Proposed Common Names

Proposed common names that are approved by the Common Names Committee will be posted here for at least 30 days. The ESA Common Names Committee invites ESA members to comment on the following proposal for a new insect common name (click on the name for more information):

Proposed common name: crapemyrtle bark scale    
Scientific name: Acanthococcus (=Eriococcus) lagerstroemiae (Kuwana)
Order: Hemiptera (Sternorrhyncha)
Family: Eriococcidae

Please submit any comments to Katherine Parys, the committee chair, at Katherine.Parys@ARS.USDA.GOV by October 9, 2016.