About the Journal

Zoosystematica Rossica was founded in 1992. Published by the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg. First Editor-in-Chief Izyaslav M. Kerzhner.


ISSN: 2410-0226 (Online), 0320-9180 (Print)

Indexed in Zoological Record, BIOSIS Previews, Scopus, eLibrary.

Aims and scope

It is an international journal for publication of papers on any aspects of systematic zoology, in all groups of animals, both extant and fossil, from all over the World. The journal is published in English and focuses on descriptions of new taxa, revisions and reviews, nomenclature, theories and methods of taxonomy and phylogeny, interesting new faunal records, catalogues and checklists, identification keys, phylogenetic relationships and zoogeography.

Publication frequency

The numbers are published at the end of June and December.

Editorial Board

Chairman of the Editorial Board

Оleg N. Pugachev (Russia, St Petersburg)


Dimitry A. Gapon (Russia, St Petersburg)

Andrey V. Gorochov (Russia, St Petersburg)

International Advisory Board

Alexander F. Alimov (Russia, St Petersburg)

Kjell R. Bjørklund (Norway, Oslo)

Holger H. Dathe (Germany, Eberswalde)

Irakli Ya. Eliava (Georgia, Tbilisi)

Mark J. Grygier (Japan, Kusatsu)

Ke Chung Kim (USA, Penn State University Park)

Alexander P. Rasnitsyn (Russia, Moscow)

Language Editors

Robert B. Angus (United Kingdom, London)

Oleg G. Manylov (Russia, St Petersburg)

Technical Editors

Tatyana V. Dolnik (Russia, St Petersburg)

Alexander M. Naseka (Russia, St Petersburg)

Section Editors

Leonid N. Anisyutkin (Russia, St Petersburg): Hexapoda, Polyneoptera

Sergey A. Belokobylskij (Russia, St Petersburg): Hexapoda, Hymenoptera

Nina G. Bogutskaya (Austria, Vienna): Pisces and lower Chordata

Mikhail E. Daneliya (Finland, Helsinki): Crustacea

Il'ya A. Gavrilov-Zimin (Russia, St Petersburg): Hexapoda, Hemiptera

Boris M. Katayev (Russia, St Petersburg): Hexapoda, Coleoptera

Andrey I. Khalaim (Russia, St Petersburg): Hexapoda, Hymenoptera

Pavel V. Kijashko (Russia, St Petersburg): Mollusca

Anna A. Namyatova (Australia, Sydney): Hexapoda, Hemiptera

Andrey A. Przhiboro (Russia, St Petersburg): Hexapoda, Diptera

Alexander Yu. Ryss (Russia, St Petersburg): Nematoda

Sergey Yu. Sinev (Russia, St Petersburg): Hexapoda, Lepidoptera

Sergey Yu. Storozhenko (Russia, Vladivostok): Hexapoda, Orthoptera

Nikolai N. Yunakov (Norway, Oslo): Hexapoda, Coleoptera