Russian references in Acta Palaeontologica Polonica should be cited as follows:

Author's name in Latin alphabet, using the author's own transliteration, repeated in brackets in ISO 9:1995 transliteration, date, title of the paper translated into English, followed by: [in Russian], title of the journal in ISO 9:1995 transliteration.

The International Standard ISO 9:1995, a univocal system of one character for one character equivalents for Cyrillic and Latin alphabets does not require any knowledge of Russian language.

Transliteration of upper and lowercase Russian Cyrillic characters, according to the International Standard ISO 9:1995



  • Po, A.K. 1970. O 1: 131–134.

should be quoted in the text as Rozhdestvensky (1970), and appear in the References as:

  • Rozhdestvensky, A.K. [Roždestvenskij, A.K.] 1970. On giant ungual phalanges of mysterious Mesozoic reptiles [in Russian]. Paleontologičeskij žurnal 1: 131–134.


  • . 1983. 184 CT. .

should be quoted as follows:

  • Yanin, B.T. [Ânin, B.T.] 1983. Osnovy tafonomii. 184 pp. Nedra, Moskva.

Paper in an edited book:

  • . 1974. Stromatoporoidea. , Cnidaria, T. 1, 63–70. .

should be quoted as follows:

  • Zhuravleva I.T. [Žuravleva, I.T] and Myagkova, E.I. [Mâgkova, E.I.] 1974. Comparative characteristic of Archaeata and Stromatoporoidea [in Russian]. In: B.S. Sokolov (ed.), Drevnie Cnidaria, vol. 1, 63–70. Nauka, Novosibirsk.

The characters taken from ISO 9:1995 are reproduced with the permission of the International Organization for Standardization, ISO. This standard can be obtained from any ISO member or from the ISO Central Secretariat, Case postale 56, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland. Copyright remains with ISO.



International Standard ISO 9:1995. Information and documentation— Transliteration of Cyrillic characters into Latin characters—Slavic and non-Slavic languages. ICS 01.140.10. International Organization for Standardization, Genève. Google Scholar
"Quotation of Russian References," Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(3), 404, (1 September 2008).
Published: 1 September 2008
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