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Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut

Contributions to Entomology – Beiträge zur Entomologie

Contibutions to Entomology – Beiträge zur Entomologie is an Open Access journal and has been published by Pensoft since 2022. Articles and issues as well as author guidelines can be accessed via

Backlist volume 1 (1951) to 71 (2021) of Contributions to Entomology from can be found at

The journal publishes original scientific papers in the fields of systematics (taxonomy, phylogeny, biosystematics), zoogeography and faunistics of insects as well as applied entomology, entomological bibliography and the history of entomology, mainly in English and German.

All submitted contributions will be reviewed by the editorial staff, a member of the editorial board and at least one external peer reviewer.

Publisher is the Senckenberg German Entomological Institute in Müncheberg [Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut]. The journal is an official publication of the German Society for General and Applied Entomology (DGaaE) [Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie].

Since 2017 (volume 67, issue 1) the ‘Contributions to Entomology’ have been published as an open access journal (online-ISSN 2511-6428). No fees are charged for submitting, reviewing, editing, reading, or downloading articles. The articles are licensed under CC-BY-SA 4.0 International. Metadata and bibliography of each article are offered digitally for use in literature management programs.

The parallel print edition (Print-ISSN 0005-805X) serves for sustainable archiving in libraries and the efficient exchange of publications with currently more than 330 partners in 60 countries.

The journal ‘Beiträge zur Entomologie’ was founded in 1951 by the “Deutsches Entomologisches Institut”. In the past years up to and including volume 66 about 1850 articles by 950 authors were published in 6 languages. All past articles have been digitized and made available in the archive.

For the purpose of long-term archiving, all articles of the Contributions to Entomology are sent to the German National Library (DNB).

Most recent

Volume 72 (1)
Müncheberg, 2022

Richert, A., Busse, R., Theimer, F., Schwabe, K. 2020: Die Kleinschmetterlinge (Microlepidoptera) der Diluviallandschaften um Eberswalde


Kovac, D., Klausnitzer, B. 2020: A new species of Exochomoscirtes Pic, 1916 from Malaysia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Scirtidae) with biological notes on the bamboo-inhabiting members of the genus


Mey, W., Wichard, W., Müller,P., Wang, B. 2020: Descriptions of two new species of Tarachoptera from Burmese amber (Insecta, Amphiesmenoptera: Tarachoptera)


Verdugo, A., Stüben, P. E., Torres, J. L., Coello, P. 2020: The relationship among the Auletobius species of the subgenus Canarauletes and the description of a new species (Attelabidae: Rhynchitinae)


Zielke, E. 2020: Two new species of the genus Curranosia Paterson, 1957 (Diptera: Muscidae) from the Afrotropical Region


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