Proposed Common Names

Proposed common names that are approved by the Common Names Committee will be posted here for at least 30 days once the names are e-mailed in the ESA eNews to the membership for comment.

The following new insect common names were recently approved by the ESA Committee on Common Names and are being submitted to the ESA membership for comment. Please submit any comments to Whitney Cranshaw, the committee chair, at Whitney.Cranshaw@ColoState.EDU. For more information, click on the names below.

The following common name is being considered and comments from ESA members are welcome until October 19, 2015:

Proposed new common name: yellow poplar weevil    
Scientific name: Odontopus calceatus (Say)
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Curculionidae