Zoologische Mededelingen

Zoologische Mededelingen is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal that publishes papers and monographs on animal systematics. The publisher is the National Museum of Natural History Naturalis in the Netherlands. The first issue of Zoologische Mededelingen appeared in 1915, as the official journal of Naturalis' predecessor 's Rijks Museum van Natuurlijke Historie. Earlier, the museum published Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle des Pays-Bas (volumes I-XIV, 1862-1908) and Notes from the Leyden Museum (volumes I-XXXVI, 1879-1914), which mainly covered the fauna of the Netherlands and the former Dutch colonies.

Zoologische Mededelingen  
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Publication details
National Museum of Natural History (Naturalis) (Netherlands)
Yes, since 2006
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution 3.0
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Zool. Meded.
ISSN0024-0672 (print)
1876-2174 (web)
OCLC no.212304577

Zoologische Mededelingen is indexed in The Zoological Record and BIOSIS.[1] A complete backlist of published volumes is presented on the institutional repository of Naturalis.[2]


  1. ^ "Zoologische Mededelingen". Retrieved 2009-11-26.
  2. ^ "Archive". Retrieved 2009-11-26.