Current volume 26

Volume 26

Part 1 published online March 7, 2016

Part 2 published online June 3, 2016

Part 3-4 published online September 18, 2016

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Ruthenica, Russian Malacological Journal [ISSN 2307-7336 (Online), ISSN 0136-0027 (Print)] is published since 1991 and accepts articles dedicated to all aspects of malacology (with preference to taxonomy, phylogeny, morphology and ecology) in English or Russian. Since 2008 it is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. Ruthenica fully complies with the requirements of ICZN to electronic publications. Registered at Zoobank: Paper copies are printed once a year. Ruthenica is indexed in Zoological Record, Scopus, Russian Index of Scientific citation and other databases.

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Continental molluscs of Russia and adjacent territories


First on-line catalogue of continental (fresh-, brackish-water and terrestrial) molluscs of Russia and adjacent territories - in English - (compiled by Yu.I.Kantor, M.V.Vinarski, A.A.Schileyko, A.V.Sysoev) . Version 2.3 (December 22, 2009) was significantly corrected and updated and contains 2065 species and subspecies of terrestrial and aquatic molluscs (including Caspian Gastropoda and Bivalvia). See more

New publishing strategy of Ruthenica

Starting 2015 Ruthenica is changing its publishing strategy. In order to speed-up the publication, the papers will be published online as ready in PDF-A format. Each long paper (or several short papers together) will receive the current issue number. The date of publication is indicated on the first page of each paper. The hard copy of the annual volume will be printed as before at the end of the year and will contain all the issues published online throughout the year.

19/10/2008 The editorial (November 5, 2008)
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