Arachnologische Mitteilungen Arachnology Letters

The Open Access journal Arachnologische Mitteilungen / Arachnology Letters (subtitle) publishes scientific papers mainly about West Palaearctic arachnids (excluding papers solely on mites and ticks) in (British) English or German, after peer review. The main focus lies on the topics of taxonomy,faunistics and biogeography as well as ecology and arachnid conservation. There are no page charges (APCs or submission charges). German and English manuscripts are equally welcome. The German title of the journal should be used in citations. Arachnology Letters is licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 International License.

All contributed articles are peer-reviewed. Manuscripts will be sent by one of the two editors to two reviewers. Authors are welcome to propose at least two potential reviewers. Articles in Diversa (obituaries, book reviews) are not usually, but may be peer-reviewed at the discretion of the editors.

The author/s themselves are wholly responsible for the contents of the article. The publisher accepts no responsibility for the correctness, accuracy or completeness of the article, or for taking into account the rights of third parties. The editors reserve the right to make changes as they see fit.

Published are 2 volumes per year plus special issues (e.g. Check lists). All articles are searchable by authors and title here.

Since volume 53 we do not send printed copies to members. The printing press Verlag Isensee offers to send printed copies to members by order. A copy costs (since volume 64) 18 Euro per volume (plus shipping). It is possible to subscribe to the print version and receive the 2 volumes per year for 32 Euro plus shipping. Orders and subscription directly to verlag(at)

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Arachnologische Mitteilungen (ISSN: 2199-7233, 1018-4171) is now indexed in the ICI Journals Master List database for 2021. Based on the evaluation and the analysis of the issues of the journal from 2021, the Index Copernicus Value  ICV 2021 = 116.22.

The ICV for 2021 is visible on the full list of indexed journals at ICI Journals Master List 2021 and in Journal`s Passport

Arachnologische Mitteilungen is now also listed in the SJIF Journal Rank database [SJIF 2021 = 6.216], containing currently over 23,000 journals from all over the world. Full list of journals from database at,  for our journal look under