By Samuel Bolton, Ph.D. Picture a bubbling brook, gurgling over a hard bed of rocks and gravel. As a child, you were drawn to explore that strange and stony world, […]
By Josh Lancette In 2015, the Entomological Society of America journals became compliant with the requirements of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (“the Code”), which is produced by the […]
By John P. Roche With more than 7,000 species globally, the katydids are the second most diverse group within the insect order Orthoptera, after the grasshoppers. Katydids are members of […]
By Eduardo Faúndez Scientific names — at least for plants and animals — are Latinized words, and the Latin language was selected for the naming of new organisms because it’s […]
By Dominic Evangelista One of my life-long dreams has been to discover and describe a species previously unknown to science. It’s something a lot of aspiring naturalists dream about. However, […]
Why do entomologists spell some insect names differently? It's related to taxonomy.