Press Releases

Annapolis, MD: January 22, 2015 -- Fans of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and similar TV shows know that forensic entomology involves the use of insects and other arthropods in legal matters, including homicide cases....
Annapolis, MD: January 20, 2015 -- The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, was first discovered in Florida in 2005 and in Puerto Rico in 2007. Since then it has caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage by...
Annapolis, MD: January 15, 2015 -- The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), also known as EAB, is an invasive insect pest from Asia that has killed millions of trees in the United States and Canada and has caused...
Annapolis, MD: December 23, 2014 -- Sometimes new insect species are discovered in the wild, and sometimes they are discovered in the drawers of old museum collections. Then there are those that are discovered by...
Este comunicado está disponible en español. Annapolis, MD: November 17, 2014 -- Although maize was originally domesticated in Mexico, the country’s average yield per hectare is 38% below the world’s average...
Annapolis, MD: November 7, 2014 -- The ESA 2015 World of Insects wall calendar is now available for purchase. Hundreds of photos were submitted by insect photographers from around the world, and the ESA calendar...
Annapolis, MD; November 5, 2014 -- Research on arthropod involvement in Ebola virus transmission has been quite limited, so many questions remain about whether flies and other insects play any role in the transmission...
Annapolis, MD; November 4, 2014 -- The Entomological Society of America is seeking candidates to serve in the position of editor-in-chief of the Journal of Insect Science. Due to the volume of submissions the journal...
Annapolis, MD; October 16, 2014 -- In 2014, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) formed a program to support and develop scientists as visible and effective advocates for entomology and entomological research. The...
Annapolis, MD; October 14, 2014 -- Entomology 2014, the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), will be held November 16-19, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. With nearly 3,200 insect scientists...