Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity (Anim Syst Evol Divers, ASED) which is published quarterly by the Korean Society of Systematic Zoology accepts original contributions of systematics, conservation biology, and evolutionary biology with a preference of systematic works such as discovery of new taxa, taxonomic reviews and revisions, phylogenetics and population genetics, biogeography and phylogeography, and biodiversity studies concerning animal taxa of the Korean Peninsula and surrounding areas of East Asia. It has been published since 1985 with a title of the Korean Journal of Systematic Zoology. Its title was changed from the year of 2012 as Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity. ASED follows the Open Access Journal policy. All contents of ASED are freely available online.