NOTICE TO AUTHORS
Aims and scope
Systematic and Applied Acarology (SAA) is an international journal
Systematic and Applied Acarology Society (SAAS). The journal is
intended as a
publication outlet for all acarologists in the world.
There is no page charge for
publishing in SAA. If the authors have funds to publish, they can
pay US$20 per page to enable their papers published for open access.
SAA publishes papers reporting
of original research on any aspects of mites and ticks.
of a manuscript implies that the results have not been published
not being considered for publication elsewhere. The journal
all authors of a multi-authored manuscript agree to its
papers are peer-reviewed before acceptance for publication.
All manuscripts must be in English. Authors should make sure that
is written in good and concise English. A manuscript must start with
concise title followed by the name(s) and address(es) of the
An abstract of no more than 500 words should be included before the
Up to 6 key words should be provided. Headings such as Introduction,
and methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, and References
be used. The text is followed by tables, appendices (if any), figure
and figures, all of which must be numbered consecutively. Scientific
with authors should be given when names of any animals are first
Manuscripts should be double spaced with at least 2 cm margins.
Taxonomic revisions and phylogenetic studies are preferred, although
that simply describe a single new species are also considered for
New taxa, new combinations and new synonyms should be indicated as fam.nov.,
nov. and syn. nov. The data for holotype and
their depositories must be provided in the original descriptions.
examined should also be listed.
Illustrations should have author(s') name(s) and the figure numbers
the back. When preparing the illustrations, authors should bear in
that the journal has a matter size of 22 cm x 14 cm and is printed
cm x 19 cm paper. Photographs should be used only when necessary and
original prints should be submitted.
References are cited in the text in the format: Xin (1988) or (Xin
Shih and Huang (1991) or (Shih & Huang 1991); Zhu et al.
(1995) or (Zhu et al. 1995). All dated references cited in
should be listed in alphabetical order and the ones not cited should
be listed. The names of all authors should be given and the titles
journals should be in full and not abbreviated. The
references are arranged alphabetically in the following format for
chapters (A), books (B) and journal articles (C).
||Shih, C.I.T. & Huang, J.S. (1991) Functional responses
womersleyi preying on the kanzawa spider mites. In:
Dusbabek, F. &
Bukva, V. (eds.) Modern Acarology Vol. 2 . Prague,
The Hague, SPB Academic Publishing bv. pp. 481–484.
||Xin, J.-L. (1988) Agricultural Acarology .
Shanghai, Fudan University
||Zhu, X.X., Zhang, W.Y. & Oliver, J.H. Jr. (1995)
mapping of FMRFamide-like peptides in the argasid tick Ornithodoros
parkeri and the ixodid tick Dermacentor variabilis
& Applied Acarology, 19, 1–9.
Manuscripts must be submitted using the online submission system (http://biotaxa.org/saa/).
Pre-submission questions on tick-related manuscripts should be sent
to Dr. Richard G. Robbins firstname.lastname@example.org), those on
other medical mites to Prof. Tinghuan Wen (email@example.com), and
those on all other mites to Dr. Anne Baker (A.Baker@nhm.ac.uk), Dr.
David James (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Qing-Hai Fan
(QingHai.Fan@mpi.govt.nz) or Dr. Zhi-Qiang Zhang
Authors of accepted papers must submit final manuscripts in two
types of files: RTF or MS Word for text
and tables, TIFF for line art drawings (600–1200 dpi, 1 bit) and
photographs (300–600 dpi, 8 bit).
All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed before
papers may be re-submitted once.
During the online submission process, the author is encouraged to
indicate to the Chief editor that (1) which of the editors listed
above this manuscript is intended if they have a preference and
(2) a list of potential reviewers. During the review
process, the figures may be inserted into ms word file if the size
of the file is not too big. If there are many plates, please
upload them as supplementary files.
Here are some
information for authors who need instruction on using the
manuscript submission system (Open Journal System).
Information are reviewers is here
and that for section/subject editors
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Applied Acarology Society