Insects — Open Access Journal of Entomology

Insects (ISSN 2075-4450) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of entomology published quarterly online by MDPI. The American Association of Professional Apiculturists (AAPA) is affiliated with Insects and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • 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 2017 (Scopus): 1.85, which equals rank 27/135 in 'Insect Science'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 23 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.3 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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: 1.848 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Insects
Mosquito – Arbovirus Interactions in Honor of Professor Walter J. Tabachnick Guest Editors: Chelsea T. Smartt, Lyric Bartholomay, Stephanie Richards
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Insects
Ecology of Termites Guest Editor: Judith Korb
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Insects
Invasive Insect Species Modelling and Control Guest Editor: Dean Ronald Paini
Deadline: 15 December 2018
Special Issue in Insects
Development of Botanical Insecticides and Their Application Guest Editors: Phil C. Stevenson, Murray B. Isman
Deadline: 31 December 2018

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