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 the ESA Common Names Committee via pubs@entsoc.org by May 16, 2018. For more information, click on the names below.

Proposed common name: northern red oak kermes 
Scientific name: Allokermes kingii (Cockerell)
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Kermesidae

Proposed common name: pin oak kermes 
Scientific name: Allokermes galliformis (Riley)
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Kermesidae

Proposed common name: pubescent leaf kermes
Scientific name: Nanokermes pubescens (Bogue)
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Kermesidae

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