Insects — Open Access Journal

Insects (ISSN 2075-4450) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of entomology published monthly 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 2018 (Scopus): 2.37, which equals rank 18/139 in 'Insect Science'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.6 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 2019).
  • 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: 2.139 (2018)
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Special Issue in Insects
The Study of Insect Movement and Foraging Strategies Guest Editors: Xavier Martini, Alberto Fereres, Jean-Louis Hemptinne
Deadline: 31 May 2020
Special Issue in Insects
Insect Water Relations Guest Editors: Arthur G. Appel, Li Chen
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Insects
Pollinator Conservation Guest Editors: Bertrand Schatz, Denis Michez, Anne-Laure Jacquemart
Deadline: 10 July 2020
Special Issue in Insects
Bees and Their Symbionts Guest Editors: Kirk E. Anderson, Quinn S. McFrederick
Deadline: 31 July 2020
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