Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae (AEMNP) is an open access journal focused on insect systematics.
Papers are published free of charge in full color, first as online PDFs and subsequently (twice a year) in printed version.
All papers are registered in ZooBank and reposited as read-only PDFs in Biotaxa archive in compliance with requirements of the International Commission of the Zoological for online publications. All taxonomic acts published in AEMNP are hence valid immediately after the online publication of the respective paper.
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Papers are published online first, with PDFs freely available from the journal web page and from Biotaxa archive. Twice a year, published papers are assembled and printed. After being published in print, authors will receive 20 hardcopy reprints of their paper.
Papers are published in the following categories:
Editors may be consulted for publication of a set of research papers in a special section (e.g., papers celebrating a renowned entomologist etc.).
Manuscripts are reviewed by two peer reviewers and evaluated by the editorial board. Papers not conforming to the journal scope and style may be returned without a review. Manuscripts submitted to AEMNP must contain unpublished work and cannot be simultaneously submitted elsewhere. AEMNP only accepts manuscripts in clear and concise English; papers requiring extensive linguistic corrections will be returned to the authors. Subject to the editor's approval, papers may contain a translation of the summary or identification keys into other languages. Authors must follow the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature and its important recommendations, especially Recommendation 16C on the deposition of the type material in institutional collections. Deposition of holotypes of newly described species in institutional collections is required.
No page charges are required for papers in ordinary volumes, both PDFs and printed version of the papers are published in color. Publication of a supplement or monograph is only possible after the consultation with the editors and the publication and printing expenses have to be completely covered by the author.
Submitting the manuscript and editorial process
Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the journal office by e-mail (email@example.com). This e-mails also serves for all correspondence with the editors.
Manuscript structure and formatting
Manuscript should be structured as follows:
For detailed instructions concerning particular sections, see the PDF above.
The editors reserve the right to make minor editorial changes in line with these instructions without the approval of authors.
How to prepare figures?
Proofs. Author(s) will receive one set of proofs, and will be asked to approve the final version of the paper before being published.