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, AGRICOLA, 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 Editor-in-Chief: José Carlos Franco
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Topic in Animals, Antioxidants, Foods, Insects, Life
Advanced in Honey Bee and Apitherapy Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Biomolecules, Insects, Molecules, Plants
Frontiers in Chemical Ecology Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Insects
Physical and Chemical Interactions between Insects and PlantsGuest Editors: Gianandrea Salerno, Manuela Rebora, Stanislav N. Gorb
Deadline: 31 January 2022
Special Issue in Insects
Economic Pest Thrips: Biology, Ecology, and Population Genetics Guest Editors: Rita Marullo, Gregorio Vono, Carmelo Bonsignore
Deadline: 25 February 2022
Special Issue in Insects
The Use of Wood Extractives as Bio-Based Protectants for Wood and Wood-Based Materials Guest Editors: Grant Kirker, Fred Eller
Deadline: 28 February 2022
Special Issue in Insects
Transposable Elements in Insects Guest Editors: Maha Mezghani-Khémakhem, Nathalie Casse, Benoît Chénais
Deadline: 13 March 2022
Topical Collection in Insects
Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing World Collection Editors: Andre Barreto Bruno Wilke, Mauro Toledo Marrelli
Topical Collection in Insects
Insect Senses: From Perception to Cognition Collection Editors: Matthieu Dacher, Brian H. Smith
Topical Collection in Insects
Insects on Pollination Ecology Collection Editors: Isabelle Dajoz, Mathilde Baude
Topical Collection in Insects
Butterfly Diversity and Conservation Collection Editors: David G. James, Kathleen L. Prudic
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