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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.
Two 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 by June 22, 2013 to Greg Dahlem, the committee chair, at email@example.com.
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Proposed new common name: lilac root weevil
Scientific name (genus, species, author): Otiorhynchus meridionalis Gyllenhall
Proposed new common name: marigold fruit fly
Scientific name (genus, species, author): Trupanea vicina (Wulp)