Insects (ISSN 2075-4450) 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 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 14.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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
From Insect Pheromones to Mating Disruption: Theory and Practice Guest Editors: Andrea Lucchi, Giovanni Benelli
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Insects
Biological Control of Invasive Plants Using Arthropods Guest Editors: Brian G. Rector, Massimo Cristofaro
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Special Issue in Insects
Biology and Management of Slug and Snail Pests Guest Editors: Gordon Port, Jenna Ross, Rory McDonnell
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Special Issue in Insects
Improving Functional Biodiversity in Vineyards Guest Editors: Daniele Sommaggio, David G. James, Giovanni Burgio
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Topical Collection in Insects
Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Horticultural Crops Collection Editor: Rosemary Collier
Topical Collection in Insects
The Borderless "Bug" Characterization of Invasive Insect Species: The First Step for Their Control Collection Editors: Umberto Bernardo, Marco Gebiola
Topical Collection in Insects
Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing World Collection Editors: Andre Barreto Bruno Wilke, Mauro Toledo Marrelli
Topical Collection in Insects
Integrated Pest Management in Arable and Open Field Horticultural Crops Collection Editor: Andrew G. S. Cuthbertson
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