International Journal of Tropical Insect Science is the only journal devoted exclusively to the latest research in tropical and sub-tropical insect science. Each issue brings you original, peer-reviewed research findings on tropical insects and related arthropods, with special emphasis on their environmentally benign and sustainable management. The Journal's scope includes arthropod ecology and biodiversity, ethno-entomology, arthropod taxonomy, integrated pest and vector management, and environmental issues. The Journal publishes research papers, short communications and scientific notes. The Journal also includes reports of meetings and obituaries of prominent scientists, book reviews, and review and mini-review articles that are normally submitted at the invitation of the Editors.

The International Journal of Tropical Insect Science is the official publication of the African Association of Insect Scientists.

5-Year Impact Factor: 0.915 (2018)
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Editor-in-Chief
  • Saliou Niassy
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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0.536 (2019)
Impact factor
0.748 (2019)
Five year impact factor
95 days
Submission to first decision
162 days
Submission to acceptance
4,065 (2019)
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  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • Call for Papers: Advances in Insects for Food and Feed

    Advances in Insects for Food and Feed © stockphototrends / Getty ImageWe are pleased to announce an upcoming Special Issue on “Advances in Insects for Food and Feed” to help collate the latest research on edible insects. 


    This Special Issue is open for the submission of original research and review articles until 31st July 2020.

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1742-7592
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