The Society's emblem, chosen in 1973, on the 50th anniversary of the Society, is the King Stag Beetle, Phalacrognathus muelleri (Macleay), Family Lucanidae (Coleoptera). Its magnificent purple and green colouration makes it one of the most attractive beetle species in Australia. It is restricted to the rainforests of northern Queensland.

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to the website of the Entomological Society of Queensland.

The Society, since its inception in 1923, has promoted the development of pure and applied entomological research in Australia, particularly in Queensland. Membership is open to anyone interested in Entomology. (Membership applications can be found in the links below.)

The Society promotes liaison among entomologists through regular meetings, distributes a News Bulletin to members, provides collection permits and publishes the Australian Entomologist.

 

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logoNext meeting: 10 April 2018 at 1pm

General Meeting:

Presentation by Dr Andrew Walker from The University of Queensland, Institute of Molecular Bioscience speaking on:

"Exploring insect venom and silk production"

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All welcome! Afternon tea following.

Location: Seminar room, Ground Floor, Ecosciences Precinct Boggo Road, Dutton Park

logoReminders!!

Membership renewals for 2018 are now due. Renewal forms are available here. (Or quick links on the bottom of the page).
Please let the secretary know if you have recently changed your postal or email contact details.

Submissions for the 2018 Student Award are now being accepted. Read more.

Small grants scheme applications are now being accepted. Read more.

logoSubscribe to the Australian Entomologist for 2018

The Australian Entomologist is a non-profit journal published in four parts annually by the Entomological Society of Queensland and is devoted to entomology of the Australian Region, including New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and islands of the south-western Pacific.

Electronic (pdf) version available.

Papers since Volume 1 (1974) are currently available online from Informit.

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Journal subscription form

 

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