Species conservation is not possible without knowledge on biology and distribution. In order to achieve this purpose, chorological databases are essential (Sillero, Celaya and Martín-Alfageme, 2005 ; Loureiro and Sillero, 2010 ). The presentation of chorological information
, or because database chairs decided not to collaborate in our compilation. No atlases or articles with chorological data are currently available for some of these countries, as far as we know. Calculating species richness for endemic European species only (i.e. excluding all species which have ranges
page (of course), Amphibia-Reptilia, About SEH, Atlas of amphibians and reptiles in Europe, Links to Euro- pean Herpetological Societies and the Books sec- tion. The total number of members of the HerpNet mail- ing list is slowly increasing year by year and now 569 herpetologists are listed while the
We can say that in its GIS guise, the text charts character movements,
maps the arc of narratives and sub-narratives, and delineates journeys
geo-spatial time lines, regional settings, chorological symbols and
socio-historical memory places. We can look at the instances
.mde.es/publicaciones/sge/index_sge. Sillero, N., Celaya, L., Martín-Alfageme, S. (2005): Using GIS to Make An Atlas: A Proposal to Collect, Store, Map and Analyse Chorological Data for Herpetofauna. Rev. Esp. Herp. 19 : 87-101. Soares, C., Brito, J.C. (2007): Environmental correlates for species richness among amphibians and reptiles in a
, W., Kinzelbach, R., Eds, Beihefte zum Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients A.
Bell , T. ( 1825 ): Description of a new species of lizard . Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 1 : 457 - 460 .
Booth , T.H. , Nix , H.A. , Busby , J.R. , Hutchinson , M.F. ( 2014 ): BIOCLIM: the first species
., 2002; Sillero et al., 2005). The aim of these projects was to col- lect and analyse chorological data for amphibians and rep- tiles in the Iberian Peninsula. The priority was to sample the territory of Salamanca as inclusively as possible, and such roads were sampled only once. Records were collected
information on plant diversity in the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands, was launched in 1999 and hosts about 2 million chorological records, mainly from bibliographical sources. On the other hand, Biota Canaria-Atlantis 3.1 ( www.biodiversidadcanarias.es ), created by the Canary Islands regional
it would have been interesting to see what Heckendorf
would have developed if she had not adhered to a main-
stream, art historical understanding of style (following,
e.g., Panofsky, p. 104). Apparently in her understanding
style largely provides chronological and chorological
evidence for the
submitted articles are accepted after one to five revisions.
As mentioned before, the Impact Factor (IF), as well as the 5 Years IF regularly increased for 10 years and now Amphibia-Reptilia is one of top herpetological journals. We must indicate that the publication of the Atlas in 2014 has a strong