First Impressions of Entomology 2017 From First-Time Attendees

Stephanie Anderson, Tanner Peltier, and Mina Jeong

Among the more than 3,500 insect scientists in attendance at Entomology 2017, about 1,100 are experiencing their very first Entomological Society of America annual meeting. Many are new ESA members as well, and ESA extended a special welcome to them at the New Member Reception on Sunday evening. Entomology Today visited the reception to talk […]

Study on Insect Decline Highlights Need for Enhanced Research and Conservation

malaise trap in German field

No doubt you saw the headlines last week: Insects are in serious trouble, @edyong209 reports. https://t.co/vMd3auqnKh pic.twitter.com/kYfPx6WxvU — The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) October 19, 2017 A study published in PLOS ONE reports a decline of more than 75 percent in insect biomass over a 27-year period in western Germany. Researchers with the Entomological Society Krefeld used […]

A Slew of Student Activities Slated for Entomology 2017

ICE Linnaean Games

Editor’s Note: As Entomology 2017 approaches, today we continue with the third in a five-part “Students at #EntSoc17” series on Entomology Today, in which members of ESA’s Student Affairs Committee share what fellow student members need to know to be prepared to ignite, inspire, and innovate at Entomology 2017.  By Amanda M. Whispell, Ph.D. This November […]

New Home for Systematics in Entomology Nears First Issue

jim whitfield and sydney cameron

Insect systematists—and anyone, really, interested in topics such as insect taxonomy, morphology, paleobiology, phylogenetics, and genomics—have reason to celebrate with the coming debut of the newest journal of the Entomological Society of America, Insect Systematics and Diversity. This week, ESA and Oxford University Press released a sneak peek at the titles and abstracts of the […]

How to Make the Most of Your Time at Entomology 2017

Lina Bernaola and Big Blue Bear

Editor’s Note: As Entomology 2017 approaches, today we continue with the second in a five-part “Students at #EntSoc17” series on Entomology Today, in which members of ESA’s Student Affairs Committee share what fellow student members need to know to be prepared to ignite, inspire, and innovate at Entomology 2017. By Lina Bernaola It’s almost time once […]