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ESA News

Robert Washino -- an ESA Fellow, emeritus professor of entomology, and a longtime academic administrator at the University of California, Davis -- has been selected as a recipient of a 2012 Distinguished Scholarly...
Phillip Kaufman, a veterinary entomologist at the University of Florida, recently undertook a dung beetle investigation on Florida livestock farms which was published in the latest issue of the Annals of the...
Gene Robinson, University of Illinois entomology professor and Institute for Genomic Biology director, has published a new study in Science that suggests that thrill-seeking is not limited to humans and other...
David Buntin, a professor at the University of Georgia, and Robert Wiedenmann, a professor at the University of Arkansas and Vice President of the ESA, were both featured in this news video from Little Rock, AR, where...
Eric Benson, an entomology professor at Clemson University, and Nick Seiter, a Clemson graduate student, are featured in this news video on the kudzu bug, an invasive insect originally from Asia. The insects get their...
Philip G. Koehler, a professor of urban entomology with the University of Floridas Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, and Roberto M. Pereira, an IFAS associate research scientist, worked with US Navy...
Carl Jones, professor and head of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee and a former ESA Governing Board member, passed away Friday, February 1. A memorial service will be held...
Jon K. Gelhaus, an evolutionary biologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, recently received the Best Scientist in Nature and Environment Medal for his “significant contribution in...
Jody L. Gangloff-Kaufmann, a senior extension associate with the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program at Cornell University, is the author of Wasp and Bee Management: A Common-Sense Approach. The 88-page,...
Jessica L. Ware, an assistant professor at Rutgers University, has been selected to join an international team of more than 50 scientists embarking on a massive project to unravel the secrets of the evolutionary...
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This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains news about ESA participation at the 22nd Annual Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) Exhibition and Reception on Capitol Hill, an ESA Position...
This edition of eNews contains information about a new ESA Statement on Diversity & Inclusion, an ESA Position Statement on Invasive Species, an Integrated Tick Management Symposium in Washington, DC, plus...
This edition of eNews contains information about a new ESA journal called Insect Systematics and Diversity, Grand Challenge Agenda for Entomology, a call for ESA Science Policy Fellow applicants, entomology...
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During September, 2013, there were several news reports of multitudes of crickets invading Oklahoma City. Many of these scenes were catured on video, which you can see below.
This video shows a very colorful peacock spider busting some crazy dance moves with techno music in the background. Click here to read more about the spider and for more videos. Watch the video below.  
This is a fascinating documentary about spiders, made by National Geographic. Watch the video below:  
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Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 – Tick-borne diseases such as Heartland virus, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever are serious public-health threats. In order to address these threats, the U.S. Centers for...
Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 — Billbugs, a type of weevil that is found from southern Canada to Mexico as well as parts of the Caribbean, are a major pest of turfgrass, a crop that brings in tens of billions...
Annapolis, MD; April 28, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has issued a statement about the dangers of invasive species and the potential threats they pose to U.S. national interests by undermining...
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