Insects — Open Access Entomology Journal

Insects (ISSN 2075-4450) is an international, open access journal of entomology published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), BIOSIS Previews and Zoological Record, as well as Scopus and other databases. Citations available in Pubmed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore 2016 (Scopus): 1.81, which equals rank 28/131 in 'Insect Science'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 24 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).

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6–8 June 2018 IBC2018

Special Issues

Special Issue in Insects
Chemical Ecology Guest Editors: Astrid Eben, Betty Benrey
Deadline: 31 March 2018
Special Issue in Insects
Mechanisms Underlying Transmission of Insect Pathogens Guest Editors: Monique M. Van Oers, Jørgen Eilenberg
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Insects
Integrative Mosquito Biology: From Molecules to Ecosystems Guest Editors: Peter Piermarini, Chloe Lahondere, Clement Vinauger
Deadline: 15 August 2018
Special Issue in Insects
Diversity and Ecosystem Services of Aquatic Insects Guest Editors: John C. Morse, Peter H. Adler
Deadline: 1 December 2018

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