Copeia

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Copeia  
Copeia.jpg
DisciplineIchthyology and Herpetology
LanguageEnglish
Edited byW. Leo Smith
Publication details
Publication history
1913–present
Publisher
FrequencyOnline early and printed quarterly
1.220
Standard abbreviations
Copeia
Indexing
CODENCOPAAR
ISSN0045-8511 (print)
1938-5110 (web)
LCCNa43003155
JSTOR00458511
OCLC no.01565060
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Copeia is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in ichthyology and herpetology that was named after Edward Drinker Cope, a prominent American researcher in these fields. It is the official journal of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 1.220, ranking it 70th out of 166 journals in the category "Zoology".[1]

History[edit]

On December 27, 1913, John Treadwell Nichols published the first issue of Copeia. This issue consisted of a single piece of paper folded to form four pages of information with five articles. The cover of the pamphlet bore the inscription: "Published by the contributors to advance the science of coldblooded vertebrates."

Issues[edit]

1913 No. 1

  • Fowler HW. An Interesting Form of the Snapping Turtle. (Chelydra serpentina). 1913(1):1–2. (DOI:10.2307/1436101)
  • Frankinl D. Color Changes in Collared Lizards. 1913(1):2–3.
  • Phillips RJ, Fowler HW. Fishes in the Water-Supply of Wilmington, Delaware. 1913(1):3–4.
  • Nichols JT. Notes on Fishes near New York. 1913(1):4.
  • Millers WW. Late Activity of Pickering's Hyla. 1913(1):4.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Zoology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science. Thomson Reuters. 2011.

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