NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS
submitted to the Polish Journal of Entomology should
be original contributions to all aspects of entomology.
The papers from following fields are preferable: taxonomy,
systematics, morphology, life history, behavior, ecology
and applied entomology. Papers of over-local importance,
concerning insect conservation, biodiversity and zoogeography
will be appreciated. Papers on applied entomology
will be considered only if they concentrate primarily
should be written in English. Authors are urgently
requested to have their manuscripts checked for linguistic
correctness before submission.
- The electronic
version of the text and illustrations should be e-mailed
or eventually submitted on a PC compatible CD/DVD
disc to the Executive Editor. All IBM compatible word
processing programmes are accepted. Figures should
be sent in separate files, in .tif, .gif, .jpg or
.cdr format, in case of raster graphic – in at least
450 dpi dimension.
are requested to suggest at least three names of reviewers.
- The manuscripts
will be evaluated by the editors and two external
referees. The editors reserve the right to refuse
any manuscript submitted if it does not follow the
policy of the journal, does not meet technical, language
or meritorical requirements, and to make suggestions
and modifications before sending to the reviewers.
- The paper
shall consists of the following elements: title, author`s
name, author`s address, abstract, key words, introduction,
methods and material, results, discussion, conclusions,
use italics for generic and species names, and avoid
bold letters, footnotes and complex tables.
should be submitted in no more than twice their printed
size. A list of figure legends must be enclosed.
should be prepared in MS Word, MS Excel or similar
program. Their size should not exceed the page size
- The abbreviations
gen. n., sp. n., syn. n., and comb. n.
should be used to distinguish all new taxa, synonymies
and combinations. The full sex designations (male
and female) should be used rather than the sex symbols
with reference to all material examined.
should be listed alphabetically and journal titles
given in full, for example:
BOOMSMA T., DUNKLE
S.W. 1996. Odonata of Belize. Odonatologica 25(1):
The reference within the text should be written as
BOOMSMA & DUNKLE
(1960) or (BOOMSMA & DUNKLE
- The names
of authors of papers written in an alphabet other
than the Latin one should be transcribed into English,
and titles should be transcribed and/or translated,
BESHOVSKI V.L. 1994. The Fauna
of Bulgaria. 23. Insecta, Odonata. Izdatelstvo na
bylgarskata akademia na naukite, Sofia. (in Bulgarian)
are advised to study carefully papers similar to their
own in recent copies of the journal or its website
and to follow the layout and style, capitalization
and labelling of figures.
- The print
of the paper is black and white, figures are free
of charge. The author covers only the costs of DOI
number (300 PLN or 75 EUR; members of the Polish Entomological
Society - 200 PLN or 50 EUR) and the print of colour
figures if they are included in the paper (75 PLN
or 20 EUR per page). In exceptional duly substantiated
circumstances, the author can be exempt from charges
from DOI with the consent of the Editor-in-Chief.
are not planned. Authors receive a PDF of articles
for free dissemination.
concerning publication should be addressed to:
Department of Zoology, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University,
Akademicka 19, 20-033 Lublin, Poland