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Edited By: Dennis Stevenson

Impact Factor: 6.217

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 6/46 (Evolutionary Biology)

Online ISSN: 1096-0031


Aims and Scope

Cladistics publishes high quality research papers on systematics, encouraging debate on all aspects of the field, from philosophy, theory and methodology to empirical studies and applications in biogeography, coevolution, conservation biology, ontogeny, genomics and paleontology.

Cladistics is read by scientists working in the research fields of evolution, systematics and integrative biology and enjoys a consistently high position in the ISI® rankings for evolutionary biology.


cladistics, zoology, botany, morphology, molecular, biology, ontogeny, biogeography, ecology, systematic philosophy

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Abstracts on Hygiene & Communicable Diseases (CABI)
  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • AgBiotech News & Information (CABI)
  • AgBiotechNet (CABI)
  • AGRICOLA Database (National Agricultural Library)
  • Agroforestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Animal Breeding Abstracts (CABI)
  • Biocontrol News & Information (CABI)
  • Biological Abstracts (Thomson Reuters)
  • BIOSIS Previews (Thomson Reuters)
  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • CABDirect (CABI)
  • Celdes SRL
  • CSA Biological Sciences Database (ProQuest)
  • Current Contents: Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Forest Products Abstracts (CABI)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Grasslands & Forage Abstracts (CABI)
  • Helminthological Abstracts (CABI)
  • Horticultural Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • Index Veterinarius (CABI)
  • InfoTrac (GALE Cengage)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • Nematological Abstracts (CABI)
  • Ornamental Horticulture (CABI)
  • Pig News & Information (CABI)
  • Plant Breeding Abstracts (CABI)
  • Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts (CABI)
  • Poultry Abstracts (CABI)
  • PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset (NLM)
  • Review of Agricultural Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Aromatic & Medicinal Plants (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Entomology (CABI)
  • Review of Medical & Veterinary Mycology (CABI)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • Seed Abstracts (CABI)
  • Soils & Fertilizers Abstracts (CABI)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • Veterinary Bulletin (CABI)
  • Weed Abstracts (CABI)
  • Wheat, Barley & Triticale Abstracts (CABI)
  • Zoological Record (Thomson Reuters)