African Invertebrates - a journal of biodiversity research by anamaulida


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        <p><em><strong><a rel="nofollow"
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title="Journal homepage">African Invertebrates</a></strong></em> is an
international peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers the taxonomy,
systematics, biogeography, biology, ecology, conservation and
palaeontology of Afrotropical invertebrates, whether terrestrial,
freshwater or marine. <em>African Invertebrates</em> started in 1906 as
the <em>Annals of the Natal Government Museum</em> that changed its name
later to the <em>Annals of the Natal Museum</em>. The journal has a
continuous history of more than 100 years, with over 800 natural history
articles and more than 5,000 nomenclatural acts published. Authrors from
more than 40 countries have published their contributions to date.</p>
<p>A wide range of natural science topics has been covered in the
<em>Annals of the Natal Museum</em> and subsequently in <em>African
Invertebrates</em>. Besides taxonomy and systematics of various animal
groups, papers dealing with embryology, histology, medical and
agricultural entomology, terrestrial and marine ecology, botany,
geography, palaeontology, general geology, with special reference to
petrography and stratigraphy, and nature conservation have been
published. The coverage of animal taxa includes representatives of
Protozoa, Porifera, Cnidaria, Plathelminthes, Nematoda, Rotifera,
Onychophora, Arthropoda (including Crustacea, Chelicerata, Trilobita,
Myriapoda and Insecta), Annelida, Bryozoa, Mollusca, Sipunculida,
Echinodermata, and Hemichordata (Enteropneusta).</p> <p>Potential authors
are encouraged to make use of extensive collections of the <a
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target="_blank" title="Natal Museum homepage">Natal Museum</a> and other
South African museums, and to deposit holotypes (paratypes) and voucher
specimens in recognized South African institutions. <em>African
Invertebrates</em> is currently published twice a year and accepts large
revisionary works, as well as smaller contributions. <em>African
Invertebrates</em> is getting distributed to all major libraries around
the world, and is available in both print and electronic formats.</p>

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