European Journal of Taxonomy

The European Journal of Taxonomy is a peer-reviewed international journal in descriptive taxonomy, covering the eukaryotic world. Its content is fully electronic and Open Access. It is published and funded by a consortium of European natural history institutions. Neither authors nor readers have to pay fees. All articles published in EJT are compliant with the different nomenclatural codes. EJT is an archived and indexed journal that welcomes scientific contributions from all over the world, both in content and authorship. If you have any questions about EJT, please contact us

Natural history institutions are welcomed to join the EJT consortium and to get involved if they share the following principles:
- descriptive taxonomic research is essential to safeguard our planet’s biodiversity, and remains one of the core missions of natural history institutions and their staff;
- dissemination of original research, as well as the ability to use and reuse data as freely as possible is the key to innovation and further advancement of science;
- publishing is part of the research process, and natural history institutions should be able to preserve their in-house publishing expertise;
- scholarly publications should be made accessible to all, at no charge



Naturalis is a member of the EJT Consortium!

EJT is happy to announce that the NATURALIS Biodiversity Center (Leiden, The Netherlands) has become a full member of the EJT consortium. The Steering Committee of EJT unanimously approved NATURALIS’ application for membership at its meeting in Budapest on May 2nd, 2016. We wholeheartedly welcome NATURALIS in the EJT family!  
Posted: 2016-05-13 More...

Gavin Broad (NHM, London) is the new EJT Entomology Editor


The editorial team of the European Journal of Taxonomy is very happy to welcome a new member : Gavin Broad. Gavin is Senior Curator and Acting Head of the Insects Division at the Natural History Museum, London. Gavin Broad is the new Topical Editor of Entomology and is handling the review process of the Entomology submissions since January 2016.

Posted: 2016-02-17 More...
More Announcements...

No 239 (2016): The first Cenozoic roproniid wasp from the Paleocene of Menat, France (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea)

Romain GARROUSTE, Jean-Marc POUILLON & André NEL

Section: Palaeontology; pp. 1–9, 4 figures, 19 references;

accepted: 2 June 2016; published: 25 October 2016

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Romain Garrouste, Jean-Marc Pouillon, André Nel