Press Releases

Lanham, MD; September 11, 2012 – The Entomological Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2012 awards. The awards will be presented at Entomology 2012, the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological...
Lanham, MD; August 28, 2012 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce the selection of three new entomologists as Honorary Members of the Society. Honorary Membership acknowledges those...
Lanham, MD; August 23, 2012 -- ESA President Dr. Grayson C. Brown has just announced that the Entomological Society of America will host ICE 2016, the XXV International Congress of Entomology, September 25-30, 2016 in...
Lanham, MD; August 1, 2012 -- The ESA Governing Board has elected ten new Fellows of the Society for 2012. The election as a Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more of the following:...
Lanham, MD; July 2, 2012 -- A new species of phorid fly from Thailand is the smallest fly ever discovered. At just 0.40 millimeters in length, it is 15 times smaller than a house fly and five times smaller than a fruit...
Lanham, MD; July 2, 2012 -- Brown widow spiders are relatively new to North America, where they were first documented in Florida in 1935, and even newer to southern California, where they were only recently discovered...
Lanham, MD; June 3, 2012 -- Consumer products known as "bug bombs" or "foggers" have been sold for decades for use against many common household insects. However, recent research published in the...
Lanham, MD; June 3, 2012 -- Transgenic crops that produce insect-killing proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) have reduced reliance on insecticide sprays since 1996. Yet, just as insects become...
Lanham, MD; May 9, 2012 -- A panel of ten insect pest-control experts convened in Annapolis, MD recently to review and improve the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) program, a certification program run by the...
Lanham, MD; May 7, 2012 – The requirement for efficient mosquito mass-rearing technology has been one of the major obstacles preventing the large scale application of the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) against...