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 2019 (Scopus): 2.2, which equals rank 50/142 (Q2) in 'Insect Science'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • 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: 2.220 (2019)
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Special Issue in Insects
Advances in Conservation Biocontrol of Beneficial Insects Guest Editor: Vera A. Krischik
Deadline: 15 October 2020
Special Issue in Insects
Insecticide Resistance: The Genetic Basis and Underlying Mechanisms in Potato Pests Guest Editors: Ian Scott, Zsofia Szendrei
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Insects
Insect Parasites: A Focus on Wasps and Nematodes Guest Editors: Maurizio Brivio, Patrizia Falabella
Deadline: 30 November 2020
Special Issue in Insects
Ant Symbioses Guest Editor: Deborah A. Waller
Deadline: 15 December 2020
Topical Collection in Insects
The Evolution of Insect Societies Collection Editor: Romain Libbrecht
Topical Collection in Insects
Stored-Product Pests: Biology, Ecology, Behavior and Integrated Management Collection Editor: Nickolas G. Kavallieratos
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