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Established in 1936, Herpetologica is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal serving herpetologists, biologists, ecologists, conservationists, researchers and the scientific community. The journal contains... Read More About the Journal...

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Long-Term Decline of the Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) in an Undeveloped Landscape
Diverse Methods for Diverse Systems: A Large-Scale Comparison of Reptile Sampling Methods


Sarah Woodley

Impact Factor: 2.4

ISSN: 0018-0831

eISSN: 1938-5099

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Volume 79,
Issue 4
December 2023

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We publish original papers covering the study of amphibians and reptiles. Theoretical and primarily quantitative manuscripts are particularly encouraged, with manuscripts organized around concept-driven hypotheses. To submit a manuscript, please visit the journal’s PeerTrack site.

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Learn more about our team: Editor, Assistant Editor, Associate Editors, and Editorial Board.


We invite qualified individuals to provide comprehensive peer reviews of submitted manuscripts. The Herpetologists' League recognizes that reviewers are invaluable to the publication process by ensuring not only the accuracy of the manuscript, but the credibility and reputation of the journals.

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