|Discipline||Ichthyology and Herpetology|
|Edited by||W. Leo Smith|
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (United States)
|Frequency||Online early and printed quarterly|
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".
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."
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.
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