Focus and Scope
Fragmenta entomologica is devoted to publishing high quality papers dealing with Arthropod biodiversity. It publishes research articles, short scientific notes, reviews articles, comments and editorials. The core scope of the journal includes Taxonomy, Systematics, Molecular phylogeny, Morphology, Diversity, Biogeography, Evolutionary biology, Conservation biology, Ecology, Ethology, and Applied Entomology, and embraces all terrestrial, freshwater, and brackish water Arthropods.
Merely faunistic papers might be considered for publication only if they include relevant and significant new data emphasizing arthropod or habitat conservation and monitoring, and rare, protected or endangered species. All submitted manuscripts are subject to peer-review by the leading specialists for the respective topic. Renowned authorities form the international advisory board which guarantees the high scientific profile of the journal.
All electronically published new taxonomic and nomenclatural acts will comply with the 2012 Amendment of the Articles 8, 9, 10, 21 and 78 of the ICZN. New taxa names introduced in accepted papers will be registered in the Official Register of Zoological Nomenclature (ZooBank) accordingly to article 8.5.3. of ICZN before being published.
For FE there are no article processing fees charged to authors, which are provided 30 reprints and a high-resolution pdf of their article. The electronic version of FE is an open access journal and all content is freely available. Each published paper will be uploaded immediately to the electronic version of the journal in pdf format, and disseminated with an open access policy.
The paper version of FE includes one published volume per year, and two biannual issues (June and December).