Amphibia-Reptilia is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality scientific papers, including short notes and reviews, on most aspects of herpetology: ecology, behaviour, evolution, conservation, physiology, morphology, paleontology, genetics, and systematics.

  • Professional lay-out with each paper starting on a new page.

  • Indexed in Web of Science / Current Contents and Scopus

  • Stable impact factor (ISI): 2018/2019: 0.943

  • Full online and easy submission process through a professional web platform, Editorial Manager (Brill): authors, reviewers and editors can access manuscripts from any internet connection in the world.

  • Fast publication service: only 6 months from submission to publication on average, to be further reduced in the next future.

  • Pre-online publication only soon after acceptance on Brill website.

  • Courtesy of Brill Publishers, online access to all papers published in Amphibia-Reptilia since Vol. 1 for SEH members and institutional subscribers

  • Reduced Open Access costs for SEH members

  • Figures can be included in colour for free in both the PDF and printed versions

To submit an article to Amphibia-Reptilia, read the instructions to authors and visit the Editorial Manager platform.

To obtain access to the online edition of Amphibia-Reptilia, members must register first on Brill website in providing their customer number, which is available on the address sheet delivered with the issues of the journal.


Conservation of reptiles, Behaviour of reptiles, Ecology

José Carlos Brito, CIBIO-InBIO Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, R. Padre Armando Quintas, 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal, E-mail: jcbrito(at)

Evolution, genetics and biogeography of reptiles, Morphology of reptiles, Behaviour of amphibians, Systematics, Physiology

Salvador Carranza, Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF), Passeig maritim de la Barceloneta 37-49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain, E-mail: salvador.carranza(at)

Conservation of amphibians , Evolution, genetics and biogeography of amphibians, Morphology of amphibians, Diseases, Paleontology

Judit Vörös, Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum, Baross u. 13, 1088 Budapest, Hungary, E-mail: voros.judit(at)

Board of Associate Editors

Mathieu Denoël, Liège; G. Francesco Ficetola, Milan; Caitlin R. Gabor, San Marcos; Ana Ivanović, Belgrade; Luca Luiselli, Rome; Marc J. Mazerolle, Rouyn-Noranda; Julian Glos, Hamburg; Uwe Fritz, Dresden; Gabriel Blouin-Demers, Ottawa; Miguel A. Carretero, Vairão; Sylvain Dubey, Lausanne; Black Hossack, Missoula, USA; Roberto Sacchi, Pavia; Matthias Stöck, Berlin; Sergio A. Balaguera-Reina, Ibagué; Diogo Borges Provete, Campo Grande; Sylvain Ursenbacher, Basel; Raffael Ernst, Dresden; David Jandzik, Bratislava; Jonathon Marshall, Ogden; Ariel Rodríguez, Hannover; Sebastian Steinfartz, Leipzig; Maria Thaker, Bangalore; Marcelo Nazareno Vallinoto de Souza, Bragança; Guillermo Velo-Antón, Vairão.

Advisory Editorial Board

Xavier Bonnet, Villiers en Bois; Julian Faivovich, New York; Ernesto Filippi, Roma; Günter Gollmann, Vienna; Ivan Gomez-Mestre, Seville; Gerald Kuchling, Perth, Western Australia; William E. Magnusson, Manaus; Jiří Moravec, Prague; German Orizaola, Uppsala; Octávio S. Paulo, Lisboa; Jérôme Pellet, Oron-la-Ville; Chris J. Reading, Dorchester; Vicente Roca Velasco, Valencia; Estela Sasso Cerri, Araraquara; Richard Wassersug, Halifax; Frank Pasmans, Gent; Eva Ringler, Vienna; Federico Marangoni, Posadas; Ylenia Chiari, Montpellier; Sebastiano Salvidio, Genova; Erin L. Muths, Fort Collins; Thomas Madsen, Geelong.