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The journals containing the greatest number of new taxa and taxonomic / nomenclatural acts are listed, based on the coverage and indexing of Zoological Record®. Figures are based on issues published from 2004 onwards.

Top journals for new taxa

Journal title New taxa
Journal of Natural History14561.60%
Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica12021.32%
Journal of Paleontology11971.32%
Linzer Biologische Beitraege11901.31%
Annales Zoologici (Warsaw)9221.01%
Revue Suisse de Zoologie8670.95%
Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal7570.83%
Entomologica Basiliensia7170.79%
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society7140.79%

Top journals for new taxonomic / nomenclatural acts

Journal title Acts
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History39041.68%
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society32101.38%
Journal of Natural History31051.33%
Linzer Biologische Beitraege27761.19%
Annales Zoologici (Warsaw)25991.12%
Journal of Paleontology21520.92%
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute (Gainesville)20400.88%
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington18670.80%
Munis Entomology & Zoology17340.75%