Revista Colombiana de Entomología (RCdE) is an open access journal, published online with a continuous periodicity (semiannual). RCdE publishes original research articles, essays, scientific notes, book reviews and obituaries related to the area of insect science in English and Spanish. It also publishes review articles on general entomological topics, called "thematic reviews", however, these are only done by request of the Editorial Committee.

The journal focuses on papers in the area of entomology and related fields such as biodiversity, ecology, agriculture, human, veterinary and forensic medicine, physiology, systematics and taxonomy, biogeography and genetics that fall within the following topics:

  • Agricultural entomology.
  • Ecology and behavior.
  • Insect growth and development.
  • Insect anatomy and insect physiology.
  • Systematic entomology.
  • Medical, veterinary and forensic entomology.
  • Microbiology and molecular entomology.

For details see Instructions for authors.

Submitted articles should not be previously published and are subject to double-blind peer review. The journal requires payment from authors at the time of publication. Fees vary according to the number of published pages (with a special discount fee for SOCOLEN members).

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We write to invite you to participate with the submission of research original articles, essays, scientific notes and review articles on general entomological topics. 

Vol. 50 No. 2 (2024): Vol. 50 Núm. 2 (Jul-Dic, 2024)

Vol. 50 Núm. 2 (Jul-Dic, 2024)
Vol. 50 No. 2 (2024)

A dead leaf mantis, Acanthops sp. (Mantodea: Acanthopidae: Acanthopini). Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Photo courtesy of Takumasa Kondo.

Published: 15-07-2024

Spatial distribution of populations agave weevil Scyphophorus acupunctatus (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) in the State of Mexico, Mexico

Melisa González Dávila , José Francisco Ramírez Dávila, Agustín David Acosta Guadarrama , Dulce Karen Figueroa Figueroa
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