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Category: The Entomology Profession

News and events from entomological societies around the world

Art, Science, and Insects

By Gwen Pearson Insects have inspired humans for centuries; some of the earliest human art features insects. Certainly many entomologists have been notable artists, with styles ranging from Maria Sibylla […]

30 Years of the Linnaean Games

The Linnaean Games are a lively question-and-answer, college bowl-style competition on entomological facts played between university-sponsored student teams. The first Games at the national level occurred at the 1983 annual […]

Photos from the Austin Insect Rodeo Expo

The Austin Insect Rodeo Expo at the Bullock Texas State History Museum was held today, and more than 1,200 visitors came to see Termite NASCAR, Maggot Art, an Insect Petting […]

How to Pack and Ship Pinned Insects

Last month we posted some videos on how to pin insects. Now we’ve got an excellent article by Ted MacRae on how to pack and ship your insect collection safely. […]

The ESA National Meeting Approaches

By Gwen Pearson The Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America is the largest insect meeting in the world. There are usually about 3,000 insect scientists of all kinds, […]

For the Love of Science Communication

This is part two in a series from the Broaden Your Impact blog on science communication skills, and why it’s important. You can see the first part here. The bloggers […]

Reports from Canadian Entomology Meeting

Sean McCann, a biology student and amateur photographer, recently blogged about the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Ontario and the Entomological Society of Canada. His blog post […]

Biological Control to Manage Stink Bugs

“Biological control” is a way of managing pests by using natural predators. In this blog, we’ve written about how some wasps parasitize caterpillars by laying eggs inside them, and how […]