European Journal of Taxonomy

The European Journal of Taxonomy is a peer-reviewed international journal in descriptive taxonomy, covering the eukaryotic world. Its content is fully electronic and Open Access. It is published and funded by a consortium of European natural history institutions. Neither authors nor readers have to pay fees. All articles published in EJT are compliant with the different nomenclatural codes. EJT is an archived and indexed journal that welcomes scientific contributions from all over the world, both in content and authorship. If you have any questions about EJT, please contact us

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- descriptive taxonomic research is essential to safeguard our planet’s biodiversity, and remains one of the core missions of natural history institutions and their staff;
- dissemination of original research, as well as the ability to use and reuse data as freely as possible is the key to innovation and further advancement of science;
- publishing is part of the research process, and natural history institutions should be able to preserve their in-house publishing expertise;
- scholarly publications should be made accessible to all, at no charge



Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig (Bonn, Germany) joins the EJT consortium

The EJT consortium proudly welcomes the Zoologische Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK, Bonn, Germany) as its newest member. This happy event adds Germany to the ever-growing team of countries that support the European Journal of Taxonomy, which now consists of 9 institutes from 6 European countries.  
Posted: 2018-05-23 More...

EJT issue 400 is published online!

Today, 1 February 2018, EJT published issue 400 – a fine monograph on the bees of the West Indies – and this 6 years and 5 months after the publication of the journal's very first article.  
Posted: 2018-02-01 More...
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No 438 (2018): A revision of the Chinese Helochares (s. str.) Mulsant, 1844 (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae)

Fenglong JIA & Yu-dan TANG

Section: Entomology; pp. 1-27, 7 figures, 54 references;

accepted: 9 February 2018; published: 24 May 2018

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Fenglong Jia, Yu-dan Tang