Amphibia-Reptilia

Amphibia-Reptilia is an international, peer-review journal, which 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 in 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 volume 1 for SEH members and institutional subscribers
  • Reduced Open Access for SEH members
  • Figures can be included in colour for free in both the PDF and printed version


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.


Co-Editors

Conservation of reptiles, Behaviour of reptiles, Ecology

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

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)ibe.upf-csic.es

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)nhmus.hu


Board of associate editors

Mathieu Denoël, Liège, 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.