Proposed Common Names

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 Katherine Parys, the committee chair, at Katherine.Parys@ARS.USDA.GOV. For more information, click on the names below.

The following common name is being considered and comments from ESA members are welcome until March 23, 2017:

Proposed new common name: little brown mealybug destroyer
Scientific name: Nephus sordidus (Horn)
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Coccinellidae

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