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. For more information, click on the names below.

Proposed common namehedgehog grain aphid
Scientific name: Sipha maydis Passerini
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Aphididae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

Proposed common nameivory spongy moth
Scientific name: Lymantria albescens Hori & Umeno
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

Proposed common namewhite-winged spongy moth
Scientific name: Lymantria postalba Inoue
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

Proposed common name: shadow spongy moth
Scientific name: Lymantria umbrosa Walker
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

Proposed common name: rosy tussock moth
Scientific name: Lymantria mathura Moore
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

Proposed common nameblack-arched tussock moth
Scientific name: Lymantria monacha Linnaeus
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

Proposed common name: casuarina tussock moth
Scientific name: Lymantria xylina Swimhoe
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

Proposed common name: banana yucca leafminer
Scientific name: Prodoxus phylloryctus Wagner & Powell
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Prodoxidae
Deadline for comments: December 2, 2022

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