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Austral Entomology is a scientific journal of entomology for the Southern Hemisphere. It publishes Original Articles that are peer-reviewed research papers from the study of the behaviour, biology, biosystematics, conservation biology, ecology, evolution, forensic and medical entomology, molecular biology, public health, urban entomology, physiology and the use and control of insects, arachnids and myriapods. The journal also publishes Reviews on research and theory or commentaries on current areas of research, innovation or rapid development likely to be of broad interest – these may be submitted or invited. Book Reviews will also be considered provided the works are of global significance. Manuscripts from authors in the Northern Hemisphere are encouraged provided that the research has relevance to or broad readership within the Southern Hemisphere. All submissions are peer-reviewed by at least two referees expert in the field of the submitted paper. Special issues are encouraged; please contact the Chief Editor for further information.
New Open Access agreement for authors at Australian and New Zealand institutions
From 1 January 2022, the Open Access agreement between Wiley and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) comes into effect. Austral Entomology authors affiliated with participating institutions may now publish open access with no transactional Article Publication Charges (APCs).
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Assessing the diversity of Australian tarantulas (Araneae: Theraphosidae) using DNA barcoding and iterative species delimitation
-  1 October 2023
Oviposition by the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), on five citrus types in a laboratory
-  29 September 2023
Female–female aggression in Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae) and the influence of fruit quality on combat intensity
-  24 September 2023
Phylogenetic placement and description of Ngaliadessus humphreysi gen. et sp. nov., Watts & Villastrigo (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), a subterranean diving beetle from the Ngalia Basin in central Australia
-  14 August 2023
Description of a new genus and species of Euptychiina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from the Brazilian Amazon rainforest
-  14 August 2023
The following is a list of the most cited articles based on citations published in the last three years, according to CrossRef.
Further evidence for a global decline of the entomofauna
-  17 December 2020
Strategic national approach for improving the conservation management of insects and allied invertebrates in Australia
-  28 May 2018
MATING BEHAVIOUR OF THE QUEENSLAND FRUIT FLY, DACUSTRYONI (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE), IN FIELD CAGES
-  January 1978