Commons license.

 

Financing

  • Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo (MZUSP)
  • Program of Support for Periodical Scientific Publications of USP - Credentialing Committee (SiBi-USP)

 

Indexers

  • Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL)
  • Biological Abstracts
  • BIOSIS
  • Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)
  • Portal de Revistas da USP
  • SCOPUS
  • ULRICH’s
  • Zoological Records

 

Final Considerations

For more details of the manuscript preparation format, see CBE Style Manual, available at the electronic address of the Council of Science Editors.

Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia is a publication of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo.

Always refer to the instructions to authors updated electronic pages: www.revistas.usp.br/paz, www.revistas.usp.br/azmz or www.mz.usp.br/publicacoes.