All participating authors of the 6th Conference are invited to submit full papers for publishing in the international scientific journal Natura Croatica until April the 1st, 2019.

Since 1992, the Croatian Natural History Museum, one of the supporting institution of the Conference, publishes an international scientific journal Natura Croatica”. The journal is ranked Q3 in the field of Ecology, Evolution, Behaviour and Systematics, with H-index = 18.

All submissions will be subjected to peer-review and published in a special issue of the Natura Croatica.

Instructions for authors and submission are available here.

For any additional questions you can directly contact Ms. Marijana Vukovic, Executive Secretary of the journal.



Content – Natura Croatica is a scientific journal of the Croatian Natural History Museum in Zagreb. It publishes papers that bring original insight into zoology, botany, geology, palaeontology, mineralogy and petrography, with emphasis on systematics, morphology, ecology, and on demands of work in a Natural History museum. The journal welcomes papers related to research carried out in the Croatian Natural History Museum, as well as in other Natural History museums, departments and collections.

Language – manuscripts must be written in English

Review – all manuscripts will be reviewed by two appropriate referees, at least one of them being from outside of Croatia

Manuscript – must be submitted in electronic form, by e-mail or sent by post, with a short Abstract at the beginning and a larger Summary at the end of the article. Abstract must be followed by Key words.

Tables – should be placed at the end of the article, not inside the text. Tables should be numbered to be associated with the text. Their titles should be written on a separate page.

Images – should also be placed at the end of the article, not inside the text. Each image must have a number related to the order of appearance inside the text. The titles should be written on a separate page. Each image must also have a description. Photos have to be delivered in JPEG or GIF format with at least 300 DPI resolution. Reproduction and taking over of the photos is not allowed without specifying the authorship.

Literature – must be cited as follows:

Geburek, Th., von Wuehlisch, G. & Muhs, H.-J. , 1991: Genetic variation in isozymes of wild boar (Sus scrofa ferus Linné). Zeitschrift für zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung 29, 66-72.

Nettmann, H. K. & Rykena, S., 1984: Lacerta trilineata Bedriaga 1886 – Riesensmaragdeidechse. In: Böhme, W. (eds.), Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas Bd 2/1 Echsen II. Aula Verlag Wiesbaden. p. 100-124.

Classification of articles – articles published in Nat. Croat. are classified as: original scientific paper, short communication, professional paper, review paper. Book reviews and exhibition reviews which are related to the topics of Nat. Croat. can also be published.

Proofs – authors will receive galley proofs for approval and correction

Reprints – authors will receive 50 complimentary special copies of their papers


For any additional questions you can directly contact Ms. Marijana Vukovic, Executive Secretary of the Journal


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