The British Herpetological Society

Scientific Editor: Dr. Marcio Pie

The Scientific Editor is responsible for the receipt and review of all manuscripts submitted to the HJ for publication. This involves liaison with authors, referees, associate editors and members of the editorial board. The Scientific Editor makes the final decisions concerning the suitability of papers for publication based on the reviews received, and forwards accepted manuscripts to the Managing Editor for processing.

All contributions should be addressed by e-mail to the scientific editor:



Managing Editor: Ms Julie Tee

The Managing Editor is responsible for journal production. This involves final editing of manuscripts received from the Scientific Editor, resolving queries with authors, production of proofs using DTP, correction of final proofs, dealing with reprint orders, and production of final copy for the commercial print unit. Also handles all book reviews.


Associate Scientific Editors

  • Annemarieke Spitzen (Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation Netherlands)
  • Anthony Herrell (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France)
  • Anyelet Valencia-Aguilar (Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Brazil)
  • Ben Tapley (Zoological Society of London, UK)
  • Deepak Veerappan (Natural History Museum, London, UK)
  • Gabriella Bittencourt (Natural History Museum, London, UK)
  • Inga Zeisset (University of Brighton, UK)
  • Jim Labisko (University College London, UK)
  • John Vanek (Northern Illinois University, USA)
  • JoseValdez (Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • Lewis Campbell (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
  • LuisSanJosé (CNRS-Universtiy Paul Sabatier, France)
  • Mirco Solé (Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Brazil)
  • Rachael Antwis (University of Salford, UK)
  • RichardBrown(Liverpool John Moores, UK)
  • Robert Jehle (University of Salford, UK)
  • Sam Cruickshank (Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Switzerland)
  • Simon Loader (Natural History Museum, London, UK)

Back Issues

For back issues of the Herpetological Journal, please email Trevor Rose:  or write to: The British Herpetological Society, 11, Strathmore Place, Montrose, Angus DD10 8LQ