Cladistics publishes high-quality research papers on systematics, encouraging debate on all aspects of the field, from philosophy, theory, and methodology to empirical studies and applications in biogeography, coevolution, conservation biology, ontogeny, genomics, and paleontology.

Cladistics Volumes 1 (1985) through 34(4) (2018) are now available as open-access and can be accessed here:

Cladistics is read by scientists working in the research fields of evolution, systematics and integrative biology and enjoys a consistently high position in the ISI(r) rankings for evolutionary biology.

Current Impact Factor: 4.727 (as of 6 August 2020)


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Access to this journal is available free online within institutions in the developing world through the OARE Initiative (Online Access to Research in the Environment) in conjunction with UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme.