Insect Conservation and Diversity

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Edited By: Raphael K. Didham, Simon R. Leather and Yves Basset

Impact Factor: 2.367

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 12/94 (Entomology)

Online ISSN: 1752-4598

Associated Title(s): Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Ecological Entomology, Insect Molecular Biology, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Physiological Entomology, Systematic Entomology


Royal Entomological Society Journal Award Scheme
The Society operates a scheme designed to recognise the 'best papers' published over a two year period in each of its 6 journals. Each year articles from 3 journals will be selected for this award by the Journal Editor(s) and the Journal Editorial board. The prize consists of:

- A cash sum of £500
- A certificate signed by the President and Editor(s)
- An award ceremony at the Annual General Meeting of the Society and dinner with the President.

The following paper was awarded the 2010 award for the best paper in Insect Conservation and Diversity:
Escape in space from enemies: a comparison between stands with and without enhanced densities of the spruce bark beetle
Chris D Thomas, Caroline R Bulman, Robert J Wilson

The awards for 2007 were for Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Physiological Entomology and Systematic Entomology. To find out more click here.

Featured in Faculty of 1000
The recent paper, "Oyamel fir forest trunks provide thermal advantages for overwintering monarch butterflies in Mexico" by Brower et al. has been evaluated as a New Finding with a Recommended Factor of 3.0 by the Faculty of 1000.
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Insect Conservation and Diversity has been accepted for ISI SCIE indexing
ISI (Thomson Reuters) have confirmed that Insect Conservation and Diversity will be fully indexed in the SCIE (Science Citation Index Expanded) index. On behalf of the Editors and the Royal Entomological Society, we would like to warmly thank the scientific community for their continued support of Insect Conservation and Diversity.

Online Manuscript Submission now available - submit your papers!
You can now submit your manuscript to Insect Conservation and Diversity online. The online manuscript submission and review process leads to faster decision times and greater simplicity for authors and reviewers. For detailed information for authors about the requirements for submitting manuscripts to the journal please click here. To go directly to the Insect Conservation and Diversity page on ScholarOne Manuscripts (formerly known as Manuscript Central), please click here.

Articles Published Online Ahead of Print - Early View
Articles that have been fully copy-edited and peer-reviewed will be published online through our Early View feature before the print edition of this journal is published.

Access in the Developing World
Insect Conservation and Diversity will be freely available online within institutions in developing countries through the following initiatives: INASP, AGORA (FAO) and OARE (UNEP).

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