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. 1 (2024): Vol. 50 Issue 1 (Jan-Jun, 2024)

Vol. 50 Issue 1 (Jan-Jun, 2024)
Vol. 50 No. 1 (2024)

Photo courtesy of Takumasa Kondo. A Lynx spider (Aranea: Oxyopidae) preying on a leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Nirvana Natural Reserve, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.

Published: 11-01-2024

  • 196

Survey of tenuipalpid mites (Acariformes: Tenuipalpidae) in orchid species with the presence of Cilevirus in Colombia

José Mauricio Montes-Rodríguez, Janeth Alexandra Sierra Monroy, Guillermo Adolfo León Martínez, Aline Daniele Tassi
  • 160

Climate and its relationship with the population dynamics and dispersion of the coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei in an altitudinal gradient in the Risaralda River basin, Caldas, Colombia

Luis Miguel Constantino Chuaire, Andrés Javier Peña Quiñones, Carolina Ramírez Carabalí, Luis Carlos Imbachi Quinchua, Pablo Benavides Machado
  • 27

Diversity trends of ants and carabids in four altitudes at the Farallones Natural Park, Colombia

Erik Daniel Narvaez-Vidal, Diana Marcela Urcuqui, Anderson Arenas, Inge Armbrecht
  • 242

The Development and survival of Triatoma barberi and Triatoma longipennis (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) is affected by Trypanosoma cruzi colonization

Marco Antonio Becerril-Flores, Ana Karen Benítez-Hernández, Antonio Santos-Castañeda, María del Rosario Tovar-Tomás, Eva María Molina-Trinidad
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