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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EJT 2018 IMPACT FACTOR is 1.188!

The editors of EJT are pleased to announce that the 2018 Journal Impact Factor of the European Journal of Taxonomy is 1.188, as published by Clarivate Analytics on June 20th 2019. We thank all EJT authors and referees for their continued support to our journal!  
Posted: 2019-06-24

The EJT consortium welcomes the National Museum of Prague

The EJT consortium proudly welcomes the National Museum of Prague as its newest member. This adds the Czech Republic to the group of countries that support the European Journal of Taxonomy, which now consists of ten institutes from seven European countries (  
Posted: 2019-06-21 More...
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No 545 (2019): The species of Ctenopelma Holmgren (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from China

Shu-Ping SUN, Tao LI, Mao-Ling SHENG & Chun GAO

Section: Entomology; pp. 1–31, 60 figures, 1 table, 19 references;

accepted: 17 June 2019; published: 20 August 2019

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Shu-Ping Sun, Tao Li, Mao-Ling Sheng, Chun Gao