Proposed Common Names

The following new insect common name was recently approved by the ESA Committee on Common Names and is being submitted to the ESA membership for comment. Please submit any comments to the Common Names Committee via pubs@entsoc.org by January 5, 2018. For more information, click on the name below.

Proposed common name: roseau cane scale 
Scientific name: Nipponaclerda biwakoensis Kuwana
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Aclerdidae

The following new insect common name was also recently approved by the ESA Committee on Common Names and is being shared with the ESA membership for comments. Please submit any comments to the Common Names Committee via pubs@entsoc.org by January 17, 2018. For more information, click on the name below.

Proposed common name: Valley elderberry longhorn beetle
Scientific name: Desmocerus californicus dimorphus Fisher
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cerambycidae

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