The Revista Colombiana de Entomología was created at the first congress of the Colombian Society of Entomology in 1973, as the official organ of scientific dissemination of the Society and was published in print from 1975 to 2017. Since 2018 it is co-published with the Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia) and is completely digital.
The Revista Colombiana de Entomología (RCdE) is a digital scientific journal of international character, Open Access, and continuous periodicity (semiannual). It is co-published by the Colombian Society of Entomology (SOCOLEN) and the University of Valle (Univalle). It publishes unpublished articles in Spanish and English. The types of articles published are: research articles, reviews of general entomological topics (commonly called "thematic reviews" and are expressly requested by the Editorial Committee), essays, scientific notes, book reviews and obituaries. Submitted articles are subject to double-blind refereeing. The journal generates charges for authors at the time of publication. It charges authors per published page (with a differential rate for SOCOLEN members).
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 thematic lines:
- Agricultural line
- Taxonomy line
- Line of microbiology and molecular entomology
- Medical entomology line
- Forensic entomology line
24.oo USD per final published page to the author member of SOCOLEN. For non-members, the fee will be $36.oo USD per published page.
The sending of the invoice and payment instructions will be made after the approval of the galley proofs through the e-mails email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Publishing and financing institutions
The publication of the journal is financed by the Sociedad Colombiana de Entomología SOCOLEN (www.socolen.org.co), Bogotá, D.C., Colombia, and the Universidad del Valle (www.univalle.edu.co), Cali, Colombia.
Note: To become a member of SOCOLEN you must fill out the membership application form, through www.socolen.org.co or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colombian Society of Entomology, SOCOLEN Transversal 24 #54-31 Edificio Volterra Of. 505 Tel and Fax: 57-1-3472320
Bogotá, D. C., Colombia http://www.socolen.org.co
Grupo Editorial Universidad del Valle Calle 13 #100-00
Cali, Colombia http://www.univalle.edu.co/