The full-color scientific journal TROPICAL LEPIDOPTERAResearch is published by the Association for Tropical Lepidoptera twice a year, in June and December . The journal commenced publication in 1990. All articles are peer-reviewed to provide the highest consistent quality and scientific content. Major abstracting services cover the journal, including Abstracts of Entomology (BIOSIS) and Zoological Record.

Editor: Dr. Keith Willmott ( McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL, USA)                         
Associate Editors: Dr. T. C. Emmel and Dr. Andrei Sourakov(McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of  Natural History, Gainesville, FL USA); Dr. Andre Victor Lucci Freitas (Departamento de Biologia Animal, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brasil)

FORMAT: large (8.5 x 11 inches) and printing is on high quality coated paper.
CONTENT: scientific technical articles; virtually all articles have color illustrations. Past volumes (prior to 2007) have included popular subjects such as travelogs and photo-essays.
ARTICLES: cover global lepidoptera fauna, with main focus on  tropical regions of the world.
TABLE OF CONTENTS: Available online; cover illustrations are presented online along with the contents summary for each issue (see  CONTENTS By Volume  below).

ABSTRACTS and PDFs of Articles: TL Abstracts and PDFs

AUTHORS: Submission should be made electronically, with all figures and tables submitted as jpeg files set at the printed size and resolution of 300 dpi.  The authors should make an effort to have their articles reviewed by at least one qualified person prior to submission.  This reviewer should be mentioned in the acknowledgements at the time of submission.  Rare exceptions to this policy can be made upon special request, but justification should be provided by the authors.  Manuscripts that are written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese are accepted for publication, however, non-English articles should contain an English language summary.  The authors are encouraged to provide names of suggested reviewers as well as of those who should not, in authors' opinion review the manuscript.  If an article is accepted for publication, there are no page charges for authors who are paid members of ATL, as long as the article length is 10 pages or less. Articles longer than 10 pages will incur page charges of $25 per page. During the preparation of the manuscript, authors should make every effort to adhere to TLR standards and style. A sample issue can be downloaded at: Sample Issue


Subscription and ATL dues: $95per year;  $125 per year outside USA.   Membership Information

Frequency: semi-annual (June and December)
Back issues available from 1990. Contact Peter Eliazar for back issue requests,

ISSN: 1048-8138 (1990 - 2006)

ISSN: 1941-7659 (2008 -      )


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