ESA Ethics Statement

Preamble: The purpose of the Society is to promote the science of entomology in all of its sub disciplines for the advancement of science and the benefit of society, to publish and encourage publications pertaining to entomology, and to assure cooperation in all measures leading to these ends.

In accordance with this purpose, The Society encourages its members to:

A. Treat all people with civility, avoiding harassment and discrimination,

B. Uphold the highest standards of truthfulness and honesty in all scientific and professional endeavors,

C. Evaluate the work of colleagues fairly and with open-mindedness,

D. Recognize past and present contributors to science and not claim credit for accomplishments of others,

E. Disclose potential conflicts of interest,

F. Offer professional advice only on those subjects in which they are qualified,

G. Expose scientific and professional misconduct promptly, and

H. Comply with all laws and regulations that apply to our science and profession.

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