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Occasional Papers of the LSU Museum of Natural Science

    Sort Title: Occasional Papers of the LSU Museum of Natural Science
    Title Abbreviation: Occ. Pap. LSU Mus. Nat. Sci.
    Publishing Organization: LSU Museum of Natural Science
    Journal Website: http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mnspapers/
    Online Access: Open access to all volumes
    Language: English
    Language for Abstracts: English
    Geographic Scope: International
    Type: Journal
    Status: Active
    Start Year: 1938
    Frequency: Irregular
    ISSN: 1050-4842
    LCCN: 90649819
    http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mnspapers/ no.1–no.82–current (1938–2016–present) LSU Museum of Natural Science

Manuscript topics cover all aspects of natural history including: ecology, population genetics, taxonomy, and phylogenetics.


This journal is open access, and available on-line for free. It is free to publish in the journal and all manuscripts have been reviewed externally.


The Occasional Papers of the LSU Museum of Natural Science was founded in May 4, 1938 with the publication of the first issue. The journal was founded by George Lowery, Jr. just two years after he founded the LSU MNS. This journal was closely modeled after the Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan series and continues to follow the tradition of that journal and other museum publications such as the American Museum Novitates.


All back issues were made available online starting in 2016.



  • ?–2016– Jacob Esselstyn

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