Current Herpetology

Current Herpetology (Print ISSN: 1345-5834 / Online ISSN: 1881-1019)

Current Herpetology publishes original research articles on amphibians and reptiles. It is the official journal of the Herpetological Society of Japan and is a continuation of Acta Herpetologica Japonica (1964–1971) and Japanese Journal of Herpetology (1972-1999).

Published by the Herpetological Society of Japan
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