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ZooNotes ZooNotes is peer-reviewed, open access, electronic journal covering studies on the Bulgarian fauna ISSN 1313-9916 (PRINT) Journal metadata
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  • Aims and scope

    ZooNotes is peer-reviewed, open access, electronic journal in which short scientific reports (up to 4 pages) are quickly published by Bulgarian researchers or papers of foreign authors concerning the Bulgarian fauna. The papers are in the fields of taxonomy, faunistics, zoogeography and animal ecology (for example: new species to the faunas of particular areas/countries, newly registered localities of rare and threatened species and others).

  • Editors

    Editor-In-Chief

    Dimitar Bechev

    Editors

    Stoyan Beshkov
    Zlatozar Boev
    Dilyan Georgiev
    Ivelin Mollov
    Ivan Pandourski
    Angel Tsekov

  • Guide to authors

    Instruction to the authors

    The papers must fit with the requirements of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (volume IV). All genera and species taxa names must me written in Italic, and when first mentioned in the text must to be completely full (author, year, and brackets).
    Page and text format (*.doc, *.docx or *.rtf – file)

    Technical requirements to the manuscripts

    For ease use the models (templates).
    Page format A4, font Bookman Old Style or Times New Roman, size 12 pt, spacing 1.5.
    Do not use programs for carrying words over, extra intervals or tabulations. When inserting symbols use the font Symbol. Leave 3 blank lines before the title, one blank line before each part of the article, before each table or figure, and the explanatory text to the table and figure.
    Tables and figures must be with proper size, placed on proper place in the text, and with an explanatory text as it is shown in the example.
    Photographs (TIFF or JPG format) must be with proper size and resolution minimum 180 dpi, to be arranged in plates (if are many), properly labeled and placed in their exact places in the text.

    Common paper structure

    Papers in Bulgarian

    Bulgarian title, author(s), address, English title, author(s) in English, address in English, detailed Abstract (up to ½ of the page), Key words, Materials and Methods (if necessary), main text, Acknowledgements, References.
    Citations in the text:
    ... (Йоакимов 1899) ... според Йоакимов (1899)
    ... (Груев и Кузманов 1999) ... според Груев и Кузманов (1999)
    ... (Петров и др. 2001) ... според Петров и др. (2001)
    ... (Theowald & Oosterbroek 1986) … според Theowald & Oosterbroek (1986)
    ... (Oosterbroek et al. 2006) … според Oosterbroek et al. (2006)
    List of references: !!! with full journal name
    Cyrillic paper without a title in another language:
    Йоакимов, Д. (1899) Принос към фауната от насекоми на Рила планина. Периодичeско списание на Българското книжовно дружество, 60: 858-884.
    [Joakimoff, D. (1899) Prinos kam faunata ot nasekomi na Rila planina (Contribution to the insect fauna of Rila Mountain). Periodichesko spisanie na Balgarskoto knizhovno druzhestvo (Periodical Journal of the Bulgarian Literary Society), 60: 858-884 (in Bulgarian).]
    Cyrillic paper with a title and summary in another language:
    Попов, С. (1999) Видовете от семейство Tipulidae (Diptera), известни за фауната на България до 1998 г. Научни трудове на Пловдивски университет, Биология, Animalia, 35: 33-36.
    [Popov, S (1999) Species of family Tipulidae (Diptera) known to the fauna of Bulgaria till 1998. Travaux Scientifiques de l’Universite de Plovdiv, Biologie, Animalia, 35: 33-36 (in Bulgarian, English Summary).]

    Paper in Latin in a journal

    Theowald, B. & Oosterbroek, P. (1986) Zur Zoogeographie der westpalacarctischen Tipulidae. VII Die Tupilidae der Balkanhalbinsel (Diptеra, Tipulidae). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 129 (1): 1-13.
    Kjærandsen, J., Hedmark, K., Kurina, O., Polevoi, A., Økland, B. & Götmark, F. (2007) Annotated checklist of fungus gnats from Sweden (Diptera: Bolitophilidae, Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae, Keroplatidae and Mycetophilidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 65, 1–128.
    Book:
    Evenhuis, N.L. (1994) Catalogue of the fossil flies of the world (Insecta: Diptera). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, viii 600 pp.
    Book chapter:
    Krivosheina, N.P. (1988) Family Diadocidiidae. In: Soós, Á. & Papp, L. (Eds.), Catalogue of Palaerctic Diptera. Vol. 3. Ceratopogonidae – Mycetophilidae. Akadéiai Kiadó, Budapest, pp. 210-211.
    Internet source:
    Oosterbroek P. (2004) Fauna Europaea: Tipulidae. In: de Jong, H. (Ed.), Fauna Europaea: Diptera: Nematocera. Fauna Europaea version 1.3. Available at: http://www.faunaeur.org. (Accessed on 13 March 2009).

    Common paper structure

    PAPERS IN ENGLISH
    English title, author(s), address in English, Abstract, Key words, Materials and Methods (if necessary), main text, Acknowledgements, References.

    Citations in the text:
    ... (Joakimoff 1899) … Joakimoff (1899)
    ... (Gruev & Kuzmanov 1999) … Gruev & Kuzmanov (1999)
    ... (Petrov et al. 2001) ... Petrov et al. (2001)
    ... (Theowald & Oosterbroek 1986) … Theowald & Oosterbroek (1986)
    ... (Oosterbroek et al. 2006) … Oosterbroek et al. (2006)
    List of references: !!! with full journal name
    Cyrillic paper without a title in another language:
    Joakimoff, D. (1899) Prinos kam faunata ot nasekomi na Rila planina (Contribution to the insect fauna of Rila Mountain). Periodichesko spisanie na Balgarskoto knizhovno druzhestvo (Periodical Journal of the Bulgarian Literary Society), 60: 858-884 (in Bulgarian). [Transliterated]
    Cyrillic paper with a title and summary in another language:
    Popov, S (1999) Species of family Tipulidae (Diptera) known to the fauna of Bulgaria till 1998. Travaux Scientifiques de l’Universite de Plovdiv, Biologie, Animalia, 35: 33-36 (in Bulgarian, English Summary).

    Paper in Latin in a journal

    Theowald, B. & Oosterbroek, P. (1986) Zur Zoogeographie der westpalacarctischen Tipulidae. VII Die Tupilidae der Balkanhalbinsel (Diptеra, Tipulidae). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 129 (1): 1-13.
    Kjærandsen, J., Hedmark, K., Kurina, O., Polevoi, A., Økland, B. & Götmark, F. (2007) Annotated checklist of fungus gnats from Sweden (Diptera: Bolitophilidae, Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae, Keroplatidae and Mycetophilidae). Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 65, 1–128.
    Book:
    Evenhuis, N. L. (1994) Catalogue of the fossil flies of the world (Insecta: Diptera). Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, viii 600 pp.
    Book chapter:
    Krivosheina, N. P. (1988) Family Diadocidiidae. In: Soós, Á. & Papp, L. (Eds.), Catalogue of Palaerctic Diptera. Vol. 3. Ceratopogonidae – Mycetophilidae. Akadéiai Kiadó, Budapest, pp. 210-211.

    Internet source

    Oosterbroek, P. (2004) Fauna Europaea: Tipulidae. In: de Jong, H. (Ed.), Fauna Europaea: Diptera: Nematocera. Fauna Europaea version 1.3. Available at: http://www.faunaeur.org. (Accessed on 13 March 2009).

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