The Best of 2021 on Entomology Today
Another year is in the books here at Entomology Today, and we’re ever so thankful for all of our readers!
Entomology Today is on pace for its highest number of pageviews in a year since its inception, and it passed a notable subscriber milestone in September.
Last week, @EntsocAmerica's blog, Entomology Today, surpassed 10,000 subscribers. How cool is that? Big thanks to all of you awesome people for reading! https://t.co/GyCSgF0CKU pic.twitter.com/SGopKPCthg
— Entomological Society of America (@EntsocAmerica) September 9, 2021
In 2022, we’ll continue to bring you updates on new insect research as well as commentary and analysis on matters within insect science and the entomological profession. Until then, let’s wrap up 2021 with a look back at what caught people’s attention here on the blog, on ESA’s social media channels, and in ESA’s family of journals. See you in January!
2021’s Top 10 Most Viewed Entomology Today Posts
(Among posts published in 2021)
2021’s Top 5 Evergreen Entomology Today Posts
(Most views in 2021 for posts published in a previous year)
2021’s Top ESA Social Media Posts
New today in @PNASNews, a Special Feature on "The Global Decline of Insects in the Anthropocene," with 12 research articles + a news feature. The intro article frames the global threats to insects as "death by a thousand cuts." See the full collection at https://t.co/HrNSwcy5ul pic.twitter.com/4CHNwDL383
— Entomological Society of America (@EntsocAmerica) January 12, 2021
Wednesday at #EntSoc21 marked the close of some volunteer leaders' terms and the beginning of new ones. ESA thanks Michelle Smith (@msprintsmith, right), for her dedicated service as president in 2021 and welcomes incoming president Jessica Ware (@JessicaLWareLab, left). pic.twitter.com/ZPlKsaeyou
— Entomological Society of America (@EntsocAmerica) November 4, 2021
2021’s Top ESA Journal Article Altmetric Scores
|Cuticular Hydrocarbon Profile Analyses Help Clarify the Species Identity of Dry-Mounted Cuckoo Wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae), Including Type Material, and Reveal Evidence for a Cryptic Species
February 20, 2021, Insect Systematics and Diversity
|Long-Range But Not Short-Range Attraction of Male Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquitoes to Humans
September 24, 2021, Journal of Medical Entomology
|The Future for a Prominent Taxonomy
January 4, 2021, Insect Systematics and Diversity
|Can Solar Energy Fuel Pollinator Conservation?
June 3, 2021, Environmental Entomology
|Bt Eggplant: A Personal Account of Using Biotechnology to Improve the Lives of Resource-Poor Farmers
September 8, 2021, American Entomologist