About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Ameghiniana is a bimonthly journal that publishes original contributions on all aspects of the paleontology, with a special focus on the paleontology of Gondwana and the southern hemisphere.

Articles include the following disciplines: Anatomy, Systematics, Phylogeny, Paleobiology, Paleoecology, Paleobiogeography, Biostratigraphy, and Taphonomy. Studies on stratigraphy, palaeoenvironmental reconstructions and extant material will also be included when the conclusions have paleontological implications.

Review papers are also considered if they are focused on topics relevant to the scope of the journal. Please contact a member of the Editorial Team if you are interested in submitting a Review Paper.

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts will be evaluated based on the opinions of at least two external peer reviewers.


Publication frequency and published versions

Ameghiniana publishes six issues per year. Papers published in Ameghiniana are available through the following ways:

Online version A PDF version of the papers published in Ameghiniana are accessible online via the following websites:

Ameghiniana website: This website contains a digital version of the entire history of Ameghiniana, which is available only to institutional subscribers and individual members of the Asociación Paleontológica Argentina.

BioOne: The journal is also distributed via BioOne, a non-profit organization that provides access to multiple institutions of a digital collection of Ameghiniana since the year 2010. Please consult your institution regarding access to this journal via BioOne. Open Access option Authors publishing in Ameghiniana have the option of making their article freely available in all the above-mentioned websites.

Printed version A printed version of the journal is sent to institutional subscribers and individual members of the Asociación Paleontológica Argentina. 

Other versions Ameghiniana also posts PDFs of the uncorrected accepted manuscripts in a typeset form (i.e., postprints) a few days after their acceptance in the Future Issues section. These posted versions are preliminary and will definitely change during production. These posted versions are removed once the paper is officially published. Manuscripts that contain new names and/or nomenclatural acts are not posted as postprints.


Pay your subscription online

Become a member of the Asociación Paleontológica Argentina and get access to the entire history of Ameghiniana in PDF. Pay with credit card online in the APA website

Make your paper Open Access

Authors publishing in Ameghiniana have the option of making their article freely available online. Authors opting for the Open Access must pay a fee of $300 (US dollars) to cover article-processing costs and to ensure the article is made open access. Please contact the Production Team after the acceptance of your manuscript if you are interested in making your article Open Access. This option implies by default a license Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial-NoDerivs License (CC BY NC ND). If your funding institution requires a different licensing option please communicate this to the Production Team after the acceptance of your manusctipt.

English Grammar correction

Starting from August 1st 2017, the Editorial Board will evaluate if an accepted manuscript requires an English grammar correction. This service will be performed during the copyediting process once the manuscript has been accepted. The Asociación Paleontológica Argentina will cover the costs of this service if the first author is a member of the Association. Otherwise, the Editorial Production Team will contact the authors to coordinate payment for this service.

Code of Ethics

The Asociación Paleontológica Argentina has issued the following Code of Ethics for its publications: Code of Ethics