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Archiv für Molluskenkunde

  Archiv für Molluskenkunde

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An International Journal of Malacology, edited by the Senckenberg Nature Research Society (SGN), Frankfurt am Main.
Journal of the Deutsche Malakozoologische Gesellschaft.

Archiv für Molluskenkunde preferably publishes papers on systematics,
taxonomy, phylogeny, morphology of molluscs. Contributions on fossil cenozoic molluscs as well as on molluscan ecology and biogeography are welcome as well. However, articles on physiology, parasitology, regional faunistics or those on non-cenozoic fossils or biostratigraphy should be submitted elsewhere.

ISSN 1869-0963

Archiv für Molluskenkunde is an international peer-reviewed journal. It is published in two issues per annum (= one volume), being published in the second and fourth quarter, containing approximately 300 pages/year.

There are no page charges for authors except when the necessary efforts for preparation for print exceed the average significantly (e.g., extremely long manuscripts, colour plates or too many b&w plates). There are 25 free offprints per contribution.

Manuscripts must be prepared in acordance with the Guidelines for Authors and should be submitted digitally to the .

Online version available here!

Impact Factor: 0.552 (2014), Journal Citation Reports®, Thomson Reuters 

Articles published in Archiv für Molluskenkunde are indexed in: 
•Aquaculture and Fisheries Resources •Aquatic Biology •Aquatic Science and Fisheries •Biological Abstracts •Biosis preview •CAB Abstracts •Fish and Fisheries Worldwide •GEOBASE •Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCIE) •Scopus •Ulrich's Periodicals Directory •Zoological Record         

 The most recent issue of  Archiv für Molluskenkunde  is vol.: 144 (1), published 30th June 2015
Sitnikova, T., Prozorova, L., Sharyi-Ool, M., Kiyashko, P. & Kupchinsky, A.: The Cincinna aliena (Westerlund 1877) species group in Russian water bodies (Heterobranchia: Valvatidae)


Meng, S., Menzel-Harloff, H. & Börner, A.: Acanthocardia paucicostata (G. B. Sowerby II 1834) non Acanthocardia echinata (Linnaeus 1758); a Lusitanian marine bivalve in the southern Baltic region (NE Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania) during the Eemian interglacial


Lozouet, P. & Galindo, L. A.: Resolution of the confused classification of some Miocene Nassariidae, and reappraisal of their paleobiodiversity on the French Atlantic seaboard (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda)


Nekhaev, I. O., Schiøtte, T. & Vinarski, M. V.: Type materials of European freshwater molluscs described by Otto Friedrich Müller


Esu, D. & Girotti, O.: The late Early Pleistocene non-marine molluscan fauna from the Synania Formation (Achaia, Greece), with description of nine new species (Mollusca: Gastropoda) 65–81
Nordsieck, H.: Fossil Clausilioidea in space and time, with special emphasis on Cretaceous and pre-Oligocene Cenozoic Clausiliidae (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora) 83–97
Janssen, R., Kantor, Yu. I. & Stahlschmidt, P.: Identity and generic position of Pleurotoma erythraea Weinkauff 1875 from the Red Sea (Gastropoda: Conoidea: Turridae) 99–104