AT LEAST ONE AUTHOR must be a member of the Florida Entomological Society. If you are uncertain about your membership status, contact the Business Manager ,Teresa DuChene, P. O. Box 1007, Lutz, FL 33548-1007, Phone 813-903-9234, FAX 813-979-4908.AN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT as an electronic version in Microsoft Word should be submitted as an e-mail attachment or on a CD to Dr. Waldemar Klassen, University of Florida, Tropical Research & Education Center, 18905 SW 2800 Street, Homestead, FL, USA 33031-3314, email@example.com
A PAPER COPY IS NOT NECESSARY.
Double-space sentences. Use 8.5” x 11” format, 1-inch margins. Manuscripts may be assigned to an associate editor.
ORDER manuscript as: title page, abstract with key words, resumen, text, acknowledgments (or endnote), references cited, tables, figure-caption list. Number pages.
TITLE PAGE: Place name, address, e-mail address, and phone number of author designated to process revisions and review proofs in upper right corner and suggested running head (60 characters or spaces or less) in upper left corner. Order and Family of key organisms should be included in title, but omit authority for scientific names in title.
ABSTRACT: Submit an abstract in English
and resumen in Spanish (preferred), or Portuguese. The Editor will
obtain a translation if author cannot. Include the complete scientific
name of all pertinent organisms.
KEY WORDS: 4-6 below the Abstract.
TEXT: Follow a general format of
introduction (no head), MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS, DISCUSSION. Use
metric measurements; express quantities as Arabic numerals except as
the first word of a sentence or to avoid ambiguity. Manuscripts in
systematics must have an introduction. Taxonomic keys should use the
format of vol. 72(2)(1989). Descriptions of new taxa should contain
information that will distinguish them from other related taxa
including appropriate amendment of existing keys. Formal descriptions
of taxa may be telegraphic; use of gender symbols is acceptable except
for headings. Abbreviate collection dates with Roman numerals for
months and Arabic numerals for days and years: 30-IV-1947.
CITATIONS IN TEXT: Use the name-date
format: Jones (1986); (Jones 1986); Jones & Smith (1986); (Jones
& Smith 1986); Jones (in press); (A.F. Jones, Dept. Zoology, Ohio
State University, personal communication). Use “et al.” for 3 or more
authors. Provide evidence of acceptance for works “in press”, otherwise
cite as “unpublished” or “personal communication.” Provide written
permission from personal communicants.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: Place disclaimers,
journal series numbers, funding sources, address changes other than
correspondent, etc. here.
CITED: Important format change: Put initials of ALL authors after the
last (family) name. Example: JONES, B. J., AND SMITH, C. A. 2008….
Include all source material cited in the manuscript. Provide all
information that would allow retrieval of the material. Do not
abbreviate place names in journal citations (Florida Entomol, Folia
Mexicana), otherwise use the abbreviations found in the Council of
Biological Editors Style Manual or Biological Abstracts List of Serials
with Title Abbreviations. All author names are to be in uppercase.
TABLES AND FIGURES: Submit all figures
and photographs as .jpg or .tiff files. Please DO NOT embed figures in text or submit figures as .ppt files. All figures and tables must be
referenced in the text with Arabic numerals in the order in which they
appear in the text. Table footnotes are written below the table and
indicated as superscript Arabic numerals. Table legend in uppercase.
All captions for figures are listed together on a separate page. All
illustrations must be complete and final. Make a composite figure if
numerous line drawings or photographs are needed; do not combine
photographs and drawings in the same figure.
SCIENTIFIC NOTES: Short contributions
with a maximum text length of 1000 words. More than 2 figures and/or
tables are discouraged. Submit a title page and text in logical
scientific order without any headings except, “Summary” and “References
Cited.” Summary should be 1 to 3 sentences in length, “abstract-like”
and located at end of text.
CHARGES: $58 per printed page with a
surcharge of $26 per figure or table. Reprints are available; order
forms with the current price schedule are sent with proofs. IFWA
(Immediate Free Web Access), regular article - $100.00, scientific
ELECTRONIC REPRINTS: Internet
publication of all articles is included in the page charges. Persons
with access to the Web can read or make e-reprints@ (equivalent to high
quality photocopies) at any time and without charge.
INFOLINKS: For $45, a hyperlink will be inserted in the online table of contents that accesses the author’s article (for more information, see http://www.flaentsoc.org/infolink.htm).
LISTING NAMES FOR AUTHOR INDEX: The
corresponding author of each manuscript is requested to provide a
separate listing of the names of all co-authors with each family name
first followed by all other names or initials in the desired order.
ADDITIONAL SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS