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Entomological literature


Specialized Journal Entomo-Satsphingia:

The specialized entomological journal ENTOMO-SATSPHINGIA has been founded in 2008 by Dr. Ronald BRECHLIN, Pasewalk, und Frank MEISTER, Prenzlau. The first issue appeared on 6th April, 2008 with Volume 1, Heft 1, in about 100 pages (ISSN 1866-7384).

It serves for publication of scientific works on taxonomy, faunistics, biology and ecology from the field of the Heterocera-families Saturniidae and Sphingidae. The journal appears irregularly. Manuscripts according to the rules for authors, obtainable from the redaction, can be sent to the editor's address below. It is possible to receive the journal by subscription. Subscription prize depends from the number of pages of each issue. Costs of transfer are not covered.

For more information on individual publications read more here.