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Author Guidelines

Journal of the Entomological Research Society (J Entomol Res Soc) accepts and publishes original research articles in the all field of entomology. The journal publishes regular research papers, review articles. Short, timely reports may be submitted as short communications. The Editors first evaluate all manuscripts. At this stage insufficiently original, have serious scientific flaws, have poor grammar or English language, or are outside the aims and scope of the journal papers will be rejected. Those that meet the minimum criteria are passed on to at least 2 experts for review. Authors of manuscripts rejected at this stage will usually be informed at most 1 months of receipt. Authors should suggest ( four reviewer name, address and e-mail address about manuscript subject to examine the manuscript. At most two of them will be in your country and others will be different countries. Two reviewers are selected from these or editor assign another reviewers. A final decision to accept or reject the manuscript will be sent to the author along with any recommendations made by reviewers. Editor's Decision is final Reviewers advise the editors, who are responsible for the final decision to accept or reject the article. Manuscript must be written in Arial with 12 type size with double spacing in Word for Windows. Please do not make paragraph in the text.

Manuscripts generally should not exceed 30 pages. 

Heading: The title of the paper should be informative, but preferably not exceed twenty words. Just under the heading, give title, full name(s) of author(s) (surname(s) in capital letters), with full address and e-mails of each on a separate line.


Abstract: An abstract provided at the beginning of the paper will indicate the main aspects of the subject, to be followed by 5-7 key words.


Text: The standard order of sections for original papers is as follows: Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Conclusions and Discussion, Acknowledgements, References. The scientific names (e.g. genus- and species-group names) are to be italicized. For faunistic research follow this order, Distribution:.., Material examined:…, Host plant:….

Sphex oxianus Gussakovskij, 1928

Distribution: Central and South West Asia, Afghanistan, Iran, Israel, Turkey (Bohart & Menke, 1976; Menke & Pulawski, 2000; Kazenas, 2001), Turkey: Artvin (De Beaumont, 1967).
Material examined: Ankara, Altındağ, Çubuk Dam Lake, 900 m, 29. VII. 1998, 1 
; Kalecik, 600 m, 24. VI. 2001, 1 

Host plant: Echinophora sp.

Please use ,  symbols, instead of these use female, male words. Please write upper genus categories with capital letters.


Illustrations: Illustrations, graphs, their caption or legends should form separate, self-explanatory unit. Abbreviations in the legends should be explained but if there are too many, they should be included into a separate list. The original drawing and photographs should be not more than twice as large as when printed. Morphological illustrations should be including a scale bar. Photographs and electron micrographs must be in JPEG file format (300 dpi). Drawings (black and white type) must be in TIFF format and their size no more than 10 MB. Graphs should be in excel file format. Color figures pay charge. Tables should include headings and explanations, and should be numbered consecutively. Their approximate position in the text should be indicated in the margin. Legends and title of the graphs and tables must be in Arial with 12 type size. Please do not embed the figures, graphs and table into the text, send them as supplementary files. In the text attribution to the figures should be given in parenthesis and must be abbreviate like this; (Fig.1).


References: In the text, reference to the literature should conform to the “name- and- date” system, e.g. (Lyneborg, 1983); Beirne & Young (1953); Edwards (1894-1896); Gayuboet al. (2003).

Titles of papers published in languages other than the major ones (English, German, French Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish) should be an English translation (in parentheses) with an explanatory note at end, e.g. (in Russian). The list references will be given at the end of the article and listed alphabetically, according to the following examples, all periodicals must be unabbreviated and italicized.


Journal Article

Beirne, B. P., Young, D. A., 1953, The North American species of Cicadula (Homoptera, Cicadellidae). Canadian Entomologist, 85: 215-226.


Book Chapter

Kirejtshuk, A. G., 1992, Evolution of mode of life as the basis for division of the beetles into groups of high taxonomic rank. In: Zunino, M., Bellés, X., Blas, M. (Eds.). Advances in Coleopterology. European Association of Coleopterology, Barcelona, 249-261.



Steinmann, H., Zombori, L., 1985, An Atlas of Insect Morphology, 2nd edn. Akadèmiai Kiadò, Budapest, Hungary, 253.



Geller-Grimm, F., 2007, 10.09.2007.


Nomenclature must be in absolute agreement with current ICZN rules. The only acceptable type concepts are: holotype, paratype etc. The following abbreviations should be adopted: gen. sp., sp. n., stat. n. and comb. n. 

10 free reprints are supplied per contribution: An additional number may be ordered at the prices quoted on the order form sent to the corresponding author. 


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font, times new roman; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are not placed within the text, send them as supplementary files.
  5. Legends and title of the graphs and tables are Arial with 12 type size.
  6. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  7. Four reviewer names are suggested to examine the manuscript.

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Bahcelievler P.Isl.Mud. 06502-Ankara/TURKEY.


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