These instructions for preparing and submitting manuscripts to Herpetologica and Herpetological Monographs are available in more detail online at http://www.hljournals.org/pdf/HL-Instructions-for-Authors.pdf. The additional details available online include several examples of formatting for key parts of a manuscript, hyperlinks to information for preparing figures, submitting manuscripts online, and other relevant resources, and additional examples of common word usage.

Herpetologica and Herpetological Monographs publish original papers dealing largely or exclusively with the biology of amphibians and reptiles. Herpetologica and Herpetological Monographs do not publish notes or short communications, although short manuscripts may be considered for Herpetologica by the editor on a case-by-case basis. Manuscripts will be judged on the appropriateness of the topic for the journal and on their scientific merit, including the importance of the hypotheses or theories addressed and the quality of the study and the writing. Manuscripts are especially encouraged that quantitatively test important...

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