Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy

Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy is a peer reviewed journal that accepts papers in basic and applied mammalogy on living and fossil mammals, with special reference to biology, ecology, systematics, conservation, management and ecology of diseases.

New Editorial System

To submit a manuscript, please use the new editorial system. Any manuscript erroneously submitted using this site will be moved to the new system.
Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Publish in Hystrix

Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy is published by Associazione Teriologica Italiana, and publishes papers concerning mammals, with special reference to biology, systematics, conservation, management and ecology.
Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy is indexed on Web of Science Journal Citation Reports (2016) with an Impact Factor of 1.479, and on SCOPUS with a CiteScore index of 3.51, and is also indexed on:


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News: New Editorial System


Starting from September, 11 2017 we moved to a new editorial system.

Please use the new Editorial System to make your submission!

Posted: 2017-09-11

News: Possible system malfunctioning due to maintenance

Starting from November 24, 2016, this site can be intermittently present, due to technical problems (major upgrade of the name resolution services).

We apologise for the inconvenience.
Posted: 2016-11-24

News: Impact Factor 2015: 4.333


Hystrix has received from Thomson Reuters an Impact Factor of 4.333 for 2015.

This ranks our Journal as Q1, at the 4th place among the 160 journals indexed in the Zoology category.

Posted: 2016-06-15
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Vol 28, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents


Ann-Marie Schilling, Gertrud E. Rössner


Andrea Cardini, Sarah Elton
Paolo Casula, Andrea Murgia
Álvaro Navarro-Castilla, Mario Díaz, Isabel Barja
Ana Rainho, Jorge M. Palmeirim
Daniela Passilongo, Marianna Marchetto, Marco Apollonio
Mihajla Djan, Milomir Stefanović, Nevena Veličković, Vukan Lavadinović, Paulo Célio Alves, Franz Suchentrunk
Alexandra Nicola Bateman, Brian Kevan Chambers, Carlo Pacioni, Chris Rafferty, Krista Jones, Roberta Bencini
Monica Salvioli, Sara Pasquali, Antonio Lavazza, Mariagrazia Zanoni, Vittorio Guberti, Mario Chiari, Gianni Gilioli

Short Notes

Rowan Keith Jordaan, Michael John Somers, Trevor McIntyre
Peter Wilhelm Walter Lurz, Dagny Krauze-Gryz, Jakub Gryz, Anna Meredith, Anna-Katarina Schilling, Chris Thain, Eberhard Heller
Emiliano Mori, Alberto Baeri, Andrea Sforzi, Alessandro Vitale, Andrea Galimberti