Zoosystematics and Evolution, formerly Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Zoologische Reihe - is an international, peer-reviewed life science journal devoted to whole-organism biology. It publishes original research and review articles in the field of Metazoan taxonomy, biosystematics, evolution, morphology, development and biogeography at all taxonomic levels. Its scope encompasses primary information from collection-related research, taxonomic descriptions and discoveries, revisions, annotated type catalogues, aspects of the history of science, and contributions on new methods and principles of systematics. Articles whose main topic is ecology, functional anatomy, physiology, or ethology are only acceptable when of systematic or evolutionary relevance and perspective.
All submitted manuscripts are subject to peer-review by the specialists for the respective topic. The high scientific profile of the journal is reflected by an outstanding print quality which is adept in conveying the valuable information contained in the often detailed line drawings and photographs of scientific illustrations.
Authors are provided - without any page charge - 25 reprints and a high-resolution pdf of their article.