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 August 22. For more information, click on the names below.

Proposed common name: great tree cricket
Scientific name: Oecanthus major Walker
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Gryllidae

Proposed common name: cannabis aphid 
Scientific name: Phorodon cannabis Passerini
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Aphididae

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