Open Access Clade Journals

A list of Open Access Clade journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Clade is monophyletic group of organisms composed of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants

Open Access journals publish papers that are free to the reader to download. OA papers have undergone peer review and are not more or less stringent than papers in closed journals — the main difference is in the business model.

Hopefully this list of Clade Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Clade manuscript.
We have thousands of high-impact factor Clade journals in our list.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Clade journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Clade journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Clade venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Clade journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Clade OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Clade Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Arthropod systematics & phylogeny1863-7221Pensoft Publishers392856.4
Advances in Evolutionary Biology2314-7660Hindawi Limited34333.3
Species, phylogeny and evolution1864-211X47625
Taxonomy2673-6500MDPI AG521823.1Website
Novitates paleoentomologicae2329-5880The University of Kansas229722.7
MycoKeys1314-4049Pensoft Publishers484339721.1Website
Vertebrate Zoology1864-5755Pensoft Publishers12121520.7Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Clade paper?
You can publish your Clade paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
To search for more open journal lists under different topics, look on
How can I publish my paper on
Our aim at is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not publish any papers. What we do is that once a paper has been published, we index it in so that more people can find and access a journal article.
What is an APC?
In some cases, articles published in journals are made open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. This is made usually made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing services provided.
What are the different Open Access types?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.