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Editor In Chief: Christiane Denys
Your benefits:
  • Multifaceted approach to the systematics, biology, behavior, ecology and conservation of mammals
  • State-of-the-art research results
  • High quality peer-review
  • Renowned international editorial board
  • Online and print publication incl. ahead of print mode

Mammalia is an international, multidisciplinary, bimonthly journal devoted to the inventory, analysis and interpretation of mammalian diversity. It publishes original results on all aspects of the systematics and biology of mammals with a strong focus on ecology, including biodiversity analyses, distribution habitats, diet, predator-prey relationships, competition, community analyses and conservation of mammals. The journal also accepts submissions on sub-fossil or recently extinct mammals.

  • Comparative, functional and evolutionary anatomy
  • Morphology
  • Classical and geometric morphometrics
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Phylogeny and phylogeography
  • Biogeography
  • Taxonomy and nomenclature
  • Physiology
  • Behavior
  • Conservation

Article formats
Original Studies, Reviews, Short Notes

> Information on submission process

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Mammalia was founded at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (Paris, France) in 1936 and has been continued at De Gruyter since 2006.

Abstracting & Indexing

Mammalia is covered by the following services:

  • AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
  • Baidu Scholar
  • Biobase
  • Cabells Journalytics
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Engineering Village
  • Gale/Cengage
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Geobase
  • GeoRef
  • Google Scholar
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Reaxys
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Biological Abstracts
  • Web of Science - BIOSIS Previews
  • Web of Science - Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences
  • Web of Science - Science Citation Index
  • Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Web of Science - Zoological Record
  • WorldCat (OCLC)
  • Yewno Discover

You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mammalia and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Easy-to-use online submission, peer review, and publication system
  • Color figure publication free of charge
  • Short turnaround times
  • Every article easily discoverable because of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing activities
Submission process
  • Submission of your paper via our submission management tool following the Instructions_for_Authors (you will be guided through every step of the submission process)
  • A decision on your paper is intended within six weeks.
Please note

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Hybrid Open Access

For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter’s OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
Switzerland:  https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

Christiane Denys (Paris, France)

Associate Editors
Stéphane Aulagnier (Castanet Tolosan, France)
Josef Bryja (Brno, Czech Republic)
Patrick Gouat (Paris, France)
Laurent Granjon (Montferrier sur Lez, France)
Boris Krasnov (Midreshet-Ben Gurion, Israel)
Boris Kryštufek (Koper, Slovenia)
Géraldine Veron (Paris, France)

Editorial Board
Giovanni Amori (Rome, Italy)
Ernesto Capanna (Rome, Italy)
Louise H. Emmons (Washington DC, USA)
Steve M. Goodman (Antananarivo, Madagascar)
John Gurnell (London, UK)
Heikki Henttonen (Vantaa, Finland)
Herwig Leirs (Antwerpen, Belgium)
Darrin Lunde (New York, USA)
François Moutou (Maisons-Alfort, France)
Georgy I. Shenbrot (Mizpe Ramon, Israel)
Peter J. Taylor (Durban, South Africa)
Marcus Vinicius Vieira (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Editorial Office
Gunda Stöber
De Gruyter
Genthiner Str. 13
10785 Berlin, Germany
Tel. +49-30-26005-279
E-mail: mammalia.editorial@degruyter.com

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Audience: PhD students and researchers in the fields of mammalogy, zoology and ecology; libraries and natural history museums