Insects is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of entomology published monthly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, PubAg, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Entomology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Insect Science)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.769 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.046 (2020)
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Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Insects, J, Sustainability
Insects in Sustainable Agroecosystems Topic Editors: José Carlos Franco, Arturo Cocco, Stefano Speranza, António Onofre Costa Miranda Soares, Lucia Zappala
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Topic in Animals, Antioxidants, Foods, Insects, Life
Advanced in Honey Bee and Apitherapy Topic Editors: En-Cheng Yang, Yue-Wen Chen, Chi-Chung Peng, I-Hsin Sung, Ming-Cheng Wu, Yu-Shin Nai, Aleš Gregorc
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Biomolecules, Insects, Molecules, Plants
Frontiers in Chemical Ecology Topic Editors: Daniel Carrillo, Nurhayat Tabanca
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Animals, Insects, Microbiology Research, Parasitologia, Pathogens, Zoonotic Diseases
Host–Parasite Interactions Topic Editors: Maurizio Francesco Brivio, David Carmena
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Insects
Bark and Wood Boring Insects - Past, Present and the Future Knowledge We Need Guest Editors: Dimitrios N. Avtzis, Ferenc Lakatos
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Insects
Post-Harvest Insect Chemical and Behavioral Ecology Guest Editors: William Morrison, Thomas W. Phillips, Erin Scully
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Insects
Physical and Chemical Interactions between Insects and Plants Guest Editors: Gianandrea Salerno, Manuela Rebora, Stanislav N. Gorb
Deadline: 6 July 2022
Special Issue in Insects
Genetics and Ecological Evolution of Dipteran Pest Species Guest Editors: David S. Haymer, Teresa Vera
Deadline: 28 July 2022
Topical Collection in Insects
Improving IPM of Specialty Crop Pests and Global Food Security Collection Editors: Muhammad Haseeb, Ashfaq Ahmad Sial, Jawwad A. Qureshi, Youichi Kobori
Topical Collection in Insects
Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing World Collection Editors: Andre Barreto Bruno Wilke, Mauro Toledo Marrelli
Topical Collection in Insects
Impact of Environmental Factors and Management Practices on Bee Health Collection Editors: Ivana Tlak Gajger, Franco Mutinelli
Topical Collection in Insects
Advance in Biology and Management of Termites—In Memory of Professor Yoshimura Collection Editors: Wakako Ohmura, Chow-Yang Lee, Vernard Richard Lewis
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