Manuscript submission

Manuscript submissions must adhere to the standards indicated in the instructions and submitted through the OJS platform at the following link:

a) Expressed and unanimous intention to publish in the Colombian Journal of Entomology. All authors must express their consent to submit the manuscript to the RCdE. The contribution of each one must be stipulated in writing in the stages of the research development: conception, design, data collection, analysis and writing of the document. Likewise, it should be indicated, if necessary, that the authors followed the ethical standards enforced in the country of origin for data collection or experimentation with organisms.

b) That the document is unpublished or that it is not being evaluated by another journal.

c) That there are no conflicts of interest. If there is any, it must be declared.

d) Copyright: it requests a paper publication license  for the term of legal protection and for all territories and formats to circulate the contents on the web under open access locally, regionally, and globally and in relevant specialized databases.

e) RCE encourages to self-archive the editorial versions of published papers on personal websites and institutional or academic repositories, provided they will contain their doi.
The editorial version is the final manuscript approved for publication, after including the corrections suggested by the peers without copy-editing.

e) Authors' information. Indicate the institutional affiliation, major academic title, ORCID ( and email addresses of all authors, specifying the corresponding author. Likewise, it is requested that the letter be signed by all the authors manually. Digital signatures will not be received with some duly justified exceptions. This information must also be filled out on the OJS platform, and list all the authors in the "collaborators" boxes (consult the tutorial videos available on the journal's website).

e) It is requested that authors suggest at least three potential reviewers (PhD, experience in the subject of the article and with publications in indexed journals are preferred) indicating: name, institutional affiliation and email address.


Letter template

Journal's primer of submission extended: Authors Guides

g) Anti-plagiarism software: The journal uses Turnitin software for plagiarism control.

OJS platform: Tutorial

Are you interested in publishing in the RCdE? It is recommended to review the About the journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author's guidelines. Authors must register with the journal before publishing or, if they are already registered, they can simply log in and begin the five-step process. If you lost your login data, you can restore it by following the tutorial below.


Process for new user registration and subsequent submission of proposal in the journal:

1. Introduction:

2. New user register:

3. To submit a paper:

4. Step 1: 'Start a submission'

5. Step 2: 'Upload a submission'

6. Step 3: 'Metadata'

7. Step 4: 'Confirmation'

8. Step 5: 'next steps'