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International Journal of Malacology

What Does Malacologia Publish?

The International Journal of Malacology publishes papers on all groups of the Mollusca. In particular, Malacologia specializes in publishing long papers and monographic treatments, and complete data are especially appreciated. Papers must be of interest to an international readership, and systematics, ecology, population ecology, genetics, molecular genetics, evolution, and phylogenetic treatments are especially welcomed. Also welcomed are letters to the editor involving papers published or issues of import to science of the day. Refer to the Malacologia Instructions for Authors Full 2023 page for more details.

How Often is Malacologia Published?

Malacologia is published on an irregular basis. Malacologia publishes a volume or more each year with a volume averaging about 400 pages. A volume contains two numbers that may be published in one issue or that may appear as two separate issues. There is thus no backlog of papers.

The most recently published issue is Volume 65, published in early 2023.

The Journal Impact Factor 13.5 (2019).

Governance

Malacologia is published by the Institute of Malacology (IM). The IM is a not-for-profit organization, incorporated in the state of Kentucky, the directors are listed on the Officers and Board of Directors page. The IM meets once each year for the purpose of business and governance of the journal, to select new members to the editorial board and to evaluate journal policies and performance.

Refer to the Instructions for Authors page for more details. Malacologia publishes papers on all groups of the Mollusca. Malacologia specializes in publishing long papers and monographic treatments. Complete data are especially appreciated.

Papers must be of interest to an international readership. Papers in systematics, ecology, population ecology, genetics, molecular genetics, evolution and phylogenetic treatments are especially welcomed. Also welcomed are letters to the editor involving papers published or issues of import to science of the day.

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