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standard print, i.e. about 21 600 characters, including
tables and figures.
Articles over the permitted volume can be accepted for
publication only if the author pays the cost of editing
the excess pages. The authors shall be notified about
the amount of extra cost after typesetting has been
completed; the payment is a prerequisite of publication.
reviews, reports (except for reports from PTEnt. and
ZG PTEnt. board meetings), as well as communications
and annalistic reports should not be longer than 3 standard
reserves the right to correct the texts and recommend
shortening the text.
should be laid out as follows:
1. title in Polish, and in English underneath (for articles
written in English the opposite order);
2. the authors' full names and surnames, full postal
and e-mail addresses (in the case of contributions,
reviews, reports and communications: authors' names
and surnames and short names of institutions with towns
should be placed at the end of the text);
3. an abstract in English with a brief presentation
of the paper's content (for scientific papers except
for short communications);
4. keywords in English with concise, entry-like reference
to the paper subject (in scientific papers and short
5. an abstract in English below the main body of the
text (or in Polish if the article is in English), with
a concise presentation of the content and results of
a study (except for short communications, annalistic
entries, reviews, discussion etc.);
6. references (see p. IV).
In the papers
presenting study material the following order should
be adhered to: UTM, site name, day, month (Roman numerals),
year, number of specimens, sex, additional information,
- XU03 Piotrkówko
ad Szamotuły, 2 IX 1993, 2m, field woodlots, Barber's
traps, leg. P. STACHOWIAK, det.
et coll. M. BUNALSKI.
are more observations of one site, the name of site
in further records should be replaced with the word
the name of the author and the year of publication must
be given in brackets, and further papers by the author
in the same year should be marked with lower case characters:
- for one author: KADŁUBOWSKI
- for two authors: KINEL and
- for three or more authors: BURAKOWSKI
et al. 1986.
If the same
paper is referred to several times, the following should
- for the same paragraph: KADŁUBOWSKI
- for different paragraphs: KADŁUBOWSKI
papers which present entomologists should be accompanied
with a photo, a possibly full list of their publications
in entomology and related areas, and the body of the
text should describe the entomological heritage left
by the scientist in question, e.g. a collection of specimens,
books etc. and give their location.
and communications (except for reviews, reports, notices
and annalistic materials) the taxonomical names of species
and genera quoted for the first time in the paper should
be accompanied by names (or abbreviations thereof) of
respective authors, according to the principles of international
codes of biological nomenclature.
texts should be justified (aligned to both margins)
and saved in one of the accepted formats. These are:
DOC, DOCX and RTF.
It is recommended
to use emphasis fonts, particularly:
- italics for Latin names of genera and species
- capitals for the names used in the text
- boldface for article and chapter titles.
be made as text, with lines divided with an Enter stroke,
columns with a Tab stroke and lines marked, or else
they can be submitted in the EXCEL format. Large-sized
tables, i.e. exceeding 18 cm in print, should be avoided.
Each table should be saved as a separate file.
drawings and charts) should be saved as TIFF or JPEG
The recommended picture definition for this type of
- colour or grey scale and halftones - minimum 300 dpi;
- black-and-white bitmaps - min.1000 dpi;
- a combination of the two - min. 500 dpi.
may indicate a way to block the figures. Those which
have been reproduced can be published only if copyright
is complied with.
photo and charts are to be marked as Fig. and numbered
with subsequent Arabic numerals, (e.g. Fig. 3), and
their details with letters. Tables should be marked
with Roman numerals (e.g. Tab. IV). Keys to figures
and tables should be saved in a separate file, in Polish
of printing of colour figures and tables are borne by
should include only the items quoted in the paper. They
should be listed in an alphabetical order by authors'
surnames and include:
- the authors' surnames and initials,
- year of publication,
- full title of the paper,
- full name of the publishing house,
- place of publication (for serial publications which
are not magazines),
- number of volume (or the journal, if necessary),
- first and last page numbers.
communications a shortened bibliographical form should
be inserted in the text in brackets, e.g.: (MARCINKOWSKI
1984: Pol. Pismo Ent., 54: 229-230).
alphabets should be transliterated according to international
standards, and the abbreviations of periodical titles
should comply with the World List of Scientific Periodicals.
Examples of quotations
MARCINKOWSKI H. 1984: Rzadkie
gatunki motyli większych (Macrolepidoptera) z Gór Sowich.
Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne, 54 (3): 229-230.
2. Serial publications
BURAKOWSKI B., MROCZKOWSKI
M., STEFAŃSKA J. 1985:
Chrz±szcze Coleoptera. Buprestoidea, Elateroidea i Cantharoidea.
Katalog Fauny Polski, 23, 10: 1-401.
collective works and chapters
GOTELLI N.J. 2008: Primer of
ecology. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland. 291 pp.
JURA C. (ed.) 1988: Biologia
rozwoju owadów. PWN, Warszawa. 250 ss.
STARKEL L. 1988: RzeĽba. (pp.
19-28). [In:] J. WARSZYŃSKA (ed.):
Województwo tarnowskie. Monography. PAN Oddz. w Krakowie.185
PULAWSKI W. 2012: Catalog of
Sphecidae sensu lato (=Apoidea excluding Apidae). http://research.calacademy.org/ent/catalog_sphecidae
(ver. 13 01 2013).
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of editorial assistant:firstname.lastname@example.org
or by mail to the address: Redakcja Wiadomo¶ci Entomologicznych,
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