Proposed Common Names

The following change to an existing insect common name was recently approved by the ESA Committee on Common Names and is being submitted to the ESA membership for comment. Please submit any comments to the committee via pubs@entsoc.org by March 6, 2020. For more information, click on the name below.

Existing common name: Florida carpenter ant
Proposed change to associated species: Camponotus floridanus (name is currently associated with Camponotus atriceps)
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae

The proposed common name was recently approved by the ESA Committee on Common Names and is being submitted to the ESA membership for comment. Please submit any comments to the committee via pubs@entsoc.org by March 11, 2020. For more information, click on the name below.

Existing common name: three-lined cockroach
Proposed change to associated species: Luridiblatta (Phyllodromica) trivittata (Serville)​​​​​​​
Order: Blattodea
Family: Ectobiidae

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