Contribuciones Zoológicas UCR (Contr.
Zool. UCR) is
intended for the publication of lists of species, lists of type
specimens associated with zoological collections, notes on range
extension, and natural
history notes on animal species occurring Mesoamerica. It is an
online publication with free internet access, following the Budapest
Open Access Initiative (http://www.soros.org/openaccess),
which is readily available to readers. The use of this publication
has the following advantages:
• Publication of color
• No size limit on the
• Accessible, online
scientific papers in high resolution PDF format that are easy to
read and print, and
• No publication cost.
Parallel to the
Contribuciones Zoológicas UCR there will be the
Listas Actualizadas de
site, where the authors
that have published a list can keep it up-to-date, although they
should cite the original publication.
This can be in English, Spanish or bilingual.
This Web site was developed and is maintained by the
Museo de Zoología UCR
Escuela de Biología of the
Universidad de Costa Rica, a museum
dedicated to enhancing our knowledge of biodiversity, especially
that of Costa Rica and Mesoamerica.