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Neotropical Biodiversity

Call for Papers

Deadline for submissions
31 May 2020

Ecology and Conservation of Polylepis forests

Neotropical Biodiversity, Special Issue

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Neotropical Biodiversity is now accepting manuscripts for an open-call, peer-reviewed Special Issue on the Ecology and Conservation of Polylepis forests to be published in late 2020. The guest editors will be Dr. Claudia Segovia from Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE) and Dr. Katya Romoleroux from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE). Authors are invited to submit manuscripts up to May 31, 2020.

Submission guidelines:
All papers should conform to the Instructions to Authors available on Taylor & Francis Online for Neotropical Biodiversity . All manuscripts must be submitted online here by May 31, 2020, and will be peer reviewed."


Potential topics include but are not limited to the following


  • Polylepis conservation

  • Polylepis biogeography

  • Systematics

  • Ecology

  • Dynamics

  • Flora and Fauna associated with Polylepis Forest

Submissions process

All papers are subject to peer review by at least two independent reviewers. The most important criterion for acceptance/rejection is originality of the material presented in the manuscript. Reviewers are recruited among the internationally recognized experts relevant for the given area.
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Guest Editors


Dr. Claudia Segovia  
Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE) 

Dr. Katya Romoleroux   
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE)